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Third Grade


Language Arts

  • Reading: read, comprehend, and appreciate written materials
  • Writing: be able to write persuasive, narrative, expository, and descriptive paragraphs
  • Listening: listen and respond effectively to oral messages
  • Speaking: speak clearly and effectively on a topic
  • Convention/Structure: use correct grammar and mechanics in written work 
  • Spelling: use correct spelling by applying spelling patterns


  • Number sense: Understand place value of 3-digit numbers
  • Geometry: Label 3-dimensional shapes, polygons, lines, and point
  • Measurement: Tell time to the five minutes; count amounts of money up to $5.00; measure length to nearest inch, foot, yard, centimeter,meter; estimate length and weight using a benchmark; identify the correct weight measurement
  • Operations and computation: Add and subtract 3-digit numbers; know multiplication and division facts 0-9; apply problem solving strategies; estimate reasonable answers
  • Patterns and relationships: Understand patterns and relationships in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Probability and statistics: Make and read a graph; use probability to determine fairness of a game


  • Content: participate in hands-on activities in the following areas:
  • Astronomy: moon
  • Earth Science: air
  • Health: bones and muscles
  • Life Science: people and animals
  • Physical Science: looking at liquids
  • Skills:
    • Predict
    • Observe
    • Collect and Record Data
    • Interpret
    • Classify
    • Draw Conclusions

Social Studies

  • Content: study rural, urban, and suburban communities in the U.S.  Government, Immigration and Migration, Oregon Trail


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