Thursday, November 5, 2015

Our Secular 3rd Grade Curricula

Language Arts
  • Handwriting Practice: Jokes and Riddles
  • Handwriting Without Tears Jump Start Cursive
  • All About Spelling Levels 2 & 3 
  • Write Shop Primary Level C
  • Language Smarts Level D
  • Library books for reading together and independently
  • Using occasionally:
    • Just Write
    • Writing Detective 1
Math
  • Math-U-See Gamma 
  • Life of Fred books (Goldfish and Honey)
  • X-tra Math (free website)
  • Timez Attack (free computer game)
Keyboarding
  • Keyboarding Without Tears
  • Dance Mat Typing (free website)
Science
  • REAL Science Odyssey: Physics 
History
  • Our own unit studies! We mostly just read library books and watch documentaries, and check out websites. Topics this year: knights and castles, ninjas and samurai, Chinese kings and warriors, African-American history, and the history of inventions.
Languages
  • My First Chinese Words (We use the online program, the workbooks, and the flash cards.)
  • Salsa Spanish videos (Free online @ Georgia PBS' website)
  • You Tube videos about Chinese and Spanish