3A Miss Tocci

Miss Tocci 
ltocci5573@holyangelsregional.org

"What you are is God's gift to you, what you become is your gift to God "
~Hans Urs von Balthasar


Welcome to the wonderful world of third grade! Third grade is definitely filled with exciting and challenging experiences. The expectations are very high, but we will have a lot of fun along the way. Daily, weekly and monthly information will be posted  here, so be sure to check in often! If you have any questions throughout the school year please send me a note, an email to ltocci5573@holyangelsregional.org, or call me at school. Looking forward to a fabulous year together! 

3A's Special Schedule:
Monday: Art 1:00 1:40
Tuesday:  Library 10:00 10:40 P.E 1:40 2:20
Wednesday: Tech 11:20-12:00
Thursday:  PE-10:40- 11:20
Friday:  Music 1:00 1:40 Spanish 1:40 2:20


​Remember to wear gym uniform and sneakers on Physical Education days.
All SPECIALS start on the first full day of school (Friday, 9/7/18)
First day to wear P.E uniform is on Tuesday, September, 11, 2018






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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday- $4.50 please refer to the lunch calendar for choices. Wednesday and Friday- Pizza for  $2.50


The Week of 4/29/19

THANK YOU TO MRS. CUMMINGS AND ALL OF YOUR DONATIONS. THE CLASS HAD A GREAT EASTER CELEBRATION!

Handwriting

Students should practice writing their first name and last name in cursive writing. They should be writing their name in cursive on all work. 

Extra Help 

The next Extra Help dates for April are 4/30/19.

 

Math

The class will continue learning about fractions. Continue to practice multiplication facts. There will be a quiz on Thursday on the 8 times tables.

Wednesday, May 15th is our field trip to the Long Island Aquarium. Students are to wear their P.E. uniform and sneakers and bring a bag lunch to school. 

ELA

This week, the students will read the story The Journey of Oliver K Woodman from Journeys. There will be a Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension test on Friday, May 3rd. The Vocabulary words can be found on our class page. The students must be able to write 5 of the 10 vocabulary words in complete sentences. 

 

Religion

Third Grade will lead the school Mass on May 3, 2019 at 9:00 am.

Math

Students should practice their multiplication facts. Students need to memorize their 8x facts and review their 1-12 times table facts. There will be a quiz on Thursday on the 8  times tables. 

REMINDERS

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS A NOTE WHEN THERE IS A CHANGE IN DISMISSAL.

Reminder: Please return your annual registration forms. 

January 22nd-The Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation Scholarship application process opens. 

 Information is located inside the Parent Resources tab on our school website.  

Easter Recess is April 18th-26th.


I am pleased to tell you that we will be using a website called IXL in our classroom this year. IXL is a comprehensive learning program offering unlimited math practice across thousands of skills—all of which are aligned to New York Standards. One of the best things about IXL is that your child can access it from home, so you have a chance to see your child's progress!

To get your child started on your home computer, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to https://www.ixl.com
  2. Enter your child's username and password and click "Sign in."
  3. Click on any skill to start learning!

 

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS A NOTE WHEN THERE IS A CHANGE IN DISMISSAL.

For Spelling homework, students are to choose a different activity each night for Mon., Tues., and Wed. New spelling menu for the month of November. 

 

Scholastic Book Orders. Our online class code is MFF8D. Our book order is due on 

Saint of the Day: Celebrate the feast day of today!

 


https://www.franciscanmedia.org/source/saint-of-the-day/


I will be offering Extra help on Tuesday morning at 7:30 in our classroom. All are welcome to attend! Start date is October 9, 2018


Dismissal Policy:
All changes in dismissal are to made by note to Ms. Tocci. If a note is not received, your child's regular dismissal will be followed. There are extra dismissal forms located in the Resources section to print at home. 

Absences: 
Please send in an absence note when your child returns to school, even if you have called the school. A note must be on file for all absences. 

Teacher Request: If anyone is able to donate to our class board games for inside recess such as Trouble, Connect Four, Sorry, Jenga, or Legos, it would be greatly appreciated


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Genre: Biography

Target Skill: Main Idea and Details

Target Strategy: Summarizing

How did Thomas Edison grow up to be a legendary inventor? Our main selection explores Edison's life as a child. 

We learned about his interest in mixing chemicals--sometimes with explosive results--and his work as a paperboy in his community. 


Thomas-Edison.jpg

Genre: Biography

Target Skill: Main Idea and Details

Target Strategy: Summarizing

How did Thomas Edison grow up to be a legendary inventor? Our main selection explores Edison's life as a child. 

We learned about his interest in mixing chemicals--sometimes with explosive results--and his work as a paperboy in his community. 


Thomas-Edison.jpg

Genre: Biography

Target Skill: Main Idea and Details

Target Strategy: Summarizing

How did Thomas Edison grow up to be a legendary inventor? Our main selection explores Edison's life as a child. 

We learned about his interest in mixing chemicals--sometimes with explosive results--and his work as a paperboy in his community.