04.gif (9682 bytes)Units 
~Year 3

Weeks
&
Theme

Bible

Language

Art/Music/
Practical Arts

Lit
Units
Unit Celebration
Election Unit
~For use during election years

2

Choices

Jesus’ choice to be our Savior

Publishing. standards & Media Analysis

Campaign Art (set art standards)

Witch of Black bird Pond

Team Building Activities
Mayan Mysteries

2

Families

Jesus' birth & family

Writing to Describe; Adjectives

Contour drawing: Mayan art

Witch of Black bird Pond

Tribal Celebration
Going for Gold
~Conquistadors, Aztecs, Incas, S. America

3+

Motives

Youth, Baptism & Temptations

Dialog; Colorful writing; Adverbs  

Color unit; Ojo de Dios

Witch... Pond;
Sign of the Beaver

Fiesta
Echoes of Honor
~Plains & Eastern Indians

2+

Honor

Jesus' early ministry, giving & achieving honor

Story telling; story collecting; interjections; conjunctions

Personal symbol

Sign of the Beaver

Story Telling, giving honor
Uninvited Guests
~The 13 colonies, free enterprise, slavery, French & Indian War

4+

Deter-
mination

Life of Christ, miracles, teachings, etc.

Demon-
strations, Letters, Character Sketch

Visual rhythms/ repetition of patterns; Design principles,

A:  Early Thunder

B:  Johnny Tremain

Thanksgiving Banquet  (for Seniors, etc)
Dreams of Freedom ~Revolutionary War

4+

Peace in Conflict

Christ’s rev. ideas

News Articles; action verbs; direct objects, prepositions

Perspective; landscape & arch. sketches; 

A:  Early Thunder
B:  Johnny Tremain

Freedom Festival
Creating a Republic 
~Dev. of a new nation & Constitution

2+

Integrity

Parables

Parts of Speech

Landscape unit; calligraphy

All For Texas

Happy Birthday Party to the USA
Constructing a Nation
~Indian Removal, Louisiana Purchase, War of 1812,

3+

Respect & Respons-
ability

Parables

Parts of Speech and  Diagramming

Art history; painting, washes;

All For Texas

Community Service Activity
Adventure Land
~Lewis & Clark Expedition, Industrial Rev. in America

3+

Curiosity
&
Risk

Parables

News Reports, Expressive Writing,

Computer Art & use of PowerPoint

Across the Wide & Lonesome Prairie

Lewis & Clark Celebration,  Display students Journal of Discovery
Western Trails
~Spanish Exp., Texas, Mountain Men, Gold Rush, Mormons, Oregon Trail

4+

Encour-
agement

The Passion Story, Victory in Jesus

Compound sentences, proofreading, demonstration

3-dimensional artwork; quilt; textures for a collage;

Across... Prairie; A Family Apart

Homesteader Party or Mountain Man Rendezvous
Dream State
~Students create their "dream" state

2+
Love in Action

Love in Action Stories

Speeches

Use previous knowledge

A Family Apart Dream Show (Students display work)