Grade 3 students will practice their reading skills to perform well put together texts. Students will be able to; cite relevant evidence from text, describe character, setting, plot, character, ask and answer questions, describe text structure; cause and effect summarize text. Students will also be able to; determine the main idea and key details Determine theme, make, confirm, and revise predictions. Determine the author’s point of view, re-read text for more information, Identify similes, Identify problems and solutions, cite evidence from text.
Students will also be able to practice their writing skills and be able to use evidence from literature to write narrative texts. Conduct short research to gather information, use evidence to write informational text. Write a friendly letter, write a personal narrative, write opinion texts, draw evidence from informational texts Write informative text, draft and revise an essay, write an opinion letter, write fictional narrative, cursive writing, speaking and listening, Students will be able to engage in collaborative discussions and present information to an audience.
Language Development, distinguish sentences and sentence fragments Understanding of synonyms, distinguish commands and exclamations, Identify subjects, complete subjects, and compound subjects Identify predicates and compound predicates. Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.
Explain the function of nouns, form and use regular and irregular plural nouns Identify and use possessive nouns distinguish verbs in predicates, Identify present-tense verbs with singular and plural subjects, form and use the simple verb tenses, Identify and use future-tense verbs. Engage subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement Distinguish linking verbs, form and use regular and irregular verbs, foundational Skills, Short Vowels, a,e, i, o, u. Along with, word Families, Inflectional endings; drop final e Long a spellings, Plurals s and es, Long i and long u, Plural words with y to i, Long e, Three-letter blends, Closed syllables, Digraphs, Open syllable, R-controlled owls Contractions, R-Controlled vowels ar, or, Ir Prefixes un-, re-, and pre-. Suffixes -y and -ly Prefixes pre-, dis-, mis- Syllables with final e Diphthongs /oi/ and /ou/ Roots in related words Plural words, Vowel team syllables Variant vowel, Greek and latin roots Homophones r-controlled vowels, Soft c and g, Words with er and est, Fluency, Rate Accuracy Phrasing Intonation Expression Intonation.