Mrs. DeNonno

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Welcome to my class page! You can learn more about me here.

Third Grade is a wonderful year filled with a variety of ways to learn. Students make in class hands on projects in each subject throughout the year as well as use Chromebooks to do research and enhance lessons. In Reading we read different novels throughout the year. Some favorites are Stone Fox, Peter Pan, and Charlotte’s Web. In E.L.A. we do essays and Research papers following the Writing process consistently. In Social Studies we focus on learning about different countries. One of the interesting topics we cover in Science is the Solar System. What we learn in Religion class permeates the entire curriculum.

I love teaching here at Good Shepherd for so many reasons. I believe as a teacher that Jesus should be the heart of the curriculum. All students should be seen as Jesus sees them, with love and compassion. This is what makes being a teacher at Good Shepherd so special. It is Christ centered which brings about excellence in education.

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 Monday 1/25

Ready WB page 152

“Peter Pan” In stop and jot answer the question about the theme-Give an example of the theme

Math H.C.  Chapter Review page 136 #s 5, 8, 14, 23, and 29

Unit 5 Vocabulary Test Wed

Solar Project due Friday

Religion Lesson 6 Test next Tuesday

Math Ch. 6 Test next Thursday

 

 

Wed 1/20

Math Soft page 100

Spelling sentences-spelling words on page 99 of phonics book

Find out your school gmail password if you changed it

Social Studies Vocab test Friday

Spelling test Friday

Unit 5 Vocab Test next Wed.

Science Project due Jan. 29th

 

Tuesday 1/19

Math Soft pages 97 ad 98

“Peter Pan” Summary of Ch. 14 in Stop and Jot

Social Studies Vocabulary Test this Friday-words are posted in Google Classroom

Spelling Test this Friday words om Phonics page 99

Unit 5 Vocabulary Test next Wed.

Science Project due January 29th

 

 

Thursday 1/14

Social Studies Project due Tuesday

Social Studies Vocab Test next Friday-words went home today and are on google classroom

5 x tables quiz next Friday

Science Project due January 29th

 

 

 

Wed 1/13

Sorry for the homework not being posted the past few days-the school was having technical issues with the homework Web site.

Math Soft page 94

Study for Science test on vocab words tomorrow

Social Studies project due Tuesday

 

 

 

Thursday 1/7

Math Soft page 88

Ready WB page 127

Spelling Test Friday

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

4 x tables quiz Friday

Please check Google Classroom for the Social Studies project details and the Science project details. 

Science Vocab test next Thursday-Vocabulary words are in Google Classroom

Religion Test Lesson 5 Test Tuesday Study Guide is in Google Classroom

 

 

Wed. 1/6

Math Soft page 86

“Peter Pan” Chapter 9 First, next, then, at the end summary in Stop and Jot

Please check Google Classroom for the Social Studies project details and the Science project details. 

Science Vocab test next Thursday-Vocabulary words are in Google Classroom

Religion Test Lesson 5 Test Tuesday

Spelling Test Friday

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

4 x tables quiz Friday

 

 

Tuesday 1/5

Math soft cover page 84

Spelling Sentences-write a sentence for each spelling word in ELA NB

Think of a Disney movie you have seen and explain what you think the Central Message or theme is for that movie in ELA MB-what life lesson can be learned from it

Spelling Test Friday

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

4 x tables quiz Friday

Religion Lesson 5 Test Tuesday

 

 

Monday 1/4/2021

Happy New Year and welcome back!

Math Soft Cover p. 82

Finish Ready WB pages 114-119

Spelling Test Friday-words in Phonics book page 89

4 x table quiz Friday

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

Religion Test next Tuesday Lesson 5

 

 

 

Wed 12/16

We will start our remote learning tomorrow at 9am. We are scheduled to go until 11am. 

HW-“Peter Pan” Stop and Jot Summary-Beginning Middle End

Math Chapter 5 Test Friday

Spelling Test Friday

 

 

Tuesday 12/15

On Friday we will have a Christmas celebration in the afternoon. We will do it like Thanksgiving where the students can bring in individually wrapped items for the class or goody bags. 

Free Dress Down Friday

Math Soft pages 79 and 80

Ready NY Pages 112 and 442

If there is a snow day Thursday we will take the Chapter 5 Math Test and Spelling Test only on Friday I will review for the test tomorrow and if a snow Thursday as well. 

