• 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.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.1.3 – 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.1.6 – Use maps to identify different types of scale to measure distances between two places.


    Character Development Traits of the Month:

    October: Honesty


    Unit 4 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)