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Grade 3

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WELCOME TO 3rd GRADE

Teachers:

Mrs. Peggy Voigt – peggy.voigt@orlctosa.org

 

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Religion / Memory

  • Daily devotions and prayers
  • Weekly chapel services
  • Weekly memory work
  • Bible stories and application to life
  • Study of Martin Luther
  • Class service project
  • Chapel – Jan. 15
  • 3rd – 5th Advent Service – Dec. 4th

 

Math

  • The philosophy behind Saxon Math is a continual review of previously introduced concepts.
  • Differentiation to cater to each student
  • Review of addition and subtraction
  • Time, measurement, place value
  • Adding and subtracting of three and four digit numbers with regrouping
  • Money, fractions, geometry, decimals
  • Multiplication and division facts
  • Long division and advanced multiplication
  • Use of manipulatives, math wrap-ups and pattern blocks
  • Daily homework

 

Spanish

  • Language and culture taught by Mrs. Maldonado
  • Spanish Lunch is a special event in 3rd grade

 

Language Arts

Reading – Houghton Mifflin

  • Instruction taught in 6 themed units
  • Drama/Movement activities incorporated
  • Silent reading time
  • School library time
  • Book reports
  • Read aloud stories
  • Accelerated Reader Program

Writing & English – McGraw-Hill

  • Journal and creative writing
  • 6 Trait Writing instruction
  • Writing Portfolio sent home at end of year
  • Grammar usage

Handwriting – Universal Publishing

  • Cursive Writing

Sitton Spelling

  • Weekly spelling words and tests
  • Phonics

 

Social Studies

  • Communities
  • Celebrations
  • America, Our Country
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Local Government
  • Patriotic Symbols
  • Map Skills
  • Scholastic News
  • Interdisciplinary Unit: Pasta and Pizza

 

Science

  • Living Things
  • Ecoysytems
  • Earth & Its Resources
  • Weather & Space
  • Matter
  • Forces & Energy
  • Nutrition
  • Health
  • Rain Forest
  • Experiments

 

Special Events

  • Wauwatosa West Planetarium
  • MilwaukeeCounty Zoo
  • First Stage Play (with workshops)
  • Palermo’s Pizza Tour