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Welcome to Third Grade! We will be doing many fun activities all year along with loads of learning and exploring.  My name is Laurel Brest.  I have been teaching in the Blackhawk School District for 11 years.  I have my Bachelor of Science from Slippery Rock University in Elementary and Special Education and Master’s in Teaching and Curriculum from Penn State University.  I love spending time with my family, camping, and reading.  We are huge Pittsburgh Pirate fans.  


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Our grant on donorschoose.org was fully funded. We are so excited to implement all the literature resources into our daily morning meetings and OLWEUS Bully Meetings. Thank You so much to all the families that donated!!!

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Highlights
2nd Quarter

Highlights of 2nd Quarter:


In math, we are studying multiplication. Students continue to be successful in our Math Workshops. The students work together as a whole class following warm-ups such as number and problem of the day. The kids then work in groups to practice new skills with teachers and review skills with their peers, independently, and using technology. The students look forward to this each morning.

In reading, the students continue the Daily 5 system. While students are doing this we are working with small groups conducting guided reading groups where we are focusing on skills differentiated according to student need. Some of the skills include comprehension, back up and reread, main idea and details, theme, summarizing, compare and contrast, author study, context clues, and fact and opinion, fluency, and accuracy.

In English, the students are working on nouns. Students are also working on several different types of writing.

In social studies, we are working on a Veteran’s Day project.

In Science, we are currently studying life cycles and food chains.

 



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Mrs. Laurel Brest
brestl@bsd.k12.pa.us
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