What Your Third Grader Needs To Know (Revised And Updated): Fundamentals Of A Good Third-Grade Education (The Core Knowledge Series)

What Your Third Grader Needs To Know (Revised And Updated): Fundamentals Of A Good Third-Grade Education (The Core Knowledge Series)

  • Publish Date: 2015-08-25
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: E.D. Hirsch Jr.
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Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
What Your Third Grader Needs to Know

What should your child learn in the third grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American third graders. Featuring sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, a bolder, easier-to-follow format, and a thoroughly updated curriculum, What Your Third Grader Needs to Know is designed for parents and teachers to enjoy with children. Hundreds of thousands of children have benefited from the Core Knowledge Series. This edition, featuring a new Introduction, gives todays generation of third graders the advantage they need to make progress in school and to establish an approach to learning that will last a lifetime. In this book youll discover

Favorite poemsold and new, from the traditional rhyme For Want of Nail to Lewis Carrolls whimsical poem The Crocodile
Literatureincluding Native American stories, African folktales, European fairy tales, classic myths from ancient Greece, stories from ancient Rome, and more
Learning about languagethe basics of written English, including sentence structure, parts of speech, and a first look at writing a report or letter
World and American history and geographyjourney down the great rivers of Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, visit ancient Rome, and experience the earliest days of America with the Pilgrims and Native Americans
Visual artsan introduction to masterworks by Rembrandt, Henri Matisse, Mary Cassatt, and others, with full-color reproductions and fun, do-it-yourself activities
Musicthe fundamentals of appreciating, reading, and making music, plus great composers, instruments, and sing-along lyrics for songs such as Bicycle Built for Two and Hes Got the Whole World in His Hands
Mathstimulating lessons ranging from counting money to solving division problems, numbers through 100,000, graphs, and the metric system
Sciencefascinating discussions on the natural world, the cycles of life, the human body and its systems, and the environment, with accompanying activities and stories about famous scientists such as Copernicus and Alexander Graham Bell

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