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8:45-9:00 Morning Work
9:00-10:00 Morning Meeting into Writing Block
10:00- 10:15 Snack
10:15-12:05 Literacy Block
12:05-12:30 Lunch
12:30-12:55 Recess
12:55 -1:05 Read Aloud
1:05-1:45 Specials 
1:45-3:00 Math
3:00-3:15 Afternoon Meeting/Dismissal
Tuesday 1:05-1:45 Inquiry Block
PE on Tuesday at 10:30-11:10
M- World Language    T-P.E.    W-Library    TH-Art     F-Music

What We Are Learning

  • Second Trimester Learning Highlights

    Grade 3: Second Term Math -I Can Statements

    Revised June 2015

    Measurement and Data: I Can Use Measurement and Data to Help Me Understand Math

    ❏ I can create a picture or bar graph to show data and solve problems using the information from

        the graphs.

    ❏ I can create a line plot from measurement data, where the measured objects have been

       measured to the nearest whole number, half or quarter.


    Numbers and Operations Base 10: I Can Use Number Sense and Place Value to Help Me Understand Math

    ❏ I can round numbers to the nearest ten or 100.

    ❏ I can add and subtract numbers within 1000.

    ❏ I can quickly and easily multiply any one-digit whole number by 10.


    Operations and Algebraic Thinking: I Can Use the Four Operations (+, -, , ) to Help Me Understand Math

    • I can use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve all kinds of word problems and then use mental math to decide if my answers are reasonable.

    • I can find patterns in addition and multiplication tables and explain them using what I know about how numbers work.


    Numbers and Operations Fractions: I Can Use Fractions to Help Me Understand Math

    ❏ I can show and understand that fractions are equal parts of a whole.

    ❏ I can represent any fraction (1/b) on a number line.


    Grade 3: Term 2 ELA -I Can Statements

    (Revised 10/18)


    Reading - Literature

    Key Ideas and Details:

    • I can make reasonable predictions using text evidence.  

    • I can figure out the lessons or morals of the stories that I read and explain that message using details from the story.

    • I can describe characters in stories and explain how their actions affect the story.

    Craft and Structure:

    • I can describe how new parts of fiction build on the parts that have already happened.  

    • I can write and talk about fiction by using the words for the different parts (e.g., chapter, scene, stanza).

    • I can tell the difference between what I think and what the author and characters might think in a story.  

    Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:

    • I can explain how the author uses illustrations to help the meaning of a story.  

    Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:

    • I can read and understand third grade stories by myself.  


    Reading - Informational:

    Key Ideas and Details:

    • I can ask and answer questions to show that I understand the information that I am reading.

    • I can find the answers to specific questions within the informational text that I read.

    • I can talk about the most important details in the information that I read and how they support the main idea.

    • I can describe how the steps in a set of directions are related.  

    Craft and Structure:

    • I can use the parts of a text that stand out to find information quickly.

    • I can tell the difference between what I think and what an author writes in informational text.

    Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:

    • I can show what I have learned from informational text and illustrations by answering questions about where, when, why, and how.  

    • I can describe how the sentences and paragraphs in informational text are connected and follow a logical order.  

    Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:

    • I can read and understand third grade informational texts by myself.


    Reading Foundational Skills

    Phonics and Word Recognition:

    • I can show what I have learned about letters and sounds by figuring out words

    • I can find and tell the meanings of most common prefixes and suffixes.

    • I can read words with more than one syllable.  


    Fluency:

    • I can fluently read and understand books at my level well.

    • I can figure out the meanings of words or groups of words in stories by thinking about how they are used.  

    • I can use what I understand from my reading to help me figure out or correct words I am having trouble with.  



    Writing


    Text Types and Purposes:

    Information:

    • I can write an informative text that introduces my topic and then groups related information together.

    • I can write about a topic using facts, definitions and details.

    • I can use linking words (also, another, and, more, but, etc.) to connect the ideas in my writing.

    • I can write conclusions (endings) to my informative pieces of writing.

    Narrative:

    • I can write organized stories that have lots of details.

    • I can write stories from different points of view that have characters and a plot.

    • I can use dialog between my characters and describe their actions & feelings to help others understand the plots of my stories.

    Production and Distribution of Writing:

    • I can plan, revise and edit my writing with the help of peers and adults.

    • I can plan, revise and edit my writing with the help of peers and adults.

    • I can use technology to communicate and work with others.

    Research to Build and Present Knowledge:

    • I can take notes to help me organize the research in my writing.  

    Range of Writing:

    • I can write for short time frames or over a longer period of time depending on my purpose, audience and topic.

    Language Usage

    Conventions of Standard English:

    • I can show that I know how to use words correctly when I write and speak.

      • I can correctly say, write and use all kinds of plural nouns.

      • I can correctly say, write and use regular and irregular verbs (action words).

    • I can use commas and quotation marks correctly when I write dialogue between two people or characters.

    • I can spell commonly used words correctly and add suffixes to them.

    • I can use spelling patterns and rules to help me spell new words.

    Knowledge of Language:

    • I can choose interesting words and phrases to help others understand my meaning better.


    Vocabulary Acquisition and Use:

    • I can figure out how words are related and how their meanings might be similar.

    • I can use the new words and phrases I have learned in different ways to show that I know what they mean.  


    Speaking & Listening

    Comprehension and Collaboration:

    • I can successfully participate in discussions.

    • I can come to discussions prepared to share my ideas because I have read or studied what I needed to.  

    • I can listen, wait to speak until it’s my turn, and be respectful of others while I am having discussions.

    • I can ask questions to help me understand discussions, stay on topic and to help me connect my ideas with other people’s ideas.  

    • I can explain my own thinking and ideas after a discussion.

    • I can figure out the main ideas of what I see and hear.

    • I can ask and answer questions about what a speaker says so I can talk more about the topic.

    Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:

    • I can give a report with important details to help others understand.

    • I can speak clearly and at an appropriate speed when I give a report.

    • I can give a report or share a story or experience with important details to help others understand.

    • I can speak in complete sentences to make what I am sharing more clear to others.




    Science

    Understands Concepts Presented and Applies Process Skills

    • Understands and applies central idea

    • Understands and applies inquiry cycle: ask, investigate, create, discuss, reflect


    Uses Critical Thinking Skills and/or Scientific Processes to Investigate Science Concepts

    • Understands and applies scientific method: questions, makes hypothesis and predicts, investigates, observes, analyzes, presents, and reflects


    Social Studies

    Understands Concepts Focused on Their Relationship to the Classroom, School, and Community

    • Understands and applies central idea

    • Understands and applies inquiry cycle: ask, investigate, create, discuss, reflect

    Applies Critical Thinking Skills to Organize and use Information from a Variety of Resources

    • Understands and applies scientific method: questions, makes hypothesis and predicts, investigates, observes, analyzes, presents, and reflects

    • Uses a variety of resources




    Posted Dec 10, 2018, 1:55 PM by Gwen Hall
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