Degrees and Certifications:
Alison Tinger graduated from University of Oregon and Pacific University, taught Kindergarten at Forest Hills for 10 years, and is now enjoying being a part of the 3rd grade team. She is a proud mother of two girls, ages 14 and 17. They are Forest Hills alumni and currently attend LOHS. Alison enjoys being active outside with family and friends along with taking care of her numerous pets.
WEEKLY CLASSROOM NEWS!
If your child has a different math and/or reading teacher, please visit their class page for any math/reading information. We are very aligned so it is likely very similar, but please plan to visit that teacher's page for any extra specific information.
Week of May 29-31 2018
We have returned to our Paragraph of the Week format, hitting topic sentences during WIN, making sure that the kids are STRONG on paragraph structure. We are almost finished with our Life Skills book! We are also writing a piece on our canoe trip.
We will be back to our normal reading classes, focusing on Unit 7: What Forces Change the Earth? No spelling due to the short week.MATH
Getting Ready for 4th Grade packets.
Fifteen minutes nightly of multiplication fact practice is highly recommended! You can begin working on division facts as well.
We are finishing up our Native Americans unit with a small writing and art piece.
We completed our Motion and Design unit and are following with some STEM activities.
Bright, happy suns are hanging in our room! :-) We will also be working on a canoe piece.
Also, the kids did tree art which will be displayed at Palisades Elementary School beginning May 1 for Arbor Day.
Please continue practicing All the Right Type to build typing skills. You can access this program from the library and third-grade classrooms links on the Forest Hills website. Kids in third grade are expected to type long and short pieces right out of the gate, especially for state testing.