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Welcome to 3 rd Grade Curriculum Night. Presented by : Mr. Joseph Herman Mrs. Michaela Philmon Mrs. Dana Flowers Ms. Chi Truong. A lways R eaching E xcellence (excellence in everything) S.T.A.R . ( S tudent T aking A cademic R esponsibility). Curriculum Night.

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welcome to 3 rd grade curriculum night
Welcome to 3rd Grade Curriculum Night

Presented by:

Mr. Joseph Herman

Mrs. Michaela Philmon

Mrs. Dana Flowers

Ms. Chi Truong

Always Reaching Excellence (excellence in everything)

S.T.A.R. (Student Taking Academic Responsibility)


Curriculum Night

Common Core GPS (English/Language Arts and Math)

Georgia Performance Standards (Science and Social Studies)

Homework Policy / Agenda

Third Grade Discipline Plan / S.O.A.R.


Forms of communication

Awards Criteria

Infinite Campus

Report Card

reaching excellence in reading language arts
Reaching Excellence in Reading/Language Arts

Note: Science and Social Studies will be integrated during ELA time.

In Reading /Language Arts, students will learn:

  • The conventions of standard English
  • How to apply word analysis skills to decode and read fluently
  • Strategies to better comprehend and understand different types of text
  • How to write different texts for various purposes (narrative, informational, and opinion pieces)
  • How to conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic
reaching excellence in math
Reaching Excellence in Math
  • Number and Operations

- Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic

- Fluently add and subtract using multiple strategies to solve word problems

- Represent and compare fractions / equivalent fractions

  • Algebraic Reasoning

- Represent and solve problems using multiplication and division

- Fluently multiply and divide within 100

- Explain patterns in arithmetic

  • Geometry

- Reason with shapes and their attributes

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Reaching Excellence in Math

Note: The 8 Mathematical Practices Standards will be embedded in each unit of study.

  • Data Analysis

- Represent and interpret data (draw a pictograph, a bar graph and a line plot)

  • Measurement

- Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects

- Understand the concepts of area as it relates to multiplication

- Solve problems involving perimeters of polygons.

reaching excellence in science
Reaching Excellence in Science

* Life Science



* Earth Science

Rocks and Soil


* Physical Science



reaching excellence in social studies
Reaching Excellence in Social Studies

Historical Figures

Mary Bethune

Paul Revere

Susan B. Anthony Cesar Chavez

Thurgood Marshall

Lyndon B. Johnson

Fredrick Douglass

Franklin Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt

Government / Civic Understanding



Historical Figures

homework policy
Homework Policy

Homework is a key part of student success. It is an excellent way to reinforce skills and concepts taught in the classroom.

  • Read for a minimum 20 minutes daily
  • Spelling Packet
  • Practice First in Math
  • Other assigned homework assignments / projects
  • Please sign agenda nightly
third grade discipline plan
Third Grade Discipline Plan

Routines and rituals will be taught and followed daily to build a positive learning environment. However, if students do not follow the classroom rules, the following steps will be taken.  

1. Verbal Warning

2. Conference with teacher

3. Time out in the classroom

4. Time out in another classroom

5. Call home/Parent conference

6. Infinite Campus behavior referral





When positive behaviors are noticed throughout the building, faculty and staff will give the student’s SOAR card a hole punch. Students meeting the required number of punches at the end of the week will be rewarded with a treat.


Students MUST be in class by 7:45 to be marked present.

Students arriving after 7:45 must be brought into the front office for check in by parent/guardian.

forms of communication
Forms of Communication
  • Email / Phone call
  • Write a note in your child’s agenda
  • Website
  • Schedule a conference when needed
  • Reminder101

Open communication between home and school is extremely vital in your child’s success! 

infinite campus
Infinite Campus
  • Parents can view grades online via Parent Portal on Infinite Campus.
  • If you haven’t already done so, please stop by the front office to pick up your log in information to Parent Portal.

Note: Grades are updated every Wednesday.

awards criteria
Awards Criteria

Please refer to the awards criteria handout.

A copy of the awards criteria can also be found on our school website.

Please direct any questions you may have regarding the criteria to the Student Recognition Committee – Mrs. Richardson and Ms. Mitchell.

report card
Report Card
  • Only the standards are listed on the report card. For example:
  • Describes cultural and geographical systems of historical Americans
  • Your child may score a 3 for this standard after mastering 1 historical figure (i.e. Paul Revere), but may score lower or higher under this standard for a different historical figure (i.e. Susan Anthony)

There’s one change in our report card:

4’s = exceeding

3’s = meeting

2’s = progressing

1’s = emerging

0’s = critical need

helpful websites
Helpful Websites