Grade 3

Joel students posing for camera in cafeteria
The Third Grade classroom provides a nurturing environment which encourages all children to grow and learn at their own rate. Instruction is designed to be developmentally appropriate, and to meet the needs of the diverse learning styles of children ages 6-9. Academic instruction is accomplished through a variety of activities, such as...

Readers, Writers, & Math Workshop Model

Shared Reading

Classroom Discussions

Learning Centers

Small Group Instruction/Reteaching

Individual Conferencing

Independent Practice

Ongoing Informal and Formal Assessments   

 

Third Grade instruction includes…

Reading Concepts & Skills

  • short/long vowels
  • decoding strategies
  • syllabication
  • comprehension strategies
  • responding to reading

     

    Writing Concepts & Skills

  • personal narratives
  • informational writing
  • fictional narratives
  • ·opinion writing
  • grammar

       

    Math Concepts & Skills

  • addition
  • subtraction
  • multiplication
  • division
  • fractions
  • geometry
  • decimals and money
  • time
  • graphs and data
  • measurement (customary & metric)

     

    Science Concepts & Skills

  • Physical Science
  • Properties of Matter
  • Life Science
  • Heredity
  • Evolution
  • Earth Science
  • The Changing Earth

     

    Social Studies Concepts and Skills 

  • Historical Events
  • Geographical Locations
  • Citizenship & Government
  • Economic Understanding
  • Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Understanding

     

    Specials Instruction

  • Art
  • Library Media
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • World Language Instruction - Spanish
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