Grade 3

Third Grade 2016/2017

Welcome to the Third Grade website!  Here you will find monthly information about what is happening in our classrooms.

April 2017

Reading Street Unit 5.4: Jalapeno Bagels

Reading Street Unit 5.5: Me and Uncle Romie

Reading Street Unit 6.1: The Story of the Statue of Liberty

Everyday Math Unit 5: Place Value/Estimation/Elapsed Time

Everyday Math Unit 6:  Geometry

Everyday Math Unit 10: Measuring mass/volume. Interpreting graphs using mean, median, mode, and range

Social Studies: Human Systems

Science: Energy and Circuits

Important Dates April 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017: End of the Third Quarter

Week of April 17, 2017: Spring Break

Week of April 24, 2017: SBAC Testing Begins

March 2017

Reading Street Unit 4.4: America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle

Reading Street Unit 4.5: Fly, Eagle, Fly!

Reading Street Unit 4: BENCHMARK

Reading Street Unit 5.1: Suki’s Kimono

Reading Street Unit 5.2: How my Family Lives in America

Everyday Math Unit 9:  Multiplication (2-digit)

Social Studies: Physical Systems

Science: Rocks and Erosion

Second Step: Lesson 17: Managing Anger Lesson 18: How to Calm Down Lesson 19: Problem Solving Steps Lesson 20: Problem Solving Steps

February 2017

Reading Street Unit 4.1: Wings

Reading Street Unit 4.2: Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest

Reading Street Unit 4.3: Rocks in His Head

Reading Street Unit 4.4: America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle

Everyday Math Unit 8 and 9:  Fractions and Multiplication (2-digit)

Social Studies: Physical Systems

Science: Rocks and Erosion

Second Step: Lesson 14 Handling Accusations, Lesson 15 Managing Disappointment, Lesson 16: Managing Anger

Important Dates February:

Tuesday, February 7- 100th Day of School

Tuesday, February 14- Valentines  Day Parties

Thursday, February 16- PTA Meeting 6pm

Week of Monday, February 20- NO SCHOOL

Week of Monday, February 27- Dr. Seuss Week

Friendly Reminders:

The weather is getting colder.  Please make sure to send appropriate outdoor clothing, as we will go outside most days for recess.

Birthday Invitations will only be passed out if the entire class is included. Teachers will not be responsible for handing out invitations to only a selected group of students. Thank you for understanding.

January 2017

Reading Street Unit 3.3: Night Letters

Reading Street Unit 3.4: A Symphony of Whales

Reading Street Unit 3.5: Volcanoes

Reading Street Unit 3 Benchmark

Reading Street Unit 4.1:  Wings

Everyday Math Unit 6 and 8: Geometry and Fractions

Social Studies: My Place in Space

Science: Ecosystems

Second Step: Lesson 14 Handling Accusations, Lesson 15 Managing Anger

Important Dates January:

Monday, January 2: NO SCHOOL

Monday, January 9: Aims-web Testing Begins

Monday, January 16: NO SCHOOL

Friday, January 20: Early Release

Monday, January 23: MAPs Testing Begins

 

Friendly Reminders:

The weather is getting colder.  Please make sure to send appropriate outdoor clothing, as we will go outside most days for recess.

December 2016:

Reading Street Unit 2.5: William’s House

Reading Street Benchmark Unit 2

Reading Street Unit 3.1: The Gardener

Reading Street Unit 3.2: Pushing Up the Sky

Reading Street Unit 3.3: Night Letters

Science: Ecosystems

Social Studies: My Place in Space

Everyday Math Unit 4 and 7: Multiplication and Division

Second Step Unit 3: Emotion Management. Lesson 11: Introducing Emotion Management. Lesson 12: Managing Test Anxiety Lesson 13: Handling Accusations, Lesson 14: Managing Disappointment. Lesson 15: Managing Anger

Important Dates December:

Friday, December 2: PTA Holiday Craft Night

Friday, December 16: Community Meeting 2pm

Wednesday, December 14: HSD School Board Meeting

Wednesday, December 21:Holiday concert 6:30pm

Friday, December 23: Early Release Day

Monday, December 6 through Monday, January 2: Holiday Break! NO SCHOOL!

