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- CKLA Unit 3: Third Grade Skills—How Does Your Body Work? Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 4: Third Grade Skills—Stories of Ancient Rome Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 5: Third Grade Skills—Adventures in Light and Sound Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 6: Third Grade Skills—Gods, Giants, and Dwarves Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 7: Third Grade Skills—What’s in Our Universe? Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 8: Third Grade Skills—Native American Stories Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 9: Third Grade Skills—The Age of Exploration Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 10: Third Grade Skills—Living in Colonial America Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKLA Unit 11: Third Grade Skills—Introduction to Ecology Grade 3 Language Arts Skills
- CKSci Unit 1: Investigating Forces Grade 3 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Life Cycles, Traits, and Variations Grade 3 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Habitats and Change Grade 3 Science
- CKSci Unit 4: Weather and Climate Grade 3 Science
- CKSci Unit 5: Human Senses and Movement Grade 3 Science