Year 3

Third grade is a year of great academic growth. Children who were previously very concrete thinkers are steadily becoming more open to the abstract. Though curriculum may vary from state to state there are some commonly taught skills and topics to give you an idea of what your child will learn in third grade such as the numeracy, literacy, logical reasoning and basic science and technology.

Third grade marks an important time in children’s education as they transition from what is often known as the “lower grades” to the “upper grades.” It is a crucial period in pupils’ learning as they become more independent and mature learners. In 3rd grade, pupils progress from practicing basic skills to mastering them and moving on to further developing more complex skills. Third graders become more advanced readers, writers, mathematicians, scientists, artists and thinkers, digging deeper into topics and beginning to analyze what they learn.

In second grade, the focus was on learning to subtract two-and three-digit numbers, regrouping, and measurement. In third grade, it shifts to more complicated topics: advanced multiplication and division, patterns and number sense, geometry and probability.

Your child now reads with relative fluency, correcting himself when he makes a mistake and figuring out words from context clues. In third grade, he will build on those skills to begin delving into the world of chapter books and non-fiction. It’s time to move on from learning to read to reading to learn.

Science in third grade is not only conceptual but hands-on as well. Typically this is the year that students begin investigating systems, sound, habitats and natural science, all topics that require a lot of observation, measurement, and experimentation.

The 3rd grade classroom is structured like most elementary school classrooms, with desks or tables for the students. There are often also areas or centers dedicated to different subjects of learning. Technology is a very important part of the 3rd grade classroom as students use it for writing and research and help in their STEM(Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) studies.

Three things in human life are important; first is to be kind, second is to be kind, and the third is to be kind.

- Henry James
Unit Name Date Hours
Numeracy
Basic Operations
Numbers & Numeration
Geometry
Literacy
Comprehension
Creative Writing
grammar, Diction, Phonics
Science
Basic Science and Technology
S.T.E.M
Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
Quantitave Reasoning
Yoruba
Religious and National Values
Civic Education
Social Studies
Islamic Studies
Adhab, Adkhar
Arobiyyah
Hadith, Fiqh, Tawheed
Hifz, Qirah, Tajweed
Pre-vocational Studies
Home Economics
Agricultural Sciencce

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  • 2nd grade
  • Learning
  • Elementary
  • STEM