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Third Grade

THIRD GRADE TEACHERS

3-1     
T. Arnesen

3-2     
J. Chichi

3-3     L. Zacpal

3-4     
A. Kiernan

3-5     
K. Darr

3-6     
B. Padden/C. Piel

3-7     
A. Gisbert

3-8     
S. Kluber/B. Church


LANGUAGE GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Follow capitalization and punctuation standards

  • Apply grammar and usage standards to written and oral expression

  • Write creatively and clearly

  • Increase vocabulary

  • Improve spelling

  • Use writing process to improve writing product

 

READING GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Locate main ideas

  • Recall supporting details

  • Draw conclusions based on content

  • Establish cause and effect

  • Consider author’s purpose

  • Distinguish among fact, fantasy and opinion

  • Practice using close format for responding to questions

  • Summarize reading selections

  • Strengthen comprehension skills, including previewing and asking questions

  • Read for enjoyment

 

MATHEMATICS GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Use problem-solving strategies

  • Use critical thinking and logical reasoning

  • Distinguish between even and odd numbers

  • Round to nearest 10

  • Estimate numbers of increasing value

  • Multiply facts of increasing digits and multipliers

  • Divide facts of increasing value

  • Solve problems by using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

  • Gather and analyze data from tables, bar graphs and modes

  • Predict outcomes, assess events for randomness or change (probability)

  • Use metric and U.S. measurement to measure length, mass and capacity

  • Use units of measurement for money, time and temperature

  • Use geometric shapes

  • Explore fractions and decimals

  • Expand and use patterns

 

SCIENCE GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Compare and contrast elements of plant, animal and insect life

  • Explore and evaluate water cycles

  • Investigate and arrive at conclusions regarding sound

  • Investigate and arrive at conclusions regarding buoyancy

 

SOCIAL STUDIES GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Explore and value diversity and equity

  • Use map and globe skills

  • Use graphs/time lines to explore communities in America and around the world

  • Use reasoning skills to analyze, classify and interpret information

  • Use primary and secondary sources to support opinions


 

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