Grade 3

Grade 3


By the end of the year, you can expect your child to

  • Work cooperatively and productively with other children in small groups to complete projects
  • Grow in the spirit of God's love in their understanding of their Faith
  • Understand how choices affect consequences
  • Become more organized and logical in her thinking processes
  • Build stronger friendships
  • Like immediate rewards for behavior
  • Be able to write neatly in cursive because the small muscles of the hand have developed
  • Read longer stories and chapter books with expression and comprehension of the theme
  • Use prefixes, suffixes, and root words and other strategies to identify unfamiliar words
  • Multiply and divide single- and multi-digit numbers
  • Know the products of all one-digit numbers by memory
  • Tell time to the nearest quarter- and half-hour and to five minutes and one minute, using AM and PM
  • Be able to conduct week(s)-long interviews and research projects and write on a topic
  • Use linking words such as becausethereforesincefor example, alsoanotherandmore, and but to show sequence, contrast, and causation