3rd Grade Overview

September 1st

BIBLE:  Proverbs 30:5 “Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.”  The verse test will be on Friday, September 11, 2015.

READING:  We will continue our unit of Sequence of Events. Ask your child about the book they are reading. You will find their “notes” to review/study in their F&F pocket of their binder. Skills and Vocabulary test: Friday, September 11, and Performance Test: Monday, September 14.

MATH: We will continue our unit on Place Value. We will be learning about rounding to the nearest 10.  Our test for chapter 1 will be on Wednesday, September 9.

LANGUAGE:  We will be learning about Nouns this week. We will be discussing plural nouns

SPELLING:  We will be studying Unit 2 words. The test will be on Friday, September 4.  You can log on to spelling city to practice: http://www.spellingcity.com/jkrobinson/.

SCIENCE:   We will continue to learn about Matter. We will be discussing mass and volume. We will also begin to learn about physical and chemical changes.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We be learning about Lines of Latitude and Longitude.  Our Latitude/Longitude Test will be on September 17.


  • Students may enter the classrooms at 8:00.  If they arrive before that time, they will need to go to morning care (cafeteria).
  • Don’t forget to use the math website: connectED.mcgraw-hill.com.  The tutor and ehelp are great icons to click on for help/review.  We will be sending your child’s password and username as soon as possible.
  • We are collecting Box Tops!! Don’t forget, this goes directly to our classroom.
  • To prepare our students for fourth grade, we require that students capitalize and punctuate their sentences correctly.  One point will be deducted for each of these.

Upcoming Events:

Sept. 4- BBS Spirit Day

Sept. 7-Labor Day

Sept. 15-Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course Day

Sept. 17-Open House

Sept. 24-25-Fall Pictures