Monday, September 26, 2016


Math Unit 1:  Addition and Subtraction Within 1000
In this unit students are learning how to:
  • Round to the nearest ten and hundred
  • Estimating Sums
  • Mental Math Strategies for Addition
  • Using Properties to Add
  • Using the Break Apart Strategy to Add
  • Using Place Value to Add
  • Estimating Differences
  • Mental Math Strategies for Subtraction
  • Using Place Value to Subtract
  • Combing Place Values to Subtract
Reading Workshop Unit 1 Part 1:
  • Setting Goals to Support Volume and Stamina
  • Abandoning Books that Turn Us Into Curmudgeons
  • Another Way a Book Can Be Just Right
  • Varying the Pace of Reading in Response to the Text
  • Reading with Other Readers in Mind
  • Learning to Listen Intently
ReadingWorkshop Unit 1 Part 2:
  • Readers Check for Comprehension
  • Follow Textual Cues as your Read:  Shift between Envisioning and Assembling Facts
  • Prediction
  • Making Higher Level Predictions
  • Retelling Stories
  • Readers Decide How to Lift the Level of Their Reading and Recruit Partners to Support Them
Writing Workshop Unit 1 Part 1:
  • Visualizing Possibilities
  • Finding Ideas and Writing Up a Storm
  • Writing with Independence
  • Writer's Use a Storytellers Voice, They Tell Stories NOT Summaries
  • Taking Stock "How am I doing?"
  • Editing as we go...
Science : Plants
Social Studies: Geography

Monday, September 12, 2016

September Events:

7th: Board of Ed Meeting @PAMES 7pm
12th: Back to School Party at Five Guys 4pm-10pm
16th:  APTC Family Resource Night @PAMES 7PM
20th:  ENL Parent Workshop @5:30 NW
20th: Back to School Night @ 6:30 - 8pm NW
30th:  Hispanic Heritage Performance @9:30 NW

Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Welcome to 3rd grade! I'm so excited to get to know each and every one of you!  I will try to post here as often as possible - hopefully every 1 - 2 weeks to keep everyone updated on our class news. I will also post the homework for the week on the link for homework.  Sign up with your email address for updates! 

Below you will find our 3rd grade supply list and our weekly schedule for specials. 

3rd Grade Supply List in English and Spanish

Weekly Special Schedule

Monday: Music
Tuesday:  Gym (wear sneakers)
Wednesday: Library
Thursday:  Gym (wear sneakers)
Friday: Art