Third Grade Curriculum

Religion
Spirit of Truth: Grade Three—The Kingdom of God and the Church, Sophia Institute Press

Math
Saxon Math, Grade 3 by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Constructing the Universe Activity Books by: Michael Schneider

Science
FOSS Next Generation
Physical – Motion and Matter
Earth – Water and Climate
Life – Structures of Life

History
Ancient History / Medieval Times / Renaissance / Modern & American History
a. The Story of Civilization by Phillip Campbell
b. The Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide by Maggie Hogan and Cindy Wiggens
c. The Famous Men of Greece / The Famous Men of Rome by John Haaren and A. B. Poland
d. Roman Catholic History by Sonya Romens

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
Handwriting
Writing with Phonics K5 Cursive by Abeka

Spelling/Vocab
Words Their Way: Word Sorts for Within Word Pattern Spellers by Pierson
Spelling and Poetry 3 by Abeka

Grammar/Phonics
MCP Plaid Phonics, Level C by Pearson School
SRA Phonics Beginning Readers, Grade 3 by McGraw-Hill

Literature
A Bear Called Paddington, Michael Bond
Charlotte’s Web, E.B. White
Farmer Boy, Laura Ingalls Wilder
Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Richard and Florence Atwater
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
Benjamin Franklin and Pocahontas, Ingri D’Aulaire
The Big Wave, Pearl Buck
Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
The Black Stallion, Walter Farley
The Boxcar Children, Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Cabin Faced West, Jean Fritz
Charlie and Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
The Courage of Sarah Noble, Alice Dalgliesh
Francis, The Poor Man of Assisi, Tomie De Paola
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children, James Herriot
Joan of Arc, Diane Stanley
The Jungle Book and Just So Stories, Rudyard Kipling
Henry Huggins and Ramona the Brave, Beverly Cleary
The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
Huck Finn, Mark Twain
The Hundred Dresses, Eleanor Estes
Louis Braille, Margaret Davidson
Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
Paul Bunyan, Steven Kellogg
Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
Sasha and the Wolfcub, Ann Jungman
The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
Stone Fox, John Reynolds Gardiner
Stuart Little, E.B. White
Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle