Welcome Aboard Third Graders!

September 2018

Ahoy Mateys

Welcome back Third Graders! The Third Grade Crew is looking forward to an exciting and wonderful 2018-2019 school year full of learning and adventure. We want to introduce the crew and share what's to come for the September voyage.

September Voyage

During the month of September we will focus on establishing classroom climate, culture and routines/procedures.


Reading Focus: Main idea and supporting details in fiction and non-fiction texts


Writing Focus: Personal Narratives


Math Focus: Number sense through place value, rounding and comparing numbers


Science Focus: The scientific method


History Focus: Studying maps and Ancient Civilizations

Communication and Important Dates

Please mark your calendar for the following dates:


September 3: No School (Labor Day)

September 4: First Day of School

September 5: PTA meeting 5:15-6:15 pm

September 13: Blue Sky Field Trip Permission Forms due

September 14: Blue Sky Field Trip at Chimborazo

September 20: Back to School Night 5:30-7 pm


October 5: First Interim Report

October 8: No School for Students (Teacher Work Day)


This year our primary source of home-school communication will be Class Dojo. Please look for an access code form to sign-up so you don't miss out on our exciting Third Grade Voyage.