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The Meridian School District works in partnership with our families and our community to educate each student in a safe and supportive learning environment to become a positive contributor to society.

 


 

Irene Reither Elementary Third Grade

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE


Glenn DePeralta         
Anne Post
Kelly Williams

 



Expect to see spelling words each week!



RESOURCES for 3rd GRADE

ABC YA! 
Timez Attack  
Math Expressions  
Fun Brain  
FOSS Science   

 


CURRICULCUM

MATH

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  Math Expressions. 2009. 
Adding and Subtracting In the Thousands;  Regrouping;  Geometry: Lines, Quadrilaterals;  Word Problems; Figures, Angles, Triangles,  Rounding/ Estimating, Money, Graphs, Multiplication and Division facts through 10;  Area/ Perimeter, Time, Fractions, Measurement
 
READING
SRA/McGraw-Hill.  Open Court Reading.  2000
Reading Comprehension;  Phonics;  Story Prediction;  Drawing Conclusions;  Dictionary Usage;  Library Books Usage;  SSR;  Independent Reading; Vocabulary Growth;  Reading Motivation;  Teacher Reads;  Oral book reports and readings
 
SPELLING
SRA. Spelling
Phonics;  Structure;  Meaning;  Weekly Spelling Tests;  Homework;  Weekly Dictation consisting of current and review words
 
PENMANSHIP
Practice manuscript and apply to daily work; Cursive will be introduced during the first trimester (September to January)
 
SCIENCE/SOCIAL STUDIES
Physical Science- Force and Motion
Life Science- Lifecycle of a Crawdad, Lifecycle of the Seashore
Earth Science- Maps and Globe
Native Americans
 
ART
Experiences will include various media of paint, chalk, crayon, clay, etc.  Most times, art will be related to current topics in the above subjects. (For example, if we are studying Plants in Science, then the Art topic will be plant-related)