3rd Grade News: 12/9

Skills for December 12-16:

ELA:  Outer Space 

Central Text:  Moonshot 

Students learn about the courage and joy of the Apollo 11 astronauts through two accounts of the famous mission:  One Giant Step and Moonshot.


  • Collect evidence to write an introduction paragraph for an opinion essay.
  • Revise an introduction paragraph.
  • Ask and answer questions about a new text.
  • Analyze how to support an opinion with reasons in an opinion paragraph.

Math:  Relating Multiplication and Division


  • Understanding the different properties of multiplication:  Identity, Zero. Distributive, Associative, Commutative 
  • Solve two-step word problems using addition, subtraction, and multiplication 

Science:  Space 

  • Traits in space 
  • Building a landing capsule 



Have a great weekend and a wonderful holiday break! 

The 3rd Grade Team

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