• 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!

     

    Social Studies

    Focus Standards:

    August 12- September 6

    SS.3.G.1.1 – Use thematic maps, tables, charts, graphs, and photos to analyze geographic information.

    SS.3.G.1.2 – Review basic map elements (coordinate grid, cardinal and intermediate directions, title, compass rose, scale, key/legend with symbols)

    SS.3.G.1.4 – Name and identify the purpose of maps (physical, political, elevation, population).

    SS.3.G.1.6 – Use maps to identify different types of scale to measure distances between two places.

    SS.3.G.2.1 – Label the countries and commonwealths in North America (Canada, United States, Mexico) and in the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica).

    SS.3.G.2.6 – Investigate how people perceive places and regions differently by conducting interviews, mental mapping, and studying news, poems, legends, and songs about a region or area.

    SS.3.G.4.1 – Explain how the environment influences settlement patterns in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

    September 9- October 11

    SS.3.A.1.3 – Define terms related to social sciences.

    SS.3.G.1.1 – Use thematic maps, tables, charts, graphs, and photos to analyze geographic information.

    SS.3.G.1.3 – Label the continents and oceans on a world map.

    SS.3.G.1.4 – Name and identify the purpose of maps (physical, political, elevation, population).

    SS.3.G.1.5 – Compare maps and globes to develop an understanding of the concept of distortion. SS.3.G.2.2 – Identify the five regions of the United States.

    SS.3.G.2.3 – Label the states in each of the five regions of the United States.

    SS.3.G.2.4 – Describe the physical features of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

    SS.3.G.2.5 – Identify natural and man-made landmarks in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

    SS.3.G.3.1 – Describe the climate and vegetation in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

    SS.3.G.3.2 – Describe the natural resources in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

    SS.3.G.4.1 – Explain how the environment influences settlement patterns in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean

     

    ELA August 10-August 30

    Focus Comprehension Standard(s):

    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. (DOK 2)

    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. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RL.1.3- Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. (DOK 2)

    Focus Language Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.L.1.1d - Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood, friendship, courage). (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.L.1.2a - Capitalize appropriate words in titles. (DOK 1)

    Focus Writing Standard(s): LAFS.3.W.1.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. a. Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details. c. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information. d. Provide a concluding statement or section. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.2.4 - With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.2.5 - With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.3.8 - Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories. (DOK 3)

     

    September 2-September 20

    Focus Comprehension Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.RI.1.1 - Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RI.1.2 - Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RI.1.3 - Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect. (DOK 3)

    Focus Language Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.L.1.1b - Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.L.1.1c - Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.L.1.2f - Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words. (DOK 1)

    LAFS.3.L.3.4b - Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat). (DOK 2)

    Focus Writing Standard(s): 

    LAFS.3.W.1.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. a. Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details. c. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information. d. Provide a concluding statement or section. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.2.4 - With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.  (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.2.5 - With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.3.8 - Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories. (DOK 3)

     

    September 23- October 10

    Focus Comprehension Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.RI.1.1 - Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RI.1.2 - Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RI.1.3 - Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect. (DOK 3)

    Focus Language Standard(s):

    LAFS.1.1b - Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.1.1i - Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.1.1j - Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.2.3a - Choose words and phrases for effect. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.4d - Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.5b - Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful). (DOK 3)

    Focus Foundational Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.RF.4.4a – Read on-level text with purpose and understanding. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RF.4.4b – Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RF4.4c – Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. (DOK 2)

    Focus Writing Standard(s): 

    LAFS.3.W.1.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. a. Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details. c. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information. d. Provide a concluding statement or section. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.2.4 - With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.2.5 - With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.W.3.8 - Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories. (DOK 3)