Thriving in Third Grade with Mrs. Santos

Week 6

Google Expedition adventure exploring different forms of camouflage. Our 3rd grade class had a great time going on our first Google Expedition this week.  Mr. Kelly led us through some interesting habitats to see if we could spot the creatures using camouflage.  We will definitely being using this exciting technology again throughout the year! Some important events happening this week: Picture day for 3rd and 4th grade is Tuesday, September 24th. The order forms for K-4th have not...

September 22, 2019 Read more

Week 5

It was another successful and productive week here in Mrs. Santos’ class!  Our 3rd graders presented their animal research projects and shared some interesting facts about their animals and why they tend to live in groups.  They are also working very hard (and getting very close) to earn their trip to Maverick.  Our 4th graders worked hard to complete their Must Do/May Dos this week and did really well overall as a class on the comprehension quiz this week!  They are working...

September 15, 2019 Read more

Week 4

Our version of a “bad picture” to mimic the main character in our story this past week, Picture Day Perfection. Welcome to another exciting week in 3rd grade!  We enjoyed having a shortened week last week, but we’re ready to get down to business this upcoming week.  We will be working on the following skills this week: Projects: We will continue our animal research and begin working on our posters that will be used to present our findings to the class. ...

September 7, 2019 Read more

Weekly Update

I hope everyone enjoyed their Labor Day weekend! As we transition back to our school routine, we will reinforce expectations and procedures we covered the first two weeks and start diving more in depth into our subject matter. Now that we’re into the full swing of school, high expectations will be set and reinforced.   We will be working on the following skills this week: Projects: We will discuss why animals tend to live in groups and conduct research about specific animal groups. We...

September 3, 2019 Read more

What a great first week!

4th grade scholars learned team work while trying to “save” Fred the gummy worm. 3rd grade scholars presented their Brown Bag Biographies while enjoying a birthday treat. It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know your kiddos this week!  We talked A LOT about classroom expectations and routines and practiced, practiced, practiced.  We also did some activities that helped us get to know (or reacquaint) each other including an All About My #Selfie writing activity and...

August 23, 2019 Read more

Welcome Back!

Hard to believe summer is coming to an end, but with that closure comes one of my favorite times of year: Back to School!! I love the excitement of meeting new students and parents and beginning our new adventure together.   It’s been wonderful to meet a few kiddos and parents already during today’s meet and greet and I hope to see parents tonight during our Back to School Night to answer any questions and give you a little info about what to expect for this year.  In case...

August 14, 2019 Read more