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Nelson Prairie
Elementary School
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Mrs. Losacco
3rd Grade - Nelson Prairie

 Weekly News
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for the week of October 23rd     

READING: The Athabascans, “Ptarmigan” and “Caribou” (poems), and 
                   The Year of Miss Agnes Chapters 1-2
                   Skills – characters, main idea/central message

PHONICS: compound words

GRAMMAR: capitalization

MATH: estimating costs, partial sums addition

SOCIAL STUDIES: Underground Railroad - Harriet Tubman
                                                                                                                                                                            OTHER NEWS

Book It calendars were sent home. Goal: Read for 20 minutes each night during the month of October. Reward: coupon for a FREE Pizza Hut personal pan pizza (Book It is OPTIONAL.)

Students at Nelson Prairie WILL be allowed to wear their costumes to and from school. Remember that no look-alike weapons or weapons of any kind are allowed at school. If you choose to send a treat bag for your child to hand out (this is not required) we ask that you remember that no food items will be allowed. October 31st is an early dismissal day. (12:15p.m.)

We have completed Unit 1 in reading. The End of Unit test is a bit lengthy, so it will be completed on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday next week. On the End of Unit 1 test, students will read passages and answer comprehension questions. They will also complete a written response to the reading. 

Red Ribbon Week is October 23 – 27

Mon., Oct. 23           wear pajamas
                                About Earth – test

Tues., Oct. 24          wear bright/neon colors
                                Scholastic book orders due 

Wed., Oct. 25           wear ORANGE for UNITY
                                 Nelson Ridge book buddies visit

Thurs., Oct. 26         wear a hat

Fri., Oct. 27              wear crazy hair/socks
                                 Picture retake day
                                 Spelling test
                                 Library books are due
                                 2:00 – 3:30 Pumpkin Book Report presentations and pumpkin carving                                 

Feel free to contact me any time with questions or concerns!
Phone: 815-462-2874
E-mail: glosacco@nlsd122.org