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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know

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Fundamentals of a Good Third-Grade Education

“What should my child be learning in school?” If you’ve ever asked that question, this book can help.

What Your Third Grader Needs to Know is part of the eight-volume Core Knowledge Series—from What Your Preschooler Needs to Know through What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know. The series offers parents, teachers, and children an  illustrated guide to the essential knowledge outlined in the Core Knowledge Sequence, including beloved stories and poems, familiar sayings, interesting information on history and geography, lively discussions of visual arts and music, and explanations and activities in math and science. Updated editions suggest related readings and resources, as well as age-appropriate questions that stimulate thinking and build vocabulary.

(Revised and updated 2015)

This edition of What Your Third Grader Needs to Know (revised and updated 2015) features

  • A new Introduction
  • Illustrated favorite poems by Lewis Carroll, Eloise Greenfield, Langston Hughes, and more
  • Well-known stories, including “The Little Match Girl,” “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp,” selections from Alice in Wonderland, and more
  • Folktales from African American and Native American traditions, Norse myths, and classic myths from ancient Greece and Rome
  • Friendly, fun introductions to world and American history and geography, with features on ancient Rome, the Vikings, the first Americans, and the early exploration and colonization of America
  • Suggestions for creative activities, as well as introductions to masterworks of art by Rembrandt, Matisse, Mary Cassatt, and others
  • Introductions to great composers, basic music terms and concepts, and familiar songs to sing
  • Interesting activities to support math skills and concepts, including multiplication and division, expanded form, equations, graphing, fractions, measurement, mental math, and more
  • Opportunities to begin exploring life cycles, the classification of animals, the human body and its systems, light and sound, the solar system, and more

The eight-volume Core Knowledge Series—from What Your Preschooler Needs to Know through What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know—offers parents, teachers, and children an illustrated guide to the essential knowledge outlined in the Core Knowledge Sequence. Each book provides beloved stories and poems, familiar sayings, interesting information on history and geography, lively discussions of visual arts and music, and explanations and activities in math and science. Updated editions suggest related readings and resources, as well as age-appropriate questions that stimulate thinking and build vocabulary.

490 pages

Paperback

ISBN 978-0553394665

SKU: 3P
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