Third Grade

3rd Grade Weekly Update – May 11, 2018

Parents, How is it that today is the last Friday of school?  It doesn’t seem possible that we are already at the end of the school year.  I want to thank all of you for your help and support throughout the school year.  I really appreciate you have all done for your children and for…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – May 3, 2018

Parents, What a fantastic day we had today!  The field trip to LEGOland was amazing.  I think all of the kids had a great time and we were very blessed with the dry and sunny weather.  The students were able to eat their lunches outside and play at Duncan Park in Savannah before returning home. …

3rd Grade Weekly Update – April 29, 2018

Parents, The third graders worked on comparative and superlative adjectives this week (adding er to the end of the adjective that compares two nouns and est to and adjective that compares three or more nouns).  They also performed a Native American play as part of their reading.  The play was called, The Strongest One.  Each student…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – April 22, 2018

Parents, The third graders had a busy and great week.  Thursday was especially exciting.  The students got to go to Northwest and watch a show about recycling.  Tate even got to go up on stage and play a drum made from a bucket!  He might have been joined by his teacher who was playing a…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – April 13, 2018

Parents, The IOWA Assessments are over!  YEAH!  The kids worked so very hard on their tests.  I was incredibly proud of them.  We want to thank Mrs. McCollum and Mrs. Pettlon for providing the third graders with snacks on Tuesday and Wednesday. The students had fun doing a variety of Mystery Science experiments once they…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – April 8, 2018

Parents, The third graders worked on learning some new skills this week.  The students have started long division!  This is a huge accomplishment.  Make sure and ask them the trick about the steps to long division (Dad, Mom, Sister, Brother). The students also learned about open syllables (syllables that end in a long vowel sound). …

3rd Grade Weekly Update – March 29, 2018

Parents, Even though we had a short week the students learned a lot.  They spent a lot of time working with our new science unit, which is covering information about plants.  They also spent time learning about the government.  They will continue working on these after Easter break. Of course, we also spent time focusing…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – March 22, 2018

Parents, I am hoping to see all of you soon at the General PTO Meeting at 6 pm in the Parish Hall.  Remember by attending you could win one month of FREE tuition for one child!  Also, after the PTO meeting at 7 pm the 8th graders will be presenting their play, Million Dollar Meatball in…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – March 17, 2018

Parents, We did a  lot of fun things this week.  The students got to go to Stations of the Cross on Thursday morning.  This was especially helpful because the third graders will be leading Stations of the Cross next Friday at 1:10 pm.  The students also picked which station they would like to read.  They were…

3rd Grade Weekly Update – March 9, 2018

Parents, It doesn’t seem possible that yesterday was the end of third quarter and Monday starts fourth quarter!  The students worked on finding details within our story this week.  They also worked on subject and object pronouns in grammar.  Spelling this week focused on inflectional endings.  The students worked on learning more about different communities…