• Below is an overview of what you can expect your child to learn in third grade:

    Mathematics

    • Multiplication
    • Division
    • Graphing
    • Fractions
    • Addition and Subtraction (Please practice regrouping)
    • Mass and Volume (liquid)
    • Telling time and elapsed time
      • Time to one minute, five minutes, half-hour, quarter-hour
    • Multi-step Word Problems
    • Area and Perimeter
    • Geometry
      • Quadrilaterals

    Reading

    • Nonfiction and Fiction Texts
    • Informational Text
    • Answer questions using evidence from the text

    Writing

    • Narrative Writing
    • Opinion/Persuasive Writing
    • Explanatory Writing

    Science

    • Human Body Systems
      • Skin
      • Muscles
      • Bones
    • Solar System
    • Plants and Seeds
    • Force and Motion
    • Matter

    Social Studies

    • Communities
    • How communities change over time
    • Economics
    • Local government
    • Five themes of government
  • Third Grade Expectations

    Third grade is a time for your child to become independent and responsible learners. Parents can foster this by stepping back and keeping an eye on your child’s progress as they are gaining independence. Students are held accountable to mastery of skills, and progress is scored using the 10-point grading scale.

  • School Supplies


    • box of crayons
    • glue sticks
    • pack of # 2 pencils
    • Erasers (pencil top and others)
    • box of tissues
    • box of washable markers
    • packs of loose leaf paper (wide rule)
    • pencil pouch / zippered or box
    • composition or spiral books (wide rule)
    • pocket folders
    • ring binder, 1 inch
    • book bag/back pack (no wheels)
    • Hand sanitizer (Purell/Dial/GermX)
Last Modified on August 13, 2019