3A Mrs. DeSena

3rd grade

Welcome to 3A 106

 Morning Extra help will be on Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30AM.

Notes for May Book report are due on Monday, May 22nd.  The children will be using google slides to make their presentation.

Safety Town Trip in June. Bicycle Helmets are needed for the trip.  If you don't have a helmet one will be supplied.  Parents needed to supervise at the park.

End of Year Party-June- Parents needed to help with games and treats.


                               Tuesday-Spanish and library        

                             Math   perimeter  

Everything you wanted to know about perimeter and area

There is a test on Wednesday, May 24th on Chapter 11 Area and Perimeter.

Last review sheets are 21 and 22. 

Chapter 11 vocabulary

area, perimeter, square unit, unit square, centimeter, length, meter

Reminder that Think Central(Go Math)  can be found under classroom resources. Here the workbook and student book can be used. You can log in using your child's username and password.  Each child has this information on a paint chip in their folder. 

                ELA           ​         

This week the children will be using a magazine titled "Reading Adventures" which encompasses long and short articles, and poetry.  The first article is a narrative  nonfiction titled, The Foot Race Across America. The children will also be working in the New York Reading Writing Book.


                 Religion        cross

In We Believe, Chapter 15 is about celebrating the Sacraments.
The church celebrates the Sacraments
Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist are Sacraments of Initiation.
Penance and Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick are Sacraments of Healing


sacrament, grace, Sacraments of Initiation, Original Sin, Sacraments of Healing, Anointing of the Sick, Matrimony and Holy Orders

        ​science plant

The new chapter is all about plants.
Classifying plants
Leaves make food for plants
Root and stems are used for plants to grow
Flowers and cones are used for reproduction
Life cycles of plants

carbon dioxide, oxygen, flowering plant, spore, nutrient, photosynthesis, life cycle, reproduce, pollinate, germinate

                                        Social Studies          Image result for capitol building                
The lesson will present the basic structure and functions of local and state governments.
Learn how Washington, D.C. came to be the nation's capital.
Discuss the basic structure and functions of the Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch.
Compare and contrast the history of Mexico and United states.


local government, mayor, city council, tax, capital, governor, capitol, President, Congress, Supreme Court, monument, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, empire