The 3rd graders are gathering clues and developing theories on suspects alongside the detectives in their mystery books. Each student is participating in a class mystery read aloud as well as a book club with a group of their peers. They are sharing their ideas and theories on the different characters and clues.
In writing, the 3rd graders are about to let their opinions persuade you! We are beginning a unit on Opinion writing. The students will be learning about different topics and then choosing a side. They will use their persuasive writing skills to persuade parents, the principal and teachers to see their side of things.
Whats the matter? In Science the students are learning how to measure, classify and manipulate different states of matter.
In Math, it's a fraction frenzy around here! The 3rd grades are learning about fractional parts of a whole. They are ordering fractions, as well as comparing them.