Grade 3 – Trimester 2, 2019-2020

Grade 3 Trimester 2


  • We are God’s people
  • The Church respects all people
  • Men and women are created to live in union with God in this life and in Heaven forever
  • We are disciples

The Mass

  • Roles of the participants of the Mass
  • Mass responses

The Church

  • The Church has four marks
  • Role of the Parish and the Church

  The Church Seasons

  • Advent
  • Christmas
  • Ordinary Time
  • Holy days of obligation


  • Penance
  • Eucharist
  • Understanding of all sacraments



  • Projects based learning: Solar Energy

Driving questions: How can we use solar energy in our everyday lives?

How does solar energy help our environment?

  • Energy exists in a variety of forms
  • Energy transformations
  • Describe forms of energy
  • Light energy, solar energy, heat energy

                                            Simple Machines

  • Observe and describe the ease and difficulty of the movement of objects in the world. 
  • Manipulation of simple machines
  • Relationship between force and motion
  • The effects of common forces (pushes and pulls) of objects


Social Studies

Study of the following communities:


  • Geography
  • Culture
  • History
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Similarities/Differences



Place value and problem solving with units (continued)

  • Rounding to the nearest ten and hundred
  • Two and three-digit measurement, addition and subtraction using the standard algorithm

Multiplication and division with units of 0, 1, 6-9

  • The properties of multiplication and division
  • Analysis of patterns and problem solving

Multiplication and Area

  • Foundations for understanding area

Fractions as numbers on the number line

  • Understanding fractions
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Comparing fractions

 English Language Arts


  • prefixes, suffixes
  • Plural nouns , pronouns
  • Action and being verbs
  • Adverbs 
  • Adjectives
  • Quotation marks


  • inference/prediction
  • Main idea
  • Supporting details
  • cause/effect


  • Biography
  • Poetry
  • Informational text
  • Folktales
  • Realistic fiction
  • legends


  • 3-letter clusters
  • Silent letters
  • Vowel dipthongs


  • Narrative
  • Opinion paragraph
  • Descriptive writing
  • Research
  • Descriptive writing
  • How to