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September 29 - October 3, 2014
Due Date: 9/29/2014
Subject: Third Grade

Homework

MONDAY:

Reading: Read & respond to chapter 5 in assigned book

Word Study: red vowels & blue consonants

Math: textbook pages 48, problems 9-27 odd.   You must copy the problems and show all of your work for problems 9-21. Study all math vocabulary

Social Studies: Memorize the Government Branches, people in each branch and their jobs.

Science: Observe and record the 8 main Moon phases. Study Science vocabulary, returned planet worksheet, and The Moon worksheet for quiz next week.

 

TUESDAY:

Reading: Read & respond to chapter 6 in assigned bookWord Study: write words in abc order, print 2 more times

Math: textbook page 51, problems 8-17. Show your work by drawing pictures of place value blocks for problems 8-11 as modeled in class. Study all math vocabulary. Topic 1 skills, rounding and comparing numbers.

Social Studies: Memorize the Government Branches, people in each branch and their jobs.

Science: Observe and record the phases of the moon. Continue to study Science flash cards. Memorize the eight main phases of the Moon, from new Moon to waning crescent. Study returned worksheets: The Earth’s Movement, The Moon, The Planets for test next week.

 

WEDNESDAY:

Reading: Horrible Harry Moves Up to 3rd Grade Story Map – due on Friday, Tales of the 4th grade Nothing – chapter 7

Word Study: spelling word triangles

Math:    workbook page 17, 2-12 even

Social Studies: Memorize the Government Branches, people in each branch and their jobs.

Science: Observe and record the phases of the moon. Continue to study Science flash cards. Memorize the eight main phases of the Moon, from new Moon to waning crescent. . Study returned worksheets, The Moon, The Planets, and The Constellations and Earth’s Movement for test next week (probably Tuesday)

 

THURSDAY:

Reading: Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing, chapter 8

Word Study: Parent signed pretest. Write misspelled words 5 times each.

Math:textbook pages 58 & 59, problems 4-9

Social Studies: Memorize the Government Branches, people in each branch and their jobs.

Science: Observe and record the phases of the moon. Continue to study Science flash cards and returned worksheets: The Moon, The Planets, and The Constellations and Earth’s Movement for test next week (probably Tuesday)

 

FRIDAY:

Science: Observe and record the phases of the moon.  . Study Science vocabulary & returned worksheets, The Moon, The Planets, and The Constellations and Earth’s Movement for test next week (probably Tuesday)


Spelling Word Lists, Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
Due Date: 9/29/2014
Subject: Third Grade

Long O words

1.       smoke – telescope

2.       below - meadow

3.       quote -suppose

4.       toast- approach

5.       pillow – tomorrow

6.       globe - compose

7.       those - provoke

8.       groan – cockroach

9.       yellow – bungalow

10.   coach –  reproach

11.   drove – envelope

12.   throw – meadow

13.   favorite

14.   where

15.   were

Students will only have the last three words on their list (favorite, where and were) if they missed the words on the pretest that was given on Monday.


Horrible Harry Questons
Due Date: 9/28/2014
Subject: Third Grade

Horrible Harry Moves Up to 3rd Grade - questons
Due Date: 9/28/2014
Subject: Third Grade

Name: _______________________________________ Date: _____________

Horrible Harry Moves Up to Third Grade

Be sure to write the Title of the Book, the chapter number and the date for each journal entry! Number your responses to each question. Responses should be in complete sentences that rephrase the question. Correct capitalization, punctuation and spelling must be used.

 Date Assigned: ___________________   Date Due: ______________________

Chapter 1: Are We on Mars (page 1-11)

1.    Who are the two main characters? Describe their relationship? Give evidence from the story that justifies (explains) your thinking. (Include page number where evidence is found.)

2.    Who is telling the story? How do you know? Give evidence from the book to support your thinking. (Include page number where evidence is found.)

3.    What is the problem in this chapter and how do the characters feel? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

4.    Describe your feelings the first day of third grade

 

Date Assigned: ___________________ Date Due: ______________________

Chapter 2: Two Things in Third Grade That Didn’t Change (page 12-21)

Define: memento, revenge (Use a dictionary definition. Copy the sentence from the book that uses the word. Write your own sentence using the word.)

5.    Predict two things that would not change in third grade for Harry and Doug. Explain your thinking. ((Include page number where evidence is found.)

