3rd Grade

December

Welcome to our journey through poetry! I am thrilled to watch these wonderful young presenters practice their public speaking skills. By doing so, students will build confidence, expression and overall fluency! In class, we will introduce the poem, watch the teacher present it, and echo read the poem. The poem is part of the 3rd … Continue reading December

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October

Welcome to our Third Grade Page! We can’t believe it’s already October! What an energetic group of learners we have this year. They are excited to come everyday, so it makes our job easy! Important Announcements Picture Day: Oct. 7th (Friday). If you would like to order pictures for your student, please send in their … Continue reading October

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Biography Project

3rd Grade Famous Person Biography Project! The 3rd Graders are excited to read about and research a famous person for our biography project this month. Each student will be responsible for reading an age-appropriate biography (chosen in class) and then creating a poster that looks like their famous person. Most of the research will be … Continue reading Biography Project

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March/April 2016

We have had a little preview of spring! The weather has been so nice lately, but we still have to remember to come prepared for the weather. Please send your 3rd grader with appropriate outdoor gear for each day. If it’s muddy on the playground, we will require boots and if the snow returns, we … Continue reading March/April 2016

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Poetry Recitation #2

March Poetry Recitation This month, we will have students recite “By Myself” by Eloise Greenfield. Please work with your student to master phrasing and voice inflection and if your student chooses to, they may memorize the poem. Students will present the poem on Wednesday, March 23rd. A copy of the poem is below: By Myself … Continue reading Poetry Recitation #2

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How to Essay and Speech

How-To Essay and Speech– The 3rd graders will be working on a How – To essay at home and school. We would like them to pick a topic of interest and write an essay and then present it to the class in the form of a speech. We will go over the process of writing … Continue reading How to Essay and Speech

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February 2016

Happy February! We are now into the 3rd quarter. It feels just like yesterday when we welcomed the new third graders on the first day of school. Now they are practically 4th graders! Dates to Remember: No School (President’s Day): February 15th Academic Fair Night AND Science Fair: Thursday, February 25th Looking Forward: Spring Conferences: … Continue reading February 2016

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Quick Update- February 1, 2016

Hi Families- I can’t believe we are already in the 3rd Quarter! This year is flying by:-) Report cards for Quarter 2 will be sent home this week and you should receive them by early next week. A few things to note: Report Card Grades: On the last report card, many parents were concerned with the … Continue reading Quick Update- February 1, 2016

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January

January Happy 2016! We are thrilled to be back in the classroom with your students,even though we have CHILLY days!  We have a lot of new things to learn and think about as your third graders prepare for 4th grade. Important Dates: Thursday, January 14th — SHPA Winter Concert 6:30 pm Monday,  January 18th- No School (Martin … Continue reading January

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Poetry Recitation Assignment #1

Welcome to our journey through poetry! I am thrilled to watch these wonderful young presenters practice their public speaking skills. By doing so, students will build confidence, expression and overall fluency! In class, we will introduce the poem, watch the teacher present it, and echo read the poem. The poem is part of the 3rd Grade … Continue reading Poetry Recitation Assignment #1

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