• THIRD GRADE -- 9 Week Plan





    3.4   Use a simple number/letter gird system to locate specific places.

    3.5     The student will distinguish between meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude and use the equator and prime meridian to identify the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western hemispheres.


    3.6      The student will use maps, tables, graphs, and charts to classify regions with common characteristics.




    3.1 Scientific Investigation (ongoing)





    3.3      The student will investigate and understand that objects are made of materials that can be described by their physical properties.  Key concepts include:


    a)     objects are made of one or more materials

    b)     materials are composed of parts that are too small to be seen without magnification

    c)      physical properties remain the same as the material is reduced in size



    Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Changes



    3.8      The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature.  Key concepts include:  


    a)     patterns of natural events

    b)     animal and plant life cycles



    3.9      The student will investigate and understand the water cycle and its relationship to life on Earth.  Key concepts include:

     a)     the energy from the sun drives the water cycle

     b)     processes involved in the water cycle

     c)      water is essential for living things

               d)   water supply and water conservation





    3.1             The student will use effective communication skills in group activities.


    3.3             The student will apply word-analysis skills when reading.


    3.4             The student will expand vocabulary when reading.


    3.5             The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional text and poetry.
    3.6      The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of both fiction and non-fiction texts.


    3.9          The student will write for a variety of purposes.


    3.11    The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.





    3.11     The student will tell time to the nearest minute and determine elapsed time.
    3.13     The student will read temperature to the nearest degree using both Celsius and Fahrenheit thermometers.
    3.17     The student will collect data and construct, read and interpret graphs.
    3.1     The student will understand place value in 6-digit numerals and compare, order, and round numbers to the thousands place.
    3.2    The student will recognize the inverse relationship between addition/subtraction to create basic fact sentences and solve problems.
    3.4  The student will solve multi-step problems involving the sum or difference of two whole numbers, each 9,999 or less, with or without regrouping.
    3.20   The student will identify and understand the identity and commutative properties for addition. 



Last Modified on August 27, 2017