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Third Grades Weekly Newsletter

September 26, 2016

Lanier Elementary School

@lanierwildcats
Dates to Remember!
September 27th Yankee Candle Fundraiser Due
October 6th Curriculum Night @ 5:45 followed by
Title I Parent Meeting @ 6:30
October 10th NO SCHOOL Columbus Day
October 14th Dahlonega Gold Mine Field Trip
Please send in $9 for field trip
October 14th Bingo and Fall Fun 5:30 8:00

POKEMON CARDS

Pokemon cards are NOT allowed at school. Students


have been bringing them and they are causing many
problems! Keep them at home!

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Rally Foundation Fundraiser

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3rd Grade Curriculum Night
Thursday, October 6th at 5:45 the 3rd grade teachers
will host curriculum night in the library. Please come out
and join us and learn all about what we are doing in 3rd
grade. We look forward to seeing you all there. Prizes
for students who have parents attend curriculum night.

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Bingo Night Fall Activities

Come join us Friday, October 14th for Bingo and fun, Fall
activities. The fun will be from 5:30 8:00. There will
be bingo, pumpkin painting, face painting, and so much
more! Contact PTO if you are available to help that
night!

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This Week in School

Math- Division: Ways to divide, division games


Reading- Explain how the actions of a character
contributes to the sequence of events, -compare and
contrast stories written by the same author about
the same characters
Writing- Use dialogue and descriptions of actions,
thoughts, and feelings to show characters responses in a
narrative story
Grammar: Produce simple, compound, and complex
sentences, identify and use vivid verbs
Science: What is temperature? How is it measured?
Social Studies: Greece: Compare and contrast a
direct democracy with a representative democracy

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Character Education for September
Responsibility taking responsibility for your
actions. Students showing this behavior
consistently are listed below:
Goss: Peyton Schmus: Lexi
Souther: Owen Wingo: Isabella

During the month of September 3rd grade is


collecting your coins or any money for the Rally
Foundation Research Center.

Helpful Websites to Use At Home


http://bigideas.hallco.org/web/#
(MATH FACT PRACITICE) http://www.oswego.org/ocsdweb/games/Mathmagician/cathymath.html
go.hallco.org Launch Point Link Students can access
FASTT Math (HMH) and many other websites from this
link. They must log in with their 6-digit student id.

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Homework Written AssignmentsAll due by Friday
Math Math Sheet - one page of the skills we are working
on each week (Due Friday)
Spelling Homework Begins this week! Spelling tests will
be given each Friday. The words for this week are: thumb,
trunk, stuck, new, knew, blew, chew, blue, glue, true, around,
came, here, many, very
RAH Log (Read at Home) - Complete RAH log each night
Monday through Thursday, recommendation is 15-20
minutes. Record the books read on RAH Log in T.E.A.M.
Binder.
MAH (Math at Home) - Initial agenda, complete math facts
practice each night Monday through Thursday,
recommendation is 5-10 minutes math facts practice.
Dojo Tracker Please sign each Friday!

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Ways to Help PTO

Collect box tops - Students name goes in raffle for $100


gift card to Academy Sports, $50 Wal-Mart Card and a $25
Kroger card, ends October 21st , the students name goes in
every time 25 box tops are turned in

Collect bottle caps with codes from your favorite drinks


(Coke products and PowerAde)