Third Graders are Awesome!
To help your child be successful in third grade: please read with them for 15 minutes everyday. Practice place value, addition with regrouping, and subtraction with regrouping. These are very important skills to having a successful third grade experience!
Sneaker reminder: Your child will have P.E. one day in a 4 day cycle and is required to wear sneakers. Our specials will be in the afternoon from 12:40-1:25.
Math: One of the most important math concepts third graders learn, and are expected to master by the end of third grade, is multiplication facts through 100 (10 x 10). It is never too early to buy some flashcards and have your child practice facts at home!
Reading: This month your child will be part of our reading centers. We will be reading, writing, using the dictionary and exploring different computer programs.
Writing: Students will be creating Multiplication Strategies books and going through the writers workshop process. They will be planning, drafting, revising, editing ,and publishing.
Science/Social Studies: This month we will be finishing our Weather and Water unit! We are looking forward to a visit from Channel 9 Meteorologist Kevin Skarupa!
Responsive Classroom: The first six weeks of school is an important time for establishing a classroom community through the following:
*****Be sure to look for the Purple Folder letter coming home every Friday******