Friendly Reminders:

The weather is getting colder.  Please make sure to send appropriate outdoor clothing, as we will go outside most days for recess.

November 2016:

Reading Street Unit 2.2: A Day’s Work

Reading Street Unit 2.3: Prudy’s Problem

Reading Street Unit 2.4: Tops and Bottoms

Reading Street Unit 2.5 William’s House

Reading Street Benchmark Unit 2

Science: Ecosystems

Social Studies: My Place in Space

Everyday Math Unit 3: Measuring with a ruler to the nearest whole, half, and quarter     inch. Circumference, diameter, perimeter, area, and line plot data.

Second Step Unit 2: Empathy. Lesson 9: Showing Compassion. Lesson 10: Making Friends

Second Step Unit 3: Emotion Management. Lesson 11: Introducing Emotion Management. Lesson 12: Managing Test Anxiety

Important Dates November:

Thursday, November 3: Parent Teacher conferences 4pm to 6:45pm

Friday, November 4: NO SCHOOL: parent teacher conferences 9am to 11:45am

Week of November 7: Fire Prevention

Friday, November 11: NO SCHOOL: Veteran’s Day

Wednesday, November 16: PTA Meeting 6pm

Saturday, November 19: Christmas Bazaar 9am to 2pm High School Gym

Wednesday, November 23 through Friday, November 25: NO SCHOOL!!! Thanksgiving Break

 

October 2016:

Reading Street Unit 1.4: If You Made a Million

Reading Street Unit 1.5: My Rows and Piles of Coins

Reading Street Unit 1 Benchmark Test

Reading Street Unit 2.1: Penguin Chick

Science: Force, motion, and Simple Machines

Everyday Math Unit 2: Fact Families, Addition (multiple addends), Subtraction, Change Number Stories, and Partial Sums

Second Step Unit 2: Empathy. Lesson 5 Identifying Other’s Feelings, Lesson 6 Understanding Perspectives, Lesson 7 Conflicting Feelings, and Lesson 8 Accepting Differences

Important Dates October:

Wednesday, October 5: Walk to School Day and School Board Public Forum at 6pm

Friday, October 7: PTA presenter about Halloween Safety

Monday, October 10: NO SCHOOL

Week of October 10: Fire Prevention

Thursday, October 13: Cheshire Smiles :)

Saturday, October 15: Color Run

Thursday, October 20: Lights On! HASP event starting at 4pm. PTA meeting at 6pm

Friday, October 28: End of the first quarter

Monday, October 31: Literacy parade

August/September 2016:

Reading Street Unit 1.1: Boom Town

Reading Street Unit 1.2: What About Me?

Reading Street Unit 1.3: Alexander, Who used to Be Rich Last Sunday

Science: Force, Motion, and Simple Machines

Social Studies: Business and Economy

Everyday Math Unit 1: Review of addition, subtraction, area and perimeter, time, patterns, graphing, measurement, money, and place value.

Second Step Unit 1: Lesson 1 Being Respectful Learners, Lesson 2 Using Self-Talk, Lesson 3 Being Assertive, Lesson 4 Planning to Learn

Important Dates:

Friday September 16: Community Meeting 2PM Gym

Tuesday, September 20: 2 Hour Delay. School Starts at 10:30. There will be no breakfast.

Wednesday, September 21: PTA meeting 6PM Cafeteria

Friendly Reminders:

The weather is getting colder.  Please make sure to send appropriate outdoor clothing, as we will go outside most days for recess.

Keep all toys at home

Please send a healthy snack to school with your child.

School Policy: 

 Birthday Invitations will only be passed out if the entire class is included. Teachers will not be responsible for handing out invitations to only a selected group of students. Thank you for understanding.

Sneakers are required for all gym days and suggested for recess.

 

Check back next month for updates!

Miss Lawrence, Miss Spiess, and Mrs. Wissman