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2020-2021 Learning Targets

ELA

Learning Targets for the Week of 4/19 - 4/23

I will ask and answer questions about Native Americans of the Greater Mississippi River areas. [RI.3.1]

 

I will use spelling patterns and generalizations in writing words spelling with /ə/ spelled ‘a’ and ‘e’. [L.3.2f]

 

I will closely read “Alemeda, the Basket Weaver” [RL.3.10]

 

I will describe characters in “Alo, the Spirit Giver.” [RL.3.3]

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets for Week of 4/12 - 4/16

I will take the Third Grade Math AIR Assessment and do my very best!

 

I will describe characters in “Etu, the Hunter” and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. [RL.3.3]

 

I will make personal connections to the text by describing the cultural identity of present-day communities. [W.3.8]

 

I will determine the meaning of words formed when –ish or –ness is added to the known root word. [L.3.2f, L.3.4b]

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

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End of Third Nine Weeks

Learning Targets Week of 4/5 - 4/9

I will take the Third Grade Reading Guarantee and do my very best!

 

I will plan to write an informative piece about a day in the life of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. [W.3.5]

 

I will plan to write an informative piece about a day in the life of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. [W.3.5]

 

I will take the Unit 7 Assessment - Astronomy: Our Solar System and Beyond.

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets for the Week of 3/29 - 4/2

I will use the meaning of suffixes to choose the correct word in sentences. [RF.3.3a]

 

I will demonstrate comprehension of an informational text about the space shuttle. [RI.3.1]

 

I will read about astronaut Mae Jemison and put the events of her life in sequence. [RI.3.3]

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets for the Week of 3/15 - 3/19

I will write words using spelling patterns and rules for the sound /n/ (L.3.2f).

 

I will read informational text about gravity to find key ideas, details, words, and phrases (RI.3.2).

 

I will use correct punctuation in sentences with dialogue (L.3.2c).

 

I will read narrative text aloud with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression (RF.3.4b).

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

 

Learning Targets for the Week of 3/8/21 - 3/12/21

I will combine sentences using the conjunctions and and or (L.3.1h).

 

I will compare and contrast two texts on the same topic (RI.3.9).

 

I will read informational text about constellations and answer comprehension questions by finding evidence in the text (RI.3.1).

 

I will write an opinion about the future of space exploration (W.3.1).

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets Week of 3/1 - 3/5

I will read informational text about the inner planets and make connections between main ideas in paragraphs. (RI.3.2)

 

I will compare and contrast texts about the inner and outer planets in the solar system. [RI.3.9; W.3.2, W.3.2c]

 

I will take a spelling test for the sound /j/ (L.3.2f).

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets for Week of 2/22 - 2/26

I will answer questions about a text (RL.3.1).

 

I will write words using spelling patterns and rules for the sound /s/ (L.3.2f).

 

Unit 7: Astronomy Our Solar System and Beyond

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the sun, Earth, and our solar system. [RI.3.1]

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the moon. (RI.3.1)

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets for Week of 2/16 - 2/19

I will compare and contrast two characters and plan a short narrative about one character (W.3.4).

 

I will draft a paragraph to describe a character from a Norse myth (W.3.2, L.3.2).

 

I will complete a paragraph describing a character from a Norse myth (W.3.2).

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets for Week of 2/8 - 2/13

I will make predictions about characters from Norse mythology (RL.3.3).

 

I will examine a Norse myth and identify characters, setting, and plot (RL.3.1).

 

I will answer questions about main ideas and details from a Norse myth (RL.3.1).

 

I will answer questions about main ideas and details from a Norse myth (RL.3.1).

 

I will write a description of a character from a Norse myth (RL.3.3).

Learning Target for Week of 2/1 - 2/5

I will take my mid-year CKLA assessment.

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End of Second Nine Weeks

Learning Target Week of January 25-29

I will read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.  CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1

Learning Targets Week of January 18 - 22

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the human voice and how it is produced. [RI.3.1]

 

I will read text about Alexander Graham Bell and answer questions about the text. [RI.3.1]

 

I will write to a prompt based on the word inspiration from the text. [L.3.5b]

 

I will read text about Thomas Edison and then compare and contrast Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison. [RI.3.9]

 

I will write the first draft of my research project.   [W.3.2, W.3.2a]

 

Learning Targets Week of January 11 - 15

I will demonstrate comprehension of the text about refraction and lenses during a Close Reading activity. [RI.3.1]

 

I will find key ideas and details about light and color by reading the text. [RI.3.2]

 

I will write to show the relationship between content vocabulary words about light, using information from a glossary, notes, and text. [RI.3.4]

 

I will compare and contrast sound and light energy. [RI.3.9]

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about sound and its characteristics. [RI.3.1]

Learning Targets Week of January 4 - 8

Unit 5:  Light and Sound

I will find key ideas and details in the text introducing the concept of light. [RI.3.2]

 

I will answer questions and provide evidence from an informational text about light. [RI.3.1]

 

I will demonstrate understanding of cause and effect after reading an informational text about how light makes shadows. [RI.3.3]

 

I will find the main idea and details in text about mirrors and reflections, and find connections between different paragraphs. [RI.3.8]

 

I will ask and answer questions about ideas and details in a text about refraction and lenses. [RI.3.1]

 

Learning Targets Week of 12/14 - 12/18

I will analyze Julius Caesar as a leader. [RI.3.10; W.3.1]

 

I will identify key details in a text [RI.3.2].

