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    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