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Third Grade

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The Third Grade Bible Curriculum will teach students to:

  • Memorize scripture verses
  • Read Genesis through Joshua and Ephesians and apply what we learn to our lives
  • Learn about Bible study skills


The Third Grade Math Curriculum will teach students to:

  • Read, write, represent, round, and model whole numbers and place value to 1,000,000
  • Compare and order whole numbers and decimals
  • Identify and model fractional parts
  • Demonstrate mastery of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Solve problem and number sentences involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Collect, organize, represent, and interpret data
  • Describe events using certain, very likely, likely, unlikely, very unlikely, impossible
  • Estimate and measure length to the nearest 1/2 inch and 1/2 centimeter
  • Describe relationships among inches, feet and yards, minutes in an hour, hours in a day, days in a week
  • Identify, describe, model and compare plane and solid figures and use appropriate geometric terms
  • Identify symmetry and congruent figures
  • Identify, describe and extend patterns

Social Studies

The Third Grade Social Studies Curriculum will teach students to:

  • Identify a community and how people interact in their community
  • Define environments and how people, plants, and animals adapt to various regions
  • Use intermediate directions and a scale on a map
  • Explain the importance of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources
  • Identify early communities in the United States
  • Read and make a timeline
  • Identify  reasons why the pioneers moved west and what life was like for the pilgrims
  • Understand why immigrants came to America and what customs they brought
  • Understand latitude and longitude

Physical Education

The Third Grade Physical Education Curriculum closely follows the CSI curriculum and the age-appropriate goals for students. PE activities this year will challenge students to develop their God-given talents by being able to:

  • Demonstrate mature form and control when performing combinations and sequences in motion and skills related to games and movement
  • Identify and apply techniques that improve the performance of movement and games
  • Follow activity-specific rules, procedures, and etiquette in gameplay
  • Know and understand applicable fitness terms as they relate to ways to live healthy lives
  • Understand how participation in regular physical activity helps an individual reach specific health-related goals
  • Practice safe play while in the gym setting and during activities
  • Accept decisions regarding rules infractions or decisions by teachers with grace and good sportsmanship

As a result of health and wellness instruction in grade three, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate healthy ways to express wants, needs, and feelings
  • Explain how to make responsible decisions
  • Know and understand the keys to health and wellness
  • Explain how body systems work together in the amazing way God created them
  • Explain ways the body changes and matures

Language Arts

The Third Grade Language Arts Curriculum will teach students to:

  • Understand the meaning of word and sentence context
  • Recognize synonyms, antonyms, prefixes and suffixes
  • Recognize stated and implied main ideas and summarize
  • Use graphic organizers
  • Make and confirm predictions; make inferences
  • Recognize figurative language (similes, metaphors, idioms, alliteration)
  • Identify story elements (character, setting, plot, solution)
  • Appreciate a variety of written material
  • Use parts of speech correctly in simple and compound sentences
  • Write narrative expository, persuasive, and creative compositions
  • Use a variety of reference materials


The Third Grade Science Curriculum will teach students to:

The Nature of Science

  • Questions scientists ask
  • Skills scientists use
  • The tools scientists use

Technology and the Design Process

  • Technology and machines
  • The design process

Matter and its Properties

  • This is matter
  • States of Matter
  • Using tools to measure matter

Forms of Energy

  • The ways energy changes form
  • How light and matter interact
  • Understanding pitch, volume, and sound

Minerals and Rocks

  • Gain experience with rocks and minerals
  • Information about fossils and natural resources


  • The life cycle of a plant
  • Classifying plants


The Third Grade Music Curriculum emphasizes notational skills, music vocabulary, methods of sound production and the science of sound. Note reading is emphasized and students begin playing recorders.

  • Compare, connect and integrate art forms
  • Create simple patterns of movements while listing to or performing music
  • Identify and use appropriate vocabulary in fine arts areas
  • Recognize and create/perform basic patterns in fine arts areas
  • Recognize and create/perform basic patterns in fine arts areas
  • Recognize similarities and differences in various art forms and styles in fine arts areas
  • Identify basic musical symbols
  • Understand different methods of sound production
  • Create and perform age-appropriate material in fine arts areas


The Third Grade Curriculum (standards from IDOE Math, Reading, and Technology Education Curriculum) for computer class:

  • Continue home row touch typing
  • Continue Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Reinforce math and reading using interactive activities
  • Digital citizenship
  • Reflect on Christian beliefs and relationship with God
  • Interactive Bible activities
  • Google searches
  • STEM activities
  • Coding
  • Technology word recognition and spelling at grade level


The Third Grade Curriculum for art class will teach students to:

  • Learn the language of art and its connection to music and drama
  • Learn many ways art contributes to our lives
  • Learn that art is a form of communication
  • Experience different media and tools used in creating art
  • Create art that relates to other subjects and cultures
  • Recognize shapes, lines, color, texture, and value in three-dimensional artwork
  • Recognize form and three-dimensional artwork as having height, width and depth
  • Recognize the elements and principles of art in works of art
  • Build critiquing and analytical skills using famous artists’ work

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