Third-Grade Class News

Bonnie Mayrens, Third-Grade Teacher


Spelling test 4/5/19

Third Grade Spelling Words for test on Friday, April 5

These words are from the story How Animals Talk, which is found in the Storytown Anthology.

The class chose these words.


squirrel                        elephant                      female                        penguin           mantis

swallowtail                  caterpillar                    communicate              poisonous        coyote

chatter                         signal                          enemies                      manatees        messages


extra credit challenge

chimpanzees               albatrosses



Third Grade News – 3/29/19



Third grade will be choosing their own reading story and vocab words for next week.  So a list will go home on Monday.


Your child received a free child’s admission ticket for Brookfield Zoo in today’s Friday Folder.   There is no cost for these tickets.  They are good only through April for one child’s admission.  Does not include parking or adult admission. 


Be on the lookout next week for two important pieces of information

  • ·         permission slip for the field trip (info is in today’s Friday folder)
  • ·         info regarding 4th quarter book report for third grade students.


Next week’s Memory Work


Tuesday 4/2


Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

                                                                                                Hebrews 12:2


Friday, 4/5

Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.

                                                                                                John 17:17


Spelling/Memory week of 3/25/19

Spelling Words for test on Friday, March 29


The words are from Lost in Death Valley, which is found in Storyworks, Jr.


hot                   hotter              hottest                         degrees                       sizzle

lost                  needles           searched                     attraction                    cactus

water               heat                 stranded                      desert                          temperature

rescue             ordeal              dangerous


extra credit challenge

Nevada                        Grand Canyon                         California





Memory Work for next week

Tuesday, 3/26

I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord”

                                                                                                Psalm 122:1


Friday, 3/29

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever.

                                                                                                1 Chronicles 16:34


March 15, 2019

Spelling Words for test on Friday, March 22, 2019

Words are from the story Antarctic Ice, found in the Storytown anthology

You will see many sea animal names on our list this week.


coldest                 mountain            layer            surface           freezes

drift                       lacy                        tendril         ocean              float

microscope         frozen                   bright          flipper             seal

penguin               urchin                 whale            jellyfish          squid


extra credit fun challenge

Antarctica                            phytoplankton                  algae




Memory for next week


Tuesday 3/19

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.  1 John 1:9


Friday, 3/22

Repent then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.                                    Acts 3:19


March 1 (Spelling list for 3/8)

Spelling/Vocab Words for Test on Friday, March 8

All of these words are from the novel Stone Fox.


potato                 breakfast                  examine                      harvest                        growled

signals                code                         oatmeal                       twilight                        taxes

strength              hitched                     reservation                  cinnamon                    property

jagged                contestants              dangerous                   massive                       victory


extra credit challenge words

palomino                     treacherous                 Samoyeds