Students will study legends from various Native American tribes and
use their imagination and creativity to write their own legend. Third
Graders will create a Totem Pole and write about it as well as Dream
Third Grade will continue our cross curricular Native American unit
this month. We will be reading and learning about a variety of Native
American tribes as well as poetry, folktales, and legends.
Spelling and Grammar
We will continue with our weekly spelling tests and unit reviews. At
this point some spelling tests will be given in the form of dictated
sentences. All words are ones that third graders have already learned.
Some of the students may even be writing in cursive handwriting!
Third grade has embarked on our in depth cross curricular study of
Native Americans. We will learn the history of several tribes as well
as the effects that westward expansion and settlement had on Native
American lives. Each student will research a region and a particular
tribe within that region. They will learn various note taking strategies
and present their research with a power point, poster, booklet or
Third grade is moving right along in math. We will be studying
fractions, geometry, area, perimeter, and a review of time. Math fact
Fridays continue. Please, please, please continue to have your children
study math facts at home. Particularly multiplication and division!
May 10-Celebration of Friends and Clothesline Art Festival (2:30-5:30
May 11- Kids Care
May 19- Lower School Spring Concert (7:00 p.m.)
May 30- Memorial Day- No School
Small class size allows Goshen Friends School teachers to get to know each student well. Teachers work in tandem with parents so that no child ever slips through the cracks.