3rd Grade

Language Arts

Bob Jones Reading:

"Once Upon an Open Book" and "Not So Very Long Ago" include engaging, character-building stories and poems that will strengthen students' reading comprehension and phonics skills.

Shurley English:

Journal Writing
Vocabulary
Capitalization and Punctuation Rules
Parts of a Complete Sentence
Word Studies
Spelling Rules
Parts of Speech
Points of View
Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences
Story Elements
Fiction/Non-Fiction/ Biography/AutoBiography
Explanatory, Informative, Descriptive and Compare-Contrast Writing
Homonyms
Contractions
Creating an Outline, Rough Draft and Final Report

History

Bob Jones Heritage Studies 3 relates in understandable language the story of America from the framing of the Constitution up until the days of the Wild West. Students will relive key moments in our nation’s history and discover interesting traditions from the past.

Beginnings
The Constitution
Presidents and Precedents
Jefferson and the Moving West
The War of 1812 and National Growth
Andrew Jackson and Democracy
Growth in the East
The United States Spreads West
A Nation Dividing
The Civil War

Bible

Life of Christ and the Early Church
Includes memory verses and hymns/choruses

Science

Purposeful Design:

Life Science - Ecosystems, Life of Plants, Plant Variety
Physical Science - Matter, Motion and Force, Electricity, Magnets
Earth and Space Science - Earth's Surface, Changes in Earth's Surface, Solar System, Stars and Constellations
Human Body - Musculoskeletal System, Nervous System, Health

Math

Saxon Math Level 3:

Calendar - Months & Years
Telling Time
Reading & Recording Temperature
Addition
Subtraction
Pictographs and Bar Graphs
Place Value
Rounding
Money - Recognizing, Adding, Subtracting, Exchanging
Estimating Sums and Differences
Writing Directions
Number Line
Lengths - Inches, Feet, Yards, Centimeters, Meters and Kilometers
Estimating and Measuring Lengths
Comparing
Scale Maps
Modeling, Drawing & Comparing Fractions
Probability
Multiplication Table
Multiplication Facts -0's, 1's, & 10's
Multiplication
Division
Rectangles, Perimeter, Area, Squares, Angles, Parallelograms, Triangles, Polygons
Weight - Ounces, Pounds, Tons
Volume
Mass - Grams and Kilograms
Geometrics Solids
Symmetry
Sorting
Points on a Grid
Planning a Design