 

Monday 12/14

On Friday we will have a Christmas celebration in the afternoon. We will do it like Thanksgiving where the students can bring in individually wrapped items for the class or goody bags. 

Free Dress Down day Friday

Ice Cream sold Thursday instead of Friday.

Math soft page 76

“Peter Pan” Chapter 3 Summary- Tell what happens in the beginning, middle, and end

Social Studies-We are finishing a unit on Spain-The students are researching subtopics under the main topic of Spain such as food or Christmas traditions in Spain…etc… I am having the students pick 2 subtopics and write two paragraphs-1 for each subtopic. This should be done at home on loose leaf with full heading due this Friday for a grade.

 

 

Friday 12/11

Have a nice weekend!

Spelling Test Tuesday on words on page 65 of Phonics

Chapter 5 Math Test Thursday

4 x tables quiz next Friday

 

Thursday

Unit 4 Vocab Test tomorrow

Reading Comprehension Test tomorrow

Spelling Test next Tuesday

Math Chapter 5 Test next Thursday

4 x tables quiz next Friday

HW tonight-

Math Soft page 74

“Peter Pan” Chapter 2  First, next, then, at the end. summary in Stop and Jot

 

Monday 12/7

School closed tomorrow for the Immaculate Conception Feast Day

I will post the students’ I Ready reports individually on the Google Classroom for you to review. I will send the hard copy home Wed.

CHRISTMAS NARRATIVES WERE DUE TODAY-EVERY DAY THEY ARE LATE IT LOWERS THE GRADE BY 5 POINTS. PLEASE TURN IN WED WITH THE DIORAMAS THAT ARE DUE ON WED THANK YOU

Math Soft page 70

Spelling words on page 65 of Phonics Book-write a sentence for each word in ELA NB-Test Friday

Unit 4 Vocab Test Friday

3 x tables Quiz Thursday

Reading Comprehension test Friday

 

Thursday 12/3

HW Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Spelling Test tomorrow

Reading Comprehension Test tomorrow

2 x tables quiz tomorrow

Christmas Narratives due Monday; Manger Dioramas due Wed

 

Wed 12/2

Religion Lesson 4 Test Tomorrow

Math Soft page 68

Vocabulary page 42

Ready NY p. 99

Spelling Sentences- a sentence for each word

Spelling Test Friday-words are on page 75 in Phonics book

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

2 x tables quiz Friday

Unit 4 Vocab Test next Friday

Religion/ELA Christmas Narrative final copy on loose leaf with full heading and a title due Monday-Shoe box diorama due Wed.  See below for instructions and an example of the diorama. I am posting another one to show you as well.

Students must write a Narrative Christmas story where they are the main character narrating the story. They can be an animal, a person close to the nativity story, or themselves. They end up in the manger the night Jesus was born (maybe they heard he was being born and they traveled far to see him or they can be an animal the journeyed there somehow) They should tell their experience of what the saw and felt that first Christmas night and they have to ask Jesus for one thing for the whole world (their choice). The story should be at least one page and certainly can be longer. 

Nativity scene in a shoe box by ~88angel-vivi88 on deviantART | Nativity scene crafts, Nativity scene diy, Diorama kids

 

 

Tuesday 12/1

Math Soft page 66

Ready NY WB page 98

Vocabulary page 41

Christmas Narrative Project-Students are writing a Christmas Narrative that will be due Monday on Loose Leaf with a full heading and a title for a grade. They can work on the rough draft at home and in class but the final draft should be done at home and turned in Monday so that we can display them in the hallways. It should be at least one page long and certainly can be longer. Rough drafts are due Friday in their ELA NB. The students understand the assignment and started working a little on it today. If you have any questions just send me a note. Thanks.

Also, for the Christmas Narrative I would like the students to do an art work that goes with their Narrative. This can be something they make such as a manger in the form of a diorama. Make sure their character is in it. Nativity Diorama | Nativity scene crafts, Christmas diorama, Diorama kids

Religion Test Thursday-We will work on study guide tomorrow in class as a review.

