Grace Lutheran School

Jacksonville, Florida

3rd Grade Home

jessa popp

Welcome to Third Grade!

This year we will focus on being connected to Christ as well as Community.   This is based on John 15:5 - I am the vine, you are the branches.  Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

 January, February, and March Dates:

1/17- Chili Cook Off and Renrollment Night @ 6:30

1/21- No School- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day

2/7- Open House: 6:30-7:30 

2/15- No school

2/18- No School- President's Day

3/3-3/8- Lutheran Schools Week- Stay tuned for more details

3/6- Ash Wednesday- Church at 12:00 and 7:00

3/8- Grandparents and Special Friends Day- NOON Dismissal

3/11-3/15- Spring Break

3/20- Lenten Service @ 7:00

3/21- End of the 3rd Quarter

3/22- LEGOLAND- Stay tuned for details

3/27- Lenten Service @ 7:00


What are we learning in class this week?

Reading: A Symphony of Whales(Test: Friday, January 18th)

Vocabulary Words: bay, blizzards, surrounded, anxiously, channel, chipped, melody, supplies, symphony

Skills-  Generalize and Context Clues

Grammar-  Present, Past, and Future Tenses

Spelling Words- beautiful, safely, kindness, finally, spotless, worthless, illness, helpful, daily, suddenly, wireless, quietly, fairness, cheerful, painful

Challenge Words: anxiously, thoughtfully, cautiously, tardiness, breathless

Writing: Superhero Action Writing (Story Elements)

Math-   Unit 5  (Test: DATE CHANGE: Monday, January 14th)

Science- Chapter 3 (Test: Wednesday, January 16th)

Social Studies- Midwest Region (Test: TBD)- Students should begin working on  the state locations and capitals when handed out on Monday. 

Memory Work- Fourth Commandment and Meaning (Test: Friday, January 18th)

Religion- Unit 4: The Advent of Our King


 Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Book Finder

 Accelerated Reader Home Connect

Technology Link

Rhyming Dictionary

Scholastic Book Clubs

Scholastic Story Starters: