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Skills for January 23-27:

ELA: Outer Space

Central Text: One Giant Leap/Moonshot

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


  • Explain a point of view that is different or similar from that of John F. Kennedy’s using evidence from the speech “We Choose the Moon.”
  • Plan a written response to an opinion prompt. Write and revise an opinion essay that includes a clearly stated opinion, supporting reasons, evidence, elaboration, and a concluding statement or section.

Math: Fractions


  • Identify equivalent fractions.
  • Understand two fractions as equivalent if they re the same size and the parts refre to the same whole.
  • Use diagrams to generate equivalent fractions.
  • Compare fractions with the same denominator.

Science: Space

Climate vs. Weather

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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