Grade 3 Curriculum Highlights


  • Place value

  • Addition and subtraction

  • Multiplication concepts and facts

  • Division concepts and facts

  • Statistics, probability and graphing

  • Measurement and time

  • Geometry

  • Fractions and decimals

Language Arts

  • Writing – Narrative, persuasive, informative and poetic writing

  • Structure of sentences, paragraphs and essay writing

  • Reading – Fiction, historial fiction, nonfiction, biographies, poetry, beginning/middle/end, problem and solution, climax and plot, character traits, predictions and moral/messages of the story, author’s purpose

  • Spelling

  • HandwritingCursive writing 

Social Studies

  • Our community

  • The first settlers-pilgrims

  • Veteran’s Day

  • Martin Luther King and Black History Month – Biographies and timelines

  • Map skills and geography

  • Regions of the United States

  • States


  • Our community

  • How we pray

  • The Rosary and the Mysteries

  • The Liturgical Calendar

  • Parts of the Mass

  • First Holy Communion preparation

  • May crowning

  • Weekly gospel


  • States of matter

  • Healthy choices and the immune system

  • Ecosystems and adaptations