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!*


May 3 - No Band

May 5 - Half Day First Friday Mass - No Aftercare
Notre Dame School Auction at the New Hyde Park Inn
Hope to see you there!

Here's what's happening in our classroom:

ELA: Our essential question for the week is "How are people Able to Fly?" We will be reading related texts discussing the vocabulary and expository texts. Additionally, we will be talking about the importance of rereading when we come across unfamiliar ideas and facts, the comprehension skill of comparing and contrasting, cause and effect as well as discussing the vocabulary strategy of using context clues.        

 Math: Chapter 9

Comparing Fractions

We will begin to develop understanding an understanding of fractions, especially unit fractions by comparing.                                                                                          
Lesson 1- Comparing Fractions
Lesson 2-Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator
Lesson 3-Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerator
Lesson 4-Compare Fractions
Lesson 5-Compare and Order Fractions
Lesson 6-Model Equivalent Fractions
Lesson 7-Equivalent Fractions

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?

Religion: Chapter 6
The Church Year

In this chapter the children will learn that the Church year celebrates Jesus.