Language Lessons for a Living Education 3

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For Ages 7-9

Third-grade level students love learning to communicate with Master Books’ beautiful, award-winning language arts homeschool curriculum: Language Lessons for a Living Education Level 3.

This is a fun, full-color course with amazing reviews from teachers and students alike. Students continue to progress in their development of language arts skills through picture study, memorization, punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, observation, poems, psalms, letters, and practical application through creative writing.

Level 3 moves the student toward mastery of reading and grammar as well as the mechanics of communication and writing. Lessons are scheduled for five days a week and can be accomplished in approximately 20 – 30 minutes.

Other resources required for this curriculum:

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Language Lessons 3: Overview

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SKU M137-3
Manufacturer Master Books
Weight (in lbs) 2.70
Title Language Lessons for a Living Education 3
Series Language Lessons for a Living Education
ISBN 13 9781683441373
Contributors Kristen Pratt
Binding Paperback
Page Count 336
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Dimensions (in inches) 8 1/2 x 11

Language Lessons for a Living Education Level 3 is designed to strengthen the reading and writing skills of third-grade level students. This beautiful language arts homeschool curriculum is designed as a full color workbook so you and your student can enjoy homeschooling on the go.

Complete with helpful illustrations and guides, this book will teach your student paragraph structure, compound words, contractions, sentence combining, helping verbs, prepositions, and more!

Language Lessons for a Living Education Level 3 develops reading and narration skills as well as writing mastery of multi-sentence paragraphs. Continuing with what the student has learned in Level 2, Level 3 will add to their communication and observation skills. They will review and refine lessons from Level 2 in addition to learning new skills.

Within the course, students will:

  • Master state of being verbs, action verbs, and possessive nouns
  • Review sentences, singular and plural nouns, adjectives and adverbs
  • Identify abbreviations, proper use of punctuation marks, spelling, root words, compound words, and suffixes
  • Create their own dictionary with words learned through the course
  • Learn to create good paragraphs based on structure and comprehension
  • Develop skills in using the dictionary and a thesaurus for spelling and vocabulary-building
  • Explore the Scripture, parts of letter writing, copywork, and more!

Scope and sequence, a daily course calendar, and additional learning resources including independent reading lists, spelling words, practice sheets and more are included to help your student master basic concepts. Reviews are also incorporated throughout the course to help them understand and apply what they learn.

Language Lessons for a Living Education is uniquely effective in teaching communication skills and the Gospel. In Level 3 of this award-winning series, each quarter has Bible-based picture studies, Scripture copy work and memorization, as well as a psalm study.

A helpful and detailed daily schedule:

  • DAY 1: Focus on a short story, poem, picture study, select Bible verses
  • DAY 2 & 3: Writing topics such as grammar and punctuation
  • DAY 4: Reading from 101 Favorite Stories of the Bible, Scripture copywork and memorization
  • DAY 5: Creating your own dictionary with a focus on spelling and vocabulary

