Third Grade

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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

3rd Grade Weekly Update – May 4, 2017

Parents, I hope you are all enjoying the sunny weather.  I know the students are!  We have a lot of reminders so this week’s newsletter is going to be short.  Please make sure you check out the reminder section and the important dates section! Have a great Friday and weekend! Mrs. Casteel Regular Reminders: 1….

3rd Grade Weekly Update – April 28, 2017

Parents, It has certainly been a busy week!  The third graders have worked on prepositions, r-controlled vowels, the water cycle, and more!  They have also learned how to log onto Google Classroom.  After learning how to log in they were able to click on some of the links to practice math skills that they have…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – April 21, 2017

Parents, It sounds  like the third graders had a fantastic time on Wednesday and Thursday with Mrs. Starke.  They made gifts for their grandparents/special friends, had their division party, and learned about cultures from around the world!  Of course we ended the week with another amazing Grandparents and Special Friends Mass and lunch. Please let…