Students in third grade at Arma Dei Academy continue a chronological study of history and Bible focusing on Ancient Greece and Rome. Great works of literature that integrate with the historical time period are read, discussed, and analyzed. Grammar and writing skills are sharpened and enhanced through direct instruction, projects, and practice.
(Veritas Press), ESV Bible
The Veritas Press curriculum outlines major stories and events from approximately 1500 BC until 400BC.
Each subject is taught from a biblical perspective at Arma Dei Academy. While each day opens with prayer and a formal study of scripture, biblical discussion is not limited to a particular class period. Scripture memory is a critical component of the curriculum. Students memorize passages from Ruth, Judges, I & II Samuel, Psalms, Proverbs, and I Kings.
New Testament, Greece, and Rome (Veritas Press)
The Third grade students present a Roman City Festival in February. They are responsible for designing and building a historically accurate part of a Roman city. Through this process, students become historical experts.
Geography is taught throughout History, Bible, and Literature units.
Students discuss in depth the story elements of plot, setting, and characterization. Students also learn how to recognize, understand, and use figurative language such as metaphor, simile, inference, symbolism, and allegory.
Shurley English Level 3
Students are introduced to the beginning stages of the Progymnasmata.
Latin for Children (Classic Academic Press)
Worldy Wise 3000 Level 3
Vocabulary instruction becomes more sophisticated, preparing students for content learning.
Students develop beautiful penmanship through the practice of cursive handwriting.
The Grammar of Astronomy and Earth Science (Hudson)
Third grade students also spend time each semester participating in STEM activities in the science lab.