Third Grade in the News!

December 8th - December 12th

What We Are Learning This Week

Math with Mrs. Moore: Students have been working very had this week on math! I can tell many of them practiced their math facts over the break so thank you for your support on that! Next week, we will be practicing multiplying a two digit number by another two digit number. We teach a strategy called partial products as well as the standard algorithm. Please work with your students at home on this if possible!

Science with Mrs. Naragon: This week, we will be participating in the hour of code. See more information and the video below!

Social Studies with Mrs. Naragon: We will be continuing our studies of historical figures who have shaped our community such as Clara Barton and Helen Keller.

Language Arts with Mrs. Trueblood- We will be focusing on characteristics of nonfiction texts. We will be working on our holiday/ culture books.

We will be participating in this year's worldwide Hour of Code! For more information, you can check out their website at If your child would like to bring his/her device, here are a list of apps we recommend for coding that you can preload on your device if you'd like-



The Foos

Daisy the Dinosaur


Cato’s Hike Lite



Check on the video below for more information.

The Hour of Code - WORLDWIDE

We REALLY need YOUR help in the Lunch Room!

If you would like to help in the cafeteria, please click on the link below! Our lunch is from 11:15-11:45 on Monday - Thursday and 11:20-11:50 on Fridays!! We need volunteers for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week!

Schoolwide Enrichment Model

To read more about our SEM journey, please check out the SEM newsletter!

Great Expectations of the Week

Life Principle: Tenacious

Quote: "The man who removes mountains starts by carrying away small stones."

-Chinese Proverb

Healthy Tip: After you eat dinner, wait 10 minutes before you go back for seconds. Sometimes it takes a while for the food you eat to make you feel full.

Important Dates

*December 11th- Third Grade Field Trip

*December 19th - Winter Party

*December 19th- Early dismissal at 12:50!

*December 22nd - January 2nd- Winter Break, NO SCHOOL!

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