Third Grade Core Classes
*Courses/curriculum/teachers reflect CHESS Christian School's 2017-18 schedule.
Reading 3 deepens reading skills and comprehension by providing a collection of engaging reading material for the 3rd grade level. The two-volume reading text guides students as they build reading comprehension, grow in phonics skills, and absorb character-building stories that demonstrate biblical truth and timeless virtues.
English 3 emphasizes traditional English grammar and essential reference skills. The grammar instruction is balanced with effective writing instruction. Students are guided in the step-by-step use of the Writing Process to apply to a variety of writing assignments, such as game instructions, book reports, compare-contrast essay, and more.
Day/Time - Reading (1:41 - 2:15)/English (8:45 - 9:45)
- English Resources
The basic questions of the Christian faith, including "How can I know what's true?," "What's God Really Like?," "If God created the world, then why isn't it perfect?," "Is Jesus the only way to God?" and others are answered through multi-dimensional lessons.
Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (2:15 - 2:45)
Science 3 is an overview of cold & warm blooded animals, plants, ecosystems, matter, sound, energy, rocks & minerals, weather, solar system, cells, tissue, organs, and skin through a Biblical worldview.
Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (12:37 – 1:37)
Heritage Studies 3 relates in understandable language the story of America from the framing of the Constitution up until the days of the Wild West. Students will relive key moments in our nation’s history and discover interesting traditions from the past. Exciting activities provide students with an outlet for the facts they learn such as building a model log cabin, folding the American flag, learning early American songs, and making musical instruments.
Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (9:48 – 10:48)