3rd Grade

Ms. Berkowitz

Mr. Messer

Mr. Divis

Ms. Smolin

Ms. Solomon

Curriculum

Literacy

Observing the World Around Us

  • The Case of the Gasping Garbage

  • Location, Location, Location

  • Thunder Cake

  • At the Root of It

  • Rainforest

  • The Moon Seems to Change

 

Connecting Character, Culture and Community

  • The Year of Miss Agnes

  • The Athabascans: Old Ways and New Ways

  • The Frog Princess: A Tlingit Legend from Alaska

  • What Is a Community? From A to Z

  • Around Our Way on Neighbors’ Day

  • City Homes

 

Seeking Explanations

  • Storm in the Night

  • Knots on a Counting Rope

  • Paul Bunyan

  • Weather

  • Living Through A Natural Disaster

  • On the Same Day in March

 

Becoming an Active Citizen

  • Brave Girl

  • The Ride: The Legend of Betsy Dowdy

  • Back of the Bus

  • What is a Government?

  • Who Really Created Democracy?

  • A More Perfect Union

Writing

Personal Narrative Writing

  • Writing personal stories, working on beginning, middle, and end with developed paragraphs

 

​Informational Writing

  • Writing about an expert topic, creating 5 developed paragraphs, using technical expert language and strong transitions

​Narrative Writing

  • Chapter 18 (create your own extension of "The Year of Miss Agnes")

​Opinion Writing

  • Compare and Contrast: "The Year of Miss Agnes" v. "The Athabascans"​

Informational Writing

  • Create a brochure (students research general information and climate about a state of their choice)

 

​​Informational Writing

  • Rube Goldberg Project (students write a step-by-step about their project, where/when it will be sold)​

 

Poetry

  • Students write different types of poems (acrostic, limerick, etc.)

Mathematics
  • Number Concepts to 1000

  • Problem Solving

  • Basic Facts & Relationships

  • 2 Digit Addition with Money Concepts

  • 2 Digit Subtraction

  • Problem Solving

  • 3 Digit Addition and Subtraction

  • Problem Solving

  • Money, Time, Data

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