The 2nd round of ISTEP+ testing begins this week of April 16th. In third grade we will be testing in the morning. Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest and eats a good breakfast. Make sure you also pack a healthy snack. Thanks for all of your support!
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Third Grade ISTEP+ Schedule (Part 2-2018)
April 16th- Practice Test
We are shifting gears! We will wrap up the year with Life Science. Over the course of the last quarter, we will be learning about Plants and Animals. Students will examine the concepts of : survival, adaptations, plant life cycle, and plant/animal inherited traits.
Group: a number of living things having some natural relationship.
Survive: to stay alive.
Population: all the members of one type of organism in an ecosystem.
Adaptation: a structure or behavior that helps an organism.
Hibernation: to rest or go into sleep through the cold winter.
Camouflage: an adaptation that allows an organism to blend in its surroundings.
Migration: to move from one place to another.
We are focusing on the ways people can work in communities and how scarcity, supply and demand, interdependence, and trade can impact a community.
Internet:a system of computers that are connected to each other.
Supply: the amount of goods available at any time.
Import: to buy goods from another country
Trade: buying and selling goods and services.
Export: to sell goods to another country.
Transportation map: a map that shows routes from one place to another.
Flow chart: a chart that shows steps to produce something.
Scarcity: a shortage
International trade: trade between different countries.
Marketplace: a place where people buy things and sell things.
Combine:a machine that makes harvesting faster.
Manufacturing:the business of making things.
Assembly line: a line of workers and machines that work together to make a final product.
Domestic trade: trade in one country.
Agriculture: the business of growing crops and raising animals.
Harvest: to gather crops when ripe
Fertilizer:chemicals used to help plants grow
Demand: how many people want the goods that are in supply.
Factory:a place where things are manufactured.
4-24 ***NO MASS 4-24, 4-26
5-4 Mission Day! More info to come!
5-10 May Crowning!
5-23 Charity Walk--at SMS!
5-29, 5-30 Field Day/Awards Day
5-30 Last Day of School
Please remember we have a Nut Allergy in our classroom. Please be mindful when sending in snacks, treats or foods. Anything processed or made with any type of tree nut (walnut, almond, hazelnut, cashew, pistachio and Brazil nuts) or peanuts are not allowed in the classroom.