What Every 3rd Grader Should Know

Reading

  • Recognizing main idea and details in informational text and literature
  • Comparing different types of writing (fiction vs. non-fiction)
  • Understanding the author's purpose
  • Cause and effect relationships in stories
  • Narrative Elements
  • Recognize type of genre
  • Reading fluency
  • Phonics and vocabulary

Welcome to 3rd Grade!

Third grade is a transition year in an elementary student's life. We are maintaining basic skills and teaching new skills to prepare students for the intermediate grades. Some important skills are: 

Writing

  • Writing an opinion piece and an informative and narrative text
  • Grammar and conventions
  • Writing short research reports

Speaking and Listening

  • Presentation Skills
  • Participating in discussion groups
  • Asking questions
  • Discussions based on text

Jacquelyn Lowell

Room 13
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Lynsey Montgomery

Room 14
480-472-6814

Adrian Vega

Room 10
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Math

  • Multiplication and division
  • Area and perimeter
  • Building on to the foundation of addition and subtraction
  • Fractions, equivalent fractions and comparing fractions
  • Recording measurement and data
  • Addition and subtraction to the fourth digit
  • Geometry
  • Math fact fluency
  • Patterns in numbers and operations