Third Grade

A complete Class Syllabus is available to each student and parent on Schoology which is password protected.


  • Riding the Wave of Success Mrs. Arnold’s Third Grade Class Is Riding the Wave of Success Mrs. Sue Arnold has been the Third Grade teacher at Holy Family School for over twenty-one years.  She is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona and did her credential work at Cal State Los Angeles.  Prior to becoming the third grade teacher, she worked as ...
  • Enhance Your Third Grader’s Curriculum Ways To Enhance Your Third Grader’s Curriculum Following are suggested books, website, and field trips that will help enhance your child’s educational experience . . . Great Books Children’s Great Illustrated Classics Books by Eve Bunting, Beverly Cleary, Tomie de Paola “Trumpet of The Swan” by E.B.White “You Are Special” By Max Lucado Videos or Movies “The Grinch That Stole Christmas” Really Wild Series ...
  • Weekly News December 11th It was nice to meet with all of you last week at conferences.  The students are progressing and all should be proud of their accomplishments and reflecting on how to continue to produce their very best.  I hope you have had an opportunity to review their 1st trimester portfolio.  When you finish reviewing with ...
  • What We’re Studying We are studying…DECEMBER Religion Advent, Sacraments Language Arts Main ideas/details, Incredible stories, Sign language, poetry Author of the Month Tomie dePaola English Verbs Math Estimating sums/differences, 3-4 digit Addition/Subtraction, Money, Patterns Social Studies Land and Resources Science Sun/Moon/Earth    
  • Third Grade Monthly News Dear Parents, As Advent begins and we await the birth of our Lord, we should be truly thankful for all our blessings.  I can’t believe it is December and almost the end of another year!  I’m sure we are all looking forward to a wonderful Christmas Vacation and the coming of 2018. November flew by with our ...
  • Upcoming Events DECEMBER 12/1-Report cards go home 12/6-12/8-Parent conferences from 1-5pm, noon dismissal 12/6-Reconciliation for grades 3,4, and 5 in am 12/8-School Mass @ 9:30am (led by 5th grade) 12/13-Christmas Concert in pm 12/14-8:15am mass with 6th grade 12/19-Las Posadas in am 12/20-Poetry book report due 12/21-8:15am Mass with 6th grade 12/22-School Christmas Program in am Noon dismissal 12/23 thru 1/7-Christmas Vacation School resumes Monday, January 8th                      
  • Reminders REMINDERS The December book report is to read a book of poetry and give a practiced reading or recitation of one of the poems from the book.  It is due on Wednesday, Dec. 20th. Las Posadas is on Tuesday, December 19th, from 8:30-9:40am.  The students can bring in some Mexican attire to wear on that day.
  • Postings for parents Ignite Hope, Establish Security 8 Home Habits for Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant Students Structure the Home Environment for School Success Practice Study Skills Classroom Code of Conduct How Kids Learn Math Skills  
  • Literature Tea Could be one of the MOST fun events at HFS. The Annual 3rd Grade Literature Tea. What better way to introduce children to the Classics of Literature than reading one and transforming yourself into that character.