The 3rd Grade Buzz

September 19-September 23

3rd Grade General News!


  • 3rd Grade has begun blogging! Please find your teachers URL button at the buttom of the S`more to find your child`s blogs!


  • Make sure your child is bringing a snack every day
  • Device agreement forms MUST be signed and turned back in by THIS FRIDAY; SEPTEMBER 23rd! Students who have not turned in a form will not be able to use a GCISD device.
  • MUST be fully charged each day
  • Headphones or earbuds are a necessity!
  • All GCISD volunteers must review the new online handbook, agree to the policies/procedures via a google form and complete a volunteer background check prior to working with students on campus.

Pokemon Cards

  • Please note pokemon cards are not allowed in class. Please encourage your kiddo to keep these at home or remind them they must stay in their backpacks at all times.

Humanities News!

  • Finishing Main Idea in Fiction and Nonfiction
  • New spelling words to be administered this week. Test will be Friday Sept. 30th
Social Studies;
  • Map Skills
Writers Workshop;
  • Writing an informational booklet

Math News!

Unit: Addition & Subtraction with Data Analysis/Graphing
  • Beginning our Graphing unit covering Bar Graphs, Pictographs, Frequency Tables, and Dot plots.
  • Homework Quiz #2 Today (Monday 19th)
  • Homework will be returned to students on Friday to help review for the homework quizzes on the following Mondays.

Science News!

Unit: Comparing Life Cycles

  • Beginning our Comparing Life Cycles unit; Observing the different life cycles of Lady Bugs, Frogs, and Humans. Epic has a ton of short stories of life cycles involving different animals and insects! Great reading for at home!
  • We will also be observing live tadpoles throughout the unit in our classrooms!

Important Dates!

Monday, 9/19-Friday 9/23: Texas Constitution Week

Thursday, 9/22: Cheer Club @ 2:55-3:30pm

Friday, 9/23: GCISD device agreement forms due