Third Grade curricula

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Judaics

  • Parshat ha-Shavuah
  • Chumash
  • Chagim
  • Ivrit
  • Tefilah

Resources: L’Havin U’Lehaskil; Sha-Shel Menucha; Teacher made materials

 

*Participants in the Middot program

 

Language Arts

Reading: Retell stories, distinguish between literal and nonliteral language; character development; formulate opinions; compare and contrast various texts; explore plots, settings, themes; use leveled readers to differentiate; read to self to create a number of different book reports

 

Writing:  Develop and organize appropriate tasks; research and publish writing; support opinions; use temporal words and phrases to signal event order; grammar rules

Resources: McGraw-Hill Reading Series; Handwriting Without Tears; Teacher made materials

 

Mathematics

Students develop understanding of fractions as numbers to represent them in a number of ways. Using basic understanding of numbers, students represent and solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Students understand the relationship between multiplication and division. The students are encouraged to use the interactive text to bring learning to life and foster interactions with mathematical concepts in a variety of ways.

Interpret data; recognize shapes and their attributes; place value; measurement and estimation

Resources: McGraw-Hill My Math; Teacher made materials

 

Science

In our hands-on science lab and outdoor garden area, students explore and observe the following topics:

  • Solar system
  • Forces/engineering
  • Habitats
  • Weathering and erosion
  • Properties of matter

 

Social Studies

  • Communities & Cultures- Understanding the World & People Around Us
  • Geography
  • Immigration
  • Citizenship & Government

Resources: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Teacher made materials

 

*Student Government Participants - Representative & Secretary

 

Additional Co-Curricular:  Art, Technology, Music, Physical Education