Third Grade

Third grade marks a transition toward higher level school work. Students begin completing written and oral reports and receive percentage grades for their work.

 

RELIGION
Study of Old and New Testament Bible stories and learning of related Scripture verses

MATH
Review of addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, geometry, telling time

SOCIAL STUDIES
Study of the State of Michigan Language Arts Grammar, communicating through written and oral language

READING
Review of phonetic principles, reading comprehension in fiction and non-fiction, reading of short stories, chapter books, poems and plays. Students are encouraged to participate in the Accelerated Reader program with self-selected reading.

SPELLING
Use of phonetic principles and spelling patterns to learn accurate spelling. Students learn the 144 most common words for third graders.
 

SCIENCE

Physical science, earth science, life science and the human body

COMPUTERS
Keyboarding, PowerPoint, and Internet navigation
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