• THIRD GRADE CURRICULUM
     
    Reading
    Third grade reading focuses on strengthening comprehension strategies, increasing fluency, vocabulary, and refining overall reading, by using several different methods.
    Guided Reading and small group instruction
    Daily read aloud
      
    Writing
    The Writing Process (Six Traits Writing)     
    Narrative, Persuasive/Opinion, Expository
    Journal Writing              
    Modeled Writing
    Poetry
    Grammar
     
    Math  
    Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division
    Graphing, Estimation
    Geometry, Fractions, Time, Measurement
    Problem Solving (word problems)
     
    Science    
    Earth-layers, rock classification, fossils
    Life-characteristics of organisms, life cycles
    Sound and Light
    Science as a career
     
    Social Studies
    Geography, Maps
    World History, Exploration, Civil War
    Civics, Government, Economics
    Technology, Politics, Research