 

I will explain why the Roman Empire split using information from the text and images [RI.3.1, RI.3.7].

 

I will describe Androcles and the Lion and explain how the characters’ actions contribute to the sequence of events [RL.3.3].

Learning Targets Week of 12/8-12/11

I will recount the myth “Cupid and Psyche” and compare outcomes to original predictions. [RL.3.1]

 

I will analyze Damocles and explain how his actions caused events to occur in a certain order. [RL.3.3]

 

I will compare key points from two texts on Julius Caesar using a graphic organizer. [RI.3.9]

 

I will analyze Julius Caesar as a leader. [RI.3.10; W.3.1]

Learning Targets Week of 11/30 - 12/4
Unit 4: The Ancient Roman Civilization
 
I will explain why Rome was a civilization, label a map of Rome, and explain how ancient Rome grew in size. [RL.3.1]
 
I will explain why the story of Romulus and Remus is considered a legend. [RL.3.1]
 
I will identify and describe gods and goddesses worshipped by the Romans using a 3-column graphic organizer. [RL.3.1; W.3.5]
 
I will analyze a Roman god and goddess family tree and add pertinent information. [RI.3.10]
 
I will read to identify and record important information related to the previous lessons and the Punic Wars. [RI.3.2]
 

Learning Targets Week of 11/23/20-11/24/20

I will brainstorm ideas and create a rough draft for a Thanksgiving dinner.
 
I will present my final plan for Thanksgiving dinner.

 

Learning Targets Week of 11/16-11/20

I will determine the main idea of “Eyes and Vision,” recount the key details, and explain how they support the main idea.  (RI.3.2)

 

I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of “Ears and Hearing,” referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (RI.3.1)

 

I will compare the nervous system in the human body to other common systems. (RI.3.3)

 

I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of “Overcoming Disabilities,” referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. [RI.3.1].

 

I will take my Unit 3:  The Human Body:  Systems and Senses assessment.

Learning Targets Week of 11/9 - 11/13

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the body’s muscular system. (RI.3.1)

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about joints and muscles, and consider how they interact with other systems in the body. (RI.3.1)

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the nervous system.  (RI.3.1)

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the nervous system and the brain.  (RI.3.1)

 

I will closely read about the nervous system and the brain. (RI.3.10)

Week of 11/2 - 11/6

 

I will explain how the human body is an interconnected system. (RI.3.3)

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the body’s skeletal system, including axial bones. (RI.3.1)

 

I will read and answer comprehension questions about the body’s skeletal system and appendicular bones. (RI.3.1)

 

I will close-read and answer comprehension questions about the body’s skeletal system and appendicular bones. (RI.3.1)

 

Week of 10/26-10/30

 

I will identify information about birds and explain how specific text features support my learning (RI.3.5)

 

I will compare two texts on mammals using a graphic organizer (RI.3.9)

 

I will determine the main idea and supporting details about Jane Goodall from the media clip and reading (SL.3.2)

 

I will use text features to quickly locate information about scientists who classify animals (RI.3.5)

 

I will read on-level stories with purpose and understanding (RF.3.4a)

 

 

Week of 10/19 - 10/23

 

I will record key information about amphibians.  (W.3.2)

 

I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of tree frogs, referring explicitly to the text (RI.3.1)

 

I will determine the meaning of unknown words in the text (RI.3.4)

 

I will closely to read an informational text to learn more about reptiles (RI.3.10)

 

I will determine the definition of key vocabulary words about birds (RI.3.4)

 

Unit 1:  Classic Tales - The Wind in the Willows

 

I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for my answer. (RL.3.1)

 

I will sequence the events of a story. (RL.3.2)

 

I will identify the characters, setting, and plot in “The Open Road.” (RL.3.9)

 

Unit 2:  Animal Classification

 

I will define and identify text features in the Reader. (RI.3.5)

 

I will explain how text features help readers identify information about classifying living things. (RI.3.5)

 

I will identify the connection between vertebrates and invertebrates.  (RI.3.3)

 

I will identify supporting details in a passage about warm and cold-blooded animals.  (RI.3.2)

 

I will identify text features to gain greater understanding about fish.  (RI.3.5)

 

 

Math

Learning Targets for the Week of 4/19 - 4/23

I will collect and record data through observations and surveys. (3.MD.3)

 

I will draw a scaled picture graph.(3.MD.3)

 

I will draw scaled bar graphs.(3.MD.3)

 

I will relate bar graphs to scaled picture graphs.(3.MD.3)

 

I will take my Friday Math test.

 

Learning Targets for Week of 4/12 - 4/16

I will take the Third Grade Math AIR Assessment and do my very best!

 

I will work backward to solve problems.  3.MD.1

 

I will review for my Chapter 11 Assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 11 Assessment.

 

I will take my Friday Math test.

