Meteorologist. Map-maker. Storyteller. Citizen. Calvert’s third Grade homeschool curriculum invites your child to explore the world through Science, Social Studies, English Language Arts, and Math.
Your child will learn to:
Your child will build math skills working with fractions, two-step word problems, multiplication, and shapes.
Designed to help parents meet common state homeschooling requirements, each year-long course consists of 18-25 lessons and 160-180 days of instruction.
Students read cross-curricular texts to increase subject knowledge and practice complex phonics concepts. They write daily and compose an advertisement about an extreme place to live.
Lessons employ active digital resources such as a digital place-value chart, used with base-ten blocks to model addition and subtraction, and a digital beam balance to practice mental math and estimation. Students learn about angles and lines, polygons, and area and perimeter by designing a wildlife sanctuary.
Virtual labs provide an opportunity for students to practice gathering evidence and defending their claims. The Grade 3 curriculum weaves S.T.E.M. skills into lessons to spark a child’s curiosity about these fields. Students learn about plant and animal reproduction, inheritance, and life cycles by devising a plan to save the bee population.
This year, students develop ideas for helping their communities and starting their own business. Project-based learning helps students grasp the concepts of economics. Students learn about civics by developing and implementing a community service project.
In this online course, budding artists learn drawing skills using lines, light sources, and motion while discussing and analyzing famous works of art.
In this online course, children learn about warm-up and cool down, water safety, goal setting, nutrition, muscle strength and flexibility and are required to participate in regular physical activity.
I was very anxious about homeschooling my child for the first time. After I called and spoke with a Calvert Education Counselor, I felt SO much better! The counselors have given me a lot of advice and support over the years and I’m very grateful for their help.— Janelle M., Calvert Mom