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 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…