Grade 3

BIBLE gr.3.3.2016

  • study Bible stories from creation to Ruth
  • believe that the Bible is God’s Word
  • understand basic Bible themes
  • remember the overall story of the Bible as God’s plan of salvation
  • respond appropriately to Bible stories
  • retell Bible stories
  • recite Bible passages
  • read the Bible
  • use judgment based on the Bible
  • desire to serve God
  • desire to be close to God
  • ask questions about the Bible and Christianity
  • relate the Bible to daily life
  • witness to others
  • accept the Bible’s call for repentance, faith, discipleship, and praise
  • love God, others, self

 

MEMORY WORK

 

 

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READING, LANGUAGE, PHONICS, SPELLING, HANDWRITING, WRITING PROCESS

  • understand that language is a gift from God
  • interpret books from a Christian world and life view
  • develop appreciation for quality literature
  • use homophones, contractions, possessives, synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms properly
  • use prefixes, suffixes, and syllabication to decode words
  • recognize and apply grade level vocabulary
  • demonstrate the use of prior knowledge and prediction to increase comprehension
  • show understanding of what is read through recognition of main idea, details, inference, cause and effect, and logical conclusion
  • identify story sequence
  • alphabetize word to the third letter and use a dictionary
  • apply reading skills to obtain information from sources such as newspapers, game directions, charts, graphs
  • use table of contents, index, and glossary
  • know sentence parts:  subjects and predicates
  • know specific parts of speech:  nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns
  • develop fluency and expression in oral reading
  • participate in class discussions
  • follow multiple-step oral directions
  • generate and organize ideas during pre-writing activities
  • expand sentences with descriptive words/phrases
  • increase written and oral vocabulary
  • write fluently and organize thoughts into paragraphs
  • write compositions which adhere to a single topic
  • write for a variety of purposes and audiences – journals, letters, narratives, imaginative compositions
  • apply spelling concepts appropriate to third grade
  • maintain legible manuscript and develop cursive handwriting
  • refine previously learned phonics skills

 

MATH

  • understand God’s world as orderly and precise
  • increase mathematical language and relate math to daily life
  • investigate and practice problem solving process
  • estimate quantities and measurement
  • use mental math strategies
  • develop an understanding of numeration through thousands
  • master addition and subtraction facts
  • compute four digit addition and subtraction
  • memorize multiplication facts
  • skip count basic number patterns
  • read and write simple fractions and decimals
  • identify fact families
  • measure length, volume, and weight in standard and metric units
  • tell time to the minute
  • make change over one dollar
  • identify basic geometric figures and concepts
  • interpret graphs, tables, and charts
  • round numbers to the nearest hundredth
  • divide by numbers 1-9

 

SCIENCE

  • recognize God as creator of the universe
  • identify themselves as caretakers of God’s creation
  • develop a positive attitude and excitement about learning science
  • recognize that science and technology affect the way we live
  • identify major body systems and their functions
  • describe animal habitats
  • identify plants and their uses
  • in-depth unit of one biome (desert, grassland, tropical rain forest, temperate deciduous forest, taiga, or tundra)
  • identify and classify foods by the food groups
  • describe a balanced and healthful diet
  • describe the ways in which weathering occurs
  • describe how erosion can change the shape of the land
  • describe the cause of earthquakes and volcanoes
  • exhibit an understanding of the solar system
  • compare the properties of the different states of matter and mass

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • recognize God as Creator and Lord of all cultures and communities
  • describe the basic characteristics of communities
  • compare and contrast a variety of communities
  • describe the community in which the student lives
  • describe the role of technology in the development of communities
  • develop an understanding of interpreting maps and globes
  • define government as a group of people who make laws and see that they are obeyed
  • compare local, federal and state governments
  • describe why communities provide services
  • compare communities past and present
  • in-depth unit on Pilgrims
  • in-depth unit on Ancient Egypt (this integrates with Bible and Science)