3rd Grade Curriculum Choices

These are my curriculum choices for my 3rd grade son who is a creative visual-spatial learner with strengths in math.

Bible – Draw to Learn the Life of Jesus, self-designed story-focused Fruit of the Spirit study, Visual Bible Matthew, John, and Acts, Nest Animated Stories from the NT, The Jesus Movie, Greatest Heroes of the Bible video series (NT episodes), Jesus of Nazareth movie, Storykeepers, The Greatest Story Ever Told movie, and the Friends and Heroes series.

Math – Singapore Math (through 4B/5A), Singapore Challenging Word Problems, Hands-On Equations, Xtra Math

LogicChess Kid, Grid Perplexors B, Logic Countdown, Visual-Spatial puzzle books

Arabic – Alif Baa, Arabian Sinbad

Mandarin – My First Chinese Reader 1 

Greek – Athenaze 1

Grammar – Basic Cozy Grammar and Cozy Punctuation

Writing – Wordsmith Apprentice, NaNoWriMo Elementary School Workbook, Killgallon Story Grammar for Elementary School  

Typing – Mavis Beacon

Handwriting – Cursive using Startwrite software

Vocabulary – 101 Doodle Definitions

Literature – Classic book list

History – Project-based approach to Ancient China through Anglo-Saxon England time period using books, movies, documentaries, and his imagination.  

Geography – Virtual trip around the USA and Canada

Science – Books and labs related to CPO Physical, Earth, and Space Science with time to explore concepts using objects around the house, Invertebrates study

Computer Science – Udacity CS101 Intro to Computer Science  

Art – Drawing from the Right Side of the Brain

Music – Sight Sing a Song Set 1, Alfred Kid’s Guitar Course Book 1

One Comment:

  1. Chess is an excellent choice for little kids because at their age they needed something that is amusing. Chess is a game, thus, they will be curious on how to play it. It definitely enhances their mental skills and in the process make them smarter.

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