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Skills for March 6-10

ELA: A New Home
Central Text: Grandfather’s Journey

Knowledge Goals:
– Gain an overview of the history of immigration to the United States.
– Understand some of the challenges immigrants face in their new country.
– Understand the diversity of traditions immigrants bring with them.

– Describe the traits, motivations, or feelings of characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
– Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
– Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
– Form and use regularly and irregular plural nouns.
– Use abstract nouns.
– Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
– Ensure subject-verb agreement.
– Use commas in addresses and dialogue.
– Form and use possessives.

Math: Measuring Length, Liquid Volume, and Weight

– Measure lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch to generate data for making a line plot.
– Measure and estimate weights and liquid volumes of objects.
– Solve problems involving the four operations and measurement contexts.

Social Studies: Interactions Between the American Indians and the Colonists

– 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: Magnets
– Recognize that energy is present when objects move; describe the effects of energy transfer from one object to another.

Have a great weekend!

The 3rd Grade Team

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