• This year your child will learn various language arts and social studies skills.  


    We will be building up your child to become life long learners!


    First Quarter Social Studies



    Analyze primary and secondary sources.


    Utilize technology resources to gather information from primary and secondary sources.


    Define terms related to the social sciences. Examples may include, but are not limited to, history, geography, civics, government, economics




    Explain the purpose and need for government. Examples are safety, organization, services, protection of rights.


    Describe how government gains its power from the people.


    Explain how government was established through a written Constitution.


    Identify group and individual actions of citizens that demonstrate civility, cooperation, volunteerism, and other civic virtues. Examples are food drives, book drives, community, clean-up, voting.


    Identify the levels of government (local, state, federal).


    Describe how government is organized at the local level. Examples are executive branch - mayor; legislative branch - city commission; judicial branch - county and circuit courts.


    Recognize that every state has a state constitution


    Recognize that the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.


    Character Development Traits of the Month:

    August: Achievement

    September: Charity

    October: Honesty


    First Quarter ELA

    Key Ideas and Details in a Literary Text

    LAFS.3.RL.1.1- Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.  

    LAFS.3.RL.1.2- Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

    LAFS.3.RL.1.3- Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their act.

    LAFS.3.L.1.1- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

    • Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
    • Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.
    • Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood, friendship, courage).
    • Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
    • Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.
    • Ensure subject-verb and pronounantecedent agreement.
    • Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

    LAFS.3.L.1.2 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. a. Capitalize appropriate words in titles. b. Use commas in addresses. c. Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue. d. Form and use possessives.

    Focus Writing Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.W.1.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

    • Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
    • Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
    • Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order