Required Course Materials: 101 Favorite Stories of the Bible


Table of Contents

  • Using this Course
  • Daily Schedule
  • 1. Story, Alphabet Review, Sentence Review, Reading, Short A, E Words
  • 2. Picture Study, Noun Review, Calendar, Reading, Short I, O, U Words
  • 3. Story, Proper Nouns, Pronouns, Calendar, Reading, Long A Words
  • 4. Poem, Plural Nouns, Calendar, Reading, Long E Words
  • 5. Story, Plural Nouns, Sentence Types, Reading, Long I Words
  • 6. Picture Study, Plural Nouns, Commas, Reading, Long O Words
  • 7. Story, Plural Nouns, Abbreviations, Reading, Long U Words
  • 8. Psalm, Possessive Nouns, Sentences, Reading, Sight Words
  • 9. Reading, 1st Quarter Review, Reading, 1st Quarter Spelling Review
  • 10. Story, Action Verbs, Sentence Combining, Reading, -ed, -ing Words
  • 11. Picture Study, State of Being Verbs, Compound Words, Reading, /oy/, /oi/ Words
  • 12. Story, Adjectives, Contractions, Reading, /ar/, /or/, /er/, /ir/, /ur/ Words
  • 13. Poem, Adverbs, Quotation Marks, Reading, Plural -s, -es Words
  • 14. Story, Prepositions, Titles, Reading, Plural f to v, y to i Words
  • 15. Picture Study, Homophones, Dictionary Guide Words, Reading, Irregular Plural Words
  • 16. Story, Homophones, Sentences Review, Reading, Compound Words
  • 17. Psalm, Articles, Writing a Paragraph, Reading, Contractions
  • 18. Story, 2nd Quarter Review, Reading, 2nd Quarter Spelling Review
  • 19. Story, Verbs, Combining Sentences, Reading, -air, -are, -oar, -ore, -ure Words
  • 20. Picture Study, Helping Verbs, Synonyms, Antonyms, Thesaurus, Reading, pl, pr, sh, th Words
  • 21. Story, Verb Usage, Homonyms, Homophones, Reading, ck, ct, ft, ld, mp, nd Words
  • 22. Poem, Verb Usage, Prefix un-, re-, Reading, Homophones
  • 23. Story, Word Usage, Prefix in-, im-, dis-, pre-, tele-, Reading, Homonyms
  • 24. Picture Study, Word Usage, Suffix -ed, -ing, Root Words, Reading, Prefix dis-, im-, in-, re-, un- Words
  • 25. Story, Word Usage, Simile, Reading, Suffix -est, -ied, -less, -ly, -y Words
  • 26. Psalm, Comparison, Writing a Paragraph, Reading, Roots bio, graph, phon, scope Words
  • 27. Story, 3rd Quarter Review, Reading, 3rd Quarter Spelling Review
  • 28. Story, Noun Review, Sentence Review, Reading, -ng, -nk, -nt, -pt, -sk, -st Words
  • 29. Picture Study, Plural Nouns Review, Sentence Review, Reading, -ch, -tch Words
  • 30. Story, Preposition Review, Quotation Marks, Reading, spr, shr, str, squ, scr, spl, thr Words
  • 31. Poem, Review, Reading, f, gh, ph Words
  • 32. Story, Verb Review, Similes, Reading, Soft and Hard g Words
  • 33. Picture Study, Word Usage Review, Reading, Silent Letter Words
  • 34. Story, Adjectives/Adverbs Review, Paragraph Review, Reading, Double Consonant Words
  • 35. Psalm, Word Usage Review, 4th Quarter Review, Reading, Ordinal Number Words
  • 36. Story, 4th Quarter Review, Thank You Letter, Reading, 4th Quarter Spelling Review
  • Teacher Aids
Started as a struggle
Review by Lindsay
I say that this started as a struggle because my oldest son is like his mom in the fact that we don't always like to write or memorize things. But by the end of the year i could see a confidence in my oldest son that I haven't seen since he started reading and I am very grateful!! The memorization was a struggle but then the confidence in himself and his abilities made it so much easier. He loved the spelling words in the back of the book, we made it a weekly thing with a test at the end of the week. I cant tell you how amazing it was to see his joy each time he got a 100 at the end of the week. Then, the fact that when he was writing he did not have to ask me to spell words anymore because he realized that he knew how to spell them.
Good
Review by ALM
It’s a good book for English, the layout it’s pretty clear. Which is good for me since I am not that great in English.
My kids' favorite subject
Review by Ellen
I've been using this curriculum for my kids since finding it in second grade. This is my kids' favorite subject, thanks to Master Books! My daughter especially likes following the ongoing story of the family at the beginning of each week's lessons.
Love this series
Review by Heather
My 3rd grader is currently using Level 3 and really enjoying it! It has been encouraging to watch her confidence in being more independent with her schoolwork develop this year and I think it is in part because of the gentle/open and go style of this series.
Easy to use
Review by Kelly
I believe with supplemental materials, this curriculum is decent. I do believe this curriculum by itself tends to lean on the easier side, so my advanced reader blows through these books really fast. I also feel there is not enough repetition when new grammar concepts are taught, hense why adding another curriculum that focuses on grammar and sentence structure practice would be very helpful with this book. I intend to use Living Lessons 4 with Writing Strands Beginner 1 next year.
Enjoying Language Arts more than before
Review by Elizabeth
My son had done a different LA that just didn't click well with him and I felt he was becoming frustrated and falling behind because it did not lay out rules or examples very clearly. He has adjusted incredibly well and has grown incredibly in his ability to write well and recognize proper techniques.
No more fighting!
Review by Kindel
It's great when my kids want to do more school in a day, or they don't want to take a day off! We no longer have to fight every day to do school!
My son loves this series
Review by Wemi
This is my son's favorite series from Master Books. He loves following stories about Claire and Micah! Great way to learn while feeling like you're reading a great story.
good book. Short lessons.
Review by Robin
Yes, it is open-and-go for the student, but make sure to check student work every day. There is not enough repetition in the curriculum to allow for too many mistakes.
Builds Confidence
Review by Jennifer
Our 9-year-old has needed to slow down with reading/language and this book seemed to really help her gain more confidence this year!
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