Third Grade

Key Points

English Language Arts

In the realm of writing, the curriculum commences with the crafting of true stories, delving into the art of drafting and revision. The exploration of information writing involves studying nonfiction mentor texts to influence individual writing, where students become experts in conveying knowledge on familiar topics. Persuasive speeches and opinion writing take center stage, emphasizing audience connection and the incorporation of compelling examples. The culmination of the writing curriculum involves a fairy tale unit, applying various writing strategies to adapt timeless tales and create original pieces.

Mathematics

Within the mathematics domain, students revisit addition and subtraction strategies and delve into fractions, basic geometry, multiplication, and division. These concepts are solidified through hands-on activities, fostering understanding through observation, communication, and practical application. Students become fluent in their multiplication and division facts to help master the third grade skills.