3rd Grade News: 9/23

Skills for September 26-30:

ELA: The Sea
Students gain basic information about the dangers of sharks and learn to identify a main idea and supporting details in a chapter, using the text and important features such as photographs, illustrations, a map, and captions to gain information about a topic.

Central Text: Shark Attack! By Cathy East Dubowski/Giant Squid: Searching for a Sea Monster by Mary Cerullo


  • Use text features including photographs, to locate and use information efficiently.
  • Take brief notes and sort evidence into categories.
  • Identify real-life connections between words about ocean food chains and their use.
  • Identify the main idea in a passage of Shark Attack.
  • Identify real-life connections between words and their use.

Math: Area

  • Area of complex shapes

Social Studies: Famous Natural Features of the World

  • 3.04 Examine major political features on globes and maps.
  • 3.13 Explain how geographic challenges are met with bridges, canals, dams, freshwater supply, irrigation systems,
    landfills, tunnels.


Have a great weekend! The 3rd Grade Team


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