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Next Week is Red Ribbon Week ! Kemp Students Rock a Healthy Lifestyle! Show your support for Red Ribbon Week, October 21-25, by dressing up each day! Read below for each day's theme: Monday, Oct. 21st - "Team Up for a Healthy Life" Wear your favorite team shirt! Tuesday, Oct. 22nd - "Emojion" a Healthy life! Rock our your emoji attire or yellow. Wednesday, Oct. 23rd - We are "RED-Y" to be healthy! Wear Red! Thursday, Oct. 24th - Don't be silly when making healthy choices! Wear your silly socks! Friday, Oct. 25th - We are "Kemply" the Best when... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2019 at Miss Salak's Blog
Hi Parents, We have one final day of testing! The kids are handling the testing schedule well and we are still managing to get some excellent learning in! Check out below to see what we've the last few weeks. Phonics/Grammar: We have learned about common, proper, concrete and abstract nouns. We reviewed the importance and the reason for capitalizing proper nouns and showed off our mastery of these skills by writing long and strong in our writing journals. Writing: We started the unit by looking at mentor authors and studying what strategies they used to show a storytelling voice in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2019 at Miss Salak's Blog
01/14/2019 Phonics/Grammar: We are starting our unit on adjectives! We will be working with adjectives this week that tell what kind, which one, how many and how much. We will practice forming comparative and superlative adjectives next week. Reading: We began an author study on Patricia Polacco. We read some of her books last week: Thunder Cake, When Lightning Comes in a Jar , and Chicken Sunday. We compared the themes in the stories, wrote about the different plots, and identified character traits by using evidence from the text. We will continue to meet in small groups and work with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at Miss Salak's Blog
QR Code Class Amazon Wish List Throughout the year, we find that more supplies are needed to help cultivate student success as well as other items to make our classroom even more amazing! Below is our Amazon Wish List QR code. Any and all donations are welcomed. Thank you so much for being the BEST PARENTS AT KEMP! Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2019 at Miss Salak's Blog
Prefixes and Suffixes Review Standards: ELA3R2a-f Essential Questions: What is a root word? How do I use my knowledge of root words to help me read? How do I use my knowledge of root words to help me write? Check out this GREAT GAME to help with prefixes and suffixes. Also check out this link on prefixes and suffixes with your child. It contains different PowerPoints that explain about prefixes and suffixes. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2019 at Miss Salak's Blog
Please note, daily communication about homework, projects, in-class activities, learning objectives, and behavior are sent home through our ClassDojo account. Pictures are also sent out through this amazing app! Feel free to contact me for more information about this. Also, click the link below and check out the 3rd grade website for topics, standards, concepts, or review practice . Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Miss Salak's Blog
Good evening parents! I hope that everyone had a relaxing weekend! Check out the information below to see what we have been learning in class! Reading: We are reading The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and have completed our very first S.T.E.M. project to go along with the book. We found supplies from the environment and around our classroom to help us imagine, plan out, create and improve upon camouflaging our main character, Roz, into one of three surroundings. This project touched on the importance of adapting to one's surroundings for survival, one of the main themes found throughout the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Miss Salak's Blog
Welcome to our class blog! I'm so excited to join the Kemp family this year! We've got a great group of kids in room 304! Check back in at the end of the week for more information about what we have been learning so far in each of our subjects! Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at Miss Salak's Blog
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Aug 13, 2018