• Attendance Message Line: (650) 312-7512, ext. 3
  • Phone: (650) 312-7511

Mrs. Chan's Class

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Report Cards & Winter Break

* Report cards were sent home with your child on Friday, December 8th. Please keep the report card, sign the envelope, and return the envelope.

* There will be no school for Winter Break from Friday, December 22nd to Monday, January 8th. We will return to school on Tuesday, January 9th.

Ohlone Indians

The 3rd graders participated in a program that taught them more about the culture of the Ohlone Indians, the Native Americans of the Northern California coast. They learned about the Ohlone clothing, food, hunting techniques, games, song, and dance. Here is a link to the program that they participated in.

Daily Homework

Red homework folders are due every morning, except Monday.

  • Read 20-30 minutes. Please write the book title on your homework sheet on a daily basis. Remember to spell the title correctly and use capital letters.
  • Math worksheet- complete both sides and check your work.
  • Take a practice spelling test at home on Thursday. There will be a spelling test on Friday.

* Please return your library books to school by Tuesday.

Weekly Spelling Words (December 11th-15th)

Closed Syllable Pattern

  1. better
  2. black
  3. blended
  4. munching
  5. predators
  6. quickly
  7. sticky
  8. suddenly
  9. frigid*
  10. determines*
  11. excess*
  12. exterior*

What We're Learning (December 4th-8th)

Reading: Unit 3 Animal Adaptations

Key details and main idea, analyze text connections, context clues, use information from photographs, analyze graphic features, compare & contrast two texts on the same topic

Writing: Animal Reports, Informational Writing

Planning, drafting, revising, and editing our writing

Language: Regular Verbs and Verb Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreements

Math: Division

Social Studies: The Ohlones Native Americans of the Northern California coast

Weekly Activities

*PE everyday

Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays
  Library   Computers
  • Buddies
  • Art (every other week)
  • Music

Links to Useful Sites

AR Book Finder is an online tool to look up a book's reading level.

Scholastic book order. When ordering books online, use the Class Activation Code GZV38.

Ten Marks is an online math practice and enrichment program. Your child's username and password for this website was given to you at Back To School Night.

Growth Mindset videos. These are videos we have watched and discussed in class. We are practicing to have a growth mindset, which is the idea that we can all get smarter and our brains can get stronger with more effort.

Common Core Standards are the academic standards for K-12 literacy and math education. 

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May chan

Classroom ph #650-638-2929

mchan@smfc.k12.ca.us