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January 2021

3rd Grade has big plans ahead for the month of January.  We begin with our new virtue, Celebration!  We will celebrate all that God has blessed us with.  The talents in our classroom are many!  Students are looking forward to beginning our next read aloud, The Wizard of Oz.  We will be performing it as… Read more »

December 2020 Enjoy learning about the California Indians of the coastal, valley, mountain, and desert regions! Also, see what’s been happening in 3rd Grade during 1st Trimester!

November 2020

3rd Grade celebrated the saints with style on Friday, October 30th!  After presenting their saint reports, the students paraded around the village in their costumes for all to see!  Immediately following the parade, we celebrated mass in the church for the first time this year!  It was a special day that was captured in photos… Read more »

October 2020

3rd Grade is learning many new things! In Reading, students are using stories from Little House in the Big Woods to identify key details, generate questions, and answer those questions.  The purpose for this is to strengthen their comprehension when reading independently.  Our first Read Aloud, The Mouse and the Motorcycle, is near completion.  We… Read more »

September 2020

3rd Grade is excited to be returning to the classroom this September!  During Distance Learning, we have been discussing what our classroom will look like upon our return and the new rules & procedures that will be in place to keep everyone safe.  Students will have their own personal desk with plexiglass to work at… Read more »

August 2020

We are back to school on Monday, August 24th!  Everyone is looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones!!! We will begin with Distance Learning and we are ready!  Students are familiar with the learning platforms, and will receive all the necessary materials to start the year off on the right foot! 3rd… Read more »

Summer Work

Want to come back to school in the fall and attend our ice cream social? What about having the math department serve you pancakes? If either of these options interest you, please take a moment and check out the information below. Every summer our students are asked to read and complete math assignments (grades 4-8) to… Read more »

May 2020

3rd Grade students continue their learning at home.  Students are working more independently, and producing quality work, which is what 3rd Trimester is all about!  I am so proud of their ability to ask questions to clarify assignments and their ability to show their thinking creatively through online platforms! On May 1st, Mary was crowned… Read more »

April 2020

3rd Grade continues their studies, but at home this month.  Distance Learning hasn’t slowed us down!  We continue to work on our spelling and vocabulary as well as our Hot Topics and Close Reads. In Reading, students are learning about the importance of illustrations and words in informative texts.  Just like in literature, the illustrations… Read more »

March 2020

3rd Grade helped organize SMA’s Lenten Coin Drive.  All coins collected will be donated to the Missionary Childhood Association helping children around the world in need. Students attended Mary Star of the Sea’s Ash Wednesday Service and made their Lenten promises.  3rd Graders reflected on what they could do less of and MORE of, the… Read more »