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  20912 Frankfort Square Rd, Frankfort, IL, 60423
 Phone (815) 469-6993

  Principal

Dana Wright

  School Hours

Student Attendance: 9:00 - 3:30

HAND HAPPENINGS September 11-15, 2017 Be Respectful Be Responsible Be Safe Dear Parents, It was so very nice to meet all of you on Curriculum Night!! I list the homework here on my page as an estimate of what we will get done during the week. Since it is the beginning of the year, it has been moving slowly, as the kids learn the routines of the classroom. Please continue to check the assignment notebooks for confirmation on the homework. I do walk around and check their assignment notebooks daily to make sure they are writing down assignments. HOMEWORK Monday: Math workbook page & Read story Tuesday: Math workbook page Wednesday: Math workbook page & finish Spelling worksheet (if not completed in class) Thursday: Math workbook page & Study for Spelling test Friday: (Please note that this homework list that I prepare in advance can change slightly, and you should look at your child’s assignment notebook too.) THINGS TO REMEMBER Monday: PE (gym shoes) Patriot Day Tuesday: PE (gym shoes) Wednesday: PE (gym shoes) Thursday: PE (gym shoes) Friday: PE (gym shoes) & Library WEEK AT A GLANCE READING: This week’s story is Destiny’s Gift, genre is realistic fiction, and target skills are understanding characters, story message, analyze and evaluate, and antonyms. The story test will be next Thursday. We spend two weeks on each story usually. Voc. Words: customers, spreading, block, afford, figure, earn, contacted, raise SPELLING: Spell words with long a and long e. Spelling activities will be worked on in class, and if they are not finished in class, they will go home to be completed. The spelling test will be on Friday. Words: lay, real, trail, sweet, today, dream, seem, tea, treat, afraid, leave, bait, screen, speed, paint, please, yesterday, explain ENGLISH: Continue Unit 1 The Sentence and if we finish this unit there will be a test on Friday. Look at assignment notebook to confirm this test day. D.L.R. (daily language review). SCIENCE: We alternate between Science and Social Studies, we will start with Social Studies. SOCIAL STUDIES: Continue Unit 1 The Settlements MATH: We will continue with Chapter 3, Understand Multiplication. We are almost finished with this chapter so there will be a chapter test soon. This chapter is about understanding what multiplication means by skip counting and relating it to addition/number lines. Next, we will go into Chapter 4 with multiplication facts. We do not do the math chapters in order. Please practice addition facts at home and skip counting (for ex. 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36). This will be a great help for your child. If you have any questions, please let me know with a note, phone call, or an email. Thank you and have a GREAT week! Ms. Hand jhand@summithill.org




