3A Mrs. DeSena

                                                                           

                              WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE
                        
Band starts on Monday 
                 
 Permission Slip and money for the class trip is due on Thursday, Sept 27th.


                               Specials
                                Monday-Spanish
                                Tuesday-Gym
                                Wednesday- Technology
                                Thursday - Music and Library
                                 Friday- Art


         Math                          

             Chapter 1 in Go Math will  begin with strategies and tools to explore addition and subtraction.  Over the next 3 weeks this chapter will focus on patterns, rounding to the nearest 10 and 100, estimating, using mental math to add and subtract. 



       Reading                    

          This year the children will be reading from the Journeys Reader.  In the reader the children will read different genres such as fiction and informational text.  There will be grammar and spelling to along with each story.  Spelling Tests will take place every two weeks.  

          This week there is a test scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26th on A Fine, Fine School and The Trial of Cardigan Jones. 
                                     
                                                                                                                                          Jesus Sign              

         Chapter 1 in We Believe is about God Sending His Own Son.  In this chapter the lesson teaches the about Jesus growing up in Nazareth, His public ministry and how we are called to carry on Jesus' mission.

                                                                                                                                          Science               


         The Science lesson is how weather changes over time.  The lessons will focus on the water cycle, weather and climate, tools that are used to measure weather, and how to stay safe in severe weather.

        Social Studies

      The Social Studies unit is about all about our environment.  In this unit we will discuss land and water, weather, climate and forces of nature, using Earth's resources and people interacting with the environment.