Maria Whitaker

Welcome to Mrs. Whitaker's 3rd Grade

Mission Statement:
Mishawaka Catholic School builds disciples of Jesus Christ through faith formation, academic excellence, and service to others in accordance with the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church.

 


 WELCOME TO 3rd GRADE AT MISHAWAKA CATHOLIC SCHOOL. I AM MARIA WHITAKER AND I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO A BLESSED AND FUN FILLED SCHOOL YEAR. THIS IS MY 13TH YEAR OF TEACHING AND I WANT TO KEEP ALL LINES OF COMMUNICATION OPEN. MY HUSBAND JOHN AND I HAVE THREE CHILDREN, JAMISON (SENIOR AT MARIAN), OLIVIA (FRESHMEN AT MARIAN), AND BLAKE (6TH GRADER AT MISHAWAKA CATHOLIC).  WE ARE ACTIVE MEMBERS AT ST. JOSEPH PARISH IN MISHAWAKA.  WE MOVED TO THIS AREA IN 2005 AND LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS WONDERFUL COMMUNITY; THE SUPPORT, THE LOVE, AND THE FRIENDSHIPS WE HAVE MADE.  ALONG WITH THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER, I WILL ALSO POST TO THIS PAGE ALL HOMEWORK, IMPORTANT INFORMATION, AND ANY UPDATES. PLEASE CHECK THIS PAGE OFTEN.  


 
 

Textbook Information and Links:

Please click on the subject area to take you to the website.

Reading:https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePCLandingPage/#languageArt

Math: Big Ideas Mathhttps://clever.com/in/mishawaka-catholic-school

Religion: Alive in Christ

Social Studies

 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
 
FIELD TRIPS: If you are interested in driving on any field trip, please make sure that you have an updated background check.  You can contact Tammy Christianson at the St. Monica campus if you have any questions. 

GYM CLOTHES: Gym clothes need to be brought in on Thursday. Students may also bring them in on Monday and take them back home on Friday to be washed.

LIBRARY BOOKS:  Library books need to be brought back every Monday to return or renew.  

BOOK ORDERS: You may order online as a parent using the code GTTR6, go to scholastic.com.   

 


Homework for the week of November 12th-16th 

  

Monday, November 12th: 
Math: Rocket Math/ At the Bakery Shop multiplication
Spelling:  oi and oy words





Tuesday, November 13th:
Math:  4.1: Homework and Practice pgs. 161-162





Wednesday, November 13th:
Math:  Fact Family Houses and Rocket Math
  Reading:  Re-read Technology Wins the Game to someone at home. 




Thursday, November 14th:
Spelling:  Test tomorrow
Language Arts:  DOL Quiz



















 

 

  
Spelling Words for the Week of November 12th:

joy, point, voice, join, oil, coin, noise, spoil, toy, joint, boy, soil, choice, boil, come, are, poison, destroy

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If highly encourage you to go to spellingcity.com and find our list of spelling words for the week.  Here you can play games, practice your spelling words, and do lots of activities.  Once you go to the home page you type in my username: mwhitaker3 or you can search by my name (Maria Whitaker) or school (St. Joseph School Mishawaka) or go directly to http://www.spellingcity.com/mwhitaker3/ and the list will pop up.  Hopefully you will try this website and see all it has to offer!!


Other Happenings:
SOCIAL STUDIES:  We will begin learning about the 5 regions of the United States.  Students will be assigned a region and will work in groups to research their region.

 
  

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