Grade 3 Language Arts

Course Description

This Third Grade Language Arts course will teach students to reading comprehension skill and strategies to help them become stronger readers. Students will also master weekly spelling and vocabulary words and grammar concepts that will help them become stronger writers. All Common Core Third Grade LA standards are met in this course.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

3rd Grade


Basic School Supplies

Third Grade Materials Kit

acquired by the student prior to beginning work in the course.


2 Semesters



Technology Skills

  • Internet Navigation
  • Word Processing Skills
  • Email Communication (With the assistance of parent or teacher)

Semester A

Weekly Themes Include:

  • My Adventures
  • Space Adventures
  • Ocean Adventures
  • Fables
  • Myths
  • Why Tales
  • Solving Problems
  • Asking Questions
  • Inventions
  • Pond Animals
  • Animal Friends
  • Night Animals
  • Rural vs. City
  • Jobs in the Community
  • Community Leaders
  • The Presidency
  • Winter Holidays Around the World
  • Time and New Years

Semester B

Weekly Themes Include:

  • Growing Up
  • Good Deeds
  • Making Mistakes
  • Weather Patterns
  • Natural Disasters
  • Glaciers
  • Vacation Days
  • Rainy Days
  • Lazy Days
  • Artists
  • Musicians
  • Athletes
  • Rolling Objects
  • Electricity
  • Attraction
  • Immigration
  • Voting
  • Freedom