6.    What was the homework assignment? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

                           

 Date Assigned: ___________________   Date Due: ______________________

Chapter 3: The Deadly Event (page 22-30)

7.    Who is Charles and tell what happens to him? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

8.    What is Harry's reaction to the "deadly event?" (Include page number where evidence is found.)

 

Date Assigned: ___________________   Date Due: ______________________

Chapter 4: Things Get Rocky (page 31-36)

9.    How did Harry get revenge on Sydney? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

10.   Predict what the "dreaded announcement" will be. Explain your thinking. 

 

Date Assigned: ___________________   Date Due: ______________________

Chapter 5: Murder in the Mine (page 37-54)

Define: ransacked, musket, halberd (Use a dictionary definition. Copy the sentence from the book that uses the word. Write your own sentence using the word.)

11.   Who is Starkey? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

12.   What does Harry do to "get revenge" on Sydney? (Include page number where evidence is found.) 

 

Date Assigned: ___________________   Date Due: ______________________

Chapter 6: Sidney Disappears (page 55-58)

Define: chaperone (Include page number where evidence is found.)

13.   Where did Sidney disappear to? How do you know? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

14.   What "big change" occurs on the field trip? Explain your thinking. (Include page number where evidence is found.)

15.   Describe Harry's personality using character traits and give examples to support your description.

16.   Complete the Cause and Effect Chart for Horrible Harry Moves Up to 3rd Grade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tales of the 4th Grade Nothing
Due Date: 9/28/2014
Subject: Third Grade

Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing, by Judy Blume

Be sure to write the Title of the Book, the chapter number and the date for each journal entry! Number your responses to each question. Responses should be in complete sentences that rephrase the question. Correct capitalization, punctuation and spelling must be used! Read all the questions for the chapter BEFORE reading the chapter.

Make a prediction about the story before you begin reading.

Chapter 1:

  1. Who is dribble and how does Peter get Dribble? (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  2. What does Peter's mother think of Dribble? How do you know? (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  3. Why does the author title this chapter "The Big Winner?" Explain your thinking. (Include page number where evidence is found.) 

Chapter 2:

  1. How does Fudge cause problems when the Yarby's come to stay with the Hatchers? (Include page number where evidence is found)
  2. What is the result of Fudge's behavior? (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  3. How does Mr. Hatcher react? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

Also, complete the cause and effect worksheet for chapters 1 & 2.

Chapter 3:

  1. What is the problem in this chapter? (Include page number where evidence is found.
  2. How does Peter's mom try to solve the problem? (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  3. What does Peter's father do? (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  4. Why do you think this works?

 Chapter 4:

  1. Why does Peter's mother      get mad at him? (Include page number where evidence is      found.)
  2. Do you think she has a      good reason to be mad? Explain your      thinking.

 Chapter 5:

  1. Describe each of the guests invited to Fudges birthday party. (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  2. Do you think the party was a success? Explain your thinking including evidence from the chapter to justify your answer. (Include      page number where evidence is found.)

 Chapter 6:

Create a Venn diagram to compare Peter's character with Fudge's character. List at least 3 things in each section.

  1. Write a paragraph telling how Peter feels about Fudge and why he feels the way he does. Use evidence from the text to support      your answer. (Include page number where evidence is found.)

Chapter 7:

  1. What is the “Flying Train Committee?”   (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  2. What happens to the committee’s project? (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  3. How does the problem in this chapter get resolved? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

Chapter 8:

  1. Sequence the main events  of the chapter. List them in order using ordinal words, First, second, etc.
  2. How does Peter "save  the day?" (Include page number      where evidence is found.) 

Chapter 9:

  1. Read to page 97 and then write a prediction to tell what might happen when Mr. Hatcher takes Fudge and Peter to the movies. Explain your thinking.
  2. Finish reading chapter. Describe what happens at the movies. Explain why Mr. Hatcher  wants Peter to keep all the things they did secret? (Include page number where evidence is found.)

Chapter 10:

  1. Describe Peter's feelings toward Fudge after he discovers what has happened to Dribble?  (Include page number where evidence is found.)
  2. How is this problem resolved? (Include page number where evidence is found.
  3. What do you think the  author’s message is for this story?  (Theme) What was the lesson learned from the story. Explain why you think so, using evidence from the story to support your reasoning. (Include page number where evidence is found.)