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Welcome. To Third Grade!. Third Grade Curriculum. 3 rd Grade Readers Can…. - Use Schema and Background Knowledge -Ask Questions when Reading -Use Text to Visualize -Draw Inferences when Reading -Determine what is Important in Text -Synthesize Information -Use “Fix-Up” Strategies

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• -Use Schema and Background Knowledge

• -Use Text to Visualize

• -Determine what is Important in Text

• -Synthesize Information

• -Use “Fix-Up” Strategies

• -Read Strategically for longer stretches of time (20-30 minsnightly)

• STAAR is four hours long with many passages.

• Stamina is essential.

• Enhance fact fluency (It is expected for them to come into third grade fluent in addition and subtraction facts. Mastery of multiplication and division facts is our focus this year.)

• Solve multi-step, complex word problems

• Work with numbers to the hundred thousand place

• Multiplication with 2 digits by 1 digit. By the end of the year, we will use an algorithm.

• Divide a one digit number into a two digit number

• - Measure time, length, temperature, and capacity (metric and customary units)

• Collect, organize, record, display, and interpret data

• Work with fractions of an area, on a clock, and on a number line. Students work with equivalent fractions

• Learn financial literacy

• -participate in hands-on scientific investigations

• -explore properties of matter

• -examine patterns in earth and space, such as climate, seasons, and planets

• -participate in the garden and study life sciences

• -discuss current events

• -learn the difference between celebrations and

• memorials

• -compare celebrities and heroes

Look for upcoming information regarding this year’s Academic Fair!

Thursday, October 23:  7:00-8:00

• - Tested and leveled at the beginning of the year

• Practice, practice, practice

• Spelling tests on Friday

• -Plan their writing

• -Collaborate with other writers

• -Learn different genres of writing

• -Personal Narrative, Poetry, Expository

• -Complete the writing cycle through a writer’s workshop format

• -Write increasingly complex sentences

• -Focus on the craft of writing using 6 traits of writing

• - Ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, presentation

• -Use and apply conventions of grammar

• -homework packets are handed out on Friday.

• math is due back on a daily basis

• spelling is due on Friday

• Grammar homework is due on Friday

• -Homework passes are good for only one assignment.

• -Homework will begin in September

• In the spring semester, we take a field trip to an 1890’s school house.

• Be thinking of outfit ideas. More information will be sent home later detailing simple ways to create an outfit.

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