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Welcome to Mrs. Rohn's Third Grade

Last day to test for AR is May 6th.  All library books must be turned in on that date.

 If you are looking for a good read or just want a head start on your summer reading here is the newly released list of SSYR books for the 2016-2017 school year.

  2016-2017 Sunshine State Young Readers’ Award Books (for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades)


  • Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff
  • All Four Stars by Tara Dairman
  • Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
  • Dinosaur Boy by Cory Putman Oakes
  • Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile by Marcia Wells
  • Fish Finelli: Seagulls Don’t Eat Pickles by E.S. Farber
  • Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Gabby Duran and the Unsittables by Daryle Conners and Elise Allen
  • Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
  • The Pet War by Allen Woodrow
  • Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures by Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater
  • Prairie Evers by Ellen Airgood
  • Serafina’s Promise by Ann Burg
  • The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John
  • The Worm Whisperer by Betty Hicks

See important dates below!

 Notices have been sent home about logging into your Skyward Account.  Please be sure to do that to give you access to student grades.

  Usernames and passwords for ThinkCentral (online math and science) and ConnectEd (online reading and social studies) 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 PDF Documents below.


Our lunch is every day from 11:08-11:33 in Cafeteria 1, Table 3


Vocabulary Words-  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-     Can be located in your child's agenda planner and as a PDF below. Our spelling tests will be taken on Fridays.


  A Glance at our week:  April 25-29, 2016

Language Arts Homework - Cursive Practice for 6.4 - due Friday 

Reading/Language Arts: Unit 6, Week 4

Essential Question: "How can learning about animals help you respect them?"

Shared Read: "Butterflies - Big and Small"

Genre: Expository

Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast

Comprehension Strategy: Reread

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues


Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- "Alligators and Crocodiles"

Genre: Expository Text 

Paired Read: "The Monkey and the Crocodile"

Genre: Folktale

Phonics: Latin Suffixes and r Controlled Vowel Syllables

Grammar: Adverbs that Compare

Math- Getting Ready for 4th Grade 

Math Facts: Anchor Facts  - Multiplication for 2 1/2 min. 11, 12's 

Writing:  Full essay

Unit 2 - Social Studies - Culture 



 A Glance at our week:  May 2-6, 2016

Language Arts Homework - Cursive Practice 6.5 - due Friday 

Reading/Language Arts: Unit 6, Week 5

Essential Question: What makes you laugh?

Shared Read: "The Camping Trip; and Bubble Gum"

Genre: Narrative Poem

Comprehension Skill: Point of View

Literary Elements - Rhythm and Rhyme

Vocabulary Strategy: Idioms


Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- "Ollie's Escape"

Genre: Poetry

Paired Read: "A Gentleman Bookworm"

Genre: Poetry

Phonics: Suffixes - ful; -less; -ly

Grammar: Prepositions

Math- Getting Ready for 4th Grade 

Math Facts: Mixed Facts - 50 for 2 1/2 minutes

Writing:  A Complete Essay

Unit 2 - Social Studies - Understanding Culture

See you in Room 347!

Mrs. Rohn


Important Dates

End of Course Exams - May 2-6, 2016

May 3 - Buffalo Pride -VMS - 6:00p.m.

May 6- Last day for AR

May 12- AR Ice Cream Party

May 13 - Reading Celebration- Field Day




Please check student's homework and initial that you have seen it.  Also, please be sure to sign the agenda daily.  Thanks so much for all the help!

User names and Passwords are being placed inside the cover of Student Agendas.  The Connect Ed is for Reading and Social Studies, and the Think Central is for Math and Science.  Students can review daily lessons online and even play games, so please check it out! There is a PDF below outlining how to access these online sites.     


PDF documents
2015-16 - Emergency Contact Form
2015-16 Volunteer Application - pg. 2
2015-16 Volunteer Application - pg. 1
Connect Ed (Reading and Social Studies) - Log In Directions
Cursive - Examples for Each Letter
May - Newsletter
Open House - Presentation
Spelling Lists - For the Year by Story
Spelling Monsters -
ThinkCentral Directions - Online Access Math and Science
Third Grade Parent Night - Writing
Third Grade Parent Night - FSA Reading
VCS - Enrollment
Wonders Reading Series - Unit Vocabulary Words

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