Spelling Test Friday-words are on page 75 in Phonics book

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

2 x tables quiz Friday

 

Monday 11/30

Math Soft page 64

Ready NY WB p. 413

Vocab page 40

Write spelling words 3 x each-words are in Phonics WB on page 75

Religion Test Thursday Lesson 4 I will provide a study guide tomorrow

Spelling Test Friday-page 75 words

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

Math 2 x tables quiz Friday

Unit 4 Vocabulary Test next Friday

 

 

Tuesday 11/24

Happy Thanksgiving

Religion Ch. 4 Test Thursday

 

Monday 11/23

Math Chapter 4 Test tomorrow

Ready WB page 91 #10 and the Learning Target 

Here is a letter I sent home about tomorrow on optionc:

Good morning Parents,

I hope everyone is doing well. Thanksgiving is upon us and there is so much to be thankful for, especially that we are safe and healthy. The students are wonderful. They are so well behaved and so kind to each other. They deserve a nice reward. After careful consideration I have decided to have a class Thanksgiving party, though it will be scaled down because of restrictions. The students may bring in individually wrapped goodies to share with the class. For example, the little bags of chips, small packages of candy like M&M’s, ….etc…. Unfortunately no baked goodies such as cupcakes or cookies are allowed. Everything must be prepackaged. I will hand the goodies out as students must stay in their seats. You may bring in goody bags as long as everything in the bag is prepackaged.

Thank you for your understanding. I am thankful for all of you. Thank you for your support and kindness you have shown me during a pandemic academic year that is challenging. I couldn’t do it without wonderful parents like you. We work together for the good of the children! Thank you.

Have a blessed week and Happy Thanksgiving!

In Christ,

Mrs. De Nonno

 

 

Friday 11/20

Happy Friday

Math Chapter 4 Test Tuesday

Religion Lesson 4 Test the Thursday we return from Thanksgiving.

On Tuesday students can bring in snacks that are packaged. Nothing that has to be opened and shared out. For example, the little bags of chips..etc…

 

 

 

Thursday 11/19

Vocab and Reading Comprehension Test tomorrow

Math Worksheet-This is practice for the word problems on the test. We are doing the Chapter Review in class-study the worksheet and Chapter Review for Test Tuesday

Lesson 4 Religion Test will be on Thursday after Thanksgiving break

Pizza Day Tuesday

Dress Down Tuesday

 

Wed 11/18

Zero and Ones Times Tables quiz tomorrow

Math Soft-pages 61 and 62

Ready WB pages 80-81- Ready “Grandma’s Secret” on p. 80 and fill in the chart on page 81

Math Chapter 4 Test Tuesday

Vocab Test Friday

Reading Comprehension Test Friday

Pizza Day Tuesday 11/24

Dress down for a $1 Tuesday 11/24

 

Tuesday 11/17

Pizza Money is due-Pizza Day is Tuesday 11/24

Math Soft Cover page 58

Write a story about animals are other things you like-make sure you use 5 of your vocab words.

Vocab Test Friday

Reading Comprehension test Friday

Zero and Ones Times table quiz Thursday

Volcano slides now due Friday-if you can’t do the slides then write a paper about Volcanoes.  The slide show should have 4-5 slides with facts on each.

 

 

 

 

Monday 11/16

Math-Soft Cover page 56

Vocab-Write a sentence for each word in ELA NB-words on pages 28 and 29

Zero and Ones times tables quiz Thursday

Volcano slides due Thursday for a Science grade

Vocab Test Friday

Reading Comprehension Test Friday-No Spelling test since there is a vocab test

 

 

Thursday 11/12

Math-Write your zero and ones times tables 2 x each-Quiz Thursday on these

Ready WB pages 72 and 73

Spelling Test tomorrow

Reading Comprehension Test tomorrow

Vocab Test next Friday

Science-Create a Google Slide presentation on Volcanoes. I will post this assignment in Google Classroom so it can be turned in there. Due next Thursday for a Science grade

 

Tuesday 11/10

Math Soft page 54 

Spelling-Write a sentence for each word in your ELA NB

Spelling Test Friday

Reading Comprehension test next Friday

Cut our picture for your in class collage Religion project and bring them in by Monday of next week. Pictures of people doing good deeds. You can cut these out of magazines, news papers, you can search for them online and print and cut them out.

 

Monday 11/9

Welcome back everyone! It was so good to see the children today! I will post the homework here now.

