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Field Trip–Inner Space Caverns

Third grade went on a field trip to Inner Space Caverns.  We had fun and learned a lot.  Share these pictures with your child and ask them to tell you what they learned.  Ask them to use these words as they are talking about caves: sinkhole limestone stalagmite stalactite You can also talk to them […]

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January/February News

Congrats to all our third graders. They did a fantastic job staying focused on their MOY! Math—In Math, we will be finishing up lessons on fractions, including equivalent fractions.  Then we will move on to Geometry and Measurement – telling time, describing and classifying two- and three-dimensional figures, and measuring perimeter. Science—We will study the […]

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Join the Photojournalism Team!

We are looking for 3rd graders who are interested in learning photography and journalism!  You can learn more about what we do on this website: THES Photogs, and you can see the team’s work on this website:  Thundernews.  There is an application process, and we will start meeting right after winter break, so you might want […]

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October News

Third grade is having an over-the-top October! We are working on our PBL projects about Hispanic heritage in our ELA classes and Social Studies blocks. This includes using graphic organizers, doing independent research, and finding information in books. We look forward to our presentations coming up. We will let you know when those are as […]

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Learning about Learning….

Third grade has been working on building a growth mindset. One of our awesome counselors, Ms. Edwards, worked with the students to model our brains with playdough. During the activity, students were thinking about a way they wanted to grow and shared out afterwards.  

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Thunderbirds are soaring in third grade!

The third grade team has been so excited to welcome your child into our classes. This year students move between two teachers each day. Routines, expectations, and social contracts have been made and our Thunderbirds are growing. Now that September is here we are starting our first PBL project. With September being Hispanic Heritage month […]

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More English Language Arts!

  Third grade is reading Because of Winn Dixie.  It is a wonderful Newberry Honor Book by Kate DiCamillo.  Mr. Myers and Mrs. King have a new hallway word wall which includes ELA and Math vocabulary words.               

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3rd Grade News

          The students completed the 2nd set of STAAR Benchmark tests last week.  Overall, there has been significant improvement in both tests from the tests taken in January.  We will continue to work hard these weeks leading up to the actual STAAR test that are scheduled in early May. The 3rd […]

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March News

The PBL: Space! The Final Frontier! is in full swing in 3rd grade! In ELA: We are now on Chapter 14 of The City of Ember.  We are cruising along the story line, writing the main idea of each chapter we’ve read so far.  We are learning fancy vocabulary words.  For example, ask your child […]

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