Atoms. Multiplication tables. The three branches of government.
Today's California third-graders have a lot of studying to do, according to the state of California.
Recently the local Elks Lodge assured their word power matches their other skills by passing out over 4,000 dictionaries to local third-graders. (See photos).
With everything else third-graders need to find out, Patch wants to know what word you would teach them.
Would you teach them something to help them in the future, like "education?" Or maybe a secret to happiness, like "weekends?"
What word do you think third-graders should learn, and why?
Give us your answer in the COMMENTS below.