Daily Archives: April 20, 2018

3rd grade news

3rd grade news

Math

In math we revised types of quadrilaterals: parallelogram, rhombus, rectangle, square, trapezoid. We also started learning how to count an area and perimeter of a rectangle.

Science

In science we started our unit on states of matter. We began discussing pan balances, thermometers, graduated cylinders..etc and what they measure. We learned about volume and mass.

Language Arts

In Language arts we worked on improving our writing by using more interesting adjectives. We learned about a thesaurus and how this book can help us choose more exciting words.

1st grade news

1st grade news

Math

We are practicing telling time to 1 minute intervals. They also learnt to count what time will be in a given number of hours or what time was a given number of hours ago. They also learnt what is a liter.

Science

In science we are learning about objects in the sky, why is there day and night. Why are there shadows and how do they change? Phases of the moon.

Language Arts

In LA we read two nonfiction texts about the growth of apples trees. We also worked on forming sentences including our tricky words.