Math Soft page 52

Finish Ready WB pages 62 and 63-Started in class

Vocab page 30-Test on these words next Friday

Spelling Test this Friday-Words in Phonics WB page 57

Reading Comprehension Test this Friday 

We will be working on a Religion Collage in class. I have the paper and I am asking the children to find pictures of Jesus active in the world today-examples- people volunteering places, people donating clothes or food to a food  or clothes drive, people helping the elderly, friends and family enjoying each other, and anything else you find. They can find pictures from the computer, magazines, newspapers…etc… The pictures should not be too big. Keep them smaller. These pictures should be in class by Monday of next week. We will work on them in class. Thank you.

 

 

 

 

Monday 10/5

Math page 18 Soft

We will take our Vocab test tomorrow online as well as the other tests scheduled for this week. Please see below for the letter I wrote on OptionC to parents.

Dear Parents,

As you know the mayor and governor has shut schools down in certain areas and Good Shepherd is one of the schools closed unfortunately. Tomorrow I would like to do a Google Meet with Third grade from 9:00am-10:30am. During this time we will have instruction and then after instruction I will post assignments on Google Classroom for the kids to complete. Every child has a Good Shepherd gmail set up for them. it is the child’s first initial and last name @gscabk.org Please send me an optionc if they are having trouble. By now everyone should have accepted my invite to the classroom. I will send a link to your child’s gmail for the live stream tomorrow. Please look for the live stream close to 9am. Mr. O’Brien will send out information regarding this situation. He would like the children to be logged on at 8:10 for prayers. I will check attendance online at 9am.

Thank you in advance for your support. I hope we will be back open soon.

Sincerely,

Mrs. De Nonno

 

 

Thursday 10/1

Early Dismissal Tomorrow

Spelling and Comprehension test tomorrow

Math Worksheet

Vocab page 13- Test Tuesday

Check Ch. 3 in Joshua packet-Test next Thursday

Map test Wed.

 

Wed. 9/30

Friday is early dismissal for Faculty meeting

October is the month of the rosary. We will be praying a decade each day. I have rosaries to give each child but please feel free to send your child in with their own rosary if you’d like.

Religion Test tomorrow

Spelling Test and Comprehension Friday

Math Soft WB page 16

Josh packet-check and review Chapter 2 questions-Test next Thursday

Vocab page 12-Test Tuesday

Map Test next Wed.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 9/29

Friday is half day due to Faculty meeting 

Religion Ch. 1 Test Thursday

Reading-Josh Packet-we have been working on packet questions in class but I am going to send them home each night with 1 chapter to review and check their answers. Tonight is Ch. 1 Test for this book is on 10/8 Study Packet

Reading Comprehension Sheet -Practice for Friday’s test. I sent last Friday’s tests home and I wasn’t going to count the grade but they did well so I put the grade in. I also use these to give feedback. 

Vocab page 11- Test on Unit 1 words next Tuesday

Spelling Test Friday-words on Page 43 of Phonics books-I will give their Spelling homework in class this week.

We finished a Unit on Maps so we will take a test on the Continents and Oceans, being able to tell direction on the map with the compass rose, and using a legend.-Check their yellow folders for worksheets we did in class.

 

 

Monday 9/28

Math Test tomorrow-Do Review problems in Math H.C. pages 16 and 17 #s 1, 4, 6, 11, 12, 14, 18, 22, 28, and 29 in Math NB

Religion Test Thursday Chapter 1

Spelling and Reading Comprehension Test this Friday- words in Phonics books on page 43

Test Schedule:

Vocab Test changed to Tuesday 10/6

Map Oceans and Continents Test next Wed 10/7

Joshua T. Bates test 10/8-Study Chapter Questions(we will be finishing those questions this week)

 

 

 

 

Thursday 9/24

Dress Down tomorrow in red for Johnny Appleseed Day.

Ice Cream-Ice cream starts tomorrow and will be sold every Friday for a dollar. Tomorrow I would like to treat my whole class to ice cream because there was no ice cream last Friday on my birthday. So tomorrow is my treat. They deserved it. They have been so good.

Math Soft page 14

Spelling-Finish writing sentences for all the spelling words-study for test tomorrow. 

