3rd Grade – Ymker

March Newsletter

March is Reading Month
We have many fun events planned for March is Reading Month. Our theme this year is Camping with Reading. A reading calendar will be going home at the beginning of the month. Please fill this in and return to school.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party
As a class we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd. We will be planning a day full of reading Dr. Seuss books and other fun Dr. Seuss type activities. On this day we are encouraging our students to wear crazy and colorful socks in Dr. Seuss fashion in honor of the book Fox in Socks. Students are welcome to bring a pillow, small blanket and a stuffed animal to read to for this event.

Spring Conferences
Conferences will be held Monday March 27th and Tuesday 28th. Please look for a note to come home soon to sign up for your conference time.

What we are learning about this month

Math – We will be learning about fractions.

Science –We will be exploring light and how light works. Also, we will be starting a unit on simple machines.

Reading – We will be continuing to work on spelling. We will also be working on contractions, figurative language and making inferences.

Writing – We will be reviewing objectives.

Social Studies – We will be composing persuasive essays