Grade 3

Project time is here.

Project time is here.

The Grade Three’s went home and researched one of the eight explorers given. They then brought this information to school, with all the pictures and decorations. They will now complete the entire project at school. We have started off with the front cover. They will then need to fill in a questionnaire about their explorer, fill in on a map[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 Grade 3
Classroom plans!

Classroom plans!

What fun we had, making our very own classroom plans from birds eye view. Started off with a mat discussion about our classroom and objects inside it. Then a big conversation about a key for a map. What they are used for and how we can make our own key. The learners were eager to start designing their own classroom[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 3
Grade Threes go on a scavanger hunt around the world.

Grade Threes go on a scavanger hunt around the world.

With great excitement two of the Grade Three classes had the experience of a Digital Lesson this week. Working in pairs they were assigned an IPAD. Previously they were taught how to operate Google Earth. They knew how to zoom in and out, pan and glide across the screen. They were amazed that these were real pictures of the Earth[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 3
What we love about Grade Three!

What we love about Grade Three!

The Grade Three’s were asked what they have enjoyed about the year. Ms Dawes class. Chloe: “My favourite part this term has been making up our stories in Literacy.” Lindiwe: ” I have enjoyed writing out THRASS tests and seeing my marks get better.” Josephine: “I loved drawing the Bumpalump picture and enjoyed the funny poem.” Keona “I have enjoyed[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 3
Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger

Roxanne Sahd reports. On Thursday it was so fun! First we had to line up and get life jackets. (which I did not enjoy.) Then a seal popped his head out the exquisite, beautiful, amazing, blue water. It was so cute! After that jellyfish and dolphins appeared in the blue water. On the Jolly Roger I felt confident and safe.[Read More…]

by May 11, 2012 Grade 3
Keenan Rennie’s Over the Edge story

Keenan Rennie’s Over the Edge story

When I was on the beach, I asked my mom if I could go for a swim and she said yes. So I went for a swim and saw a pirate ship! I swam to the pirate ship and pirates came out of nowhere. They took me on the ship. The pirates names were Long John Kidd, Black Eye Bart[Read More…]

by May 10, 2012 Grade 3
Life on the Ocean Wave

Life on the Ocean Wave

Go back in time and imagine life on a Pirate Galleon. Imagine the rough seas and the heaving deck. What would you see if you looked out of the porthole in your cabin? The Grade Three’s had great fun imagining a variety of scenarios in a Creativity and Design lesson linked to their Pirate Theme in Thematic Studies.    [Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 3
Floating and Sinking

Floating and Sinking

Why do some things float and other things sink? The Grade Three’s set out to investigate the answer. Each co-operative group were given a bowl of water and eight items to test. They had such fun trying to guess if the items would sink or float before placing them in the water. Each group presented their results on a colourful[Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 3
Outward Bound!

Outward Bound!

One hundred and twenty two excited and dressed up Grade Three learners invaded St James Beach on Thursday. Their outfits were splendid, making very convincing and mean pirates. The day was filled with four thrilling stations. A treasure hunt, where they worked with their co-operative groups to search the beach and rocks for different items on their list. A sand[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 Grade 3
Times Tables!

Times Tables!

  This term we are starting to learn the times tables. Each times tables will be spaced over two weeks. At the end of the two weeks there will be a class test. Here are some helpful tips to help with the teaching of times tables. Use a multiplication table, you will find one in the front of their books.[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 Grade 3