Skills for April 3-5
ELA: A New Home
Central Text: Tea with Milk
Tea with Milk tells the story of Grandfather’s daughter, who is forced to leave San Francisco and immigrate to Japan, where she ultimately makes her home.
– 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.
– Reason about shapes and their attributes.
– Find the perimeter of two-dimensional shapes, including when all or some side lengths are given.
– Apply geometric understanding to solve problems.
Social Studies: Early North American Settlements (1585-1600’s)
– Gather information from a variety of sources.
– Develop historical awareness.
– Develop geographic awareness.
– 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