Grade 3 - What to Expect | Our Savior Lutheran School

Grade 3 - What to Expect

Welcome to Mrs. Krieg's Third Grade webpage.  Please email any questions you may have to

What to expect in Grade 3:

Chapel:  Wednesday mornings

PE:  3 days per week

Art:  2 times per week

Library:  1 time per week



The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, by Barbara Robinson

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

Knights of the Roundtable by Gwen Gross

The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh

Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner



The student will learn to identify the eight parts of speech.  We will classify Pattern 1 (SN-V), Pattern 2 (SN-V-t-DO), and Pattern 3 (SN-V-t-IO-DO) sentences.  We will write 2-point and 3-point expository paragraphs and descriptive paragraphs.  We continue to learn rules for proper punctuation and capitalization.



The student will review addition and subtraction facts to 20; add and subtract up to five-digit numbers with regrouping; create and read Venn diagrams, bar graphs, line graphs, and pictographs; tell time to the minute; read a thermometer in Fahrenheit and Celsius; measure and calculate line, perimeter, and area; memorize multiplication and division facts; solve addition, subtraction, and multiplication story problems; write fractions and mixed numbers.



Timeline events 26-50, beginning around the time of the birth of Christ up to fall of Constantinople will be covered.  Points of special interest will be Roman history.  We will learn the 100 most important events in history through song.



Students will be able to differentiate between seed plants and non-seed plants; identify and classify vertebrates and invertebrates; build and demonstrate simple machines; experiment with light, color, and prisms; study planets, the moon, changes in the earth (volcanoes, earthquakes, erosion, and weathering), and the weather.



The six chief parts of the Luther's Small Catechism and selected Bible verses related to our Catechetical memory; Learn By Heart. The students will also memorize the 100 most important events through history, poetry, and multiplication facts.



At the website below, your child will be able to watch videos and play games which all correlate with the Latin curriculum your child is using this year.


Some exciting field trips may include:

Renaissance Festival

Minute Maid Stadium

Natural History Museum


Helpful Links:

Raz-Kids (app available)

Teacher Username: OSLEagles


Spelling City (app available)

Teacher Username: jennlkrieg