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3rd Grade

Curriculum

  • Christian Learning:  Christian Character Formation Project
  • Language Arts: Shurley Method (English), Fundations, Book Studies
  • Math: Eureka
  • Science:  MacMillan/McGraw-Hill
  • Social Studies:  Scott Foresman and Scholastic News
  • Enrichment:  Library, PE, Art, Choir, Music, and participation in a musical production
  • Technology:  document camera, chromebooks, iPads, and other technology tools utilized for lessons.

Christ. Quality. Community. 

Grade Level Goals

Christ: Learn Bible stories. Discuss and apply God’s Word into their daily lives. Memorize Scripture. Deepen and develop their relationships with God. Participate in daily prayer, devotions, and a  weekly chapel.

Quality: Develop good study habits, organizational skills, and leadership. Master multiplication and division, cursive handwriting, presentation skills, writing skills, critical thinking, increasing comprehension skills, and the traits of being a good writer.

Community: Work together to build Christ-centered relationships with other students and teachers. Develop sportsmanship and conflict resolution skills. Participate in activities involving different grade levels to develop their abilities to serve others. Develop citizenship and leadership skills.    Participate with classmates in Hearts and Hands in Motion community service projects.

Extracurricular

  • Athletics: ADM (Athletic Developmental Model) and Track
  • Chess Club and Student Council

Field Trips

Various field trips are taken each year which tie into curriculum and/or develop an appreciation for the arts.  Trips taken in past years include the Phoenix Art Museum, the Mesa Arts Center, the   Musical Instrument Museum, local farms, supermarkets, and the Arizona Puppet Theater.