Third Grade


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


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


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

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

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


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