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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Third Grade

Mrs. Cavaliere             Mrs. Cooke-Class Website         

Ms. Kates-Class Website              Ms. D'Uva

 
2016-2017 Third Grade Supply List


Third graders have been very busy!  February seems to disappear so quickly.  In math, we have wrapped up our unit on multiplication and division for now, although we are continuing to move ahead with the memorization of the basic facts to 12 (which we are glad to see students learning and practicing at home!) We have started our unit on fractions.  Students are learning that the numerator stands for the number of parts being named, while the denominator represents the number of equal parts that a whole is divided into. The fraction line means "out of" - so the fraction 2/3 means "two out of three equal parts."  In ELA, we are working side-by-side with social studies as students delve into the culture of both ancient and modern Japan.  We are enjoying the Magic Tree House book Dragon Of The Red Dawn paired with non-fiction text to really get into this fascinating topic.  In addition, we continue working on such ELA skills as four-point response writing, multiple choice strategies, inference and other reading skills to help us prepare for the NYS ELA test at the end of March.



Internet Safety Tips
NYS Math Assessments

Language Arts
Magnetic Poetry
Read A Book

Math
Place Value Puzzle
Money
U.S Mint
Making Change
Mad Minute Practice
Math Facts
Create A Graph
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Counting Coins
Counting Money
Fractions
Math Playground = Word Problem Database
Multiplication Madness

Science
Electricity Webquest
The Great Plant Escape
Clouds

Social Studies
Virtual Farm
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Rainforest Animals 
All About Rainforests
Amazon Quiz
Amazon Rainforest Facts
Amazon Rainforest
= Amazing Facts 
Amazon Rainforest - Encyclopedia Britannica
Africa for Kids
Brazil - Time for Kids
Brazil -National Geographic
China - National Geographic
China - Time for Kids 
Pebble Go
Time for Kids



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last updated: 03/09/17