This section provides a summary of the key third grade learning objectives for reading, language arts, and math. A more detailed description of each subject is provided below, including links with more information on the hundreds of learning activities. The third grade language arts and math curriculum correlate to state standards.
Third grade is a year of highly visible progress in reading, writing and language arts. By the end of third grade language arts, students should:
Learn the importance of prewriting strategy Understand the formula for the writing process Learned how to write for a particular audience Developed an expanded vocabulary to create more in-depth sentences Read with fluency, with focus on comprehension Third grade is also a year of visible math skill development. By the end of third grade math, students should:
Multiply and divide multi-digit numbers by a single-digit number Understand and work with simple fractions and decimals Be able to manipulate and read basic graphs Understand the concepts of area and perimeter Be able to apply math to everyday activities