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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, May 1, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the morning message.   Office Hours/Zoom Mrs. Cummings will be on Zoom from 10am to 11am if you want to say hello or ask her any questions about any assignments!   Executive Functioning Tips Mrs. Vehovsky has put together some Executive Function tips that may be helpful with structure, routine and motivation.  These are tools I use in my classroo
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, April 30, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the morning message.   Office Hours/Zoom While there are no office hours today, I am looking forward to seeing you on our class Zoom call at 2pm! Your parents received the information in an email yesterday. Greeting: Wave Share: A fun hat, headband, bow…something fun on your head! Game: 20 Questions (check out the clue on Seesaw)   Executiv
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, April 29, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the morning message. Please check your emails – I sent two parent emails yesterday and just want to make sure they stay out of the Spam folder.   Office Hours/Zoom Mrs. Zavattero will be on Zoom today from 10:30-11:30.  Stop on by to say hello, ask a question, tell me a joke, or ask about Blaze! Our class Zoom will still be on Thursday (tomorrow
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, April 28, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the morning message. 🙂   Office Hours/Zoom I will be on Zoom today from 12:20 to 1:20.  Stop on by to say hello, ask a question, tell me a joke, play some multiplication War (BYOC – bring your own cards), or play 20 Questions with these mystery bags! Our class Zoom will still be on Thursday at 2pm.   Executive Functioning Tips Mrs. Vehovsky
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, April 27, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see the morning message on Seesaw. 🙂   Out of the Box Activities Below are six different ideas for the upcoming five day week.  You can complete any five, in any order, on any day of your choosing.  Remember…these are designed to be fun, not mandatory!  I would love to see some photos to share on the blog each morning! Build a house of cards Clear the dinner t
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, April 24, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the Morning Message. 🙂 Next week we are starting a new unit on economics. If you would like to get a preview, you can watch this BrainPop video on Needs and Wants.   Pictures     Out of the Box Activities Below are six different ideas for the week.  You can complete any five, in any order, on any day of your choosing.  Remember…these are des
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, April 23, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see the morning message on Seesaw.   Zoom I am excited to see you on our Zoom call today! The Zoom information was emailed to you on Tuesday. We will have a mystery reader, as well as a visit from Mrs. Sawyer to talk about the Book Fair! Greeting: Wave Share: One way you are staying active at home Game: Charades (topic: SPORTS)   Out of the Box Activities Below
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, April 22, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the morning message. Writing assignment update: Here is a video of me explaining the assignment. Here is the information about Rome that I used in the video and my two paragraphs.   Out of the Box Activities Below are six different ideas for the upcoming week.  You can complete any five, in any order, on any day of your choosing.  Remember…these are d
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the morning message.   Out of the Box Activities Below are six different ideas for the upcoming week.  You can complete any five, in any order, on any day of your choosing.  Remember…these are designed to be fun, not mandatory! I would love to see some photos to share on the blog each morning! Have a tea party Build a spelling word out of legos Sweep
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Monday, April 20, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Welcome back! I hope you had a restful and fun Spring Break with the sunshine and the snow. I enjoyed my break, but am ready to get back to work! I hope you are, too. 🙂 Please see Seesaw for the morning message. Out of the Box Activities Below are six different ideas for the upcoming week.  You can complete any five, in any order, on any day of your choosing.  Remember…th
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Spring Break

Dear 3rd Graders and Families,   We made it through four weeks of e-learning and have made it to spring break! We know that Spring Break is meant to be full of family fun with trips, games, laugher, and sunshine.  But, we have a feeling your spring break may look a little different from what was originally planned.  We hope that you enjoy a break from the E-Learning and get a chance to do some more laid back act
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Thursday, April 9, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Check out the morning message on Seesaw.   Lessons from Special Area Teachers Special area teachers have been creating and submitting lessons plans.  From here on out you will be getting a weekly link where you can access all the plans on the google document.  Feel free to reach out to me, Mrs. Phillips, or any Special Area teacher if you have any questions.  Special Area
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Check out the morning message on Seesaw.   Lessons from Special Area Teachers Special area teachers have been creating and submitting lessons plans.  From here on out you will be getting a weekly link where you can access all the plans on the google document.  Feel free to reach out to me, Mrs. Phillips, or any Special Area teacher if you have any questions.  Special Area
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Check out the morning message on Seesaw. 🙂   Lessons from Special Area Teachers Special area teachers have been creating and submitting lessons plans.  From here on out you will be getting a weekly link where you can access all the plans on the google document.  Feel free to reach out to me, Mrs. Phillips, or any Special Area teacher if you have any questions.  Special Are
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Monday, April 6, 2020

