Week of 1/7-1/11

Happy New Year 3rd grade families! Here are the topics of focus this week:

Math: finding the area and perimeter of shapes

  • area: find the area by counting the square units inside a shape
  • perimeter: find the perimeter by measuring the outside of the shape

Reading: identify the theme in a story

  • the theme is the heart of the story
  • What lesson is the story trying to teach you?

Science: cycles

  • the water cycle: evaporation, condensation, precipitation
  • day/night and seasons: rotation and revolution
  • moon cycles and the tides