Welcome to Third Grade!

  • Welcome to third grade at Dr. N.H. Jones! My name is Mr. Bishop, and I am honored to be your third grade teacher. Third grade is going to be an exciting time for all of us. We plan to do many exciting things that will challenge your child academically. Third grade is a huge transition year for our students and we will work hard to prepare them.

    This year, most of our reading standards will be taught through Social Studies, Science, and fiction passages. Each topic of study will focus on the Florida Standards. Our goal is for students to understand the importance of developing essential reading skills and how it will benefit them in the future. We will apply instructional practices based on critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. This will allow students the opportunity to make authentic real world connections, and create an environment needed for our students' development as the thinkers our future needs. 

    I am very excited to have you this year! I want to welcome you, and I look forward to working with you this school year. 



    7:35- 7:45           Students report to classroom

    7:45- 9:50           Reading and Social Studies

                                (Bishop homeroom)

    9:50- 10:50         Specials

    10:52- 11:17       Lunch

    11:17-11:20       Homerooms will switch

    11:20- 1:45         Reading and Social Studies

                                (Montigny homeroom)

    1:45- 2:05           Recess

    2:05                     Dismissal


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  • Reading Standards for Informational Text


    Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).


    Use information gained from illustrations and words in the text to demonstrate understanding of the text (where, when, why, and how key events occur).


    Compare and contrast the most important points of key details presented in two texts on the same topic.


    Reading Standards for Literacy Text


    Explain how specific aspects of a text's illustrations contribute to what is being conveyed by the words in a story (create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).


    Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters).


    Vocabulary and Conventions


    Use knowledge of language and its conventions when speaking, writing, reading, or listening. 


    Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple meaning words and phrases based on 3rd grade reading content.


    Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.


    Writing Standards


    Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.


    Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

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