Topic 3...Accurate, quick, efficient and elegant strategy!Math can be beautiful!...Featured Problem Solving Game:...
Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments-III
Below are some fun TEST PREP activities you can try at home.
Click on the word MATH or READING for a list of activities.
Begin at level 201
then go to a higher number for more difficult activities or a lower number for easier activities.
3rd graders picked some favorites listed below.
Hour of Code!Play Troy's Game! Click on the picture!
Click on the cat to take you to Scratch!
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations.
Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is free!
Click on the image to go to the game Jack designed ...
Topic 11Below you will find a link to the 300 words 3rd graders need to learn to read and spell by the end of 3rd grade.THERE WILL BE A TEST!
The COOLEST job in the UNIVERSE! (Besides being a 3rd grade teacher.)
...The International Space Station
silhouetted against the MoonIt takes less than half of a second for the ISS to travel across the face of the moon. A photographer in Australia snapped this picture at just the right moment! My family spotted the ISS over Rosemount last month. Click on the links below to see the ISS schedule. Click on the image to enlarge the view.
Scholastic Book Club can be accessed online.
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23 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?'
Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'
(Taken from Liz Evans' Blog)
1. What was the best thing that happened at school today? (What was the worst thing that happened at school today?)
2. Tell me something that made you laugh today.
3. If you could choose, who would you like to sit by in class? (Why?)
4. Where is the coolest place at the school?
5. Tell me a weird word that you heard today. (Or something weird that someone said.)
6. If I called your teacher tonight, what would she tell me about you?
7. How did you help somebody today?
8. How did somebody help you today?
9. Tell me one thing that you learned today.
10. When were you the happiest today?
11. Who would you like to play with at recess that you've never played with before?
12. Tell me something good that happened today.
13. What word did your teacher say most today?
14. What do you think you should do/learn more of at school?
15. What do you think you should do/learn less of at school?
16. Who in your class do you think you could be nicer to?
17. Where do you play the most at recess?
18. Who is the funniest person in your class? Why is he/she so funny?
19. What was your favorite part of lunch?
20. If you got to be the teacher tomorrow, what would you do?
21. Is there anyone in your class who needs a time-out?
22. If you could switch seats with anyone in the class, who would you trade with? Why?
23. Tell me about three different times you used your pencil today at school.