Third Grade



● Variation of Traits ● Animal Habitats ● Ecosystems ● Food Chains ● Earth's Orbits and Rotations

● Gravity and Weight

Language Arts

● Personal Narratives ● Journal Writing ● Historical Fiction ●Opinion Writing ● Biographies ● Poetry ● Buddy Reading

Social Studies

Geography and Extensive Maps Skills ● Native Cultures ● Basic Government and Economics ● Communities ● Ancient Civilizations


Israelite Exodus from Egypt ● 7 cycles of Israelite relationships with God ● The Old Testament

Field Trips
  • The Tech
  • Academy of Science
  • Chabot Space and Science Center
  • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose
  • Animal Research Report
  • Mom & Pop Portrait Project
  • Pharaoh Masks
  • Space Poster
  • Flip Book Project
  • Past and Present of Cities


Clara Han

Clara Han


Mrs. Clara Han has a BA in linguistics and a MA in TESOL teaching certification from Stony Brook University in New York. She aspires to enhance her Linguistics background to serve the CCS family. Her motto for teaching comes from Ephesians 4:2; "Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love." For two years, Mrs. Han had the opportunity to teach public school students (K-12) in Osaka, Japan through the Japan Exchange and teaching program. Mrs. Han is happily married and has two children. In her free time, she enjoys watching a good movie, attending Pilates classes, and spending time with her family.

Karen Saloman

Karen Saloman


Mrs. Karen Saloman joined the Campbell Christian Schools staff in August of 2007, but prior to this school, she taught third grade for two years at Calvary Chapel Christian School in San Jose. Mrs. Saloman also taught at Los Altos Christian School for grades 1-6 and worked in the Cupertino School District for over six years. Mrs. Saloman has a Bachelors degree in Child and Adolescent Development from San Jose State University. She is trained in the Slingerland Multisensory Approach to Language Development. Her diverse background and outgoing personality give her the knowledge and understanding to be an outstanding third grade teacher. Mrs. Saloman's goals are to find new and creative ways to develop your child academically as well as spiritually. She has two grown daughters and a grandson.