Week of November 13th

Reading:

ELAGSE Standards: Reading—Informational Text

ELAGSE3RI.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

ELAGSE3RI.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

ELAGSE3RI.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

ELAGSE3RI.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).

Building Words:

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory pieces that convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Produce a text that includes a topic, develop this topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Elaborate on their topics using concrete details and anecdotes.
  • Write introductions and conclusions using learned strategies and mentor texts as examples.
  • Logically group related information together in the text by using linking words and phrases.
    Use what they know about Standard English conventions, including spelling patterns, to publish pieces of text.
  • Write informative/explanatory pieces that include text features.
  • Revise and edit their work with teacher and peer support

Informational Rubric:

 

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.2 Interpret division

MGSE3.OA.3 Solve word problems with multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.4 Unknown number in multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.5 Distributive properties

MGSE3.OA.6 Understand division

MGSE3.OA.8 Solve 2 step word problems

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.MD.5 Understand concepts of area

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

Social Studies

SS3G1 Locate major topographical features on a physical map of the United States.

a. Locate major rivers of the United States of America: Mississippi, Ohio, Rio Grande, Colorado, Hudson, and St. Lawrence.

Thanksgiving Feast

Our Thanksgiving Feasts are next week. Third Grade feasts will take place on Wednesday, November 15th. Below are the times for each of our homerooms:

Musial- 11:40-12:20 (Tables 1 and 2)

Orr- 11:50-12:30 (Tables 3 and 4)

We look forward to seeing all who can attend!

Week of November 6

Reading:

Reading Homework is due Tuesday: “Great People in U.S. History”

ELAGSE3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

ELAGSE3RI4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

ELAGSE3RI5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently.

Writing:

ELAGSE3W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
  • Provide a concluding statement or section.

Building Words:

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.2 Interpret division

MGSE3.OA.3 Solve word problems with multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.4 Unknown number in multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.5 Distributive properties

MGSE3.OA.6 Understand division

MGSE3.OA.8 Solve 2 step word problems

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.MD.5 Understand concepts of area

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

 

Social Studies

SS3E1

Define and give examples of the four types of productive resources

a. Natural (land)

b. Human (labor)

c. Capital (capital goods)

d. Entrepreneurship (risk-taking and combining natural, human, and capital resources in an attempt to make a profit)

SS3E3 Give examples of interdependence and trade and explain the benefits of voluntary exchange.

d. Explain that most countries create their own currency for use as money.

SS3E1 Define and give examples of the four types of productive resources

a. Natural (land)

b. Human (labor)

c. Capital (capital goods)

d. Entrepreneurship (risk-taking and combining natural, human, and capital resources in an attempt to make a profit)

SS3E3 Give examples of interdependence and trade and explain the benefits of voluntary exchange.

d. Explain that most countries create their own currency for use as money.

Week of October 3oth

Reading:

Reading Homework is due Tuesday: “Deep Blue Sea”

ELAGSE3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

ELAGSE3RI4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

ELAGSE3RI5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently.

Writing:

ELAGSE3W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
  • Provide a concluding statement or section.

Building Words:

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.2 Interpret division

MGSE3.OA.3 Solve word problems with multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.4 Unknown number in multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.5 Distributive properties

MGSE3.OA.6 Understand division

MGSE3.OA.8 Solve 2 step word problems

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.MD.5 Understand concepts of area

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

Social Studies

SS3E1

Define and give examples of the four types of productive resources

a. Natural (land)

b. Human (labor)

c. Capital (capital goods)

d. Entrepreneurship (risk-taking and combining natural, human, and capital resources in an attempt to make a profit)

SS3E3

Give examples of interdependence and trade and explain the benefits of voluntary exchange.

d. Explain that most countries create their own currency for use as money.

SS3E1 Define and give examples of the four types of productive resources

a. Natural (land)

b. Human (labor)

c. Capital (capital goods)

d. Entrepreneurship (risk-taking and combining natural, human, and capital resources in an attempt to make a profit)

SS3E3 Give examples of interdependence and trade and explain the benefits of voluntary exchange.

d. Explain that most countries create their own currency for use as money.

Week of October 23rd

Reading:

Reading Homework is due Tuesday: “Why Do Feet Fall Asleep?”

ELAGSE3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

ELAGSE3RI4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

ELAGSE3RI5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently.

Writing:

ELAGSE3W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
  • Provide a concluding statement or section.

Building Words:

List 6 suffix -ness

Homework went home Thursday 10/19 and is due Wednesday 10/25

Grammar: Verb Tenses

ELAGSE3L1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  • Explain the function of verbs in general and their functions in particular sentences. 
  • Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
  • Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.2 Interpret division

MGSE3.OA.6 Understand division

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.MD.5 Understand concepts of area

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

Social Studies:

SS3H2 Describe European exploration in North America.

a. Describe the reasons for and obstacles to the exploration of North America.

b. Describe the accomplishments of: John Cabot (England), Vasco Nunez de Balboa (Spain), Hernando de Soto (Spain), Christopher Columbus (Spain), Henry Hudson (The Netherlands), and Jacques Cartier (France).

c. Describe examples of cooperation and conflict between European explorers and American Indians.

SS3G1 Locate major topographical features on a physical map of the United States.

a. Locate major rivers of the United States of America: Mississippi, Ohio, Rio Grande, Colorado, Hudson, and St. Lawrence.

 explore GIF

Week of October 16th- Conference Week

ELA

Overview: Researching to build knowledge about others

Length: 7 weeks

In this unit, students will use literacy skills to become experts—people who use reading, writing, listening, and speaking to build and share deep knowledge about a topic.

Reading—Literature:

ELAGSE3 RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from non-literal language.

Reading—Informational Text:

ELAGSE3RI.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

ELAGSE3RI.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Writing:

ELAGSE3W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
  • Provide a concluding statement or section.

ELAGSE3W.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.
  • Provide a sense of closure.

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.2 Interpret division

MGSE3.OA.6 Understand division

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.MD.5 Understand concepts of area

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

 

Week of October 9th

ELA

Overview: Researching to build knowledge about others

Length: 7 weeks

In this unit, students will use literacy skills to become experts—people who use reading, writing, listening, and speaking to build and share deep knowledge about a topic.

Reading—Literature:

ELAGSE3 RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from non-literal language.

Reading—Informational Text:

ELAGSE3RI.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

ELAGSE3RI.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Writing:

ELAGSE3W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
  • Provide a concluding statement or section.

ELAGSE3W.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.
  • Provide a sense of closure.

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

Social Studies:

SS3H2 Describe European exploration in North America.

a. Describe the reasons for and obstacles to the exploration of North America.

b. Describe the accomplishments of: John Cabot (England), Vasco Nunez de Balboa (Spain), Hernando de Soto (Spain), Christopher Columbus (Spain), Henry Hudson (The Netherlands), and Jacques Cartier (France).

c. Describe examples of cooperation and conflict between European explorers and American Indians.

SS3G1 Locate major topographical features on a physical map of the United States.

a. Locate major rivers of the United States of America: Mississippi, Ohio, Rio Grande, Colorado, Hudson, and St. Lawrence.

 explore GIF