February Newsletter

Third Grade Scoop

February 2016  

Dates to Remember



 1-13  Cookie Dough Fundraiser

 12  Valentine Card Exchange

  15  Presidents Day- No School

 29  Book Fair/Read Across America



 1-4   Book Fair/Read Across America

 21-25 Spring Break- No School


  • Fractions
  • Fearsome 15
  • Review word problems
  • ACT Aspire Practice



  • See your weekly reading newsletter for spelling and vocabulary words and a list of reading skills we are working on that week.


~See your weekly reading newsletter for a list of grammar/language/spelling skills we are working on each week.

~ DOL (Daily Oral Language) - We work on our editing skills and math review on Monday-Thursday. Your child’s DOL work will be sent home on Thursday night. Look over this page with your child to prepare for the test on Friday.

Teacher Talk

Dear Parents,

   The second semester is off to a great start! We are preparing for the ACT Aspire test, so we may not have a new reading story and spelling words each week. I will send home a reading newsletter on Fridays if there is to be a spelling test and reading test the next week. Thank you!


Mrs. Wolford



 *Sign up for text reminders by texting this code: @875caa to this number, 81010


Fearsome 15

3x4 3x6

3x7 3x8

3x9 4x6

4x7 4x8

4x9 6x7

6x8 6x9

7x8 7x9


Valentine Card Exchange on February 12th


~Send 19 cards to exchange. These cards need to be in plastic bag or something similar.

~Send a decorated box or bag with your child’s name prominently displayed.

~We are not having a party. We are simply exchanging cards that morning.

~Students may bring small trinkets/candy to go with their cards.


Math Tests

~We will have a timed test each Thursday on the Fearsome 15 plus 5 easy facts. We will start out with 3 minutes and shave off a few seconds each week. Our goal is to know each fact within 3 seconds.


~We will have a small math quiz each Friday on skills we work on for morning work all week.


~We will have a test on Chapter 8

(Understanding Fractions) on Thursday, February 4th.


~We will have a math test on Chapter 9 (Comparing Fractions) later this month.


Box Tops:

We need Box Tops for Education as well as Campbell's soup labels. These help our school get technology items for our classrooms.