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Success in 3rd Grade

Ready for 3rd Grade Excellence! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ“š

As we gear up for the thrilling adventure of 3rd grade, we're excited to share some valuable tips on preparing your child for this exciting chapter in their academic journey.

  1. ๐Ÿ“–Reading Marvels ๐ŸŒˆ: Foster a love for reading by exploring a variety of books together, daily. Encourage your child to discuss the characters, settings, and themes, enhancing their comprehension skills and expanding their imagination. Kelsos Problem Solving Choices

  2. ๐ŸงฎMath Mastery ๐Ÿ’ก: Sharpen math skills with fun activities. Practice multiplication and division, and incorporate math into everyday situations. This will build a solid foundation for the more advanced concepts they'll encounter in 3rd grade.

  3. ๐Ÿ“Writing Adventures ๐Ÿš€: Cultivate writing skills by encouraging your child to express their thoughts through stories, journaling, and creative writing. Focus on grammar and sentence structure to enhance their communication abilities.

  4. ๐ŸŒIndependent Exploration ๐Ÿ”ฌ: Encourage curiosity by exploring science and social studies topics together. Visit museums, conduct simple experiments, and engage in discussions to spark their interest in the world around them.

  5. โฐTime Management Maestro ๐ŸŽ“: Help your child develop strong time management skills. Establish a consistent routine that includes time for homework, play, and a good night's sleep. This will set a positive tone for their academic and personal growth.

  6. ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธDigital Literacy ๐Ÿ”: Familiarize your child with basic digital literacy skills. Introduce educational online resources and teach responsible internet use. These skills will become increasingly important in 3rd grade and beyond.

  7. ๐ŸคFriendship & Teamwork โค๏ธ: Reinforce the value of friendship and teamwork. Discuss problem-solving skills, empathy, and effective communication. These qualities contribute to a positive and supportive classroom environment. Encouge them to use the Kelso’s Choices Wheel (see picture).

  8. ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธStay Connected ๐Ÿ’ฌ: Maintain open communication with your child's teacher. Share insights about your child's strengths and areas for growth. A strong partnership between home and school ensures the best support for your child's educational journey.


With your continued support and encouragement, we are confident that your child will thrive in 3rd grade and beyond. Get ready for an amazing year of growth, learning, and unforgettable experiences!