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Third Grade Syllabus:

READING What Joy Awaits You, Open Court
Indian Captive,
The Indian in the Cupboard, Banks
Patty Reed’s Doll, Lauregaard
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nihm, O’Brien
The Cricket in Times Square, Seldon
Old Yeller, Gipson
The Magician’s Nephew, Lewis
The Phantom Tollbooth, Juster
Tom’s Midnight Garden, Pearce

PENMANSHIP Baker Academy Method Manuscript
Palmer Method Handwriting (4),

SPELLING Selected vocabulary from assigned reading.

ENGLISH Language for Daily Use (5), Harcourt Brace
An English program featuring elementary grammar, sentence structure, critical reading skills, literature, and composition skills including pre-writing, writing, proofreading and editing.

LOGIC Building Thinking Skills, Book 2, Critical Thinking Books
Continuing exercises in basic thinking skills, including figural and verbal exercises in similarities and differences, sequences, classifications and analogies.

GEOGRAPHY States and Regions, Harcourt Brace
This broad overview of the United States locates our nation in the world and shows our people coming from many lands. Major geographical and cultural regions are explored to see how Americans live, working together economically and politically to build a good life. Finally, these ideas are briefly applied worldwide.

ARITHMETIC Math 65, Saxon
Review of previous arithmetic skills, reading scales, rounding numbers, comparing numbers, metric units and U.S. units of length, geometry concepts (angles, lines, segments, perimeter, polygons), word problems, multiplying and dividing by 2-digit or 3-digit numbers, line, bar and circle graphs, areas, addition and subtraction of decimal numbers, addition and subtraction of fractions with like or unlike denominators.

SCIENCE HBJ Science (5), Harcourt Brace
Plant and animal growth and structures; basic human physiology; classification of matter; motion, force, work and energy; basic geology, weather and astronomy.

MUSIC Choral singing

ART Baker Academy's Mastery of Arts

Various ball handling skills, games, and exercises.
President's Challenge Physical Fitness Program

REFERENCE World Book Encyclopedia
Merriam Webster's Intermediate Dictionary

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