MOSS MADNESS Be respectful, responsible, and safe May 20-24 3rd GRADE ACADEMICS READING: Novel Study: The Secret Soldier by Ann McGovern ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What obstacles do people face and how do they overcome them? READING TARGETS: Students will read a novel about a woman who fought in the Revolutionary War. We will use graphic organizers to compare & contrast, organize dates and times, discus main idea and details. READING VOCABULARY: seize, flock, Tories, enlist, admiration, scouting STELLAR SPELLER LIST: None TEST FRIDAY NO T.T.T. and Alternate Packet are due on THURSDAY! Alternate List: NONE TEST THURSDAY MATH: Chapter 2 Represent and Interpret Data TEST WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY ENGLISH: Pronouns TEST TUESDAY SCIENCE: Weather and Climate SOCIAL STUDIES: Chapter 6 The Declaration of Independence Living Museum Speech presentation to the class will be on Wednesday, May 22 (no costumes for this presentation). Students will be graded on fluency and eye contact. YOU NEED TO KNOW… Book Exchange: Please see the permission slip sent out about our Book Exchange. It is an excellent opportunity for your child to get a “new” book to read over the summer. All books and the permission slip are due on or before Thursday, May 23 ~~No School on Friday, May 24 and Monday, May 27: Happy Memorial Day! May Birthdays Mady 3rd, Jacob 5th, Jessica 24th, Lily 21st and Sarah27th If you choose to bring treats, please ensure they are considered healthy by the standards set by the state of Illinois and our school board. The list is available in our district handbook. Some items to consider are pencils, erasers, or stickers. We have 19 students in our classroom. Living Museum: SAVE THE DATE: Living Museum will be held on Thursday, May 30 in the gymnasium. 10:30-11:00 Families w/last names beginning with A-L 2:00-2:30 Families w/ last names beginning with M-Z YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ID TO ENTER THIS EVENT!