3rd Grade

Our Third Grade Program focuses on children that are eight to nine years old.

Our program includes Social Studies covering early American History and Science covering farm animals. Students continue to growing in their reading and math skills, including solving for the unknown in math problems.

3rd grade includes:

Doors to Discovery

This reading course consists of a hard back reader, teacher’s guide, and ten LightUnits. The Teacher’s Guide provides valuable discussion and activity ideas, useful appendices, and alternate LightUnit tests. Contains a reproduction of each LightUnit with answers.

Math Lessons for a Living Education

In Book 3, join Charlie, Charlotte, their baby sister Ella, and their parents as they prepare and go on a mission trip to Peru. Children will review concepts from Book 2 and learn addition and subtraction up to 4 digits, rounding to 10s, 100s, and 1000s, multiplication and division up to 10s, area of rectangles and squares, place value through millions, more measurement, solving for unknowns, greater/less than, and Roman numerals.

Pentime 3

This is the first year of cursive writing. Children will practice cursive letters, joining letters, writing words, and copying short paragraphs.

Language Lessons for the Very Young Volume 2

This volume has more practice in each of the skills taught in the previous volume – picture study, narration, copywork, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, creative expression, poetry appreciation, and more.

A helpful answer key is included in the package.

Art with a Purpose

Artpac 3 covers advanced coloring techniques including shading, perspective, more advanced drawing techniques, painting, paper dolls, and fiber pictures.

The Child’s Story Bible

A Bible in story form for your young children that is true to the Bible in substance, but simplifies or leaves out details beyond the young child’s comprehension or concern.

Stone Fox

Based on a Rocky Mountain legend, Stone Fox tells the story of Little Willy, who lives with his grandfather in Wyoming.

On the Banks of Plum Creek (Full Color Collector’s Edition)

When Pa trades Mr. Hanson his horses and wagon for a sod dugout, the Ingalls family finds themselves in their first home in Minnesota. Pa promises that after the harvest of the first wheat crop, the family will have a nice new log cabin right on the banks of Plum Creek. When Pa purchases the new lumber for the house, it is under the agreement that it will be paid for when the wheat crop is sold. Right before the wheat is to be harvested, a strange happening threatens the livelihood of the crops. How will Pa get his family though this hardship?

Our Animal Friends

Elementary students will get to learn all about pets and farm animals through the eyes of a young girl who is lucky enough to have a veterinarian for an uncle.

Spelling 3

Each lesson in Spelling 3 lists 13 new words and 3 review words, except every sixth lesson which is completely review.

The new word list is presented in both print and in cursive writing. Part “A” of the exercises builds understanding of the word meanings. Part “B” deals with the phonetic principles that apply to the words. Part “C” teaches simple dictionary skills.

America’s Story Volume 1

History comes alive in the stories and adventures of explorers and pioneers who saw in America the chance to live a dream to freely worship God, to have the chance to own land, and the search for wealth and opportunities. It is also the story of cultures that at times cooperated or clashed, as well as distant rulers and countries who saw a chance to expand their power through conflict or treaty.

Volume One in this series for your elementary students includes:

Beautiful historic illustrations, photographs, maps, and cultural connections

Examples of history you can still see today all across this great land

Important narratives of the people and places that stand for some of the most pivotal moments in America’s development.

This vivid collection of history is as varied and vast as the lands that stretch from the original thirteen colonies to the gold fields of California. Discover the people who braved and tamed a wilderness to form communities and eventually states that dot the landscape of this great land we know today.

8-Note Handbell Set and Hymns for 8 Note Handbells Package (bk & CD)

Make beautiful music with these high-quality bell sets that can be enjoyed by the whole family. The bells are 5″ tall with long handles for easy gripping, and each has note names and numbers clearly marked on the top of its handle. The metal bells are all different colors and feature springs inside that are very durable and also make it easy to control playing.

Hymns for 8 Note Handbells includes twenty-four arrangements of twelve popular hymns that can be played with an 8-note handbell set. Examples include Amazing Grace, Jesus Loves Me, and Peace Like a River.

3rd grade additional math includes:

Gamma Universal Set

Multiplication for single and multiple-digit numbers and other topics.

Optional Add-ins:

Must be ordered with any kit either Distance Education or Online.

Speedy Spanish Primer Level

This simple introduction to Spanish is perfect for young children. The Primer book is divided into six primer sections, each featuring different topics. Section 1 covers colors, numbers, days, and months, Section 2 contains seasons, home, school, and church, Section 3 teaches animals and people, Section 4 presents parts of the body, clothes, and food, Section 5 covers things and places, Section 6 contains opposites. Each page presents pictures and the English version of 3 words and the facing page contains the translation in Spanish. There are really no lesson plans to speak of, although the workbook is divided into lessons which cover different pages of the primer. The workbook contains matching activities (pictures to Spanish words, English to Spanish words, etc.), coloring activities, mazes, and more. The teacher key contains all the answers, showing small copies of each workbook page (4 per page) with the correct answers marked; some instruction appears at the bottom of each teacher page. Your students will have a solid introduction to basic Spanish words at the end of these 33 lessons.

This is appropriate for Kindergarten 1 through 3rd grade, although older elementary age students could benefit from this before starting a slightly more advanced Spanish course.

Around the World with Kate & Mack: Look at Languages From A to Z

Meet Kate, a Wycliffe missionary kid, and her faithful friend, Mack. They’re on an adventure to make new friends from different countries all around the world. And you can join them!

Travel with Kate & Mack as they learn about different cultures, languages and countries. They’ll discover that although there are a lot of differences between them and their new friends, there’s one thing that’s the same – they’re all loved by a God who speaks their languages and wants to be their friend.

This is appropriate for Kindergarten 2 through 5th grade.

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