Reading in 3rd Grade is essential for success.  We read a variety of texts on a daily basis through shared reads, read alouds, buddy reads, and independent reading.  Each week, as a class, we read a story from our reading book, or from a teacher selected text.  On Friday, students are assessed to gauge their level of understanding of the story.  In addition to this, I meet with guided reading groups and literature circles on a daily basis.

All students should be reading a minimum of 30 minutes a night.  After reading is completed, the book title and time need to be notated on your child's reading log and a parent needs to initial.  In addition to