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.

Many of the items in this package are non-consumable, if the original items are kept then additional children going through this level would have an enrollment fee of $125. The full-year fee would be $425.

3rd grade includes:

101 Favorite Stories from the Bible

Have your children heard of how God made a path through the water for the Israelites, of the boy David and the giant Goliath, and of how Jesus loves the children? In easy-to-understand words, here are 101 favorite stories from the Bible that have delighted millions of children all around the world. Even young children who cannot read will love to look at the colorful, descriptive pictures. After each story, you will find a few questions to encourage discussion and help your child remember the stories. Bible stories are timeless and true. May God use the stories in this book to refresh your and new child’s hearts!

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.

Language Lessons for a Living Education 3

Continuing with what the student has learned in Level 2, Book 3 will add to their reading, communication and observation skills. They will begin to write paragraphs. They will review and refine lessons from Level 2 in addition to learning new skills.

This curriculum incorporates picture study, memorization, punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, observation, poems, psalms, letters, and practical application through creative writing all working towards the mastery of reading and grammar, as well as the mechanics of communication and writing. Equivalent to a third-grade level.

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.

Shape By Shape

Shape By Shape is an advanced tangram-style pattern game, made more difficult because you also fill in the frame around each shape you make. With 60 challenges, Shape By Shape is a great exercise in conceptual thinking and spatial relationships.

Pentime 3

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

Truth in Science Grade 3 Curriculum Total Pkg

A student-directed, self-paced science education curriculum, Truth in Science views science through a biblical paradigm.

Grade 3 covers worldview; creation; classification of living & non-living things; parts of a plant; lifecycles of butterfly & human; meteorology; erosion and earthquakes; ecosystems; the moon’s movements; planets; matter; motion; and more.

Crayola Crayons 24 Count Box

Binney & Smith produced the first Crayola® box of eight crayons in 1903, making these crayons a true classic art tool for generations. Known for their smooth quality, rich colors, and creative color names, these are a staple for every household. Fun to use and durable too, these classic non-toxic crayons are offered in a variety of color set options beyond the original 1903 colors of the rainbow. Classic crayon size is 3 5/8″ x 5/16″.

Fiskars Big Kids Scissors 6″ Red

These 6-inch long scissors look the same as the teacher-recommended kid’s scissors but have been enlarged to fit kids who have bigger hands (ages 8-12) and more advanced projects to work on. These scissors feature stainless-steel blades for easy cutting, a larger loop for fingers, and an ergonomically friendly thumb loop.

Original Butterfly Pavilion

Grow even more butterflies with the Original Butterfly Pavilion from Insect Lore. Designed for ages 4 years and older, this set includes an Online Redemption Voucher for 10 live caterpillars and food. Please note: an additional 9.95 is required for Express 2-3 Day Shipping. Caterpillars only ship to the Continental USA and Alaska. They are unable to be shipped to HI.

Pop-up see-through mesh habitat space measures 2 feet tall; includes a feeding pipette, instructions, and an activity guide. Raise and feed your butterflies and then release them into the wild.

The Cabin Faced West

Life was hard and friends were few for a young girl in western Pennsylvania, but a visit from General George Washington makes a lasting impression. A true story handed down from generation to generation until being published by author Jean Fritz. 124 pgs, pb.

A Lion to Guard Us

Amanda Freebold’s father sails to the new colony of Jamestown, hoping to make a life there for his family. Amanda and her two siblings stay behind with their mother and work hard for Mistress Trippett to make ends meet in the meantime. After three years, the Freebold children’s mother dies and they are left alone. Amanda makes the hard decision to cross the ocean and join their father in the new world, and the children start the long, hard journey with only a brass lion that their father left to guard them.

Robert Fulton, Boy Craftsman

This 192-page book brings the story of Robert Fulton to life. It’s a fascinating look at the foundational and character-forming acquaintances and experiences of the man generally credited with making steamboat transportation a commercial success in the United States. Numerous black and white sketches illustrate.

Sarah Whitcher’s Story

Little Sarah wanders away from her family’s cabin and deep into the forest. Dangers lurk everywhere. Will the settlers find her?

Teaching American History Through Art

This book has a chronological organization and a helpful table of contents to make it easier to correlate these fantastic art and art-appreciation activities with your study of history. Sharon Jeffus recommends several artists and particular artistic works to study as well. Activities run the gamut from crafts to drawing skills, from art appreciation to studies of particular artists. All are accompanied by well-researched textual information and black-and-white illustrations. These are all high- interest activities that not only expand on their history study, but teach art skills as well.

Westward Ho! Heart of the Old West Music Book and CD (Experience History Through Music)

Westward Ho!: America’s westward expansion is amazingly rich in stories and songs. In Westward Ho!, you will find the pioneer spirit that stirred the hearts of thousands of Americans to leave the safety and comfort of home.

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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