Curriculum

EVALUATION
Self-Assessments/Rubrics
Progress Reports
Computerized Report Cards

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS
Third grade requires your child to have self-discipline and to take responsibility for the following:
1.  Working together with teachers and students.
2.  Displaying appropriate behavior.
3.  Completing assignments on time.

LANGUAGE ARTS
Basal/Literature Reading Program
     Self-Selected Reading
     Guided Reading
Process Writing - Using 6 + 1 Writing
     Journal Writing
     Reading Responses
     Language Usage
     Grammar Skills
Spelling
     Word Wall Words
     Making Words
     Alphabetical Order

MATHEMATICS
Graphing
Place Value
Money
Time
Measurement
Addition & Subtraction
Multiplication & Division
Fractions and Decimals
Geometry
Probability
Problem Solving
Daily Oral Math
Algebra
Logic

SCIENCE AND HEALTH
Investigations in cooperative groups using literature and hands-on activities.
Units of study include:
     Human Body
     Nutrition
     Ecology
     Earth
     Scientific Process
Balance - Thermometer

SOCIAL STUDIES
Communities/Cultures
Citizenship/Government
Map and Globe Skills
Current Events
Time for Kids
Chinese New Year

STUDY TRIPS
Bookstore Trip
Health Works!  Kids' Museum
Portage 16 IMAX