Mrs. Wittrock

Third Grade Room 301

Friday we celebrated the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima. We began the day with Mass and prayed the Rosary as a school after lunch.   Mr. Sanislo, our art teacher, gave every student a print of a painting he did a number of years ago showing the children and Our Lady of Fatima. This print should fits in a16 X 20 inch frame if you choose to frame it for your child. 

Parent/Teacher Conferences:   It was great seeing you Thursday!  I look forward to talking with the rest of you on Tuesday, Oct. 17th.  I will have my phone set at the 14 minute mark to remind myself to stop talking!  I hope that will also help keep you on track to get to your next conference. 

No School:  Just a reminder that there is no school Wednesday, Oct.18th- Friday, Oct. 20th due to MEA.

Please remind your child that no Pokémon cards or fidget spinners are allowed at school.  Thanks for your help!




Have a great week!


Mrs. Wittrock



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Learning For the Week

Religion:   We work on Chapter 5 in our text on Abraham:  The Father of God’s People.  We learn about the virtue of faith and talk about the Promised Land.  All School Mass is on Tuesday at 8:00 AM. 


Reading:   We continue reading in our chapter book, “Good Grief…Third Grade.”  We work with summarizing and sentence writing.  We continue work with identifying and using pronouns.


Mathematics:   We begin work with subtracting 2,3,and 4 digit numbers with and without regrouping.  Keep practicing subtraction facts as homework for the next month to help your child get those facts “engrained in your brain!”


History:   Our work in Unit 2 focuses on the rivers of the world. We learn about the parts of a river: the mouth, delta, silt, and reservoir.  We learn about the Mississippi River and compare it to the Ob River.  We learn about the wildlife found on the river and dangers that are encountered when piloting rivers.  This week we look at other rivers and lakes found in Minnesota.


Science:  We have added a few creatures to our aquarium.  I wonder what they are??  We will examine them as scientists and try to name the classification they belong in. We continue work with animals adding the classification of amphibians and looking at the terms of mimicry, camouflage, and adaptations.


Spelling:  This week we have no list words due to the short week.

There are no list words with the short week!

Challenge Vocabulary Words:








Recess and lunch are from 10:55-11:55 daily.  These are the days of our specials:

Monday: Music and Spanish

Tuesday:  Mass, Computer and Library

Wednesday:   Spanish and Gym

Thursday:  Art and Music

Friday:  Gym and Flashlight Friday

Room 301 St Michael

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  1. Susie Wittrock

    The web page for the week of Oct. 16th-20th has been updated.

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