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Flexibility in Third Grade

Friday, January 22, 2021

Flexibility in Third Grade

Writing Students started the week off with a “free write” that they then used to revise and edit throughout the week. We focused on capitalization and punctuation and how that can impact a story. Students […]
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Tricksters, Maps, and Multiplication

Friday, January 15, 2021

Tricksters, Maps, and Multiplication

Math This week, Third Grade mathematicians finished the trifecta of multiplication properties and learned about parentheses and the Associative Property of Multiplication. They began delving into the relationship between multiplication and division with learning about […]
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Returning to Third Grade

Friday, January 8, 2021

Returning to Third Grade

Math In Math, we are diving deep into Multiplication. We are starting to explore multiplication vocabulary, and the properties of Multiplication such as the Commutative Property of Multiplication. We have worked to show multiplication in […]
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Holiday Break is Here!

Friday, December 18, 2020

Holiday Break is Here!

Reading Third Graders have enjoyed their time with their reading partners and were sad to see it come to a close this week. Readers learned that as a story nears the end and a character […]
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This Week in Third Grade

Friday, December 11, 2020

This Week in Third Grade

Writing Third Graders were pleased to welcome Ms. Franci to our classroom this week as we used our persuasive writing skills to try to convince her to let us have a class social. We considered […]
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Welcoming Winter

Friday, December 4, 2020

Welcoming Winter

Reading Readers have been creating work plans for what they are doing in their own reading. They are enjoying working with partners to discover new theories about the characters in their books. Readers are beginning […]
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Gratitude

Friday, November 20, 2020

Gratitude

Reading This week in Reading we started our new unit of Character Studies! In this unit we will be deepening our understanding and our ideas about the characters in our books. We jumped in with […]
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Changing the World

Friday, November 13, 2020

Changing the World

Reading Friends in Third Grade celebrated their nonfiction reading unit coming to a close this week. We learned all about how to organize our thoughts before we start reading, what to think about while we […]
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Halloween Fun!

Friday, October 30, 2020

Halloween Fun!

Math We started off the week by building and decomposing a kilogram. Students explored a pan balance scale as well as a spring scale to weigh various objects around the classroom. We have discovered that […]
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Math, Centers, and Social Studies, Oh My!

Friday, October 23, 2020

Math, Centers, and Social Studies, Oh My!

Math This week in math, students worked to solve word problems involving time. They were able to apply what they had learned about skip-counting by fives to telling time on a number line. Students have […]
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Third Grade: Reneé Bratton

Reneé is so happy to be continuing at The Cooper School as the Third Grade teacher! She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the College of Charleston and moved to Charleston 5 years ago from Columbus, Ohio. She has a 3-year-old daughter, Charlotte Jane, who amazes her every day. She loves visiting the beach and cooking with her family.