May 6-10 Assignment Sheet
about 1 month ago
By Vanessa Justus
Weekly Assignments for Third Grade Students:
Reading: No Reading Selection Test This Week: Reviewing for SOLs
Reading grades will be given on in class assignments.
Your child will be bringing home a list of vocabulary terms. These are terms which may be seen on the SOL test. Please study these terms nightly with your child.
Vocabulary terms 17-25 quiz on Tuesday, May 7
TEST: SOL Test will be given in 2 days: May 14 and May 15
Math: Review all skills
Homework: Will be assigned nightly. Homework will cover various topics for review.
Spelling: No Selection Spelling Test This Week: Reviewing for SOLs
Science: Please send a shoebox, if possible.
Test: NO TEST
History/Social Studies: Diversity Day
Wednesday, May 8
*Just a reminder to get a good night’s rest and eat a good breakfast before testing. Always do your best.
fiction – stories about characters and events that are not real
nonfiction – writing that is not fiction, included information about real things, people and events.
fairy tale – a children’s story about magic, fairies, giants, witches, etc. Usually begins with “once upon a time” and ends with “happily ever after”
fable – a story that teachers a lesson. Fables often have animal characters that talk and act like people
biography – a book that tells someone’s life story
autobiography – a book in which the author tells the story of his or her own life
thesaurus- a book containing lists of synonyms and antonyms
encyclopedia – a book or set of books with information about many different subjects, usually arranged in alphabetical order
dictionary – a book that explains the meanings of words
glossary – found at the end of a book. A glossary gives the meanings of words found in a particular txt.
atlas – a book of maps
guide words – one of the words at the top of a page in a dictionary/glossary that shows the part of the alphabet included on that page
synonym – a word that means the same or nearly the same as a another word
antonym – a word that means the opposite of another word
compound word – two words put together to make a new word (Ex. baseball; doghouse)
contractions – two words combined with an apostrophe, such as can’t, wouldn’t, I’m, won’t
homophones – one of two or more words that have the same pronunciation but different spellings and different meanings (Ex. too, two, to; whole/hole)
root word – the word before the prefix or suffix have been added
prefix – a word part added to the beginning of a word to change the meaning (ex. un-, re-, dis-)
suffix – a syllable or syllables added to the end of a word that changes its meaning (ex. –less, -ly, -y)
table of contents – found at the front of a book; gives the reader information such as the page number of certain chapters, stories, etc.
index – found at the back of a book; an alphabetical list that shows you where to find things in a book
flow chart – a diagram that shows how something progresses, step by step
Venn diagram – a diagram that shows how things are alike and different
possessives – form of a noun or pronoun that shows ownership (ex. Tom’s hat)