• 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:

    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.2.2 – 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


    Unit 4-6 ELA

    Focus Comprehension Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RL.2.5 Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.RL.2.6 Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters. (DOK 2)

    Focus Language Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.L.1.1 (i-j) Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.L.2.3 (a-b) Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. (DOK 3) LAFS.3.L.3.4 (a-d) Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiplemeaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

    LAFS.3.L.3.5 (a-c) Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. Focus Foundational Standard(s): See Recursive standards for focus.

    Focus Writing Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.W.1.1 (a-d) Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons. (DOK 2)

    LAFS.3.W.1.2 (a-d) Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. (DOK 3)