I am Sr. Ma. Ruth C. dela Cruz, O.P., your child’s homeroom teacher for this school year. I graduated Bachelor of Science in Education Major in Religious Education and earned my Masters in Educational Management in the Philippines. My experiences as an administrator for 10 years and 14 years as an elementary and high school teacher deepen my passion for teaching. Indeed, it is always a great experience to teach and learn from young minds.

I am looking forward to your cooperation and full support in order to make education here at Holy Angels School effective. May we have a school year full of fun and learning.


Have a great time in Holy Angels.

Third Grade Curriculum

What knowledge do I want my learners to acquire?



 By the end of 3rd Grade, learners will have an age-appropriate understanding of the following:

  1. Continue learning and frequently pray the Christian basics prayers ( Apostles Creed, Praying the Rosary and the Responses to Litany

  2. Aware and active  participation of the celebration of each liturgical year

  3. Concepts about Profession of faith ( Catechism of the Catholic Church)

  4. The Celebration of the sacraments and Life of Christ



By the end of grade three, students deepen their understanding of:

  1. Number Sense ( understanding the place value of whole numbers)

  2. Calculate and solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

  3. Relationship between whole numbers, simple fractions and decimals

  4. Use of units and measurement to quantify the  properties of objects

  5. Describe and compare the attributes of plane and solid geometric figures to show and solve problems




Students will learn the sentence structure, parts of speech (noun, verb, pronoun, adjective, adverb and conjunctions) and able to write (poems, letter writing, journal and write stories) creatively.



Students explore a well-constructed and systematic program that builds spelling power, link spelling to word meaning and be able to write effectively.


HISTORY/ Social Studies-

Students learn to analyze important decision in history and utilize the critical thinking skills and decision-making process. It provides them with a powerful tool for integrated learning about history, geography, economics, government and culture.


Students understand the five basic areas when evaluating cursive handwriting such as; alignment, slant, shape, size and spacing. Letter shapes should be consistent and easy to read.


 Students develop independent reading habit, critical thinking skills, comprehension, identify topic, main idea, following directions, noting details, sequencing and apply the reading strategies (predict/ infer, phonics/ decoding, monitor/ clarify, question, evaluate and summarize)

Technology is integrated in different areas of the curriculum.