April Monthly Updates: Third Grade
Third Grade Newsletter
Language Arts— In April students will be learning about the differences between biography and autobiography. Additionally, students will be learned about different poetry structures – including free prose and haiku. Some of the strategies that students will continue to work on are summarizing texts, drawing conclusions, making inferences and developing more reading comprehension strategies for test taking. We will work on creating poems in writing workshop.
Math— Students will work on data and graphing, including bar graphs and pictographs. We will also work on telling time to the nearest minute, elapsed time, and temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit. Additionally, students will review topics previously covered including measurement.
Science—We will continue to learn about soil! Students will be able to identify the different soil layers and the components of soil.
Social Studies— We will continue learning about the ancient civilizations. Students will learn about the geography, contributions and resources of these civilizations.
April 1 – Student of the Month Celebration
April 4 – End of 3rd Quarter
April 5 – Teacher Workday
April 10 – National “Purple UP day”: Support Military Families
April 10 – Picture day
April 11 – PTA Meeting
April 12 – Twin Day
April 15-19 – Spring Break