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3rd Grade


1/9 School Reconvenes

1/21 Martin Luther King Day (Pupil Free Day)

2/18 President’s Day (Pupil Free Day)

3/25-3/29 Spring Recess

4/19 Local Holiday (Good Friday)

5/27 Memorial Day

6/7 Last Day of School

Third Grade "I Can" Statements

NGSS Science

Forces and Interactions

Weather and Climate


Life Cycles and Traits

Report Card Information for Parents

Common Core Standards with "I Can" Statements: Click here

Reading Suggestions


IMPACT Academy's 3rd Grade Teachers

Mrs. Pam Coleman


Mr. Doug White

What's Happening in Third Grade

January to March is the "sweet spot" of the year when third graders build on the foundations of learning laid in the fall, and seem to grow exponentially in the spring!   In Language and literacy, third graders have a better handle on what to do when they don't understand a word or passage.  They look at pictures and back up and re-read for clues and ask themselves questions.  Students summarize and use graphs to organize their thoughts about the books they read and will examine a variety of genres and print forms such as newspapers, magazines, and Web sites. Learning multiplication facts is the big push this year!


In writing, third graders learn to use organizational methods like word webs and Venn diagrams to help them in more complex writing assignments.  They are asked to compare and contrast things and take more responsibility for the writing process, including revising, editing, and proofreading.  


Math becomes more challenging after March.  Students work with larger whole numbers (numbers like 3,000) and with fractions and decimal numbers.  They look at odd and even numbers and patterns and solve and explain addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems and even some problems with more than one step!.


We continue to work together  to develop responsible and organized work habits that will be very important for your chid as s/he continues through school. Please continue this at home also. 




Garden Grove IMPACT Academy has been recognized with a 2016 Gold Ribbon Award from the California Department of Education. Tom Torlakson, Superintendent of Public Instruction, announced the list of California’s 2016 Gold Ribbon Schools recently. "These schools shine as bright beacons for others, putting forth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers," Torlakson said. "California teachers are developing an education model for the nation, training the students of today to be the problem-solvers, inventors, and pioneers of tomorrow." 

 The Gold Ribbon Award celebrates the teamwork, positive school culture, and focus on student success that are Garden Grove IMPACt Academy traditions.


Coding with Mr. Shuster: http://bit.ly/simicode


Typing Agent (login with Google school email address)



Journey's Textbook: click here#

English (Think Central) (login with Google school email address)





Math practice 

Coordinate Practice 

More 3rd Gr. Educational websites! 



My Math

Math Games: click here



Science E-Word Game: Click Here

Foss Science 

Grade3 Online Science Textbook: click here

Grade 3 Reading and Writing in Science: click here

Science Summaries and Games: Click here