Good morning, 3rd graders and families! Welcome to E-Learning, week 4! I hope you received my email last night regarding some changes and tweaks we are making to our e-learning plan. Please review the email and contact me with any questions. Check out the morning message on Seesaw.   Lessons from Special Area Teachers Special area teachers have been creating and submitting lessons plans.  From here on out you wi
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Thursday, April 2, 2020

Good morning, third graders and families! I am looking forward to seeing you on our Zoom call this afternoon! Parents, please check your email for the session information and the password. Please see the Morning Message on Seesaw. Remember to share pictures of your pet today (if you have one!) as we celebrate them and how they e-learn along with us! Tomorrow, on our “day off” of school, please wear your f
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Happy April Fools Day, third graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the Morning Message. Don’t forget about the lessons from Spanish, Library, and Art over the last two days! Please contact the specials teachers with any questions regarding their lessons.   Zoom I have changed our Zoom time to 2:00 pm on Thursday. I will send an email later today with some new guidelines and information I received fro
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Good morning, third graders and families! Please see Seesaw for the Morning Message. 🙂 Remember that this week we have some assignments from our specials teachers! Check out yesterday’s post for Library and Spanish. See below for art ideas from Ms. Taubensee. Please contact the specials teachers directly with any questions about these assignments.   Art Hello Young Artists of SFX! I hope that you have all
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Monday, March 30, 2020

Good morning, third graders and families! Here we go…week 3! Thank you to those families that responded to Friday’s survey about e-learning. (If you have not yet responded, please complete the survey found in the family email from Friday regarding e-learning so far.) One suggestion I have adapted is a morning check-in on Seesaw. I will record a brief morning message with an overview of the day’s les
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Friday, March 27

Happy Friday, third graders and families! It was so wonderful to see so many of you on our Zoom call yesterday! We even had a special treat of Señora Rocha reading us Buenas Noches, Luna. We will have another Zoom call sometime next week. Watch your email for more information! 🙂 Please remember to continue to send me work in bold below/in purple on the Google Doc. On Monday, I will send you an email if your child has
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A message from Mrs. Vehovsky

Mrs. Vehovsky wanted to share this information with you regarding more Handwriting Without Tears resources. If you would like to print some of the Handwriting Without Tears paper to use at home, you can find it here. https://www.lwtears.com/programs/distance-learning   “Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool (K–5)”-    Create an account   -“Select a Workbook to Get Started”   -“Cursive Ha
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An update from Coach Newman

Parents: How is everyone? I will be sending emails periodically throughout the following weeks with what we would like the kids to do. I will be providing what you will need via email, links, and attachments so please look out for those. Please participate in the activity for a minimum of 20 minutes a day but we would love our kiddos to get up and move for 60 minutes a day. The 60 minutes is recommended by the medica
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Thursday, March 26

Good morning, third grade families! I am so excited to see you today for our Zoom call at 10am! Please see the email I sent on Tuesday for the session number and password. Thank you for your support so our students can have this opportunity to connect! Please remember to continue to send me work in bold below/in purple on the Google Doc. See you soon! If you are not able to join us today – we hope to see you ne
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Wednesday, March 25

Hello, marvelous third graders and families! Today is the Feast of the Annunciation, a day we celebrate Mary! Today is when Gabriel appeared to her and she said YES to God. Check out a challenge question on Seesaw today about Mary. Today, Pope Francis has asked all Catholics to pray the Our Father together against the current COVID-19 crisis. While his suggested time of noon in Rome is 6am here in Chicago, take some
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E-Learning for Mrs. Head, Tuesday, March 24

Happy Tuesday, 3rd grade families! Thank you for all of the behind-the-scenes film crew work to get the dioramas on Seesaw! I love seeing all of the detail and hard-work you put into your projects. I am adding comments to each video as I see it. Please check your emails for a Google Form about setting up a Zoom time for third grade! Once I have received feedback from a majority of the class, I will set-up a time and
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