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Purchase items individually or in our pre-packaged, graded kits that include:

• "Pathway" for reading comprehension and vocabulary development

• "Climbing to Good English" for grammar and writing skills.

  Pathway Overview

  Climbing to Good
       English Overview

  Working With Words

  Pathway Placement

  1st Grade
  2nd Grade
  3rd Grade
  4th Grade
  5th Grade
  6th Grade
  7th Grade
  8th Grade

Grade 3 / 3rd Grade

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Our Grade 3 Language Arts Kit utilizes two Pathway readers, workbooks, teacher books, one Climbing to Good English workbook and teacher, and a syllabication chart. Purchase items individually or as a complete kit.

Grade 3 / 3rd Grade Language Arts Kit

Kit Contains:
• Pathway New Friends Reader
• Pathway New Friends Workbook
• Pathway New Friends Teacher
• Pathway More New Friends Reader
• Pathway More New Friends Workbook
• Pathway More New Friends Teacher
• Climbing to Good English Level 3 Workbook
• Climbing to Good English Level 3 Teacher
• Syllabication Chart

Purchase items individually or as a complete kit. See descriptions of each individual item below.

Grammar and Writing Skills

Climbing to Good English Workbook and Teacher
By: SchoolAid
Climbing to Good English 3 first reviews all of the language skills, grammar, and phonics taught in Climbing to Good English 2. Old concepts are repeated for reinforcement and as a base on which to build extensions and new concepts.

Climbing to Good English 3 takes 170 days to complete 12 units, unit reviews and test pages.


• Entry Words
• Alphabetical Order
• Guide Words
• Dictionary Re-spellings
• Multiple Meanings
• Accents
• Root Words
• Table of Contents
• The Index
• Using the Dictionary

• Kinds of Sentences
• Two Parts of a Sentence
• Writing Good Sentences
• Run-on Sentences
• Noun-Verb Pattern
• Expanding Sentences
• Sentence Variations
• Noun-Verb-Noun Pattern
• Diagramming Sentences

• Main Idea
• Detail Sentences
• Time Order
• Multiple Paragraph
• Recognizing Paragraphs
• Descriptive Paragraphs
• Paragraphs that Explain
• Writing Directions

• The Friendly Letter
• Letter Parts
• Addressing Envelopes
• Sending a Real Letter
• Writing Postcards
• Initials
• Letters of Invitation
• Thank You Letters
• Letters of Cheer

• Story Titles
• Editing a Story
• Story Writing and Proofreading
• Poems

• Finding Facts
• Taking Notes
• Outlines
• Writing the Report
• Proofreading

• Key Words in Subject and Predicate
• Prefixes and Suffixes
• Homonyms, Antonyms, Synonyms
• Words That Name Sounds
• Describing Words
• Indenting
• Direct Quotations
• Composing
• Syllabication
• Word Usage

• Nouns in the Sentence
• Words That Signal Nouns
• Using A and AN
• Singular & Plural Nouns
• Possessive Nouns
• Common and Proper Nouns
• Using Pronouns

• Learning About Verbs
• Verbs Show Time
• Helping Verbs
• Using Verbs
• Past Tense "-ed" Verbs

Climbing to Good English Level 3
Workbook and Teacher Sample Pages

Climbing to Good English Workbook 3
• 206 pages

Climbing to Good English Teacher 3
• shows filled in copies of the student workbook pages
• 206 pages

Syllabication Chart
A sturdy laminated reference chart for the wall or ring binder. Lists 10 syllabication rules with examples. This chart is very helpful with any language arts curriculum and especially when using Climbing to Good English and Pathway workbooks for Level 3.

Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development

Pathway Teacher's Manual
• shows copies of the children's workbook pages along with teacher's instructions and suggestions, and the lesson answers

Pathway Grade 3 Readers
• hardback reader
• easy-to-read stories and illustrations that will capture your student's attention
• stories relate true-to-life incidents which could happen to any child
• your students will identify with the characters and circumstances
• most stories teach lessons in virtues that are upheld by people with Christian values
• when the children thoroughly understand the moral of a story it leaves a lasting impression

Pathway Reader Workbooks
• designed to train the children to work independently with a minimum of teacher assistance
• at least three workbook pages per story
• "Working with Words, " introduces the new words that appear in the story
• "Learning through Sounds" gives additional phonics and spelling rules
• "Thinking about the Story" encourages reading comprehension
• pupils should be encouraged to use their textbooks to find the answers
• tests for the end of each unit are found in the back of the workbook

New Friends Reader, Workbook,
and Teacher Sample Pages

New Friends Reader
• 284 pages, 36 stories

New Friends Workbook
• 96 pages

New Friends Teacher's Manual
• 96 pages

More New Friends Reader, Workbook,
and Teacher Sample Pages

More New Friends Reader
• 288 pages, 36 stories

More New Friends Workbook
• 96 pages

More New Friends Teacher's Manual
• 96 pages

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