The 3rd Grade Buzz

September 11 - September 15

3rd Grade General News!

  • Headphones: Please make sure your child has brought a pair of headphones (preferably not earbuds since they hurt little ears) to use in class!
  • Parent Information Night: Presentation can be found here -

  • Field Trip Volunteers!: All classroom and field trip volunteers must read the Volunteer Handbook and complete the online background check form: Volunteer Background Check. This must be completed annually. Please make sure you have completed both of these for the school year 2017-2018. If you are a Friday Reader and have not yet completed these, please do so and allow 7-10 days for the background check to process. Thank you!

Humanities News!

Unit: Communities


  • Beginning informational writing skills and strategies


  • Beginning Main Idea

Social Studies

  • Beginning Map Skills

Math News!

Unit: Place Value

  • Continuing Place value through the 100s and 100,000s, Rounding, and Estimating
  • Unit Assessment will be taken on September 15th covering place value to the 100,000s, comparing and ordering numbers, rounding and estimating sums.

Science News!

Unit: Classifying Matter
  • Beginning our Mixtures & Heat Unit
  • First TEKS check will be held on Monday October 2nd, covering the following units; Classifying Matter, Changes from Heat and Mixtures. Students will be prepared for this prior to October!

Don`t Forget to Mark Your Calendars!

Friday, 9/15 International Dot Day! Wear your dots and celebrate creativity, courage & collaboration!

Thursday, 9/21 PTA meeting/ICE CREAM SOCIAL 6:30pm

Friday, 9/29 GES Bank