Third Grade

Religion

  • Weekly masses with the entire student body
  • Prayer Services
  • Reconciliation during Advent and Lent

Math

  • Add & subtract 4- and 5- digit numbers with regrouping
  • Solve word problems
  • Multiplication facts

Reading

Reading strategies:
Preview the text; set and monitor purpose for reading; activate and use prior knowledge; make, confirm and modify predictions; monitor comprehension and use fix-up strategies; use graphic organizers; answer questions; generate questions; recognize text structure; summarize text; visualize; make connections

Skills:
Author’s purpose; cause and effect; compare and contrast; draw conclusions; fact and opinion; follow directions; generalize; graphic sources; main idea and supporting details; realism/fantasy; sequence of events

Literary Elements:
Character; plot; setting; theme

Genres:
Expository nonfiction, Realistic Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, plays, poems, songs, folk tales, biography

Spelling and Phonics

Application of spelling and phonics rules, to reading and writing across the curriculum

English/Writing

Social Studies

  • Ancient Rome & Greece (Integrate in Technology discussing creating Greek/Roman avatars for Wikis)
  • Government/Democracy
  • Women’s Rights
  • American History/ Historical Figures
  • Map skills
  • Government Services
  • Human Rights
  • Economics
  • Justice System
  • Map skills
  • Branches of Government
  • Diversity and Culture
  • Map skills
  • Democracies Around the World
  • Justice System
  • Laws

Science

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