Third Grade Math Outcomes
The Third Graders will strengthen their problem solving skills while working with a variety of mathematical problems. The students will communicate their math thinking through writing and oral explanations.
Number concepts will be explored while identifying place value, ordering, rounding, estimating, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing numbers.
Concepts of geometry are enhanced when students sort, classify, and name various geometric shapes. Extending and developing patters will be emphasized.
The students will also measure length, weight, time, volume, and perimeter with appropriate tools.
Third Graders will count money and calculate change.
They will also make and interpret graphs and charts.
Third Grade Handwriting Outcomes
Students are responsible for:
Correctly and legibly writing letters and words in print and manuscript
Third Grade Health Outcomes
Identifies and Share Feelings Appropriately
Learn and Practice Basic First Aid:
Treatment of Simple Injuries
Prevention of Simple Injuries
Emergency Phone Calls
Planning a meal
Maintain a healthy life style:
Third Grade Social Studies Outcomes
Name and locate…Oceans, continents, various landforms and habitats
Use geographical tools (maps, globes, etc.)
Learn how people affect their environment
Weather-Identify how temperature and precipitation affect people and the land
Citizenship and Government
Know government officials, their titles and roles
Learn how to become contributing citizen
Learn rules and laws that govern citizens
Contrast wants and needs of individuals
Community and Environment
What makes a community?
How are people alike and different now and in the past?
Recognize interdependence among people
Recognize the relationship between where a person live and their lifestyle
Third Grade Reading Outcomes
The third grade students will be using the Reading Street program throughout the year. They spend time reading alone, in pairs, in small groups and in large groups. This year the third graders will also participate in the Accelerated Reader Program. You can access more information about the Accelerated Reading program through Kathy Martin's, our media specialist, web page.
Reads words with diphthongs
Reads one, two and three syllable words
Identifies root/base words and their affixes
Recognizes synonyms, antonyms, homophones
Reads Fluently with expression using compound words, and contractions
Applies context clues, identifies supporting details, main idea, topic sentence, tone and mood of characters, and identifies sequence of events.
Uses table of contents
Interprets graphs, charts, tables and data
Makes predictions, draws conclusions, compares, contrasts and summarizes ideas
Follows written step-by-step directions
Determines fact from fiction
Third Grade Spelling Outcomes
Students are responsible for:
Spelling all priority words correctly in all daily writing
Core words – 8 to 20 new words will be assigned as we work through stories in our basal
Independently use a variety of spelling strategies and tools to spell correctly
*Please review spelling priority words and weekly spelling words throughout the year with your child.*
Third Grade Science Outcomes
Habitats – rain forest, temperate forests, oceans, and deserts
Identifies how these habitats support animals and plant life
Learn how plants and animals grow and adapt in different habitats
Identifies how habitats are changed by plants and animals
Simple Machines - inclined plane, screw, wheel and axle, pulley, wedge, lever
Explore simple machines and their efficiency
Knows that light travels in a straight line
Knows that light can be reflected, refracted, and absorbed
Thirds Grade Writing Outcomes
Multiple Step Directions
Correctly Use Capitals, Periods, Commas, and Apostrophes
Revises Rough Drafts
Identifies and Uses …
Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Common and Proper Nouns, Pronouns, and Subject-Verb Agreement, Forms Compound Words, and Identifies Four Types of Sentences
Speaks effectively using complete sentences.
Speaks effectively while giving and oral report.