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Third Grade



Language Arts:

Our Language Arts instruction is done through a balanced literacy approach. We use various strategies and techniques to meet all of the needs of our diverse learners. Some of the many ways we teach are:

§  Shared Reading and Writing

§  Modeling

§  Words Their Way for spelling

§  Small group instruction

§  Whole group instruction

§  Activeboard, Flipcharts, and Active votes

§  Itouches and Netbooks

§  Literacy Workstations

§  Writer's Workshop

§  Guided Reading

§  Independent Reading

§  Handwriting practice



We study many concepts throughout the year in math. We use technology (such as Netbooks, Itouches, Activeboards, etc) to reinforce the concepts we are teaching. We also use Singapore Math to teach many of the concepts. We also utilize both whole group and small group instruction in order to ensure the most success for our students. There is a lot of hands-on and workstation time to practice the skills as well.

The main concepts we study are:

§  Number concepts

§  Patterns and patterns in numbers

§  Fractions

§  Measurement

§  Probability

§  Graphing

§  Math Facts

§  Problem Solving



The units we study throughout the year are:

§  Matter

§  Chemical and Physical Changes

§  Forms of Energy

§  Force and Motion

§  Natural Resources and Destructive Forces

§  Landforms

§  Weather

§  Sun and Planets

§  Environments

§  Plants and Animals


Social Studies:

The units we study throughout the year are:

 §  Maps

§  Geography

§  Citizenship and Government

§  Economics

§  Story of America

§  Famous people who have made a difference






Third Grade Homework Policy

Spring Branch ISD Grading Guidelines



 We are excited to have your child in third grade this year!!

Third Grade Team:

Tathiana Masters- bilngual, Caitlin PerkinsSelma Prewitt

You can also reach us at 713-251-7300