• 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.E.1.1 – Give examples of how scarcity results in trade.

    SS.3.E.1.2 – List the characteristics of money.

    SS.3.E.1.3 – Recognize that buyers and sellers interact to exchange goods and services through the use of trade or money.

    SS.3.E.1.4 – Distinguish between currencies used in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

    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


    Focus Comprehension Standard(s):

    LAFS.3.RI.3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

    LAFS.3.RI.3.8 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).

    LAFS.3..RI.3.9 Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

    Focus Language Standard(s):

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

    LAFS.3.L.1.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text real aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

    LAFS.3.L.2.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. (DOK 3)

    LAFS.3.L.3.4 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 Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

    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)