top of page


Welcome to P.S. 19’s Third Grade!

Ms. Smolin

Third Grade Supply List

These supplies are suggested and not mandatory.  We thank you in advance for the supplies!

  • 7 Composition notebooks (Unlabeled)

  • 1 package of loose-leaf paper

  • 2 packages of copy paper

  • 2 packages of pencils

  • 6 Folders

  • 2 boxes of tissues

  • 1 roll of paper towels

  • 1 Glue Stick

  • 1 Liquid Soap

  • 1 Hand Sanitizer/Purell

  • Post-It Notes

  • Colored Pencils

Third Grade Curriculum


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


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)​



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


  • Number Concepts to 1,000

  • 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

bottom of page