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August 19-23 Assignment Sheet

5 days ago

By Vanessa Justus


Weekly Assignments for Third Grade Students:  

August 19-23

 

Math:          Place Value: Ones through one hundred thousands

                        

                     

Science:      Unit 1: Lessons 1–2   How Do Scientists Investigate Questions?

                  TEST: TBA

                    

History/Social Studies:Maps: title, compass rose, map key; grid map; 

hemispheres, equator, and prime meridian  

                     (continents and oceans will be tested on the second history test)

                  TEST: TBA

                      

(We will begin our first reading story on Monday, August 19)

Reading:     Story: Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match, pages 19-34

         Skill: Literary Elements, Point of View, Theme

Test: Friday, August 23

Spelling:    Short vowels a, e, I, o, u 

                  Test: Friday, August 23

 

 

1.    crop

2.    plan

3.    thing

4.    smell

5.    shut

6.    sticky

7.    spent

8.    lunch

9.    pumpkin

10.clock

11.gift

12.class

13.skip

14.swing

15.crash

16.dish

17.frog

18.plum

19.wedge

20.problem 

Reading Homework: Read story orally and study vocabulary words. 

1.    clash – colors or patterns that clash look strange or ugly together

2.    winking-quickly blink one eye at someone because you share a joke or secret

3.    suggest- give ideas or plans for someone to think about

4.    scrunches-squeezed or crushed into a different shape

5.    mushy- soft and squishy

6.    usual-the way something is done most often

7.    bilingual- people who can speak two languages 

8.    mismatched- things that do not fit or belong together

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Reading Terms

 

  1. fiction – stories about characters and events that are not real

  2. nonfiction – writing that is not fiction, included information about real things, people and events.

  3. 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”

  4. fable – a story that teachers a lesson. Fables often have animal characters that talk and act like people

  5. biography – a book that tells someone’s life story

  6. autobiography – a book in which the author tells the story of his or her own life

  7. thesaurus- a book containing lists of synonyms and antonyms

  8. encyclopedia – a book or set of books with information about many different subjects, usually arranged in alphabetical order

  9. dictionary – a book that explains the meanings of words

  10. glossary – found at the end of a book. A glossary gives the meanings of words found in a particular txt.

  11. atlas – a book of maps

  12. 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

  13. synonym – a word that means the same or nearly the same as a another word

  14. antonym – a word that means the opposite of another word

  15. compound word – two words put together to make a new word (Ex. baseball; doghouse)

  16. contractions – two words combined with an apostrophe, such as can’t, wouldn’t, I’m, won’t

  17. homophones – one of two or more words that have the same pronunciation but different spellings and different meanings (Ex. too, two, to; whole/hole)

  18. root word – the word before the prefix or suffix have been added

  19. prefix – a word part added to the beginning of a word to change the meaning (ex. un-, re-, dis-)

  20. suffix – a syllable or syllables added to the end of a word that changes its meaning (ex. –less, -ly, -y)

  21. table of contents – found at the front of a book; gives the reader information such as the page number of certain chapters, stories, etc.

  22. index – found at the back of a book; an alphabetical list that shows you where to find things in a book

  23. flow chart – a diagram that shows how something progresses, step by step

  24. Venn diagram – a diagram that shows how things are alike and different

  25. possessives – form of a noun or pronoun that shows ownership (ex. Tom’s hat)