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 Greetings Filone's Fabulous Fireballs,


 I have extra group (class) photos from LifeTouch that are available for purchase. These will be sold on a first come first serve basis. They are $12.00 and can be purchsed using cash or check. Please make the check payable to LifeTouch and not made out to VCS.


Third Grade Parent Night will be held on Tuesday, November 17th from 6:00-7:30 PM. We will begin our 1st Session in Room 347 (Mrs. Rohn's Classroom). You will learn valuable information throughout the evening on Writing, FSA and Cold Read Strategies.

Our Intermediate Center Bookfair will be held this week from November 16th-20th. Thursday from 3:00-6:00 PM the media center will be open for families to come and enjoy the bookfair together.


 Important Information:


Username and Passwords for ThinkCentral (online math and science access) and ConnectEd (online reading and social studies access)  can be located in the front of your child's agenda planner. Directions were sent home on how to access your textbooks online. They can also be located as a PDF Documents below. 


My Open House Powerpoint is located below for you as a PDF Document. You may refer back to it at anytime to review our classroom policies and procedures. Thank you for all of your support!


Important Reminders:

Please initial all of your child's homework after you have reviewed each assignment for completeness, accuracy and neatness. Agenda planners need to be initialed on a daily basis after all homework assignments have been completed and checked. Your child's behavior number will be written daily in their agenda.

Your child is permitted to bring a water bottle with them to school each day to keep at their desk. Please make sure it has a lid that can be closed tightly to keep any spills from happening.



Our lunch is every day from 11:12-11:37 in Cafeteria 1.


A Glance at Our Week: November 16th-November 20th

Reading/Language Arts: Unit 3 Week 3 

Weekly Homework: Cold Read- The First Thanksgiving is Due on Friday, November 13th. If you need another copy, you may print one below from my PDF Documents.


Essential Question: What do we know about Earth and its neighbors?



Shared Read: Earth and It's Neighbors

Genre: Expository Text (Informational)


Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and Key Details

 Comprehension Strategy: Summarize

Vocabulary Strategy: Suffixes

Grammar: Past Tense Verbs


Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- Earth

Genre: Expository Text (Informational)


Paired Read: (Compare Text)- Coyote and the Jar of Stars

Genre: Legend


Phonics/Fluency: r-Controlled Vowels; Suffixes -y and -ly


Vocabulary Words-  (Unit 3 Week 3) Can be located in your child's take home folder (plastic sleeve) and as a PDF below. Our vocabulary tests will be taken on Thursdays.

Spelling Words- (Unit 3 Week 3) Can be located in your child's agenda planner and as a PDF below. Our spelling tests will be taken on Fridays.


Math- Chapter 7

Math Facts: This week we will be focusing on the multiples of 6. Each day in class will we practice 25 multiplication facts timed for 1 minute 30 seconds. Friday's will be taken as a fact assessment grade. 


Writing:   Main Idea of a Paragraph/Key Details


Science- Unit 2- The Sun and Stars


Boys and girls, I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  We have a lot of learning, new challenges and fun waiting for us this week! 

I Will Be Waiting With a Smile! See you in Room 335!

Mrs. Filone 



Important Dates:

 November 16th- 20th- Intermediate Center Bookfair

November 19th: Bookfair Family Night (3:00-6:00 PM)

November 23rd-27th- FALL BREAK

November 30th- Students Return from Fall Break
























PDF documents
Cold Read Homework- The High Dive (Due 11/6) -
Cold Read Homework- The High Dive Question Set -
ConnectED- Directions for Log In -
Emergency Contact Form 2015-16 -
Newsletter- November 2015 -
Open House Powerpoint- 2015-16 -
SeaWorld Field Trip -
SeaWorld Field Trip- Consent Form -
Spelling Lists- (Unit 1- Unit 6) -
ThinkCentral Directions -
ThinkCentral- Directions for Log In -
Vocabulary Words- McGraw Hill Wonders -
Volunteer Application Page 1- 2015-16 -
Volunteer Application- Page 2- 2015-16 -

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Orientation 11am-1pm or 4pm-6pm


Read the "Elementary Parent & Student Handook" in front of the agenda. Sign and return page 27 "Handbook Acknowledgement"
First Day of School!




Study spelling words for the week; Math Lesson 1.1; Reading Log for 20 min.; Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Math Lesson 1.2; Reading Log for 20 Min.; Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Math Lesson 1.3, Reading Log for 20 min., Reread Anthology Story "Wolf", Study Vocabulary, Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Math Lesson 1.4; Reading Log 20 min; Study Spelling Words; Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Spelling Test, Fact Assessment 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)



Language Arts Homework- When Mr. Rushmore Came Home (DUE on Friday); Reading Log for 20 min.; Math 1.6; Study addition facts 7,8,9 (1 minute); Study Spelling Words

Math 1.7; Reading Log 20 min.; Study Addition Facts 7,8,9 (1 minute); Study Spelling Words

Math 1.8; Reading Log 20 min; Reread "Joon and the Jade Bracelet"; Study Vocabulary Words; Study addition facts 7,8,9- 1 min; Study Spelling Words

Math 1.9; Study Spelling Words;Reading Log 20 min; Study addition facts 7,8,9 (1 min.)

Unit 1 Week 2- Cold Read Assessment; Spelling Test; Fact Assessment (addition facts 7,8,9- 1 min.)



Cold Read- Soccer History is DUE on Friday; Math 1.11; Reading Log 20 min.; Study Spelling; Study all addition facts- timed for 1 minute

Math Lesson 1.12; Reading Log 20 min.; Study Spelling Words; Study Addition Facts- 1 minute

Reread "Gary and the Dreamer"; Study Vocabulary; Math Chapter 1 Review; Reading Log; Study Spelling; Study Addition Facts- timed for 1 min.

Math Chapter 1 Test; Reading Log; Study Spelling; Study Addtition Facts

Cold Read Assessment; Spelling Test; Fact Assessment- addition facts 4,5,6,7,8 and 9's- timed for 1 minute; Have a Wonderful Weekend!



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