Vocabulary Test: Friday, September 19th

Vocabulary Words
Test on Friday, September 19th
Study hard!! 🙂
  1. genre— a certain type or category of , musical, or artistic composition
  2. personification— an animal or thing doing something like a human. example: an animal talking
  3. exaggeration— stretching the truth
  4. prefix— a word part added to the beginning of a base word changing the words meaning                       example: pre, re, non
  5. suffix—a word part added to the end of a base word changing the words meaning                               example: ful, ous, less
  6. fairy tales— a story with characters that are good and bad, it using magic, the story starts with “once upon a time” and ends with “ and they lived happily ever after”        example: Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast
  7. tall tales— a story about a true person that has been shared so much their life is exaggerated to the point that many of the events are no longer true.
  8. key—a part on the map that has symbols and clues on how to read the map
  9. compass rose—it’s located on the map to show the directions, normally N,S,E, and W
  10. digit—a number 0-9
  11. value—how much something is worth…in this place it is place value.  How much a digit is worth depending on the place it is in the number.
  12. decompose—to separate
  13. compose—to put together
  14. expanded form—stretching a number out to show each digits true 0-9
  15. word form—writing  a number out using words

FIRST day of School!

Well, tomorrow is officially the first day of THIRD grade! 🙂  I hope you all are as excited as I am! I enjoyed meeting everyone on Thursday night and look forward to seeing everyone bright and early tomorrow morning. I hope everyone gets a good nights rest and is ready to kick off an awesome year!! Here is a little back to school pep-talk from Kid President himself. Enjoy! 

Happy Mother’s Day!

I hope all of our moms had a wonderful Mother’s Day. Make sure your sweetie gave you something special on this important day. We worked hard on these to let our moms know how much we appreciate and love them.

Happy Mother’s Day!

Handmade cards with handprints and special poem inside

Handmade cards with handprints and special poem inside



Zoo Field Trip Video – Beautiful Memories

We had a blast on Friday at our Caldwell Zoo Field Trip! Thanks to all the parents who volunteered their time to spend the day with our children. We greatly appreciate you. Thankful for great weather and perfect memories! The only thing missing was Mrs. Altman. We love and miss you, Mrs. Altman!

Mrs. Lobue & Mrs. Langley

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Mrs. Langley and her Crew at the Zoo

Mrs. Boo and her Crew at the Zoo

Mrs. Boo and her Crew at the Zoo







Dessert Due TOMORROW! 4/9

The DESSERT portion of the Reader’s Cafe is due THIS Wednesday. This will complete the Reader’s Cafe for the 5th six weeks. Thanks for all your support in making sure our children are reading at home.

DESSERT  (Choose 1)
1. Fill in “Story-Lining the Plot” pg. 60 (provided by your child’s teacher)
**Must be neat and detailed.
2. Choose one of the following text structures: cause and effect, problem and solution, compare and contrast, and chronological order and write a paragraph on any topic.

_____________ 10 points  ** DUE BY: Wednesday, April 9