3rd Grade Team Welcome to 3rd Grade!

 Team Great-Mrs. Everhart, Mrs. Nicoara, Mr. Miller
 Team Hope-Mrs. Good, Miss Watkins, Mrs. Barshinger, Mrs. Shirey 
  

 


 


 

 







 MyMath Website

Teacher: 7GQ9-NBZX-SG54-HQDF

Student: 1LT5-9XTD-ZNLM-VLEX

 

 

Here's what is coming up in 3rd grade:

 

 

Important Dates:

Your child will be learning:

District Dates:
August 27th-1st day of school
September 4th and 7th-NO SCHOOL 
September 25th-Early Dismissal 
 
Spirit Days:
September 17th-Constitution Day
(wear red, white, and blue) 
 
Upcoming 3rd Grade Events
Nixon Park Field Trip-September 30th and October 1st
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reading
September
Themes: Building Community and Friendship
Reading is Thinking
Making Connections
DRA Focus for Instruction
Reading Response Logs
 
October
Theme:  Personal Narratives, Patricia Polacco
Story Elements
Character Traits and Development
 
November
Theme:  Non Fiction
Nonfiction text features
Fact and Opinion
Summarizing
 
December
Theme:  Nonfiction, Informational text
Comparing texts
 
January
Theme: Mysteries
Predicting and Inferring
 
February
Figurative Language
Poetry
Elements of Poetry
 
March
Theme:  Margie Palatini
Style of writing
Comparing and Contrasting Texts
 
April
Theme:  Folktales, Tall Tales, Fairy Tales, Fables
 
May/June
Theme:  Fantasy
Fantasy Elements
Visualizing
Summarizing
 
 
 
Writing
1st Marking Period
Narrative Writing-Crafting True Stories
 
2nd Marking Period
The Art of Informational Writing
 
3rd Marking Period
Figurative Language and Poetry
Persuasive Writing
 
4th Marking Period
Once Upon a Time:  Adapating and Writing Fairy Tales
Content
1st marking period
Science
Scientific Inquiry, Earth Science-volcanoes, earthquakes, weathering, erosion, living things, soil, protecting natural resources
Social Studies
US and Pennsylvania Government, Pennsylvania Geography

Mathematics

Daily Rocket Math (subtraction) to improve fact fluency-1st marking period

Daily Rocket Math (mulitplication ) - 2nd marking period
My Math
 1st marking period
Place Value
Addition
Subtraction
 
2nd marking period
Understanding Multiplication
Understanding Division
Multiplication and Division/Patterns
 
3rd marking period
Properties and Equations
Perimeter and Area
Geometry
 
4th marking period
Fractions
Measurement
Represent and Interpret Data
 
 
 Link to Fastt Math at home
MY Math at home access:  connectED.mcgraw-hill.com   
 
 
School Wide Rules
Feet, hands, and objects to myself
I respect others by what I say and do
Listen to and obey directions at all times
Learning is my responsibility
 
FILL A BUCKET- We are bucket fillers at Ore Valley!

Bucket

Overview-As students demonstrate positive behaviors showing love, kindness, caring, sharing, or making others feel special they will add ping pong balls to our bucket, once our class bucket is filled we will celebrate and then add it to the school wide bucket. 
Time will be given each day for a class meeting to share how other people have filled their buckets
 
 
Car Rider Procedures-Inform the office by 2pm by email.  Arrive at school at 3:00 and park in the line.  Turn off your car and proceed to the door to check in and show your license.
Reporting Student Absences-call the school office or email (ovabsences@dallastown.net)

NO WRITTEN EXCUSE CARD/NOTE IS REQUIRED

Report Cards-No report cards will be issued the 1st marking period.  A conference report will be shared at the November conferences.  Grading-O, S, S- N for major subject areas and special classes will no longer receive a grade.
 
 
Daily Schedule for 3rd grade

  • Morning Routine
  • Block 1 (Word Work/Content, Math or Writing)
  • Special
  • Block 2 (Word Work/Content, Math, or Writing) students may bring a healthy snack to eat during this block.
  • Block 3 (Word Work/Content, Math, or Writing)
  • Lunch/Recess
  • Rocket Math or Class Meeting
  • Reading-Interactive and Shared Reading
  • Guided reading, literacy centers, and independent reading
  • Dismissal
 
 

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