3rd Grade SMARTS in Language Arts – School Classroom Edition

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Grade 3 Smart Start in Language Arts: School Classroom Edition
 

A Complete Program of Language Arts Instruction for Grade 3


The grade three English language arts programs develops fiction and non-fiction reading skills and broadens writing skills. In a five day week, students work on reading comprehension for three days and writing skills for the other two. For the reading component, one of the five days focuses on a novel study, another is for independent reading and the last is for non-fiction reading skills. Students develop their non-fiction reading skills through learning about how magazines are organized and the types of articles found inside them.

Writing instruction encompasses a variety of activities. These include: handwriting, spelling, punctuation and capitalization, dictionary and grammar skills, paragraphs, poetry, a research report and story writing.

The program includes a detailed teacher's manual with answer keys.



Bullet 3rd Grade SMARTS in Language Arts: School Edition was written specifically for teachers.

Bullet Child is guided by a program that teaches fiction and non-fiction reading skills, writing and spelling skills in a sequential order. These are applied in the lessons and reviewed until mastery is obtained.

Bullet Teachers discover a simple, effective method of teaching language arts using a teacher's manual. Lesson plans and answer keys are presented in a simple, straightforward manner.


The Foundation in Grade Three Matters

Did you know that...

  • Grade three is the last time phonics skills are reviewed?
  • Learning non-fiction reading strategies in grade three will make it much easier to succeed in grade four?
  • The amount of writing expected in all subject areas increases significantly from second to third grade?

Sources:
Reading for Understanding RAND Reading Study Group 2002
National Reading Panel 2000



3rd Grade SMARTS in Language Arts Novel Studies:

1. Jigsaw Jones: The Case of Hermie the Missing Hamster by James Preller
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2. Louis Braille by Margaret Davidson
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3. The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleishman
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4. Optional Novel Study: The Littles by John Peterson
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