Third Grade


Jamie Casteel

Welcome to Third Grade!

Third grade is an exciting year of learning and growing! The students learn about rocks, minerals, fossils, animals, plants, the water cycle, and more in science. One of the main focuses in math is learning both multiplication and division facts. The students also learn about perimeter, area, three digit addition and subtraction, etc.

Communication arts is filled with reading a variety of stories, reviewing those stories to improve comprehension, and getting a better grasp of the written language by studying grammar and writing. In social studies the students learn about being a good citizen, the three branches of the government, and map skills by sending out a flat version of themselves, similar to the book, Flat Stanley.

In religion the students expand the knowledge they learned in second grade about Reconciliation and Eucharist. One of the most important parts of religion for third graders is being given more responsibility at Mass by having various Mass roles. The students are trained to serve, song lead, and do the readings and responses!

Classroom News

Team Third Tribune

We began the week with our first Weekly Game Plan meeting.  We met at the field, and will meet every Monday morning, to discuss important issues within our team. Each week you will receive Weekly Game Plan notes that will clue you in on the things going on in our classroom.  The agenda will be:…

Welcome to TEAM THIRD!

Welcome to TEAM THIRD!  Our theme this year is TEAMWORK, and we will be working daily on the skills it takes to work together cooperatively to create a successful, classroom environment.  As a whole class, within our teams, in the classroom, or outside of the classroom, this will be a focus!  We look forward to a year of friendship,…

Have a safe and healthy summer!

It is hard to believe that the school year is over!  It has been such a blessing to be with all the third graders this year.  They were truly a breath of sunshine.  They worked hard and now it is time for them to play hard!  However, do not forget to read, read, read!  Thanks…