Third Grade Cardinal Chronicle

November 13, 2015

Ms. Grubbs's Class

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Upcoming Dates to Remeber

November 25-27 Thanksgiving Break

Next Week's Special Area Classes

  • Monday- Day 4 PE
  • Tuesday- Day 5 Music
  • Wednesday- Day 6 Art
  • Thursday- Day 1 PE
  • Friday- Day 2 Music


Thank you for sending in your spare change. Our class was able to purchase $50 in books from the book fair!!!!! This money also helped us get more books for our school AND books for a school in need of books.

Veteran's Day

Thank you to Major Stanley for coming in to speak with the 3rd grade about his service in the United States Army. We learned so much! Thank you for your service!!

What's Happening in Ms. Grubbs's Class


  • We will continue our small reading groups. Ask your child what book we are reading in our small group.
  • Students will continue to learn about strategies when reading independently.
  • We will continue looking at and investigating nonfiction books.
  • We will also be looking at different nonfiction features.
  • We will continue our daily 5 activities where we will read, write, and do word work.


  • We will continue learning about the concept of division and look at ways to solve a division problem.
  • We will look at how multiplication and division are related.
  • We will continue with math workshop where the students practice math alone, with partners, and in groups while I get to know the students better as mathematicians.


  • We will begin to explore nonfiction authors and the reasons for writing a nonfiction book.
  • We will continue to write about topics of our choice.

Social Studies

We will continue our Economy Inquiry Unit, where the students will learn about the economy through hands-on learning experiences. They will work in a group to decide on a business idea, write a business plan, produce a product, make an advertisement, and sell their items at a Market Day event.

Look for more details coming soon!!


Background Checks & Anti-bullying Video

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