Third Grade

    ​Welcome third graders and families!  We are excited for another wonderful year at Birch Elementary!  We can't wait to learn to read, write, create, and problem solve with all of you!

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For more information on Third Grade at Birch please visit the Birch Third Grade Website

    You can learn more about Project Bulldog here!


    Language Arts: Communicate orally and in writing about a variety of topics, study and write biographies and opinions, write narratives and poems, read fluently, apply phonics to decode grade-level words, comprehend (understand) grade-level fiction and nonfiction texts, use correct English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling consistently

    Math: Multiplication and division facts, larger digit addition and subtraction strategies, data and graphing, geometry, measurement (length, mass, volume,  time to the minute), representing and writing fractions

    Science: Matter and measurement, rock cycle, life cycles of plants and animals

    Social Studies: Understanding how people in the past influence the development and interactions of different communities and regions, finding similarities and differences in places, using geographic tools to explore places, finding relationships between producers and consumers, making short-term financial goals,  understanding how to have a voice in our community, respecting rights of others,  understanding how local government works.

    Health: Making good food choices, treating self and others with respect, creating positive social interactions with families and peers, dangers of tobacco use, injury prevention



    Kelly Anderson{edffb0d8-182a-4920-a511-1c5bf3767543}Kelly AndersonTEACHERGP0|#76c88f82-80a0-4839-83db-f3bde73356d4;L0|#076c88f82-80a0-4839-83db-f3bde73356d4|3rd grade;GTSet|#047c81e0-37dc-4eae-934f-e677abc2b456;GPP|#07b53fa8-c2a8-4f4d-9b2a-5d157a6d7826;GPP|#fcb3d91a-5cf6-4a61-a3a4-04ac8b9fba73;GPP|
    Beth Baldner{edffb0d8-182a-4920-a511-1c5bf3767543}Beth BaldnerTEACHERGP0|#76c88f82-80a0-4839-83db-f3bde73356d4;L0|#076c88f82-80a0-4839-83db-f3bde73356d4|3rd grade;GTSet|#047c81e0-37dc-4eae-934f-e677abc2b456;GPP|#07b53fa8-c2a8-4f4d-9b2a-5d157a6d7826;GPP|#fcb3d91a-5cf6-4a61-a3a4-04ac8b9fba73;GPP|#4d055820-42d8-4f9b-843d-27bc329df1ff720-561-8814beth.baldner@bvsd.org, Third Grade Website