Third Grade Update: 9/3 – 9/6

Here is a look at what were working on this week:

-Language Arts:

Focus Text: A Fine, Fine School

Essential Question: How is learning at school different from learning at home?

CCSS: RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. RF.3.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. SL.3.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.


Unit 1- Addition and Subtraction Patterns

Module 1: Subtraction Facts to Twenty

CCSS:  3.MD.B.3 Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets. 


Unit 1: We Believe, Part 1

Ch.2: God the Creator

Focus: To learn why God created the world and people

Religion Standard: PS3.REL.3: Articulate grade appropriate church doctrine, history and moral issues.

-Social Studies:

Unit: Geography of the Local Region

CCSS: 3.1 Use physical geography and human geography to tell about people, places and environments. I can use maps, tables, graphs, pictures, and charts to organize information about people, places and environments 3.1.1 I can locate deserts, mountains, valleys, hills, coastal areas, oceans, and lakes in my region.


Unit: Power of Flowers

Science Docent: Pong Launcher and Build a Top

CCSS: 3.PS2.1- Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.


 Math= Home Connection P. 3-5: (Addition and Subtraction Review) P. 7-8 (Of Mice and Moles)

ELA=  Reading Comprehension worksheet for A Fine, Fine School

Target Vocabulary: principle, soared, strolled, worried, proud, announce, fine, certainly

Dates To Remember:

  • Sept. 2nd: No School- Labor Day
  • Sept. 4th: All school Mass- Full uniform
  • Sept. 6th: Picture Day!
  • Sept. 10th: Dine and Donate (Tomatina)
  • Sept. 20th: Diocesan Staff Day- No School/Share n Care
  • Sept. 21st: Fun Fair
  • Sept. 22nd: Pancake Breakfast
  • Sept. 23rd: Free dress- September birthdays

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