Thursday, February 14, 2008

3rd Grade Activities: Week 19

RELIGION: daily prayer; attend Mass; Bible readings.

MATH: Developmental Math subtraction review; solve real life math problems involving addition, subtraction, and multiplication; Singapore math: subtraction.

PHONICS: Explode the Code 5 activities, including words with 3-letter consonant blends.

SPELLING/HANDWRITING: practice upper and lowercase letters; spelling and writing in comic books.

WRITING: write La Fashion book and comic books.

READING: read from ASPCA Complete Guide to Dogs, Sheldon Gerstenfeld;
and Tales from the Arabian Nights, Smithmark;
Green Eggs and Ham, Dr. Seuss;
Sunday funnies and Garfield comic books;
read covers and organize CDs by composer.

HISTORY: listen to readings from All Ye Lands: Vikings /Norsemen to Feudalism; and Story of the World, vol. 2, The Roman Empire, early days of Britain; Augustine of Canterbury to Nicholas, Asia Minor; the Golden Age of India and Muhhamed.

CURRENT EVENTS: watch videos from presidential election debates and discuss them some of the candidates and issues.

SCIENCE/NATURE: care of fish; observation of squirrels, dogs, birds, insects.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE: listen to Latin at Sunday liturgies; attend Spanish story time.

READ ALOUD: Saint George and the Dragon, Margaret Hodges;
Ozma of Oz, Frank Baum.

ART: illustrate a book about fashions; make paper dolls: dragon, lamb, king, queen, princess, knight; make modeling clay characters.

MUSIC: listen to classical, and contemporary music; sing.

P.E.: basketball practice; dog walking; play with dogs at dog park.

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