3-2/Mrs. Caitlin Gernon

Welcome to Mrs. Gernon's Third Grade! 

"Teachers Who Love Teaching, Teach Children to Love Learning."
-Robert John Meehan

*Our classroom has been transformed into a magical gallery of student work and it looks incredible!*

 Announcements:

March 13th-17th Circus Week
March 17th-Tentative Ch. 7 Math Test (depends on snow days)



Here's what's happening in our classroom:


ELA: Our essential question for the week is "What ideas can we get from nature?" We will be reading related texts discussing the vocabulary, and revisiting expository texts. Additionally, we will be talking about how to summarize after reading, the comprehension skill of how to find the main idea and details in a story, as well as discussing the vocabulary strategy of root words. In phonics, we will be working with more prefixes. Lastly, in grammar, we will discuss future-tense verbs.       

 Math: Chapter 7
Division Facts and Strategies
We will continue to progress with our studies of Division 
Lesson 1- Divide by 2
Lesson 2-Divide by 10
Lesson 3-Divide by 5
Lesson 4-Divide by 3
Lesson 5-Divide by 4
Lesson 6-Divide by 6
Lesson 7-Divide by 7
Lesson 8-Divide by 8
Lesson 9-Divide by 9
Lesson 10-Two Step Problems
Lesson 11-Order of Operations


Science: Chapter 4
Ecosystems and Interactions

Lesson 1-What are Ecosystems?
Lesson 2-What's in an Ecosystem?
Lesson 3- What is a Food Chain?
Lesson 4-What are Some Food Chains?
Lesson 5-How do Environmental Changes Affect Living Things?


Social Studies: Chapter 2 People in Communities
Essential Question: "How do People help your community grow?"
Lesson 1-Moving to a New Community
Lesson 2-Learning New Customs
Lesson 3- Where Did They Come From?
Lesson 4- A New Life in America
Chapter Vocabulary-opportunity, immigrant, custom, ethnic group, ancestor, symbol, citizen, migration, Great Migration.

Religion: Chapter 5
We Learn About the Early Church


In this chapter the children will learn about the apostles who led the Church and about those who remained true followers of Jesus despite the risk of losing their lives.