Third Grade Curriculum

This list is also available for download here.


Bible Truths 3 explores Bible accounts in the Old and New Testaments and encourages solid Bible study skills. Missionary stories and stories from church history are also included to inspire students and help them apply Biblical principles to their everyday lives.


Math 3 teaches place value, multiplication, division, and fractions. Students will be challenged to think more deeply about their calculations and the implications of math on their worldview. Throughout the course, students will focus on four basic themes:

1. Math is a tool to help people work
2. Math shows the world is designed
3. Math helps people help people
4. Math has limits.

Special characters in the worktext work together with the reviews, manipulatives, and visuals to constantly drive students to both enjoy the subject and apply what they are learning.


English 3 emphasizes traditional English grammar and essential reference skills. The grammar instruction is balanced with effective writing instruction. Students are guided in the step-by-step use of the Writing Process to apply to a variety of writing assignments, such as game instructions, book reports, compare-contrast essay, and more.


Reading 3 deepens reading skills and comprehension by providing a collection of engaging reading material for the 3rd grade level. The two-volume reading text guides students as they build reading comprehension, grow in phonics skills, and absorb character-building stories that demonstrate Biblical truth and timeless virtues.


Spelling 3 teaches students to apply more generalizations to word families and gives extensive practice in adding suffixes. Expanded dictionary skills, guided journal entries, and Bible word studies are all key components of the 3rd grade spelling educational materials. Each lesson provides enjoyable activities to help students remember the spelling words they learned.

Social Studies

Heritage Studies 3 relates in understandable language the story of America from the framing of the Constitution up until the days of the Wild West. Students will relive key moments in our nation’s history and discover interesting traditions from the past. Exciting activities provide students with an outlet for the facts they learn such as building a model log cabin, folding the American flag, learning early American songs, and making musical instruments.


Science 3 provides age-appropriate scientific information through text, charts, and colorful photographs and illustrations. The 3rd grade science educational materials also contain detailed instructions for all experiments, activities, and projects. The last page of each chapter provides key terms and concepts as well a brief writing activity to exercise higher-level thinking skills.

This list is also available for download here.