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Michelle Molloy

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Welcome to Mrs. Molloy's 

Third Grade Class​​


 ​Our Daily Schedule:

​​8:35 - 9:05 - Calendar and Morning Meeting
9:05 - 10:40 - ELA - Reading, Writing, Grammar, Spelling
10:40 - 11:40 - Math Block
           Wednesday - 10:40 - 11:10 - SEL
            Friday - 10:40 -11:10 - Art 
11:40 - 12:00 - Recess
12:00 - 12:25 - Lunch
12:25 - 12:45 - Finish Up Math (if needed) Computers  
12:45 - 1:45 - Social Studies/Science/Intervention/Enrichment
1:45 - 2:25 - Specials - Day 1,2,3,5 - PE  Day 4A - STEM Day 4B - Music
​2:30 - 3:05 - WIN/FSA Prep/Independent Reading
3:05 - 3:13 Homework, pack up and dismissal


 

 

READING​​


​​Our reading block will consist of a variety of things.  We will have a main selection, a paired selection, phonics and grammar.  We will also have novel studies during centers.

We will NOT have a traditional weekly spelling test.  Instead, we will work on a specific phonics skill during the week and the class will then need to apply that skill during our weekly assessment.  You can access some sample spelling words (that follow the pattern) on Spelling City.  Spelling City is located under Links for Learning.​

This week in reading, we are still back to normal.  We will have vocabulary this week.  Our skills this week are fact and opinion, words with  -oo, suffixes and capitalizations.  We will have our weekly assessment on Thursday this week.

​There is a fun website where the students can read challenging sight words words at their own pace.  Again the link is located under Links for Learning.

 

   

A/R-

   

    

    It is super important that students read NIGHTLY!  I encourage them to test first thing in the morning instead of waiting for AR time in the afternoon.  

 

   I will conference with the students about their pacing/scores daily. I will advise them if they need to read more books, if they need to read lower levels due to some lower test scores, etc..  

There is a web site located under Links for Learning where your child could practice AR.

If you have not already signed up for AR Homeconnec​t, please do so.  It is a great way to get updates on your child's progress.  



MATH NEWS:

                  We will continue working on FSA practice skills.  We will then start Step Up to 4th Grade.


SCIENCE/SOCIAL STUDIES NEWS:
  In Science, we will be sharing our science fair projects this week.  We will also continue our research project on Ecosystems.

In Social Studies, we will be continuing our research on an explorer.

Specials for week of April 15th:

Monday -  PE

Tuesday -  PE and Media 

Wednesday-   PE and SEL 

Thursday -  Music

Friday -  No School

PLEASE have your child bring a water bottle to school as it is very hot outside during PE time. 


 Plus, I suggest a jacket or sweater to keep at school as the room sometimes gets cool.  

Upcoming Events:

Friday, April 19th - No School

Monday, April 22nd - No School

Tuesday, May 7th - FSA Math part 1

Wednesday, May 8th - FSA MAth part 2

Wednesday, May 15th - Legoland Field Trip

Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day - No School

 






W​hisper the answer to this question in my ear for a treat -  what is alliteration?

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Notes
 
  
Practice weekly spelling words
 
  
Challenging sight words
 
  
Take AR practice tests
 
  
Practice weekly  vocabulary words
 
  
Check student's AR progress