Third Grade Happenings

  • We Were School House Rockin' We had a great time at the Palace Theater in Manchester watching School House Rock Live!  There was lots of energy in the room.  The students were an amazing audience that represented PES well.  Thank you to the PTG who works so hard earning the funds that make these opportunities possible.  Thank you also to those who participated in The Great American Spell Check.  Those donations also helped to fund this great, educational trip.
    Posted May 10, 2017, 9:19 AM by Jaime Cochrane
  • Busy Bees We have been so busy in third grade over the last few weeks.  We are finishing up our work with fractions.  We have learned how to name fractional parts of a whole using number lines and shapes.  We have also compared fractions and found equivalent fractions. In writing, students have completed informational texts about the topic of their choice.  Title pages, tables of contents, chapters, factoids, tables, and diagrams are some of the text features that students have included.  In reading, study has been focused on study skills. Reading with note-taking, looking for text evidence to support ideas, and rereading are skills that will prepare students not only for upcoming testing but for their years of study ahead.  This ...
    Posted May 10, 2017, 9:11 AM by Jaime Cochrane
  • Week of March 27th We have been busy at work having started our Informational Writing.  Students have enjoyed choosing topics of interest and learning ways of organizing their information to present to their readers.  Some strategies have included: boxes and bullets, pros and cons, cause and effect, and problems and solutions.  They made tables of contents and have been busily drafting.  In reading students are studying characters.  They are determining traits and finding evidence to support their thinking.  They have even considered their own character traits and have created projects to share their ideas.  We are finishing up Because of Winn Dixie as a read aloud.  Students have enjoyed applying their knowledge to compare the main character to characters in others books.  In math ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2017, 12:08 PM by Jaime Cochrane
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Scholastic Reading Club



Did you know everytime you order books through Scholastic it helps us earn new books and supplies for our classroom?  Just use our special class code below when you place an order.  Also, we earn extra points when you buy your books online, and you can order anytime. Just click on "Parent Ordering" above and it will take you right to the website.

Our Classroom Code

                           GQN2F

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Classroom Schedule



Our Daily Schedule

8:30-8:45 Morning Work
8:45- 9:00 Morning Meeting
9:00-9:45 Writing Workshop
9:45 - 10:45 Math Group 1
10:50-11:45 Lunch and Recess
12:00-1:00 Math Group 2
1:00-1:15 Snack 
1:15 - 2:55 Specials
2:00 - 2:15 Read Aloud
2:15 - 2:45 Word Work 
2:55 Dismissal


Our Daily Specials

Wednesday: World Language