Third Grade

Deepening Your Child’s Understanding
Across Subject Areas

3rd Third Grade Virtual School Student
Meteorologist. Map-maker. Storyteller. Citizen. Calvert’s accredited 3rd Grade homeschool curriculum invites your child to “live the lessons” while exploring the world through Science, Social Studies, English Language Arts, and Math.

With Calvert’s detailed Lesson Manuals as your guide, you will help your child:

  • Explore the elements of narrative through the fables, folktales, and myths of diverse cultures.
  • Understand how geography informs how we live by studying different regions and cultures of the U.S.
  • Study our three branches of government and the meaning of citizenship.
  • Apply basic economic concepts in engaging projects.
  • Develop logical reasoning and engineering design skills while investigating the principles of force and motion and the life cycles of plants.

Continuing to build math skills learned in 2nd Grade, your child will work with fractions, two-step word problems, multiplication, and shapes.

Providing Everything You Need to Teach Your 3rd Grader

Our virtual school program includes everything you need to successfully educate your child at home:

  • Best-of-class texts, online resources, and manipulatives from top education publishers.
  • Lesson Manuals with daily lesson plans and step-by-step instructions.
  • An online learning platform, the Calvert Teaching Navigator, that provides 24/7 access to texts, manuals, interactive activities, assessments and progress tracking tools, and more.
  • Free support from state-certified teachers who help with curriculum questions, alternative teaching approaches, and keeping students on-track.

Discover What Your Child Will Learn In 3rd Grade

English Language Arts
Students read cross-curricular texts to increase subject knowledge and practice complex phonics concepts. They write daily and compose an advertisement about an extreme place to live.
Math
Lessons employ active digital resources such as a digital place-value chart, used with base-ten blocks to model addition and subtraction, and a digital beam balance to practice mental math and estimation. Students learn about angles and lines, polygons, and area and perimeter by designing a wildlife sanctuary.
Science
Virtual labs provide an opportunity for students to practice gathering evidence and defending their claims. The Grade 3 curriculum weaves S.T.E.M. skills into lessons to spark a child’s curiosity about these fields. Students learn about plant and animal reproduction, inheritance, and life cycles by devising a plan to save the bee population.
Social Studies
This year, students develop ideas for helping their communities and starting their own business. Project-based learning helps students grasp the concepts of economics. Students learn about civics by developing and implementing a community service project.
Art & Picture Study
Budding artists learn drawing skills using lines, light sources, and motion while discussing and analyzing famous works of art.
Physical Education
Children learn about warm-up and cool down, water safety, goal setting, nutrition, muscle strength and flexibility and are required to participate in regular physical activity.

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