September 28, 2016
3rd Grade — Social Studies

Reading, spelling, writing, and social studies are each taught explicitly with their own dedicated time each week.

Unit Themes

  • Geography
  • Bay Area Native Americans
  • SEE (Signing Exact English) sign language
  • The Arctic
  • Celebrating difference and taking action

Approaches to Learning

  • Researching from primary and secondary sources
  • Expository writing
  • Reading and reflecting
  • Dramatic performances
  • Study trips
  • CEID buddies (Center for the Early Intervention on Deafness)