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Math 3

Math 3 A

Description:
Third grade Math continues to teach strategies for adding and subtracting numbers with regrouping. Multiplication and division are introduced to provide students with a conceptual understanding of the operations and how they affect numbers. Students will also learn how to add and subtract decimals using money, create graphs, and perform experiments in probability using basic statistics methods. Students also study time, money, geometry, fractions, decimals, measurement, and relationships among patterns.

Math 3 B

Description:
Third grade Math continues to teach strategies for adding and subtracting numbers with regrouping. Multiplication and division are introduced to provide students with a conceptual understanding of the operations and how they affect numbers. Students will also learn how to add and subtract decimals using money, create graphs, and perform experiments in probability using basic statistics methods. Students also study time, money, geometry, fractions, decimals, measurement, and relationships among patterns.

Description provided by Connection Learning.

Language Arts 3

Language Arts 3 A

Description:
Building on foundational reading skills, this course focuses on developing critical thinking and analytical skills. Students examine the author’s purpose and point of view and practice comprehension and phonics skills through daily reading exercises. Students learn to structure and write complete sentences and then create paragraphs and longer compositions. Throughout the course, students create compositions by moving through the five stages of the writing process: planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. Students continue to master the basic skills of writing with instruction in spelling, handwriting, grammar, and language usage.

Language Arts 3 B

Description:
Building on foundational reading skills, this course focuses on developing critical thinking and analytical skills. Students examine the author’s purpose and point of view and practice comprehension and phonics skills through daily reading exercises. Students learn to structure and write complete sentences and then create paragraphs and longer compositions. Throughout the course, students create compositions by moving through the five stages of the writing process: planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. Students continue to master the basic skills of writing with instruction in spelling, handwriting, grammar, and language usage.

Description provided by Connection Learning.

Art 3

Description:
Our theme is “The Four Seasons,” featuring arts and crafts based on the characteristics of each season. Art history and art criticism are introduced, and students study the arts of various cultures. Your child will also use various media to create two- and three-dimensional projects.

Description provided by Connection Learning.

Physical Education 3

Description:
Students enhance their personal fitness through daily participation in a variety of fitness plans, including yoga, an individual or team sport, or Connections Academy’s fitness plan.

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Music 3

Description:
The Music courses, with content developed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, focus on teaching basic music concepts through traditional children’s songs and classical music examples. Students develop fine and gross motor skills that will enable them to keep a steady beat and learn rhythm instruments. Music III extends the student’s music reading skills.

Description provided by Connection Learning.

Educational Technology and Online Learning 2

Description:
Second graders learn to use the keyboard to create short paragraphs. We introduce students to child-safe search engines and Internet safety practices. They also learn how to use a printer and how to create simple multimedia projects.

Description provided by Connection Learning.

Social Studies 2

Social Studies 2 A

Description:
Your child will continue to explore basic concepts of history, geography, economics, and government, while discovering more about world cultures. In the first semester, students will practice basic map, chart, graph, and thinking skills. We will also introduce your child to ordinary people who showed good citizenship and to famous people who have influenced our country and the world.

Social Studies 2 B

Description:
Your child will continue to explore basic concepts of history, geography, economics, and government, while discovering more about world cultures. In the second semester, students will practice basic map, chart, graph, and thinking skills. We will also introduce your child to ordinary people who showed good citizenship and to famous people who have influenced our country and the world.

Description provided by Connection Learning.

Science 2

Science 2 A

Description:
This course will stimulate students’ curiosity about the world around them. In the first semester, we will study clues to Earth’s past and learn about an archaeologist’s responsibilities. We will also investigate energy and changing states of matter, such as liquid water changing to water vapor, and create a weather chart. Your child will enjoy hands-on activities as he or she investigates the importance of water and vegetation in life science and explores forces in physical science.

Science 2 B

Description:
This course will stimulate students’ curiosity about the world around them. In the second semester, we will study clues to Earth’s past and learn about an archaeologist’s responsibilities. We will also investigate energy and changing states of matter, such as liquid water changing to water vapor, and create a weather chart. Your child will enjoy hands-on activities as he or she investigates the importance of water and vegetation in life science and explores forces in physical science.

Description provided by Connection Learning.

Math 2

Math 2 A

Description:
In second grade, problem solving is emphasized as your student furthers his or her understanding of numbers and operations, learning to add and subtract one- and two-digit numbers. In the first semester, hands-on activities help students study time, money, geometry, and fractions. Students will connect number concepts to statistics using basic algebraic concepts and simple graphs. Measurement concepts, such as weight, mass, capacity, time, and temperature, are investigated.

Math 2 B

Description:
In second grade, problem solving is emphasized as your student furthers his or her understanding of numbers and operations, learning to add and subtract one- and two-digit numbers. In the second semester, the student continues to learn hands-on activities help students study time, money, geometry, and fractions. Students will connect number concepts to statistics using basic algebraic concepts and simple graphs. Measurement concepts, such as weight, mass, capacity, time, and temperature, are investigated.

Description provided by Connection Learning.