Welcome to Third Grade!
Welcome Back! It is our pleasure to be your child's teachers this year! So far, we have had a wonderful beginning. Please make sure you have sent in all supplies and $9 for Storyworks. Also, students must hand in 2 blue emergency card with working phone numbers. Please check your child's folders for Remind letters. We are also available on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:00pm for parent meetings. It is going to be a wonderful year!
Class 3-317 Szalkowski/Cercone
Mon. - Art
Tues. - Science/Recess
Wed. - Music
Thurs. - Phys. Ed./Recess
Fri. - Computers
Class 3-312 O'Connor
Mon. - Music
Tues. - Science
Wed. - Phys. Ed.
Thurs. - Computers/Recess
Fri. - Art/Recess
Class 3-318 Avarez
Mon. - Computer/Recess
Tues. - Science
Wed. - Art
Thurs. - Music/Recess
Fri. - Phys. Ed.
Class 3-312 Velasquez
Mon. - Phys. Ed./Computers
Tues. - Music/Recess
Wed. - Computers
Thurs. - Science/Recess
Fri. - STEM
Class 3-309 Ruiz
Mon. - Phys. Ed.
Tues. - Computers/Recess
Wed. - Science
Thurs. - Art/Recess
Fri. - STEM
We are beginning Chapter 1 in Go Math. This chapter is reviewing second grade work. Please review addition/ subtraction math facts, addition/subtraction with regrouping, rounding, odd and even numbers and estimation word problems.
September 12 - Meet the Teacher Night
September 30/October 1 -
NO SCHOOL ROSH HASHANAH
October 9 - Yom Kippur
October 14 - Columbus Day
Suggested Third Grade Reading List
Choose from the list of series books below.
Magic Tree House
Magic Tree House
Please send these items in on THURSDAY, 9/5
Please send these items in on FRIDAY, 9/6
**PLEASE LABEL ALL OF YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO PREVENT THEM FROM GETTING LOST!
Por favor mande estos utiles,
Por favor mande estos utiles, VIERNES, 9/6
**POR FAVOR PONGALE EL NOMBRE A TODOS LOSE UTILES, PARA EVITAR QUE SE PIERDAN.
GRACIAS CON ANTICIPACION.
Homework is given every day. Please look in your child's agenda for the assignments. Also, please initial once the hw is completed. If your child is missing any assignments, the missing assignment will be written on the monthly calendar in the front of the agenda. Students are responsible for making up the work and showing their teacher.
Note our school wide grading system...
95-100 is considered a 4
80-94 is considered a 3
65-79 is considered a 2
1-64 is considered a 1
3rd Grade Benchmarks
- Students should be reading at a level N independently and be able to answer basic comprehension questions, CER (Claim Evidence, Reasoning-with one piece of text evidence).
- Students must be able to form an idea about a character and be able to support their idea with evidence from the text.
- Students must be able to form an opinion about a character and support that opinion with evidence from the text.
- Students must log their independent reading in their Reading Logs daily.
- Students must be able to score 65% or higher on reading comprehension tests.
- Students must be able to write a five sentence paragraph with a main idea (topic) sentence, three detailed sentences and a closing sentence that summarizes the main idea.
- Students must include capital letters for beginning sentences and proper nouns and use proper punctuation. Paragraphs must begin with an indent.
- Students must know all sight words up to third grade level.
- Students must be able to write a personal narrative, using three paragraphs to show beginning middle and end.
- Students must be able to add and subtract basic facts mentally without manipulatives.
- Students must do column addition/subtraction with regrouping.
- Students must tell time to the minute.
- Students must round numbers to the nearest ten and hundred.
- Students must identify key words signaling addition and subtraction
- Students must be able to read and write a number up to the thousands place.
- Students should begin memorizing times tables 0-5 and 10 and be able to draw arrays.
- Students must be able to read and interpret data using graphs and tables.
- Students must be able to score a 65% or higher on all math assessments.
- Academic and Personal Behaviors
- Students must be able to complete the morning routine in 15 minutes.
- Students must be prepared with materials such as sharpened pencils, correct books and previous night's homework.
- Homework must be monitored by an adult, but completed by a child.
- Students must be responsible for packing and unpacking their backpacks at school and at home.
- Students must be able to follow three step instructions, orally.
- Students must complete assignments and daily tasks in a timely manner.
- Students must be focused and ask questions at appropriate times.