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3rd Grade

Working Hard to Achieve Goals

Third grade reflects the students’ transition from a paradise-like experience to living firmly on the earth. As the child grows more aware of the world, concerns, questions, and fears may arise. The third grade curriculum helps the children work through uncertainty by engaging them in practical activities that help them connect to living on the earth. Teachers utilize cooking, farming, simple woodworking, and other useful activities to build confidence and skills in the third grade student.

The expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden mirrors the children’s coming down to earth, and through the stories of the Old Testament, the students learn about the suffering and joys of life. Greater work is expected from the children, from composition writing to spelling tests, knowing how to measure and use money, learning cursive writing and the names of the punctuation marks. The third grader experiences hard work and the confidence it brings.

Special Subjects

FOREIGN LANGUAGE: German & Spanish (Songs, Dances and Games, Poetry and Stories, Color and Action Words)

HANDWORK: Crocheting Practical Projects

EURYTHMY: Establishing Timing, Coordination, and Spatial Awareness

MUSIC: Pentatonic Flute, Diatonic Flute, Lyre, Singing, Music Notation Introduced Farming and Gardening

3rd Grade

Xiwiei (Echo) Fu

Grade 3 Teacher

3rd Grade

Katja Moos

Grade 3 Teaching Assistant