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  

 

Safety Practices:

Bus Safety

Fire Safety

Water Safety

Pedestrian/Automobile Safety

Poison Safety

Recreation Safety

Stranger Safety

 
Learn and Practice Basic First Aid:

Treatment of Simple Injuries

Prevention of Simple Injuries

Emergency Phone Calls

 

Nutrition:

Classifying

Planning a meal

 

Maintain a healthy life style:

Hygiene

Drugs

Drug Use

General Health

 

 

Third Grade Social Studies Outcomes

 

Geography understandings

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 our media specialist web page.

 

Vocabulary Words

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

 

Comprehension

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

 

Light

Knows that light travels in a straight line

Knows that light can be reflected, refracted, and absorbed

 Sound
Explain the relationship between pitch and the rate of vibration of the source and other factors that affect pitch

 

 

Thirds Grade Writing Outcomes

 

Writing:

Narrative Story

Report

Multiple Step Directions

Compound Words

Friendly Letter

Personal Journal

Observations

Descriptive Paragraphs

Correctly Use Capitals, Periods, Commas, and Apostrophes

 

Processes:

Brainstorm

Organizes Thoughts

Revises Rough Drafts

 

Language:

Identifies and Uses …

Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Common and Proper Nouns, Pronouns, and Subject-Verb Agreement, Forms Compound Words, and Identifies Four Types of Sentences

 

Speaking:

Speaks effectively using complete sentences.

Speaks effectively while giving an oral report.