- Home to school and school to home communication is key. Please call, send a note, or email our staff anytime.
- Attend our school and family events, including conferences in November. Be sure to ask questions.
- Request additional meetings to ask questions and seek advice or input about how to help your child.
- Read through notices, information, and student work that are sent home.
- Get involved in our PTU or become a school volunteer.
- Understands authors use rhythmical patterns and/or descriptive words to create specific images and/or feelings.
- Is skilled at using capitalization (dates, names of people, in context, when writing.
- Is skilled at using conventions of standard grammar and usage when writing and speaking (verb tense, subject-verb agreement, adjectives, conjunctions).
- Is skilled at using references to check or correct spelling
- Understands that authors use text features to contribute to and clarify a text.
- Understands how the author uses patterns to present and emphasize information.
- Understands the narrator’s point of view influences how characters and events are presented in a story.
- Is skilled at engaging effectively in a range of collaborative discussions
- Is skilled at using simple search tools and text features to answer a question about a topic when doing research.
- Is skilled at crafting an introduction or lead for a topic or process providing evidence that supports the lead using facts, information, and graphics; and crafting a concluding statement.
- Is skilled at elaborating on the actions, thoughts, and feelings of the characters; providing details related to the setting; establishing a conflict; and bringing closure to the piece of writing.
- Is skilled at stating an opinion for a topic, providing multiple reasons supported by relevant evidence, using transition words and phrases, and presenting a conclusion in a piece of writing.
- Is skilled at identifying and describing patterns.
- Understands defining attributes of a polygon and non-polygon. Understands defining attributes of quadrilaterals and non-quadrilaterals.
- Understands the different attributes of triangles.
- Is skilled at finding the perimeter of a polygon
- Understands the formula for finding the area of a rectangle and square.
- Is skilled at using perimeter and area formula for rectangles in real-world and mathematical problems.
- Understands greater than, less than, or equal to for objects using terms and symbols (, =)
- Understands patterns when working with even and odd numbers.
- Understands various ways to represent multiplication
- Knows multiplication facts 0-5.
- Is skilled at estimating, measuring and expressing the length of an object to the nearest inch, foot, meter, and centimeter.
- Understands time can be measured to the nearest quarter hour using a.m. and p.m. on an analog and digital clock.
- Understands that time can be measured to the nearest minute using a.m. and p.m. on an analog and digital clock.
- Is skilled at calculating elapsed time.
- Understand the relative locations of the sun, earth, moon, planets, and their orbits.
- Understand how the rotation of the earth on its axis causes day and night. Understand that a year is determined by the revolution of the earth around the sun. Understand that the tilt of the earth on its axis causes seasons.
- Understand how objects can be described in terms of the materials they are made of and their properties (color, size, shape, weight, texture, flexibility, etc.). Understand the changes that occur in properties of materials when wet, mixed, heated, frozen, cut, dissolved, blended, or exposed to light.
- Understand that all objects are composed of parts and the sum of the parts equals the whole.
- Understands different cultural backgrounds.
- Is skilled at using cardinal and intermediate directions to locate places on a map. Is skilled at using a legend and map scale.
- Listens and follows directions
- Respects rights and feelings of others
- Behaves responsibly
- Completes assignments
- Works and plays cooperatively
- Participates/engages in class
- Demonstrates independent work habits
- Produces quality work
- Shows perseverance
Our mission is to educate all students through relevant and engaging instruction to achieve personal success and contribute to their community.
Our Vision is to be an innovative learning community preparing students to reach their full potential as leaders, learners and critical thinkers in a complex and changing world.
PK-4 Principal: Allison Kahkonen
5-8 Principal: Jason Richards
Assistant Principal: Samantha Pangburn
Director of Instruction: Renita Ward-Downer
Teachers: Mrs. D. Bryant, Mrs. Cuskelly, Mrs. Jewell, Ms. Bowman, Ms. Wilder, and Mrs. Scripture
Phone: (207) 404-5700
Third grade is a year where kids are learning to become independent readers, writers, and thinkers.
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In English/Language Arts, our priority learning targets:
Language: Acquisition: Use of Language
Language: Conventions: Capitalization & Punctuation
Language: Conventions: Grammar
Language: Conventions: Spelling
Reading: Informational/Literature: Text Features & Structures
Reading: Literature: Point of View/Purpose
Speaking and Listening: Collaborative Conversations
Writing: Research: Accessing & Reporting Information
Writing: Types and Purpose: Informative/Explanatory
Writing: Types and Purpose: Narratives
Writing: Types and Purpose: Opinion/Argument
In Math, our priority targets are:
Algebra: Foundational Algebra
Geometry: Attributes and Properties
Number Sense: Counting & Cardinality
Operations: Multiplication & Division
Operations: Multiplication/Division Facts Checklists
Tools of Measurement: Measurement
Tools of Measurement: Time
Science and Social Studies are taught in thematic units. Our units of study are below, along with the priority targets for each.
Earth Science: Universe
Physical Science: Matter
Culture: Awareness and Understanding
Geography: Maps & Tools
PE: Mr. Dyer and Ms. Dubois
Art: Mrs. Jordan
Music: Ms. Macleod
Library: Mrs. Holyoke
Technology: Mrs. Clawson
Guidance: Mrs. Blier
The City of Brewer is proud to be a community of caring. Along with these values, Habits of Work are explicitly taught at each grade level. We work with our K-8 students to help them become a: