• Week of January 6,2020

    Dear Parents,

    I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Please make sure that laptops are charged each night as students will soon be completing the MOY assessments. Also students must have earbuds for my class. Many of the activities that are done in class, students have to use their EARBUDS

    Please find below the following things which will be done this week. If there are questions, please email me at Carvalee.edwards@onslow.k12.nc.us

    Math:  This week, students will begin learning about geometry.  They will look at the attributes of different polygons. Please ensure that students continue to study their multiplication and division facts, as the bulk of the EOG will be on this.

    Reading:  Our focus this week is point of view – first, second, or third person.  Students will read various selections and determine which point of view is used

    Science:  This week’s focus is on forces and motion 

    Social Studies:  This week we will continue with the three branches of government; they will look at the Judicial branch.  

    Word Study:  This week’s words are prefixes and suffixes. Please make sure students are studying their words nightly so they are prepared for Friday’s spelling test.

    Writing:  Students will continue with opinion writing.  

    Important Upcoming Classroom/School Events –

    • Friday, January 17th– Grading Period Ends
    • Monday, January 20th No School – Martin Luther Kind, Jr. Holiday
    • Tuesday, January 21stAND Wednesday, January 22nd – No School. Teacher Workdays.
    • Friday, January 24th Bomb Drill
    • Monday, January 27th Friday, January 31st - “Souper” Bowl Food Drive
    • Wednesday, January 29th Report Cards Go Home

     

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  • Week of January 2,2020

    Hello Parents,

    Happy New Year! I do wish for you and your child a great and successful year. 

    Students will be reviewing past lessons in each subject. 

    Please have your child study his/her divsion and multiplication facts. 

     

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  • December 16-20

    Dear Parents!

    Let me hope that you have had a great weekend. Students will be having their Christmas Party on December 20, 2019. I am kindly asking those persons who have signed up to bring things for the party to let me have them by 10:45 the latest on Friday; it can be earlier but NOT later. Thank you for your understanding. 

    This week we will be looking at Christmas around the world. We will also be continuing with Division. Please have your child study his/her Division and Multiplication facts. 

    I wish for you a great Christmas when it comes and let us remember  that as we celebrate, we continue to remember the reason for the season. 

    Students return on January 2, 2020

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  • December1, 2019

    Dear Parents,

    I hope you had a wonderful and restful Thanksgiving holiday!  I am excited to see the students tomorrow. 

    Students will have their Christmas Party on Friday, December 20th. I am therefore soliciting your help to make this a reality. I will be using the sign up genius app to let you know a list of the things  that will be needed for this party.

    Below you will find information about our classroom/school happenings as well as what students will be working on this week.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Have a wonderful week!

    Here is what we are working on this week:

    Math: This week students will begin learning about division.   Please continue to review multiplication facts with your child. 

    Reading: Our focus this week will be determining the main idea of a text and finding supporting details. 

    Science:  Students will continue to learn about the human body.

    Social Studies:  This week, we will continue our unit of government.  Students will learn about the three branches of government – executive, judicial, and legislative. 

    Word Study:  Students will work on ing and ed verbs.  They will have a test on Friday. Words will be posted in One Note.

    Below are some important upcoming events as well as reminders. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. My email address is: carvalee.edwards@onslow.k12.nc.us

    Important Upcoming Classroom/School Events –

    • Thursday, December 5th – Cogat Test for all third graders AND Interim Reports Go Home
    • Friday, December 6th – International Holiday Fair from 5-7pm
    • Friday, December 23rd – Wednesday, January 1st – Christmas Break. Students return to school on Thursday, January 2nd

     

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  • Week of November 24, 2019

    Dear Parents!

    This is a very short week. We will only be in school for two days. 

    We will not be starting any new topics this week. Students will have the same spelling words from last week and they will continue with Addition and Subtraction in Mathematics. 

    I DO WISH FOR YOU ALL A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING. 

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  • Week of November 18,2019

    Dear Parents,

    I do hope that you have had a wonderful weekend. Please find below the thinks which we will be working on. 

    Here is what we are working on this week:

    Math: This week we will review estimation; subtraction across zeros; and two-step word problems.   Please continue to review multiplication facts with your child.    

    Reading: Our focus this week will be on Compare and Contrast.STudents should be able to read and compare informational texts. For their nightly reading log, students will read the stories posted in One Note and they will make their comparisons.

    Science:  We are continuing with our unit on the human body. Students will learn about the three types of joints - ball and socket; hinge; and gliding.  

    Social Studies:  This week, we will continue our unit of government.  Students will learn about the three branches of government – executive, judicial, and legislative. 

