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An expert guide to the mental development of third graders.
Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's reading skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
There's a lot going on for third graders. School's getting tougher, their bodies are growing quickly and they're establishing an identity for themselves. Perhaps their biggest focus, however, is their social life. Their friendships become closer and more complex. They look past the adults in their lives and they look forward to seeing their friends, many of whom may stick around for years to come. It's an exciting time for them. For parents, there's a whole new set of things to know. Read this slideshow to learn about the social development of your third grader.
Getting reading for third grade?  What parents can expect this year.
Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's writing skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
We've combed the shelves for new summer titles. Here are the ones that really knocked our socks off.
Third graders are ready to really learn about physical education. Here are some examples of third grade movement milestones:
In third grade, children are really growing up. They have a couple years of elementary school under their belt, and they're past many basic learning milestones. So what comes next? What can you expect to see from your child this school year? Read this slideshow to find out what's happening in the excited minds of third graders.
Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's math skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's science skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
Here's a cheat sheet on what your child's social studies curriculum should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
Expert parenting advice on keeping boys and girls fit and healthy in the third grade.
To give your kid supplemental practice that she'll enjoy, check out our list of the 10 best third grade apps! 3rd grade math apps focus on basic geometric concepts, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and puzzle solving. 3rd grade reading apps include Mad Libs and more.
Wondering about your third grader's social life?  Here's the skinny on what's going on.
Disorganization plagues lots of kids.  Read these tips from pros at the National Organization of Professional Organizers.
Are you having difficulty talking to your third grader?  Here's expert parenting advice to make it a little easier for both you and your child.
Here's a parenting guide to teaching your third grader the basic fundamentals of etiquette.
Expert advice from a school psychologist on how parents can better understand their third grader.
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