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LAM thirD GRADE CLASS

  • Tuesday through Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Interactive science program
  • Beginning Spanish or Latin
  • Drama and public speaking required
  • Weekly Chapel, music, art, and PE
  • 20 students per class

CURRICULUM

MATHEMATICS

  • Quantify numbers to 10,000: Number patterning, rounding
  • Add and subtract: Mental math, using place value, in word problem (one and two step), and using estimation
  • Multiply and divide: Using place value, in word problems, understand remainders
  • Master multiplification facts up to 9s
  • Data analysis and probability
  • Measurement: Metric and standard length, weight and capacity
  • Money: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Fractions: Equivalency, additional, subtraction, sets, fractions of money
  • Time: Hours, minutes and other units of time

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Practice keyboarding skills through a typing program available on the internet.
  • Type articles they have written for their classroom newspaper.
  • Students will be introduced to iPads and iPad applications
  • Practice math concepts with different internet sites

 

READING

  • Be reinforced on the forty-four sounds of the English language through basic phonetic sounds.
  • Work on vocabulary development through daily discussion and development of new words.
  • Show comprehension of the material, by answering literal, interpretive, critical, and appreciative levels of questions.
  • Develop and apply phonics, comprehension, situational analysis, and study skills through 'skill station days'
  • Strengthen verbal reading skills with daily, group reading instruction
  • Be assessed with quarterly individualized assessments

 

SPELLING

  • Use the Spelling Power spelling program to receive individualized words
  • Memorize the spelling rules found in The Spelling Power

 

ENGLISH (GRAMMAR/WRITING)

  • Learn to write a friendly letter, persuasive essay, a book report, poems, compare and contrast essay and a research paper
  • Develop a better understanding of nouns, action verbs, pronouns, linking verbs, contractions, adjuctives, adverbs and different types of sentences
  • Learn referencing and study skills

 

LATIN

  • Learn basic Latin alphabet, pronunciation of vowels and consonant sounds
  • Pronounce, spell and translate 125 Latin words
  • Understand the concepts of derivitives, English words that are derived from Latin

 

HISTORY

The Middle Ages - from the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance 400AD-1600AD

  • Work on map skills, study comprehension questions and learn test taking skills.
  • Identify all fifty states by name and location on a map.
  • Learn the U.S. states and capitols.
  • Research and develop a state report.

 

SCIENCE

  • The nature of science
  • Technology and the design process
  • Plants and living things, ecosystems
  • Earth and weather
  • Earth and our universe
  • Matter, energy and its forms, forces and motion

 

ADDITIONAL SUBJECTS

  • Bible Education
  • Music and Drama
  • Art
  • PE
  • Participates in Speech Meet and Spelling Bee
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