Planning for Saxon – Grade 3

We want Saxon to have books that feed the mind and nourish the soul.
Saxon is capable of far more than he achieves, wanting to encourage him to achieve his potential.

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Faith
Saxon is making his Confirmation in September!
Continue with his Sacramental Preparation
Bible – Memorise 1 verse/week.
Catechism – Faith & Life x 1 chapter/week

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English
Reading Daily 
The books set for history, religion, geography, literature and science to be read by Saxon with Mum in a ‘buddy reading’ transition.

Copywork 
Cursive & Printing – daily 10 minutes
Startwrite – selection of poems/bible passages/catechism
or seriously considering Pictures in Cursive

Oral and Written Narration
Regular oral narrations and transitioning to at least one written narrations per week from readings of : history, religion, geography, literature and science.

Studied Dictation/Spelling
Spelling Wisdom x 2 /week
All About Spelling to be used as an explanation where needed

Grammar
Australian English x 3/week

Poetry
Daily Poetry reading  – memorise one poem per week.
Books from our home library

Shakespeare
Comedies.
Tales From Shakespeare  Charles and Mary Lamb
Shakespeare for Children – Jim Wiess (Audio)
My Previous Plans

Literature
Select five novels per term for enjoyment appropriate to Saxon’s reading ability

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Mathematics
Mathematics.com.au
Living Math books
Math Board Games and activities

Science 
???
Reading
??

Experiments
??

Nature Study 
Weekly nature walk
Wonderland of Nature – Nuri Mass

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History
20th Century
Child’s History of the World – Virgil Hillyer
Supporting living books from Branch and Home Library.

History Reads
???

Australian History
Sunburnt Country – Arthur Baillie
Notebook Narrations.
Supporting Living Books from Branch and Home Library.

Geography

A Child’s Geography of the World by Virgil Hillyer 
Mapdrill
Supporting living books from home and town library

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Art
Home Library & Youtubes
Practical application

Picture Study
Home & Town Library
An artist a fortnight

Music Appreciation
Listen to classical composers
Read Opal Wheeler

Music
Drum lessons via online
Singing with Mariah

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Extra Curricula
Soccer

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