    Word Study:  Spelling words this week are "igh,i-e, y   

    Below are some important upcoming events as well as reminders. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. My email address is: carvalee.edwards@onslow.k12.nc.us The link to the school website and my homepage is: https://www.onslow.k12.nc.us/Page/4190 

    Important Upcoming Classroom/School Events –

    • Thursday, November 21st - Field Trip to Northside High School
    • Wednesday, November 27th – Friday, November 29th – Thanksgiving Holiday.
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  • Week of November 4, 2019

    Dear Parents,

    I hope you have had a great weekend!  Please note the following:

    -Report cards will go home on Tuesday.  Please sign the envelope and return with your child on Wednesday.  You may keep the report for your records. 

    -Picture retakes will be Wednesday, November 6thIf you would like your child to retake his/her picture, please send me a note or an email. 

    Please note that if you have note yet signed up for a conference, please do so.

    Below you will find information about our classroom/school happenings as well as what students will be working on this week.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Have a wonderful week!

     

    Here is what we are working on this week:

     

    Math: We will spend this week solving two-step word problems using addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Students will be assigned Home Work in One Note this week. If there are any questions, don’t hesitate to send me an email.

     

    Reading: Our focus this week will be comparing and contrasting texts.  They will also continue to work on character traits.

     

    Science:  We are continuing with our unit on the human body. Students will do a quiz on Friday.

     

    Word Study:  Spelling words this week are “er and or” sound.  Please make sure students are studying their spelling words nightly in preparation for Friday’s spelling test.

    Social Studies: Students will continue to look at Government. They will be making comparisons between various countries.

     

    Below are some important upcoming events as well as reminders. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. My email address is: carvalee.edwards@onslow.k12.nc.us

    Important Upcoming Classroom/School Events –

    • Tuesday, November 5th Report Cards Go Home
    • Friday, November 8th Early Release.
    • Monday, November 11th- Veteran’s Day Holiday – No School
    • Friday, November 15th Military Appreciation Breakfast
    • Wednesday, November 27th Friday, November 29thThanksgiving Holiday.

     

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  • October 28

    Hello Parents! Let me hope that you have had a good weekend. 

    Please note that phones are NOT allowed inside my class. 

    The PBIS celebration this quarter will be a PBIS Costume Dance Celebration on Thursday, October 31st.  Students may wear their Halloween costume to school.  Please ensure the costume does not have any gore, blood, weapons, or inappropriate words on clothing.   Students are not permitted to wear masks with their costumes. 

    Below you will find information about our classroom/school happenings as well as what students will be working on this week.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Have a wonderful week!

    Social Studies: Students will be looking at the branches of government

    Science: Students will be looking at the moon and its phases

    Word Study: Students are looking at long e sound-ee, ea, y

    ELA: Students are looking at character traits

    Writing: Students are doing descriptive writing. 

    Math: Students will continue with Graphs and they will also do addition and subtraction. 

    Important Upcoming Classroom/School Events –

    • Tuesday, October 29th - Grading Period Ends
    • Thursday, October 31st – PBIS Celebration
    • Tuesday, November 5th – Report Cards Go Home
    • Friday, November 8th – Early Release.
    • Monday, November 11th- Veteran’s Day Holiday – No School
    • Friday, November 15th – Military Appreciation Breakfast
    • Wednesday, November 27th – Friday, November 29th – Thanksgiving Holiday.
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  • October 14

     Report - Week of October 14-18, 2019

     

     

    Dear Parents,

    I hope you had a great weekend!  I will be posting times and dates for availability for conferences ASAP.  

    Below you will find information about our classroom/school happenings as well as what students will be working on this week.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Have a wonderful week!

     

    Here is what we are working on this week:

     

    Math: This week students will be learning about data – representing and interpreting information in a frequency table, picture graph, and bar graph.  We will continue to review multiplication/division facts.  

     

    Reading: Our focus this week will be character traits – describing characters in a story and explaining how their actions contribute to the sequence of events

     

    Science:  We will be doing the skeleton. Students will be working on a project where they will be asked to label the skeleton and write about it.

     

    Social Studies:  This week, students will learn about various water/landforms (mountains, valleys, island, peninsulas, etc.). 

     

    Word Study:  Students will be learning how to pluralize words ending in ch, s, sh,x. Spelling test will be on Friday.

     If there are any questions you may contact me at Carvalee.edwards@onslow.k12.nc.us

    Important Upcoming Classroom/School Events –

    • Thursday, October 17th– Early Release. Students dismiss at 12:00pm.
    • Friday, October 18th– Fall Festival from 5-7pm
    • Monday, October 21st– Friday, October 25th - Red Ribbon Week/Food Drive
    • Thursday, October 24thfrom 5-7pm - Fall Open House
    • Tuesday, October 29thGrading Period Ends

     

     

     

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