Articles by: Grade 3

A Tea-rrific Afrikaans lesson!

A Tea-rrific Afrikaans lesson!

The Grade 3s have been learning all about food in Afrikaans this term and were able to taste the success of their hard work by participating in a hands-on Tea making lesson. Each class recapped the term’s vocabulary through the use of a Keynote and prepared for the exciting lesson by discussing the ingredients needed to make tea.  The Grade[Read More…]

by December 10, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
The Researchers of Grade 3

The Researchers of Grade 3

The Grade 3s had a fascinating time researching famous inventors. Their projects consisted of research, design, art as well as working collaboration in their Co-operative Groups. Each group could pick an inventor from a hat. They had eight classic or modern inventors to choose from. Once they had chosen their inventor, they discussed all the interesting information in their groups. It was time[Read More…]

by November 26, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Statistically Grade 3

Statistically Grade 3

This week was all about collecting and collating data. What better way to make Maths relevant than to talk about yummy food flavours! As a grade, we spent some time researching each others favourite ice-cream flavours. The only information provided by the teachers were the ice-cream flavours. Other than that, each child had to walk around collecting the data on their own,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Comical CREATIVITY in Grade 3

Comical CREATIVITY in Grade 3

This past week the Grade 3 students tackled the art of telling compelling stories by making their own dinosaur comics, which tied in perfectly with their termly theme of Dinosaurs and Tesla’s. The children jumped at the opportunity to exercise their creative muscles and couldn’t wait to get started. In class, the teachers showed videos on how to create comic strips[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Living the Experience!

Living the Experience!

The Grade Three’s have been living the life of actors, actresses and dancers in their Theatre Production: The Tales of Time! It was a thrill and an experience of a lifetime for them to come to school in the early evening to climb into their magical costumes and coat their faces with exquisite make-up to enhance their character traits. Slowly[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
CARE and Gratitude in Grade 3

CARE and Gratitude in Grade 3

Why do we CARE? We CARE to improve the classroom environment, this helps us to maintain a mostly emotionally stable atmosphere . To CARE is to include all our friends, to value and respect each and every one in and outside the classroom. We learn to play better, to accept people and feel loved and safe in the class we[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3s – The Art of Performance

Grade 3s – The Art of Performance

“…And Action!” The words “the more I practice, the better I get” are ringing louder than ever amongst the Grade 3’s. They have been excited to get into character, practicing their dance moves and lines over and over again. It has been quite special seeing them practice in their own time, working together as a team to get the steps correct.[Read More…]

by August 23, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3s step into Mathematics!

Grade 3s step into Mathematics!

Wondering why your darling has come home with only one shoe? Never fear, no shoes were harmed in the making of our bar graph! The Grade 3s have been learning all about Data Handling this week. We have focused on gathering information and representing it visually through a bar graph. What better way to master this concept than to create a concrete graph[Read More…]

by August 8, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Responsibili-THREE

Responsibili-THREE

Response-ability, the word says it all. The ability to choose our response.  Responsibility is one of the many life skills we teach in our classroom. The Grade Three’s are learning not only to be responsible for their own behaviour, but to encourage their co-operative group members to do so as well. Group points may provide motivation (or more specifically, the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade Three MATHS be crazy!

Grade Three MATHS be crazy!

Our Grade Threes have been working with much determination and GRIT this term to understand some new and challenging concepts in Mathematics. In the olden days we learnt our times tables and many other Mathematics concepts by repeating them countless times, often just miming and not really paying attention to what was happening in class. Learning happens best when connected to[Read More…]

by June 8, 2018 Grade 3, Primary