Reading Comprehension Test tomorrow

Test Schedule:

Spelling Test Friday 9/25 plus reading comprehension test

Math Chapter 1 Test Tuesday 9/29

Religion Chapter 1 (Lesson 1) Test next Thursday 10/1

*Vocab Test changed to Tuesday 10/6

 

Wed. 9/23

Math Soft Cover page 13

Vocabulary WB page 11 Unit 1 Synonyms/Ant

Reading Sheet-This is an example of the reading comprehension test on Friday.

Test Schedule:

Spelling Test Friday 9/25 plus reading comprehension test

Math Chapter 1 Test Tuesday 9/29

Religion Chapter 1 (Lesson 1) Test next Thursday 10/1

*Vocab Test changed to Tuesday 10/6

 

 

Tuesday 9/22

Dress down in Red for Johnny Appleseed Day this Friday and bring in some kind of apple snack.

Math Soft page 10

Reading-Josh Ch. 7 Questions

Spelling-Write a sentence for the first 5 spelling words

Math Ch. 1 Test next Tuesday 9/29

Spelling Test this Friday

There will be a reading comprehension test on Friday after the Spelling Test-they can’t study for it. They will read a short story and answer some questions. It will help me see where they are and how much they grow. I am not grading it, not right now, but I want them to do their best so I can get a clear picture. I will send home a practice one for homework tomorrow. 

 

Math Soft page 8

Reading-Chapter 6 Josh questions in packet

Write your spelling words 3 x each in ELA NB

Spelling Test Friday-words are on page 15 of phonics book left hand side column. 

Unit 1 Vocabulary Test next Friday-tomorrow in class we will fill out study index cards that I will provide

 

 

Friday 9/18

We made it through the first full week back at school since February! The children did an amazing job.  

Spelling Test next Friday September 25-the words are in Phonics Workbook on page 15

Have a great weekend!

 

Thursday 9/17

Math Hard Cover text book pages 8 and 9-odd numbers only. Write the answers in your Math NB. This is a review of what we have been learning this week. Tomorrow they will take a quiz doing the even numbers. I usually give more time for quizzes but I thought since I am sending home the book with the problems it would be okay to give it tomorrow.

Reading- “T.F.O.J.T.B” Answer the following Reading Response question in your stop and jot. “Why do you think Mrs. Goodwin invited Joshua over for tea and cookies?”  

 

Wed. 9/16

Math Soft page 6

Reading- “The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates” Ch. 3- In Stop and Jot write a paragraph explaining what this chapter was mainly about.

 

Tuesday 9/15

Math Soft Cover WB page 4

Reading-“The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates” Ch. 2-In Stop and Jot answer the following questions:

 

  • According to the text how do you think Joshua felt when he looked in the 4th grade classroom and saw his old friends? (4 sentences long)
  • In Chapter 2 what makes you think Joshua might like Mrs. Goodwin better than Mrs. Nice

 

 

Monday 9/14/2020

Today we read Chapter 1 in “The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates”. For homework I put 4 summary sentence starters in their Stop and Jot Reading notebooks. First, next, then, and at the end summary-A sentence for each as it happened in Ch. 1-Just 4 sentences

Math-Soft WB page 2

Please check your child’s gmail account. I sent an invite to join our Google Classroom. Sometimes I will give assignments on Google Classroom for the class but mostly for now it is where the remote learners will pick up the days assignments. It is important to accept the invite to the classroom so in the case we ever have to go fully remote again you will already be familiar with it. 

 

 

 

Friday September 11th

Yay! We made it through our first week back! It was a wonderful week and I enjoyed meeting my new Third graders. They are amazing!

Please check your option-c accounts for an email I sent to you.

Make sure all books are in school with your child Monday as we will begin using them. The workbooks should be covered in clear contact paper and the Math hard cover should be covered in a book sock. It’s important that they have all of the books in Monday even if you did not have a chance to cover them yet. Thank you.

I am looking forward to a great year!

 

Thursday September 10th

Cover all  workbooks by Monday-the Math hard cover text book should be covered in a book sock  We will be using all of our books    starting Monday so make sure they have their books Monday

 

 

 

Welcome Back!

September 9, 2020

It was great to see the students today! They did a wonderful job. 

All workbooks should be covered in clear contact paper by Monday (Math hard cover will need a book sock)-Today I sent three workbooks home to cover and also their folders. I would like their names and the subjects written on the folders in marker or something that makes the subject stand out so they will see it easily. 

All summer book reports are due now. They should be in no later than Friday if they didn’t turn it in yet.

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