• 3rd Grade Teachers:

    Mrs. Lauren Hofman - Room 705

    Miss Pamela Nichols - Room 707

    Miss Jacqueline O'Mahony - Room 706

    Mrs. Cammie Read (AG) - Room 702

    Mrs. Courtney Rowland - Room 704

    Mrs. Teresa Shelton - Room 703


    3rd Grade Assistant:

    Mrs. Amanda Boughman - Room 701



  • Third grade is a time for your child to become independent and responsible learners. Parents can foster this by stepping back and keeping an eye on your child’s progress as they are gaining independence. Students are held accountable to mastery of skills, and progress is scored using the 10-point grading scale.

    Over the summer, students should READ, READ, READ!!!  Here are some other things you can encourage them to do:

    • Fluently add and subtract
    • Keep a journal using complete sentences / paragraphs.
    • Spelling of high frequency words
    • Concept of time - hour, half-hour, quarter-hour
    • Practice legible manuscript writing on wide-ruled notebook paper recognizing margins

    Below is an overview of what you can expect your child to learn in third grade:


    • Multiplication
    • Division
    • Graphing
    • Fractions
    • Addition and Subtraction (Please practice regrouping)
    • Mass and Volume (liquid)
    • Telling time and elapsed time
      • Time to one minute, five minutes, half-hour, quarter-hour
    • Multi-step Word Problems
    • Area and Perimeter
    • Geometry
      • Quadrilaterals


    • Nonfiction and Fiction Texts
    • Informational Text
    • Answer questions using evidence from the text


    • Narrative Writing
    • Opinion/Persuasive Writing
    • Explanatory Writing


    • Human Body Systems
      • Skin
      • Muscles
      • Bones
    • Solar System
    • Plants and Seeds
    • Force and Motion
    • Matter

     Social Studies

    • Communities
    • How communities change over time
    • Economics
    • Local government
    • Five themes of government

    Testing - Third grade begins more serious testing.

    • BOG (beginning of grade) test using third grade standards given the first ten days of school.   Third graders need a score of 439 and/or a level P in TRC to achieve promotion to fourth grade. New to third grade will be end of quarter testing.
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  • Third Grade Supply List

    • box of 24 crayons
    • 10 glue sticks
    • 2 pack of pencils
    • 5 erasers (pencil-top)
    • 2 boxes of tissues
    • 4 dry erase markers
    • 4 highlighters (different colors)
    • box of washable markers or colored pencils
    • 2 packs of loose leaf paper (wide rule)
    • pencil pouch/zippered or box
    • 4 wide ruled composition books 
    • 4 Solid colored 2-pocket folder
    • 1 3-ring binder (1")
    • book bag/back pack (no wheels)
    • Hand sanitizer 
    • 1 box zip-lock bags (quart/gallon)
    • 1 set ear buds
  • Please consider donating the following items directly to you child's class:

    • Dry erase markers
    • Clorox wipes
    • Highlighters
    • Kleenex
    • Pencils
    • Red pens
    • Pencil cap erasers
  • Field Trips

    • Heritage Theater
    • Raleigh
Last Modified on April 20, 2020