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Tess Genco
Third Grade Language Arts
Conference Time:
M, TH, F 9:10-10:10 AM
M-F 7:30 - 7:50 AM

Review your context clues:

Skills to Review- STAAR prep:
Point of view (1, 2, or 3)
Author's purpose (entertain vs. teach)
Using context clues to determine the meaning of keywords
Multiple meaning words
Types of poetry (lyrical, humorous, free verse, narrative)
Finding the theme (friendship, hard work, bravery, etc.) in a folktale
Finding the main idea and supporting details in a NF text
Using NF text features to understand a story
Identifying story elements in a F text (characters, problem, solution, setting)
Understanding how characters change in a F text
Making inferences across all genres
Writing a summary of a F text (B, M, E - including the problem, solution, characters, and setting), Writing a summary of a NF text (Main idea + supporting details)
Answering questions by using evidence from the text

March Word Study:
confusion, enough, everybody, everything, friendly, funny, hidden, hole, hopeless, join, laughed, morning, myself, prettier, prettiest, shall, something, sometimes, unhappiness, you're, does, who, conclude, infer, describe

Important Documents:

Transportation change.pdf
Envision Parent Night PPT.pdf

Parent Info Night 16-17.pptx

A (music, library) B (PE) C (Art) D (PE)
E (Music/Library) F (PE) G (Technology) H (PE)

 Visit the Scholastic Reading Club website and use our class code, P8XM6, to order books! You may submit online orders or send in an order form and check (No Cash) to school. Both homerooms should submit orders to Ms. Genco.                      

Anderson: 11:05-11:30
Genco: 2:35-3:05

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