Boo Dodgers!
Awards Assembly March 31 @ 10:30 in the MPR! 
3rd grade field trip to the Discovery Cube is scheduled for May 1st.  Details to be forthcoming. 
"Yes, no, why?" assignment located after the vocabulary words at the bottom of this page on Thursday. 
Our 3rd grade field trip to the Ocean Institute has been changed to the Aquarium of the Pacific because of the distance to the Ocean Institute.  Still scheduled for June 5.  
Thank you to all who helped fundraise for our field trip.  The water bottle had a little over $100 in it, and we raised over $400 with Smencil sales.

Homework schedule: Typical 5 day week:
Monday- reading 20+ minutes, spelling, math and vocabulary (definitions)
Tuesday- reading 20+ minutes, spelling, math and vocabulary (matrix) 
Wednesday- reading 20+ minutes, spelling and math, study vocabulary  
Thursday-reading 20+ minutes, spelling (pretest at home), math and vocabulary (Yes, No, Why?)  
Friday- turn in all homework 
Math needs to be brought back to school every day to be corrected. 
Note:  Spelling homework is assigned to do at home.  Math homework is whatever assignment is not finished in class.  Vocabulary homework is assigned to do at home, however, time is often given in class to start the assignment. 
This week's spelling list:  



Root words

ast = star

aud = hear

cycle = circle

form = shape

1.  bicycle                        2.  uniform                        3.  audio                        4.  disaster

5.  recycle                        6.  formula                        7.  landform                        8.  applaud

9.  asteroid                        10. transform                        11. motorcycle            12. astronomy

13. astronaut                        14. audience                        15. formation                        16. conform

17. audition                        18. audiobook            19. deform                        20. reform


Study words 21 – 25 if you missed 10 or less of the first 20 words.

21. asterisk                        22. auditorium            23. encyclopedia

24. audiovisual            25. astronomical




bashful- Shy.


beneficial- Having a positive, useful or favorable effect on something.


bewildered- Uncertain or confused.


biodegradable-  Capable to be broken down, or decomposed, by microorganisms.


bizarre- Very weird or unusual.


bland- Lacking flavor, or uninteresting.


bleak- Dreary, bare, or otherwise undesirable.


blurry- To make, or become, unclear.