3rd Grade Curriculum

Third Grade is going to be a great year.  The students are continuing to learn the importance of organization and responsibility as they become more independent learners.  Academically they are being challenged to recall past information as well as learning new material.

Year long plan

Math:

  • Place value
  • Counting bills and coins
  • Adding whole numbers
  • Subtracting whole numbers
  • Multiplication
  • Division facts
  • Multiply and divide by one digit
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Fractions and decimals

Religion:

  • The church is one
  • The church is holy
  • The church is Catholic
  • The church is Apostolic
  • The church has a mission to the world
  • Feasts and Seasons
  • Catholic heritage

English:

  • Sentence parts
  • Nouns
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives and adverbs
  • Capitalization and punctuation
  • Pronouns
  • Writing – instructions, stories, descriptions, letters, and research report

Social Studies:

  • Our community
  • People in communities
  • Where are communities
  • History of communities
  • Communities at work
  • Governments

Reading:

Through reading several stories the following skills will be covered:

 

  • Sequence
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Authors purpose
  • Cause and effect
  • Realism and fantasy
  • Fact and opinion
  • Summarizing
  • Predicting
  • Compare and contrast
  • Plot
  • Spelling
  • Short and long vowels
  • Unexpected consonant patterns
  • Homophones
  • Compound words
  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Double consonants
  • Contractions
  • Handwriting
  • Manuscript review
  • Cursive readiness
  • Writing lowercase letters
  • Writing uppercase letters
  • Using cursive writing

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