Home Learning

Daily reading and writing of the book’s title in the Blue Book

(Regular Japanese home learning will be Day 2 and Day 8 and supersedes the Grade 3 week day home learning for that day.)

Monday – A reading response to your daily book or any book read that week. (in the Blue Book)

Tuesday– Mathletics – assigned math task by the teacher and/or Mathletics Live and/or Rainforest Math

Wednesday -Japanese home learning (Day 2 and Day 8 when assigned)/ Personal Mother Tongue learning/ A reading response to your daily book

Thursday – A written highlight about something learned this week (in the Blue Book)

Friday – Have a great weekend!

At any time you can make a positive comment about the YIS blogs.  Here is a video guide (created by third graders) if you need it. You might also like to see the whole post about quality comments by Ms. Yollis’s Third Grade Class.

You can find our YIS Home Learning Policy on the tab within the ES Curriculum page. 

At the beginning of the year we engage the children with understanding our Grade 3 home learning why-cant-i-skip-my-20-minutes-of-reading-tonight. The children will use a small blue notebook to help them develop responsibility as well as to help them with organization and time management. New or unknown vocabulary and spelling can be written in the back of the Blue Book. This notebook will be taken home and returned daily in a special zip folder. Daily reading is extremely important. This article entitled, “The Long Term Effects of Skipping your Reading Homework” has a very good image of how 20 minutes a day of reading makes a big difference. We also highly recommend and encourage reading to your child, this could range from chapter books, to blog posts, to appropriate world news.



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