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Reading Surprises in Third Grade

Friday, October 16, 2020

Reading Surprises in Third Grade

Reading In our Reading to Learn unit this week, students learned how to preview a book. We also learned that even after you think you know how the book is going to go, there can […]
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Studying Nonfiction

Friday, October 9, 2020

Studying Nonfiction

Writing We have officially started our unit of The Art of Informational Writing! Students have chosen a topic for their informational books that they will be writing throughout the unit. They got to be the […]
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Celebrations All Around!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Celebrations All Around!

Writing We are rounding up our very first Writing unit this week! Students started the week off putting the finishing touches on their pieces to share on Thursday. We revised with comments from partners and […]
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Week 5 is in the books!

Friday, September 25, 2020

Week 5 is in the books!

Math This week we have been focusing on multiplying and dividing using units of 4. We were able to skip-count objects to build fluency with multiplication facts. Students have been relating arrays to tape diagrams […]
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Fun in Week 4!

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Fun in Week 4!

Keyboarding We have been practicing using Google Classroom. Logging into our classes and answering questions posted online has helped our students feel comfortable working on their Chromebooks. Science We are learning so much in our […]
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Week 3 has been amazing!

Friday, September 11, 2020

Week 3 has been amazing!

Keyboarding Chromebooks have been such a big hit! Third graders love practicing their typing skills using spelling and vocabulary words. Learning the placement of keys on the keyboard is a skill we are working to […]
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Week 2 is on a Roll!

Friday, September 4, 2020

Week 2 is on a Roll!

Reading This week in reading we talked about finding within-reach books and reading tons of them! The students talked about how to choose a “just right” book and when to know if something is too […]
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First Week of Third Grade!

Friday, August 28, 2020

First Week of Third Grade!

Morning Meeting Third Grade has started out so amazing! We spent the week getting to know each other and learning our “new normal” routines.  Third Graders loved the Morning Meetings this week! We start our […]
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Third Grade Rocks

Friday, March 6, 2020

Third Grade Rocks

Student Led Conferences Third Graders really blew us away this week with their ability to lead conferences on their own. We loved seeing students give their parents a peek into their daily lives by teaching […]
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Third Grade is AMAZING!

Friday, February 28, 2020

Third Grade is AMAZING!

Music This week during Indigo Choir, Ms. Hazel and Mr. Bob invited students to share one of their many talents (not just musical) for a Talent Show.  Students were so excited and worked really hard […]
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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.