Third Grade at Cabrillo
Third Grade and Clifford
 

 

  • GATE Program:
    • Tiered lessons and differentiation
    • Focus on multiple perspectives, ethics, language of the discipline, & unanswered questions
    • Socratic seminars for literacy
    • GATE icons as guides to think through reading materials
    • Strategies to enrich, stimulate, and enhance content & focus student’s thinking
 
 
 

 

  • Rigorous Content Based on Standards:
    • Literacy
      • Learn effective communication
      • Research news reports for presentation
      • Creative writing through Pen Pal communication & creating books to share
      • RAZ Kids – computer-based reading program
      • Perform plays (Reader’s Theatre)
    • Math
      • Daily manipulative work
      • Interactive learning
      • ST Math
    • Science
      • Hands-on experiments
      • Life Science
      • Ecosystems
      • Solar System & energy
    • Social Studies
      • Geography & Sociology of California

 

 
 
 
 

 

  • Cutting Edge Technology
    • Computers in each classroom
    • Use of netbooks & Promethean board
    • iPad
    • Document cameras
 
 
 

 

  • Community Support and Involvement:
    • Navy Partnership in Education
    • Community Volunteers
    • Point Loma Nazarene University student tutors
    • Parent Volunteers
    • Parent Workshops (Pearson Math, RAZ Kids, Spelling City)
 
 
 
 
 
  • Field Trips and Enrichment:
    • Reuben H. Fleet Science Center Outreach Program
    • Visual & Performing Arts
    • Nature Walks (Canyons hikes, bay hikes, ocean exploration)
    • Field Day
    • San Diego Zoo