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Skills for January 17-20:

ELA:  Outer Space 

Central Text:  One Giant Leap 

Students build a depth of knowledge, noticing how different authors emphasize different elements of the mission and discovering new details.


  • Nouns, adjectives, concrete and abstract nouns
  • Clearly state an opinion and provide strong supporting reasons
  • Write and revise an opinion essay that includes a clearly stated opinion, supporting reasons, evidence, elaboration, and a concluding statement or section.
  • Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions to execute compound and complex sentences.

Math:  Fractions


  • Name the parts as fractions
  • Non-unit fractions
  • Build fractions from unit fractions
  • Fractions on a number line

Science:  Space 

  • The Planets 

Social Studies:  Indigenous People 

  • Social Studies Weekly 15:  Northeast, Southeast and Plains North American Indians


Have a great weekend! 

The 3rd Grade Team

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