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HAND HAPPENINGS August 28 – September 1, 2017 Be Respectful Be Responsible Be Safe Dear Parents, Welcome to my third grade classroom! If you ever have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Communication between us is key for a successful school year. I look forward to seeing you at the Curriculum Night on September 7, 2017. The students will also be taking their first STAR test this week in reading and math. ***FORMS – I have sent home various forms for you to sign regarding the classroom. Please have those sent back to me by September 1. The Treat Day order form and Hot Lunch order form are also due by September 1. In addition to these forms, I also need a few (3) forms that Mrs. Wright sent to you via email on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. These forms are entitled 1. Parent/Student Handbook Signature Page, 2. Military Connected Student, and 3. Electronic Network. If you did not get the email for some reason (as several people have mentioned), then you may find these forms in the handbook on the school website and the others on the district website. I did not get this particular email with documents attached, therefore, I am not able to forward it to you. If you are having a difficult time obtaining these forms, please let me know. I do need all of these forms by Friday, September 1. HOMEWORK Monday: Math workbook page – if we get this far Tuesday: Math workbook page Wednesday: Math workbook page Thursday: Math workbook page Friday: (Please note that this homework list that I prepare in advance can change slightly, and you should look at your child’s assignment notebook too.) THINGS TO REMEMBER Monday: PE (gym shoes) Tuesday: PE (gym shoes) & Picture Day Wednesday: PE (gym shoes) Thursday: PE (gym shoes) Friday: PE (gym shoes) & Library Today, INSTITUTE – HALF DAY – DISMISSAL AT 12:10 P.M. & NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY – LABOR DAY WEEK AT A GLANCE READING: This week’s story is a Fine, Fine School, genre is humorous fiction, and target skills are story structure, analyze illustrations, summarize and context clues. The story test will be next Thursday. We spend two weeks on each story usually. Voc. Words: migrate, survival, plenty, frightening, accidents, solid, chilly, landscape, thunderous, dramatic SPELLING: Spell words with the short u sound. Spelling activities will be worked on in class, and if they are not finished in class, they will go home to be completed. The spelling test will be on Friday. Words: awful, called, falling, mall, small, straw, drawing, strongest, longer, song, along, bought, brought, rough, tough, picnic, barbeque ENGLISH: Begin Unit 1 The Sentence and D.L.R. (daily language review). SCIENCE: We alternate between Science and Social Studies, we will start with Social Studies. SOCIAL STUDIES: Begin Unit 1, The Settlements. MATH: We will begin with Chapter 3, Understand Multiplication. This chapter is about understanding what multiplication means by skip counting and relating it to addition/number lines. Next, we will go into Chapter 4 with multiplication facts. We do not do the math chapters in order. Please practice addition facts at home and skip counting (for ex. 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36). This will be a great help for your child. If you have any questions, please let me know with a note, phone call, or an email. Thank you and have a GREAT week! Ms. Hand jhand@summithill.org

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HAND HAPPENINGS

September 25-29, 2017

Be Respectful    Be Responsible    Be Safe

 

Dear Parents,

Please don’t forget to sign up for Remind.  So far only 3 parents have signed up.  Also, please sign up for Xtramath.org.  This is free as long as you sign up on a tablet, lap top, or a computer.  If you sign up via an app on your phone, they will charge you.  We will go on Xtramath.org at school as much as time allows, but I would also like the kids to practice it at home too. 

HOMEWORK

Monday:  Math workbook page, Reread Roberto Clemente

Tuesday:  Math workbook page

Wednesday:  Math workbook page & Finish Spelling Worksheet if not completed in class

Thursday:    Math workbook page & Study for Spelling test

Friday:  

(Please note that this homework list that I prepare in advance can change slightly, and you should look at your child’s assignment notebook too.)

THINGS TO REMEMBER

Monday:  PE (gym shoes)  Clubs Start This Week

Tuesday:   PE (gym shoes)  

Wednesday:  PE (gym shoes)

Thursday:  PE (gym shoes)

Friday:   PE (gym shoes) & Library, Treat Day & Activity Night from 3:30 – 5:00 P.M.

WEEK AT A GLANCE

READING:  This week’s story is Roberto Clemente, biography, and target skills are cause and effect, literal & nonliteral, visualize, and prefixes.   The story test will be next Thursday.  We spend two weeks on each story.

Voc. Words:  stands, fans, score, league, slammed, polish, style, pronounced

SPELLING:   Spell words with long i.  Spelling activities will be worked on in class, and if they are not finished in class, they will go home to be completed.  The spelling test will be on Friday. 

Words:  slight, mild, sight, pie, mind, tie, pilot, might, lie, tight, blind, fight, die, midnight, find, night, silent, frightening

ENGLISH:   Start Unit 2 Nouns & D.L.R. (daily language review).

SCIENCE:   We alternate between Science and Social Studies, we will start with Social Studies.

SOCIAL STUDIES:  Start The American Revolution book Chapter 1 The Colonies. 

MATH:   Continue Chapter 4 Multiplication Facts and Strategies.  Students will be making their own multiplication flash cards and learning each fact.  Practicing flash cards is highly encouraged. 

 

     If you have any questions, please let me know with a note, phone call, or an email.  Thank you and have a GREAT week!

 

Ms. Hand

jhand@summithill.org


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