Third Grade

Contact us

  22265 S 80th Ave, Frankfort, Illinois, 60423
 Phone (815) 469-2309


Doug Wernet

  School Hours

Grades 3, 4, and 5: 9:05AM - 3:30PM
Early Dismissal: 12:05 p.m.

Welcome to 3rd Grade and the 2018-2019 school year! Please use this website to keep up with the latest updates in our classroom. On this web page you will find a weekly schedule and a general outline for instruction. Please keep in mind that instruction & homework may vary or change throughout the week based on the student's needs and understanding. I look forward to a great year!!

*Below under cool links titled "2020-2021 School Year Student Placement Recommendations" is where you can click and fill out a survey on what type of placement you think would be best for your child for next year.  I highly encourage you to fill this out if you feel that your child needs to be placed in a particular type of classroom/structure or you feel that he/she should not be placed with a peer that they have had conflict with that would cause them to not be successful in their learning environment. 

Chelsea Elementary School 



Week of May 18th - 22nd

** Below are optional resources you can have your child work on daily in addition to the lesson plans that have been provided to you on the district HOME page.**

I look forward to our Zoom meeting on Monday at 9:00am.  Please check your email for the meeting ID & password.  


Students can log into their Zearn accounts and work in their math workbooks. There are also several math games on Sheppard Software that incorporates various math concepts, as well as Khan Academy and Prodigy.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. 

Duane Habecker Eureka Lessons:

Zearn:, username=same as computer login (ex. 25amagana), password=500 number

Freckle  / Class Code: DYN97K

Khan Academy:  (ex. username:ameliamagana / password: 25school) Class Code: WH8KTQ2P

Prodigy, select "new student" and enter class code=9D1E40

Sheppard Software:



Students brought home the novel, Ramona Quimby, age 8.  They can work on the activity packet & journal that was sent home on Tuesday, March 17th. 

Here are some websites we use in class that students can do at home.  These websites include both fiction & nonfiction passages.  I hope everyone enjoys reading Ramona Quimby, age 8.  It's such a cute book.  Activities were sent home that go along with this novel.  

Freckle: Class Code:  DYN97K 

Newsela: Class Code: TQWRRE

Epic!:, class code=ewb7689

Scholastic "Learn at Home":

Check out Kidblog:  

Class Code: p9s2ee5



Students love Mystery Science! Please use the link below for some fun lessons with Doug.


Social Studies:

National Geographic for Kids

Epic has a lot of great articles on Native Americans.  Check it out! 

Additional Resources: Scholastic is offering a Learn at Home website. This free resource provides your children with 20* days of exciting articles and stories, videos, and fun learning challenges. Children can complete them anytime, in any order. They can work on their own or together with you and your family.            


I sent home their cursive packets that we have been working on throughout the year.  Please practice your the uppercase letters.  Also, complete pages that you haven't completed.


SWI/Word Inquiry:

The next word we are going to explore is "formation."  Have the students try and create a word sum for the word and add as many words on their matrix as they can from the base.  Then, explore on  to see the history of the words that you found and to see if they are related! I can't wait to see what you come up with!


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  • Downloads List

    Around the World Event
    Closure Letter March 16th, 2020
    March 23rd-27th Activities
    Module 6 Extension Activities
    Third Grade Homework Policy
    Weekly Assignments March 17th-20th
    Words Their Way Letter
    Words Their Way Research

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