Holy Family School ,
221 3rd Avenue Phoenixville, PA | Phone: 610.933.7562
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THIRD GRADE SUMMER ENRICHMENT
Just a few suggestions to help keep your child’s skills sharp and ready for the 3
grade while still having a fun summer.
Third Grade Summer Reading
Third Grade Angels by Jerry Spinelli
Also, choose any 2 books to read from the following series:
*A to Z Mysteries by Ron Roy
*Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne
*Cam Jansen Series by David Adler
*Any Roald Dahl book
Be sure to read the special request under Social Studies. It will be so much fun to locate the different places.
Language Arts Activities
EXPECTATIONS OF STUDENTS ENTERING
THIRD GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS
Write in complete thoughts (sentences).
Know the 4 kinds of sentences and be able to punctuate each.
Put related sentences together to write a paragraph.
Recognize synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, abbreviations, and contractions.
Tell the story elements of stories read.
Put the story elements together and write a summary of a story.
Tell the subject and predicate of a sentence.
Recognize rhyme and write a couplet.
Recognize nouns, adjectives, verbs, and adverbs.
Be able to decode long words by taking the word apart.
Write in cursive handwriting. Please practice.
In third grade we will learn about communities. Think about the different communities that you visit this summer. Is the community an urban community, suburban community, or a rural community. What interesting places did you see? Find the community on a map. See how that community is a part of a larger community. Have fun traveling.
Dinosaur Activities and Information
Plant Activities and Information
In third grade we will be learning all about Life and Earth Science. Our topics will include plants, animals, rocks, soil, simple machines and more. Come in ready to do fun experiments and activities!
In Third Grade you will continue to learn about Jesus, God, and our Catholic Faith. We will also learn about many saints. Remember to pray for each other this summer. We will remember to pray for you!
- Don't Let Your Math Skills Melt Away During Summer Vacation… Get the “Scoop” on Third Grade Math
Is it too hot outside to play? Is there a summer thunderstorm keeping you in? Check out these FUN ways to practice your Math skills as a COOL summer activity.
What should I know before I come to Third Grade?
Know your basic facts with
from 0-20 ( recognition by sight without counting with fingers).
Review your basic subtraction facts with
Review 2 and 3 digit addition with and without regrouping.
Study the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables in multiplication. **
Place Value - Know place value to the hundreds.
Time - Know the clock face at least to five minutes.
Money - Recognize coins and their values.
Measurement - Measure things in inches and centimeters.
Play various Math games or any games that involve counting with keeping score
Check out these websites for FREE math games.
Math Magician Games
Choose +, -, X, or /. Can students complete 20 math fact problems with 100 percent accuracy in less than 60 seconds? If they can, they might print out an award certificate or ask a classmate to verify the total and record it on a chart.
Choose +, -, X or /. Students have 1 minute to get as many correct answers as they can. Have a classmate verify the total and record it on a chart.
CHECK MR. McDANIEL'S WEBSITE FOR MORE FUN WEBSITES
TO PRACTICE SKILLS THIS SUMMER!!