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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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Welcome

• -Use Schema and Background Knowledge
• -Use Text to Visualize
• -Draw Inferences when Reading
• -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.
3rd Grade Mathematicians can….
• 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
• -learn about our community
• -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

3rd grade Word Study…
• - 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
• - Check the third grade webpage for weekly homework updates!
Just A quick Heads up….
• 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.
FUNDRAISER

Dolphin Power : Building the Future Together

Check the DWE website to donate directly to DWE!

ONE LAST THING…..
• PLEASE PURCHASE :
• AN AGENDA ……...\$6.00
• TIME FOR KIDS…. \$6.00
• We encourage the use of cash.
• If you are writing a check, please use separate checks.
• All checks should be made out to Deerwood Elementary.