What Your Child Will Learn in Oak Meadow's Third Grade Course

Reading

  • ​Reviewing phonics skills, structural analysis, syllabication, irregular plurals, suffixes, prefixes, and possessives

  • reinforcing skills using anthologies,Reader’s Library, and Smiling Hill Farm

  • identifying main ideas

  • drawing conclusions

  • making inferences

  • differentiating between fact and opinion

  • making generalizations; predicting outcomes

  • Reading biographies of famous Americans, including explorers, presidents and humanitarian leaders, scientists, writers, and artists

Phonics

  • Expanding long and short vowel sounds

  • beginning and ending sounds

  • prefixes and suffixes

  • diphthongs

  • combinations, blends, and digraphs

  • plurals

  • syllables

Spelling & Vocabulary

  • Reinforcing correct spelling through daily exercises and spelling strategies

  • Reviewing commonly misspelled words

  • Introducing cross-curricular words

  • Integrating spelling with phonics, vocabulary studies, reading, and writing

 

Composition

  • Developing organized writing skills

  • Completing four lessons each week

  • Building skills in basic grammar, punctuation, correction, letter writing, and journaling

 

Mathematics

  • Featuring Math. Addition, subtraction, multiplication (to 9s), and division

  • Reading and writing numbers with place values through 100,000s

  • Comparing fractions

  • Equivalent fractions

  • Decimals to hundredths

  • Pictographs; bar graphs

  • Coordinate points on grids

  • Tree diagrams

  • Rounding

  • Word problems

  • Roman numerals

  • Regrouping in addition and subtraction

  • Money and time

  • Introduction to statistics

  • Probability, and graphing measurement

  • Units of weight, volume, temperature and linear in metric and customary systems

Science

  • Introduction to life cycles of organisms

  • Force and motion

  • Matter as a solid, liquid, and gas

  • Heat and light

  • The solar system

  • Erosion and natural resources

  • Animal ecosystems

  • Health and nutrition

Technology

  • Application lessons, activities, and online interactive learning tool integrated with curriculum

  • Developing keyboarding, touch typing, and word processing skills

  • Spreadsheet basics

  • Graphing in spreadsheets

  • E-mail and Internet use

  • Database searches; visual mapping

  • Introduction to presentation software.

  • Internet activities integrated with Reading and Science texts.

Poetry 

  • Memorizing

  • Reading for pleasure

  • Writing original cinquains and haikus

  • Mythology

  • Understanding myths and legends of Greece as foundation for literature appreciation

Social Studies 

  • Communities – studying world and U.S. communities.

  • Learning about kinds of communities; rural, suburban, urban

  • Moving to new communities and learning new customs

  • The meaning of good citizenship

  • Core values of freedom and roles as future guardians of America’s freedoms

       

Geography

  • ​Strengthening map skills

  • Understanding symbols

  • Graphs and grids

  • Longitude

  • Latitude, directions, natural resources, U.S. map, lakes and land boundaries

  • Geography themes

  • Place, regions, movement, location, and Human/Environment Interaction

       

Art

  • Learning techniques in drawing, perspective, and color

 

       Thai & Chinese

 

       Music

     

       PE

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