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3rd Grade Curriculum

3rd Grade Curriculum

Religion – Faith First
  • Saints
  • Sacraments
  • Prayers
  • Ten Commandments
  • Liturgical Year
  • Vocations
  • Family Life
 
Language Arts
  • Reading – Imagine It
  • Read Alouds
  • Accelerated Reading
  • Vocabulary Program
  • Formal Grammar Program
  • Speaking – Oral Reports
  • Listening – SRA tapes
  • Inferential/Literal Listening Skills
 
Writing
  • Continue work on six step writing process
  • Descriptive Writing
  • Narrative Writing
  • Writing Letters
  • Formal Reports
  • Biographies
  • Oral Reports
 
Math
  • Review of Addition and Subtraction
  • Review of Time, Elapse Time and Date Interpretation
  • Introduction to Mulitiplication and Division
  • Knowledge of all Mulitiplication and Division Facts
  • Multiplication of one and two digit numbers
  • Division of one and two digit numbers
  • Introduction to Fractions
 
Spelling – SRA
  • Beginning, Middle, and Ending Sounds
  • Double Consonants
  • Contractions
  • Plurals
  • Homophones
  • Days of the Week, Months, and Holidays
  • Compound Words
 
Handwriting – Zane Bloser
  • Continue Mastery of Manuscript
  • Introduction and Daily Use of Cursive
  • Proper Posture
  • Legibility
  • Spacing
 
Science – SRA
  • Habitats
  • Environment
  • Recycle
  • The Solar System
  • Earth as a Planet
  • Matter
  • First Aid
  • Nutrition
  • Water Safety
 
Social Studies – Houghton Mifflin
  • Communities
  • Indians
  • First Explorers
  • Early Government
  • People Moving form Place to Place
  • Making Economic Choices