Mrs. Vaughan's Classroom



Weekly Update 5.4.21

By In News & Updates On May 4, 2021

Be on the Lookout!

  • Tomorrow, Wed May 5th is an IN PERSON learning day for students. Yay!
  • There is a Teacher Workday next Thursday, May 13th. There will be no instruction or work for students that day.
  • Mrs. V will be absent Friday, May 14th. This is a crazy situation but I found out through that I have a sister! We have been talking for months and are meeting in person on her bday. Crazy and exciting. Wish me luck!
  • 3rd grade EOG’s will be conducted on 2 separate days. Reading will be Mon, May 17. Math will be Tue June 1. Thank you for ensuring your child is present, well-rested and well-fed for those days. Testing will begin promptly at 9:30. 
  • Please send a blanket or beach towel that can be used for outdoor reading and hallways reading as we work to build our reading stamina over these next few weeks! 

This week in Literacy:

We will finish strong with new literacy skills this year in a 2 weeks poetry unit. Students will review songs and poems for examples of rhyme, rhythm, repetition, imagery, simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification.

Students have begun their Food Truck Business Plans! They are very excited to be entrepreneurs and design their own truck. Thank you for sending paper towel and toilet paper rolls for truck creation. We are also IN NEED OF GLUE STICKS. If you have any standard sized ones laying around please send on in!

This week in Math:

Our last new unit of this year is on telling time to the nearest minute. Students will also need to use a number line to find elapsed time, or how much has passed from the start to the end. To help out with this skill please discuss time and schedules where your child needs to solve how much time activities take and even better to use the word “elapsed”! word-elapsed

This week in Social Studies:

3.E.1 Understand how the location of regions affects activity in a market economy.

 3.E.1.1 Explain how location impacts supply and demand.

 3.E.1.2 Explain how locations of regions and natural resources influence economic development (industries developed around natural resources, rivers and coastal towns).

 3.E.2 Understand entrepreneurship in a market economy.

 3.E.2.1 Explain why people become entrepreneurs.

 3.E.2.2 Give examples of entrepreneurship in various regions of our state.

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