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Hi 3rd Grade Families! Welcome to third grade!!! My name is Amy Winner. I have been teaching for 12 years, and this is my 5th year teaching 3rdgrade. I have my Elementary Education degree from Westminster College and my Master’s in Teaching and Curriculum from Penn State University. I love spending time with my husband (Andy), daughter (Aila), and son (Archie). Third grade is a GREAT year!!! We will be doing many fun activities this year while we learn, explore, and discover many new things!

Blackhawk School District Grading Scale
A 90%-100%
B 80%-91%
C 70%-82%
D 60%-73%
E Below 60%
Highlights of the 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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Blackhawk School District:
500 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Phone: (724) 846-6600
Fax: (724) 846-2021
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