Welcome to Third Grade!
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Welcome 3rd Grade Families:

We know that you all are excited to start a new year at Lyndale School. Our third grade team is also very excited and we have been working hard to collaborate and provide consistent and engaging curriculum.

CURRICULUM  Literacy: Benchmark Advance Math: Focused instruction Science: Foss Kits Social Studies: Focused Instruction

Reading/Writing:  We will be using Benchmark Advance along with leveled readers. 

Math:  We will using Focused Instruction along with Investigations (math curriculum) and supplemental materials for enrichment and extensions. 

Science:  Our units will be Living Systems, Solar Systems, and Energy & Sound (Mrs. Axness)

Social Studies:  We will using Focused Instruction along with the Core Knowledge curriculum: My World Now and Then (mapping skills), My Community, Ancient Civilizations (Rome), and Economics in our Community. 

Neighborhood Bridges: We participate in a program called Neighborhood Bridges through the Children’s Theater. This program brings a teaching artist into the classroom once a week on Wednesdays. Through theater games, storytelling, story making and creative writing, students develop their abilities to write, speak, and think critically.

BIRTHDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS

The district has instituted a no food policy in the classroom. Please do not bring any food for birthdays this year.  We will be looking for other creative ways to celebrate these special occasions.