St. Gregory Catholic School
Keeping the Circle Strong
Part of Evergreen Catholic School Divison

Grade 3

Here is a sample what our students learn in Grade 3:

English Language Arts

  • Explore thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences
  • Comprehend andrespond personallyand critically to oral, print and other media texts
  • Manage ideas and information
  • Enhance the clarity and artistry of communication
  • Respect, support and collaborate with others


  • Number Patterns and Relations
  • Shape and Space
  • Statistics and Probability


  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Building with a Variety of Materials
  • Testing Materials and Designs
  • Hearing and Sound
  • Animal Life Cycles

Social Studies

  • Communities in the world
  • Global citizenship

Information and Communication Technology

  • Communicating, Inquiring, Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts
  • Processes for Productivity

Physical Education

  • Activity
  • Benefits Health
  • Cooperation
  • Do It Daily for Life!

Health and Life Skills

  • Wellness Choices
  • Relationship Choices
  • Life Learning Choices


  • Make distinctions within classes of natural objects or forms
  • Assess the visual qualities of objects
  • Perfect forms and develop more realistic treatments
  • Improve compositions by refining, rehearsing and critiquing
  • Express a feeling or a message
  • Use media and techniques, with an emphasis on mixing media and perfecting techniques in drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, fabric arts, photography and computer graphics


  • Understand that some music does not have a steady beat
  • Understand that two or more melodies can occur simultaneously; e.g., rounds, partner songs, descants
  • Understand that changes in dynamics add to the effect of music
  • Recognize the instruments in the four families of the orchestra: string, woodwind, brass, percussion
  • Participate in folk, square or traditional ethnic dances
  • Sing two-part rounds and simple descants
  • Recognize 4/4 time signature
  • Create movement to demonstrate form in music

Religious Education

  • We welcome and gather in the Spirit
  • The Holy Spirit gathers and feeds us at Eucharist
  • The Holy Spirit calls and anoints us in Baptism and Confirmation
  • The Holy Spirit comes upon Advent people
  • The Holy Spirit dwells in Jesus
  • The Holy Spirit dwells in the followers of Jesus
  • The Holy Spirit fills the whole earth
  • The Holy Spirit reconciles people
  • The Holy Spirit gives new life
  • The Holy Spirit is alive

For more information, download the Grade 3 Curriculum Handbook.