Third Grade Curriculum

The third graders at Hickory Tree School are all bright and eager to learn new things in our world.  Our advanced program provides a well-rounded curriculum that keeps students motivated and interested in what they are learning.


Focus areas of achievement for this grade:


  • Building Sentences                                                    
  • Parts of Speech                                                                      
  • Use Reference Sources



  • Descriptive
  • Narrative                                                         
  • Persuasive                                                                                                                                   


  • Phonemic Awareness                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Vocabulary
  • Target Reading Skills                                                   
  • Text Comprehension                                                  
  • Recognizing Types of Literature                                                                                                                            


  • Spelling and Meaning                                                
  • Spelling in Context                                                     
  • Dictionary Skills                                                                      


  • Place Value and Money                                                         
  • Adding and Subtracting Whole Number s and Money
  • Multiplication and Division Concepts and Facts
  • Multiplying Two Digit Numbers
  • Time, Data, and Graphs
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • Fraction Concepts and Operations

Science & Health

  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Earth Science

Social studies

  • The land and the first Americans
  • Settling the land
  • The land today


  • Learn the elements of art
  • Themed Projects


Physical Fitness

  • Daily Exercises

Music Appreciation

  • Listen and Recognize Different
  • Learn to read and write music