Due Date: 12/9/2013
Subject: Third Grade
Reading: Reread Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney, textbook pp 260 -273, completing a Venn Diagram comparing the story to The Keeping Quilt. Answer the questions on page 273 in complete sentences that rephrase the question if not completed in class.
1. What is the tradition that Miss Rumphius learns from her grandfather and passes down to little Alice?
2. Do you think Miss Rumphius has had a happy life? Why or Why not?
3. How is little Alice like Curt in Dancing Rainbows?
4. Based on the selections you have read in this theme, how would you say that most families feel about traditions? Explain your answer using examples from the stories that we have read in this theme.
Word Study: red vowels and blue consonants
Math: textbook pages 187-188; problems 14 – 44 Even Only. You must copy the problems. Advanced Students, Enrichment 8-1 Study your math vocabulary. Memorize your multiplication facts 0-7 for timed test on Wednesday.
Reading: Reread and respond to Stone Fox, chapters 1 and 2 in reading journal. Define and write sentences for vocabulary words.
Word Study: word triangles
Math: textbook pages 190 – 191, 14-40 even only. You must copy the division problems. Study 0-7 facts, test tomorrow.
Reading: : Reread and respond to chapters 3 & 4, Stone Fox.
Word Study: print abc order one time, best cursive 2 more times
Math: textbook pages 192 – 193, 12-40 even only. You must copy the division problems. Study your math vocabulary and multiplication facts.
Reading: Reread and respond to chapters 5 & 6 if not finished in class.
Word Study: Spelling pretest, parent signed, write misspelled words 5 times
Math: worksheet pp AG79/AG80 and AG83/AG84 to prepare for test tomorrow for Topics 8 & 9