Tiffany Graves Faulkner
3rd Grade
Tiffany Faulkner

About the Teacher/Welcome Msg


In 2004 I graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Elementary Education. I am also National Board certified in Literacy. 


  • 2nd grade from 2004-2016
  • 3rd grade 2016-2019


My name is Tiffany Faulkner. I am National Board Certified in Literacy. I graduated from Southaven High school in 1999 and Ole Miss in 2004. I am married to Jason Faulkner, and we have two daughters. This is my 15th year to teach!

Class Schedule









(Wear gym shoes on Fridays.)


Important Dates

  • Dec. 6th- Santa's workshop 11:15
  • Dec. 12th- 5th grade talent show 5:30-7:00
  • Dec. 19th- class Christmas party 9:00
  • Dec. 20th-end 9 weeks
  • Dec. 23-Jan 1st- Christmas break


  • Reading: read for at least 20 minutes, Math: study facts, 0,1,2,5,10,3,6
  • Vocabulary: study definitions, synonyms and antonyms, Spelling: study


  • RL 3.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understand of a text
  • RL 3.2: Determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain
  • RL 3.3: Describe character in a story (traits, motivations, or feeling)
  • RL 3.4: determine the meaning of words, literal/nonliteral language
  • RL 3.9: compare/contrast these, setting, and plots of stories
  • RI 3.5: use text features to locate information
  • RI 3.6: distinguish point of view
  • RI 3.7: use info gained from illustrations to demonstrate understanding

Text Features

  • heading and subheading
  • table of contents
  • glossary
  • table and timeline
  • text box
  • index
  • hyperlink
  • photograph and caption
  • diagram
  • bold print and italics
  • charts and maps

Text Structures

  • Description
  • Order and Sequence
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Problem/Solution
  • Cause/Effect


  • W 3.2: write informative/explanatory text to examine a topic
  • W 3.5: develop and strengthen writing
  • W 3.6: use technology to produce and publish writing
  • W 3.7: conduct short research projects
  • W 3.8: take brief notes on sources


  • 3.MD.1: time
  • 3.MD.2: liquid volume/mass
  • 3.MD.5,6,6: area
  • 3.OA.8: two step word problems
  • 3.MD.3: graphing

multiplication Fact Fluency Test Information

For the 1st 9 weeks we will be working on mastering 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's. Your child will be given 25 problems and will be expected to complete the 25 problems within a 5 minute time frame. Your child will be allotted minutes to complete the multiplication section of the test. 

*If your child has mastered 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's, begin working on 3's and 6's for the 2nd 9 weeks. 

*3rd 9 weeks we will add 4's and 8's with 75 problems to complete in 5 minutes.

*4th 9 weeks we will add 7's and 9's with 100 problems to complete in 5 minutes. 


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** Please do not send your child to school sick. Please review the DCES student handbook for our policy for sick children. I know it is inconvient, but please consider the well being of the entire class.