Candlebrook Elementary School

Inspiring Excellence

 
 

 

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!

 

We look forward to working with you and your children this year. Please feel free to email us if you need anything at all.

 

Your child’s daily requirements are listed below.

 

                        Bookbag

                        Homework Folder including Assignment Book and Reading Log

                        Sharpened pencils w/erasers

                        Healthy Snack

 

We recommend flashcards for home use (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.) Your child will also have access to the Everyday Math website for fact practice.  Access to a calculator is also recommended.

 

If there are any changes in dismissal procedure, you must send in a note. An absence note must be sent the day your child returns to school after being absent. 

 

HOMEWORK: 3 HOURS A WEEK

 

Check and sign your child’s assignment book and reading log daily. Please send a note if problems arise. Nightly reading is a school wide program. Students must read at least 15 minutes. Anthology stories or content material can be part of this required reading. Math facts should also be practiced for 15 minutes each night.

 

SPECIALS:       Mrs. Borzillo         Mrs. Law             Mrs. Wolski                Mrs. Overly

 

A Day               Gym                      Music                  Art                              Health/Guidance

B Day               Music                    Library                Health/Guidance         Gym

C Day               Library                 Art                       Gym                            Music

D Day               Art                       Health/Guidance    Music                          Library

E Day               Health/Guidance     Gym                      Library                       Art

 

 

Class Parties:  

Halloween – Monday, Oct.31 (after the parade)

Winter Holiday – Thursday, Dec. 22 (time TBA)

Valentine’s Day – Tuesday, Feb. 14 (time TBA)

End of Year Picnic – Wednesday, June 7 (time TBA)

 

Parties are subject to change due to schedule changes. Advance notice will be given!

 

REPORT CARDS TO GO HOME:            December 7             March 8             June 12

                                                            (Wednesday)         (Wednesday)         (last day)

 

 

CONFERENCE DATES:             December 8 & 13 (both day & evening)

                                                March 9 (afternoon & evening) March 14 (afternoon only)

 

LANGUAGE ARTS:                   McGraw - Hill Wonders Program

Includes : Reading, Writing, Grammar and Spelling

 

MATH:                                     Everyday Math 4 

                                               

 

SOCIAL STUDIES:                  Unit 1:  Pennsylvania Civics and Government

                                                Unit 2:  Pennsylvania History

                                                Unit 3: Pennsylvania Economy

                                                Geography will be integrated throughout the year

 

SCIENCE:                                  Life Science

                                                 Earth Science

                                                 Physical Science

 

Positive Action: This year we will continue to implement the character education program called Positive Action. Students will be participating in weekly (OMIT the word weekly) lessons related to social, emotional, intellectual and physical health. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a Positive Action Celebration (P.A.C. Time) at the end of each week. To earn participation, they will need to exhibit positive behaviors throughout the week. 

 

Tentatively Planned Field Trips: Pennsbury Manor (Spring) 

 

PSSA Testing: April 3 - 7 (ELA), April 24 – 28 (Math) 

 

Let us know if you have any questions! Please visit our individual websites for more information pertaining to our classrooms.

 

-- The Third Grade Team

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