3rd Grade News: 2/17

Skills for February 21-24:

ELA: A New Home

This module offers students an opportunity to consider the history of immigration through the lens of stories. Students begin to consider the difficult choices surrounding immigration. Next week, we will dissect the poem found at the base of the Statue of Liberty: The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus.

Central Text: Grandfather’s Journey


Identify the characters, plot and setting in Grandfather’s Journey.
Write an introduction for an explanatory essay that engages the reader and orients the reader to the topic.
Explain how Grandfather’s actions, thoughts, and feelings affect the events in the story.

Math: Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight


Measurement Data on Line plots:
Measure in Halves of an Inch
Measure in Fourths of an Inch
Measurement in Halves and Fourths of an Inch
Interpret and Represent Measurement Data on Line Plots

Social Studies: Early Explorers


Gather information from a variety of sources.
Critically examine a primary or secondary source.
Organize data from a variety of sources.
Construct and communicate arguments supported by evidence.

Science: Climate and Weather

Incorporate weather data to describe major climates (polar, temperate, tropical) in different regions of the world.

Have a great weekend!

The 3rd Grade Team

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