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Mar 15

Making desert dessert


3a learned about weathering and erosion by making sand with Oreos and graham crackers while 3b got to learn about cacti by making green churros!  Fun was had by all!

Mar 13

Good bye to Miss Jester!


3rd graders will sure miss their beloved Miss Jester.  She taught them a lot about multiplication, desert, and how to write an opinion piece.   

Mar 04

Writing our spelling in sand


This week the kids got to write their spelling words in sand.  We started learning about the desert in Reading, and will be learning it next week in many more parts of our curriculm.   

Jan 25

Ruby Bridges Projects

The Third Graders have been very busy with our Biography Unit.  We started this unit learning about Ruby Bridges and the Civil Rights Movement.  We read the biography and the autobiography first.  Then we wrote a summary, wrote character traits, and made connections to our own life.  We also illustrated our summary to create a movie …

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Jan 19

Electricity – seeing what is a conductor and what is an insulator


This past week, we began learning about electrical current. We decided to experiment with what items can pass a current through it. We tested items like a popsicle stick and a paper clip. We also tested tricky items like a pencil and twist ties. In the end, the children got a chance to even go …

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Jan 18

Learning About Civil Rights

Will’s dad came in on Friday to teach the kids about some of the court cases and government decisions that lead to Ruby Bridges being allowed to integrate the Frantz school. The kids learned about the Supreme Court and how the Brown VS Board of Education changed our country for the better. It was a …

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Jan 09

Exploring with Electricity.


The third grade has started a new unit on electricity! Our first task was, using the same materials, get a light bulb to light. The kids were not instructed, but instead asked to try, explore, and see if they could get the bulb to light on their own. Many attempts were made, and soon the …

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Dec 19

Designing a moving vehicle


Third graders put their design thinking and knowledge of simple machines to the test! Today they had to design and create their own moving vehicle. There was planning, designing, testing, redesign, and testing again. Some ideas were successful, and some were not. But they were able to learn from their mistakes and be successful. It …

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Dec 18

Learning about Chanukah


Max’s grandma came to third grade to share some special family traditions with us. We read a fun story about a bear, looked at menorahs, and played dreidle. We love when families show us what is special to them.

Dec 04

Harlic garlic meeting


Today we had yet another meeting for Harlic garlic We counted how much garlic we still have left. We also brainstormed ways to sell our left overs, and we counted the money! We have sold $930.00 dollars worth of garlic so far! That is incredible! Third grade decided to sell garlic before pageant! We also …

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