Grade 3

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Our Third Grade’s first half of the year was highlighted by their enthusiastic, Egyptian interpretation at the Christmas Pageant. Not only did they know their parts, but their personalities shown through and they were all stars of the show. In Writing Composition, we learned the correct form for writing a letter. Before Christmas Break, each...
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The 3rd Grade is filled with brilliant inventors. When tasked to solve a problem they wasted no time coming up with solutions that would be wonderful to see in the near future. Benjamin Franklin has nothing on this class! Connor Carreira invented the Water with Your Doggy, which is a self-refilling water bowl for your...
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On April 21st, East Lake Academy celebrated Spanish Heritage Day with performances from the students in the Preschool 3 year old program through 3rd grade. Their performances were not only memorable, but they brought one grandmother visiting from her native country of Colombia to joyful tears. She expressed her gratitude for a program that not...
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At the start of the New Year the students were introduced to volleyball and badminton. The volleyball skills we have covered include:  Underarm pass (bump), underarm serve, overarm serve, setting, and blocking and spiking the ball over the net.  As students develop and refine their skills they will participate in volleyball games to reinforce the...
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  Third grade students are currently working on a collage based off   Pablo Picasso’s artwork Three Musicians . Picasso was one of the artists who coined the term collage in the beginning of the 20th century and it still is a popular art term used today! Each student draws a musical instrument  while incorporating...
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The most exciting thing we have recently been doing in 3rd Grade is observing and experimenting in Science. Through inquiry and trial and error, students learn so much more than reading a book or watching a PowerPoint.   The unit we are currently in has to do with plants and how they grow. Each student...
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Why Sync? While it can be common for people to copy, download, print and import calendars, none of these processes offers the real-time benefit of syncing. Once you sync to one or more of East Lake Academy’s calendars, updates and additions to those calendars are automatically reflected within your calendar system.  Click on the PDF...
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Lake Forest Leader Year in Review 2015: “I remember the first time I gave a chapter to test our now current eighth grade students,” recalls Sra. Marianela Gonzalez, 4 – 8 grade Spanish teacher at East Lake Academy.  “They were distraught by how challenging it was.  There were tears and stunned faces.  Today, many of...
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Middle SchoolIt’s basketball time at East Lake Academy, and as we prepare for our upcoming basketball season, middle school students will be participating in a basketball unit for the next three weeks. The primary focus of this program is to help students refine their basic skills including: dribbling, passing and shooting, practicing taking free throws...
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