Week of August 6th

This week in:

Language Arts– Continue with the “Close Reading” Strategy, main idea, text features and text connections

Spelling- This week: Long “a” Vowel patterns

Writing– Personal narratives and informative summaries

Math– Review and assess our unit on place value and rounding to the nearest tens and hundreds place.  Begin unit on understanding multiplication.

Social Studies- Physical and Human Geography: Physical Features (Bodies of water, mountains, desert, and coastal plains.

Questions to ask your child:  1) “What are the 5 W’s?” (Who, What, Why, Where and When.  They may also include How)  2) “Why are they important?” (They provide the details of a story or article and help us to organize the information into a summary.)

 

Upcoming Events

  • August 15th K- 3rd Grade Curriculum Night 6pm – 7:30pm
  • August 16th 4th – 6th Grade Curriculum Night 6pm – 7:30pm
  • September 3rd Labor Day, No School
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Week of July 30th

Hi Parents,

Homework packets will be going out on Monday and will be due the following Monday.

Please check your child’s backpack for it to help us start the year out right. 🙂

 

This week in:

Language Arts– Understanding the “Close Reading” Strategy

Spelling- This week; short vowels and the prefix “re-“

Writing– Personal narratives and informative summaries

Math– Review place value and rounding to the nearest tens and hundreds place

Social Studies- Physical and Human Geography

Question to ask your child:  “What is a Compass Rose?”  (A circle showing directions on a map or chart, ie North, South, East and West.)

 

Upcoming Events

  • August 1st Volunteer Inservice 9am   If you want to volunteer on campus, you’ll need to attend this orientation meeting.
  • August 1st Parent Academy Choose one session to attend; 6pm, 6:30, 7:00 or 7:30pm  Find out about all of the special programs and services Wolf Canyon offers.
  • August 15th K- 3rd Grade Curriculum Night 6pm – 7:30pm
  • August 16th 4th – 6th Grade Curriculum Night 6pm – 7:30pm

Week Of July 23rd

Welcome Back

 

The Third Grade Team is excited for the new school year!  We’ll post weekly curriculum here so you can keep up to date with what your child is learning in the classroom.

This week we will be focusing on building and establishing a positive and friendly community in our classrooms, and administering beginning of  year assessments in reading, writing and math.

Upcoming events:

If you are thinking of volunteering on campus, please plan on attending the Volunteer Inservice meeting on August 1st.  The sessions are just 25 minutes long and will begin at 6pm, repeating 4 times so you can make a later session if needed.

We look forward to seeing you all at our curriculum night on August 23.  There will be 3 sessions. You can come to which ever time works for you.  The multiple sessions allow you to visit other classes should you have more than one child attending Wolf Canyon.  More details will be posted soon!

Week of May 28th

Wolf Canyon Family BBQ!  This Thursday, May 31st

Parents are welcome to join us during student’s regularly scheduled lunch time.

3rd Grade lunch is from 11:45- 12:30

Click here for more details.

This week in:

Language Arts– Close Reading Strategy, finding text evidence

Spelling- No spelling words this week

Writing– Friendly Letters, Poems

Math– Geometry- Chapter 12, Review lessons on Time, Area and Perimeter

Science- Force and Motion: Using Static Electricity, Air and Magnets to escape gravity

Question to ask your child:  “What skills/ knowledge did they practice/ learn this year that they’ll use next year?” (Close Reading, multiplication, Division, Fractions, California History: People and Places, Science Experiments, etc.)

 Upcoming Events

  • May 30th Chalk Walk
  • May 31st Wolf Canyon Barbeque.  Parents are welcome to come and join us.
  • June 1stLast Day of School

 

Week of May 21st

This week in:

Language Arts– Close Reading Strategy

Spelling- Related Words, ie inventor and invention

Writing– Friendly Letters

Math– Geometry, Chapter 12 of GoMath

Science- Force and Motion: Using Static Electricity and Magnets to escape gravity

 

Question to ask your child:  “Use the words gravity, pull, and friction to describe a roller coaster ride.”

 Upcoming Events

  • May 24th 4th Grade Play 6:30pm
  • May 28thNo School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th Chalk Walk
  • June 1stLast Day of School

Week of May 14th – 18th

Wolf Canyon Verification of Residency May 23 – June 1.  This needs to be done to place your child/ children on a class list for the new school year.  Please see our Wolf Canyon School Blog for more details. https://wolfcanyontimberwolves.org/ 

Hanover Survey

  • Please take a moment to follow the link to an anonymous survey about our school district.  Thank you! Parents – http://bit.ly/cvesdparent18

This week in:

Language Arts– Review of Close Reading Strategies

Spelling- No spelling words this week

Writing– Continue working with Poems and using multiple sources

Math– Review Fractions and continue with Geometry

Science- Continue our unit on Force and Motion: Gravity

Question to ask your child:  “Can static electricity be used to escape gravity?” (Yes, think about when you rub a balloon on your hair.  Your hair will stand up because of the electrical charge and “escape” gravity.)

 Upcoming Events

  • May 14th– 18thEnd of year testing continues (The Caaspp)
  • May 28th No School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th  Chalk Walk
  • June 1st Last Day of School