Language Arts – Bob Jones/A Beka

Reading

  • Oral reading fluency

  • Reading comprehension, skills and strategies

  • Reading of poetry

  • Review of cursive writing formation one space high

  • Live Wax Museum — biography book report

  • Sentence dictation using spelling words

  • One book report per quarter

Language

  • Writing complete sentences

  • Capitalization rules

  • Correct punctuation, especially the period and comma

  • Formation of plurals

  • Common contractions

  • Word usage

  • Dictionary skills

  • Recognition of simple nouns, simple verbs and adjectives

  • Recognition of synonyms, homonyms, and antonyms

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Presidential research report


History and Geography – Bob Jones/A Beka

  • BJU - Heritage Series 3 - Columbus to the Civil War

  • Continents and oceans of the world

  • U.S. President Research Project

  • Memorization work:

    • Preamble to the Constitution

    • First Amendment Freedoms

    • The Gettysburg Address

  • American Heritage Map Study Skills


Cursive/Handwriting – Concerned Communications


Arithmetic – Saxon

  • Multiplication facts 2-12


Science – Bob Jones

  • Cold and Warm Blooded Animals

  • Plants and Ecosystems

  • Matter, Sound, and Energy in Motion

  • Soil, Rocks and Minerals

  • Weather

  • The Solar System

  • Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Skin


Spelling – Concerned Communications


Bible – Bob Jones

  • Memory verses

  • Bible doctrine

  • Weekly Chapel

  • Book of Genesis stories: creation, flood, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph

  • Book of Exodus through the crossing of the Jordan River

  • Elijah, Elisha stories

  • Jesus’ life and miracles

  • Paul and the early Christian church (Book of Acts)


Computers

  • Keyboarding using Mavis Beacon and instructor lessons – Goal: 12 wpm

  • Projects using Microsoft Office 2012 tools:

  • Word (word processing)

  • PowerPoint (presentations)

  • Excel (spreadsheets)

  • Internet Explorer

  • Internet safety


Enrichment Classes Taught by Specialists

  • Art

  • Computer Lab

  • Library

  • Music

  • P.E.

  • Science Lab

  • Spanish


Third Grade Homework:

  • Weekly spelling tests

  • Unfinished class work

  • Preparation for subject tests

  • 75 minutes of reading per week

  • Bible verse memorization practice

  • One book report per quarter