K12-Powered Online Third Grade School Programs are Personalized
At K12-powered schools, we recognize that each student learns at their own pace and tailor our approach accordingly. K12-powered online third grade programs offer your child engaging curriculum taught by state-certified teachers who use a personalized approach based on student needs.
How does online third grade work?
K12-powered online third grade programs give your child a balanced education. Hands-on learning materials and engaging online lessons create a learning experience tailored to each individual child's needs.
K–5 curriculum is mastery-based, which means your child can work at a pace best suited for their learning process. A Learning Coach, usually a parent or another responsible adult, guides your child through their lessons and works closely with the online third grade teachers to monitor student progress.
What will my student learn in an online third grade program?
Explore online elementary school programs and courses to see if a K12-powered school is a good fit for your third grader. Here are the main subject areas.
Language Arts and English
Courses help young learners develop critical reading and writing skills, while inspiring a love of literature and informational text. Students also focus on grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and speaking and listening skills.
Third grade math courses combine fundamental skills with critical thinking and problem-solving through traditional lessons as well as online games and animations.
Students conduct hands-on experiments; study terms and concepts in life, earth, and physical sciences; and learn how scientists understand our world and how the world is shaped by ongoing scientific and technological advances.
History and Social Sciences
History courses, integrated with topics in geography and civics, introduce third graders to far-off lands, distant times, and diverse cultures.
Students learn to read, write, speak, and listen for meaning through simple narratives, writing and speaking challenges, and games.
Third graders explore the elements of art; study paintings, sculpture, and architecture; and examine different artistic movements. Students also create their own works of art such as mobiles, collage, and stained glass.
Students explore and build foundational music skills. Students are exposed to a variety of interactive learning activities such as focused listening, singing, dancing, and virtual instruments. In addition, full-time online third grade students have lessons on playing a recorder.
What kinds of online third grade programs are available?
K12 powers three kinds of online learning:
Find an Online Third Grade Program for Your Child
Type your zip code into our School Finder tool to find a K12-powered online third grade program near you. Please be advised that some schools only serve residents of specific areas.
*Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultants can help address your technological and computer questions and needs.