Grade 3
Ratio 1 : 15

Language Arts

* McGraw-Hill Curriculum
* Focus on reading proficiency and comprehension
* Exploring various literary works
* Expanded grammar and vocabulary
* Writing:presenting personal narratives, descriptive, persuasive, and expository texts, research reports
* Weekly spelling words

Mathematics

* enVision Math Curriculum
* Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning
* Problem-Solving Skills
* Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking
* Multiplication
* Geometry
* Measurement
* Probability and statistics

Social Studies

* Harcourt Horizons “People and Communities” Curriculum
* Texas Community Studies “History and Heroes” Curriculum
* Citizenship
* Culture
* Communities
* Heroes, past and present
* Map skills
* Free Enterprise

Science

* Science Studies Weekly
Exploring God’s World
* Solar system
* Space and flight
* Classroom and field investigations
* Properties of matter
* Simple machines
* Weather
* Basic anatomy
* Geology
* School/Home Safety Procedures
* Scientific Inquiry Methods
* Contributions of Scientists
* Force , Motion, Matter and Energy
* Earth and Space
* Plants, Animals, and their Environments

Technology Lab

* Keyboarding software
* Internet studies
* Educational software used to enrich entire curriculum

Library

* Learn library skills
* Introduce students to authors, illustrators
* Critical listening encouraged
* Discuss and compare styles

Spanish

* Speedy Spanish Curriculum and Themed Units
* Exposure and practice with reading, writing, listening, speaking Spanish
* Basic construction
* Gender and tense
* Understanding cultural traditions and holidays
* Reinforced with music and games

Bible Study

* Attend Chapel
* Positive Action Bible Curriculum
* Understanding Biblical themes of Old and New Testaments
* Weekly Bible memory verse

Art

* Introduction to the elements and principles of design
* Hands-on creativity
* Individual expression is encouraged through a variety of media
* Appreciation for art history and concepts

Music

* Singing skills, notation, music symbols
* Chapel songs
* Music theory
* Composers
* Movement and dancing
* Musical performance
* Musical styles
* Musical instrument

Physical Education

* Promote physical activity, healthy development and lifestyles
* Develop body awareness
* Gain confidence during play
* Follow directions, teamwork