What your Third Grader Needs to Know

What your Third Grader Needs to Know

Fundamentals of A Good Third-grade Education

Book - 2015 | Revised and updated
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"A revised and updated edition of the bestselling definitive Core Knowledge guide for parents and teachers of third grade-age children, featuring all new full-color photographs and illustrations and revised material"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Bantam, 2015
Edition: Revised and updated
ISBN: 9780553394665
Branch Call Number: 372.24 Hirs 2015
Characteristics: xxxv, 489 p. : illustrated (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Language and literature. Literature - poetry - stories - mythology ; Learning about literature - biography - familiar sayings and phrases; Learning about language
History and Geography. World history and geography - look at the legend - great rivers of the world - Ancient Rome - The Vikings ; American History and Geography - Crossing the land bridge - The Inuits - The Mound Builders - Cliff dwellers : the Anasazi - The Pueblo people - The Apaches and the Navajoes - Eastern Woodland Peoples - A day with Little Thunder - Early Explorers in North America - English colonies in North America ; Visual Arts
Music. Elements of Musics - Composers and their music - Some songs for Third Graders
Mathematics - multiplication - Division - Numbers ; Working with numbers - addition and subtraction - Sums and differences of four-digit numbers - time, money, and graphs - geometry - measurement - multiplication - division - Roman Numerals - fractions
Science. Classifying animals - Vertebrates and invertebrates ; The Human body - the skeletal and muscular systems - the human body : the brain and nervous system ; Light and vision ; Sound and hearing ; Astronomy - Our solar system - Constellations - Space shuttle - Nicolaus Copernicus - WOmen on the final frontier ; Ecology. Living things depend on one another - Pollution - John Muir
Additional Contributors: Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald), 1928-


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LMcShaneCLE Sep 18, 2015

Indispensable for parents and all -an engaging way to refresh critical literacy in literature, math, science, history, geography, music, and visual arts. (updated 2015 edition)


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