3rd Grade News

Nashville Beautiful Art Contest EXTENDED DEADLINE


It has come to our attention that the 2018-2019 Beautiful Art Contest deadline conflicts with the fall break of MNPS schools. We would like to extend the deadline to next Wednesday, Oct. 24. We are sorry for any inconvenience this might cause for you or your students. Below are the extended dates and additional information that will be useful for you and your students in this year’s contest. Important dates: October 23: Mailed-entry postmark date. October 24: Hand-delivered entry due date. December 8: Public viewing event at Nissan Stadium. Contest Rules: Artwork must be 11 inches wide by 8.5 inches tall. Paper [...]

Nashville Beautiful Art Contest EXTENDED DEADLINE2018-10-18T16:52:55+00:00

3rd Grade News: October 12th


Hello families! Happy Fall Break!  We hope that you all have a safe and happy week. We will see you back at school on Monday, October 22. Here are some important dates: October 24--Class pictures and fall retakes. Report Cards will also be issued. October 31--Harvest Parties, 1:00-2:00 in your child's classroom. November 5--Rescheduled date for Tiger Cup November 6--Parent-Teacher Conferences (be on the lookout for a sign-up genius after fall break) Here is what we'll be up to the week of October 22-26. ELA:  When we return from break, we will begin a new focus for literacy instruction.  Our focus question [...]

3rd Grade News: October 12th2018-10-11T18:10:56+00:00

3rd Grade News


Hello families! We hope that you had a wonderful week! Thank you so much for bringing in canned goods for Second Harvest food bank.  We could still use more help!  The most needed items are: peanut butter, canned meats, canned vegetables, canned fruits, rice & beans, macaroni & cheese, pasta, and cereal.  Thank you for your generosity. Here are some important dates: As a reminder, the semester ends today, October 5th. There will be NO SCHOOL on October 12th for students.  Fall Break is October 15th-19th. We'll see you back on October 22nd. Report Cards will be issued October 23rd. Fall [...]

3rd Grade News2018-10-04T15:38:29+00:00

Math Night For 3rd and 4th Graders


Save the Date! Math Night for 3rd and 4th Graders on Friday, November 30th from 5:30-7pm at Percy Priest. It is a free event put on by Mathnasium of Green Hills for our Percy Priest tigers. It will be a night of fun math games, snacks and prizes. Parents can participate too.  Sign up your 3rd or 4th grader! Math night RSVP sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E054EA8AE23AB9-math

Math Night For 3rd and 4th Graders2018-10-04T15:45:26+00:00

3rd Grade News: 9/28


Hello families! Can you believe the end of the first semester is October 5th?!?! We surely can't.  Time flies when you are having fun! :) If you are able, please send in canned food (or boxes of macaroni, etc.)  for our food drive for Second Harvest.   This is a wonderful organization that does so much for our community.  Please be on the lookout for a blurb in the school-wide Newsletter about most needed items. Here's what we'll be up to this week: ELA--We will begin our IFL (Institute for Learning) unit entitled "Imagine That".  This is a wonderful unit that asks our [...]

3rd Grade News: 9/282018-09-27T18:51:41+00:00

3rd Grade News: 9/21


Hello families! Here is what we'll be up to next week: ELA: We will complete our culminating writing task.  Our focus question has been, "How do writers create stories using their own experiences?".  Using the texts we have read, students will respond to the following prompt: "Using details from the texts, pick a person from Patricia Polacco’s life and explain how they impacted her books". Our grammar focus this week will be verbs with a focus on regular and irregular verbs. MATH: Don't forget to study those multiplication facts!  We will move on to multiples of 3 this week.  Please make [...]

3rd Grade News: 9/212018-09-20T18:05:11+00:00

3rd Grade News: 9/14


Hello Families! We hope that you are doing well! Thank you for being flexible with us about the PTO meeting.  We'll let you know as soon as possible once a new date is set. September 24th is the Tiger Cup!  Please visit the website for more information. Here's what we'll be up to this week: ELA--We will continue with our guiding question: "How do writers create stories using their own experiences?".  Our focus this week will be on more Patricia Polacco books:Rechenka's Eggs and My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother. We will also begin learning about verbs. MATH--We will continue with our exploration of [...]

3rd Grade News: 9/142018-09-13T16:51:15+00:00

3rd Grade News: September 7


We hope to see you all tonight, Friday, September 7th, at the Family Picnic (5pm to 7pm)!  Progress Reports will be issued today as well (Friday, September 7th).  Please review your child's Progress Report, sign it, and return it in the Friday Folder.  Remember, this is a mid-semester checkpoint--there is plenty of time to improve and/or maintain grades! Next week will be our first PTO meeting.  The meeting will be held on September 11 at 6:30pm.  We hope to see you there. Here's what we'll be up to next week: Literacy (ELA): We will be beginning a new unit.  Our focus question will be, "How [...]

3rd Grade News: September 72018-09-06T17:41:14+00:00

2018 Fall Sketchbook Club: Starts Next Week


Don't miss out! Class starts next Thursday!! (3rd and 4th grade students only) Are you a 3rd or 4th grader who loves Art but one hour a week at school is just not enough? Sign up for Fall Sketchbook Club with Mrs. A! During this six week course, students will explore a variety of two-dimensional art materials while improving drawing and painting skills. Sketchbook Club will meet in the Art Room on Thursday after school until 4:15. Students will be picked up at 4:15 at the Kindergarten doorway. $125 per student which includes supplies and a sketchbook. Sign up now and [...]

2018 Fall Sketchbook Club: Starts Next Week2018-08-30T20:31:37+00:00

3rd Grade News 8/24


3rd Grade News August 27th-31st We have had a great week starting our learning routines in each subject area! Thank you all for returning signed pledge cards so our students can get their free icee at Granny White Market (coupons will go home in Friday folders)! Next week... -No school Friday Reading: Continuation of unit, "How people use determination to overcome challenges" reading Six Dots, a story about Louise Braille. Establish a reading routine at home every night to encourage a lifelong love of reading in your child. Students can choose their book, news article or educational magazine to read for a minimum of 30 minutes every night. Reading [...]

3rd Grade News 8/242018-08-23T21:05:24+00:00