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End of Third Nine Weeks

Learning Targets for Week of 4/5 to 4/9

I will take the Third Grade Reading Guarantee and do my very best!

 

I will use the four operations to solve one-step word problems involving mass.  3.MD.2

 

I will tell time to the nearest minute.  3.MD.1.

 

I will determine time intervals to solve problems.  3.MD.1.

 

I will take my Friday Math test.

Learning Targets Week of 3/29 - 4/2

I will explore estimating and measuring liquid volume using metric units of capacity.  3.MD.2

 

I will use the four operations to solve one-step word problems involving liquid volume.  3.MD.2

 

I will explore estimating and measuring metric units of mass.  3.MD.2

 

I will take my Friday Math test.

 

Learning Targets for the Week of 3/15 - 3/19

I will use models to compare two fractions and record the results.  3.NF.3d

 

I will review for my Chapter 10 Assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 10 Assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 11 Am I Ready Test.

 

I will take my Friday Math test.

 

Learning Targets for the Week of 3/8/21 - 3/12/21

 

I can draw a diagram to solve problems. 3.NF.1

 

I will represent fractions on a number line.  3.NF.2b

 

I will use models to find equivalent fractions.  3.NF.3b

 

I will express whole numbers as fractions and recognize fractions equivalent to whole numbers.  3.NF.3c

 

I will take my Friday Math test.

Learning Targets for Week of 3/1/21-3/5/21

Chapter 10:  Fractions

I will model and explore unit models.  3.NF.1, 3.G.2

 

I can read and write fractions that name part of a whole.  3.NF.1

 

I can use models to represent fractions that name part of a set.  3.NF.1

 

I can take my Friday Math test.

Learning Targets for Week of 2/22 - 2/26

I will represent one- and two-step word problems using equations with a variable. (3.OA.8)

 

I will use logical reasoning to solve problems. (3.OA.8)

 

I will review for my Chapter 9 Test

 

I will take my Chapter 9 Test

 

I will take my Friday Math test.

 

Learning Targets for Week of 2/16 - 2/19

I will write expressions using the four operations (3.OA.5).

 

I will write, then find the value of expressions (3.OA.8).

 

I will represent one- and two-step word problems using equations with a variable. (3.OA.8)

 

I will take my Friday ELA test.

Learning Targets for Week of 2/8 - 2/13

I will explore how to take apart factors to multiply.  (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7)

 

I will apply the distributive property to find products (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7).

 

I will explore how to find the product of three factors (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7).

 

I will apply the Associative Property of Multiplication to find products (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7).

 

I will take the Check My Progress formative assessment.

Learning Targets for the Week of 2/1 - 2/5

I will multiply by 11 and 12. (3.OA.1)

 

I will divide by 11 and 12. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6)

 

I will review for my Chapter 8 Assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 8 Assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 9 Am I Ready Test

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End of Second Nine Weeks

 

Learning Targets for the week of 1/25 - 1/29

I will use different strategies, such as arrays, drawings, and known facts, to multiply by 8. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

 

I will use different strategies, such as properties, known facts, or patterns, to multiply by 9. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

 

I will use different strategies, such as equal groups, repeated subtraction, and related multiplication facts, to divide by 8 and 9. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6)

 

I will make an organized list to solve problems. (3.OA.3)

 

I will multiply by 11 and 12. (3.OA.1)

 

Learning Targets Week of January 18-22

Chapter 8:  Apply Multiplication and Division

 

I will use different strategies, including doubling a known fact, to multiply by 6.  (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

 

I will use different strategies, such as properties, arrays, and decomposing factors, to multiply by 7.  (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

 

I will use different strategies, including arrays and repeated subtraction, to divide by 6 and 7. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)

 

I will use different strategies, such as arrays, drawings, and known facts, to multiply by 8. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

Learning Targets Week of January 11-15

Chapter 7 Multiplication and Division

I can solve a problem by identifying extra or missing information. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.7)
 
I will use different strategies, such as equal groups, patterns, and properties, to multiply by 0 and 1. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
 
I will use division rules to divide with 0 and 1. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7)
 
I will prepare for my Chapter 7 Assessment
 
I will take my Chapter 7 Assessment
 

Learning Targets Week of January 4 - 8

Chapter 7 Multiplication and Division

I will use different strategies, such as arrays, equal groups, and properties, to multiply by 3. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

 

I can use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 3.  (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

 

I can explore how to double a known fact in order to multiply.  (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)

 

I can double a known fact to multiply by 4.  (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3 3.OA.4, 3.OA.7 3.OA.9)

 

I can use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 4.  (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)

 

Learning Targets Week of 12/14 - 12/18

I will take my Chapter 6 Assessment.

 

I will take my Benchmark Test 1.

 

I will review Benchmark Test 1.

 

I will round to the nearest 10 and 100 (3NBT.1).

 

I will model multiplication and division (3.OA.1, 3.OA.2).

Learning Targets Week of 12/7-12/11

I will use basic facts and patterns to multiply a number by a multiple of 10.  (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9, 3.NBT.3)

 

I will use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 10.  (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)

 

I will review for my Chapter 6 Assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 6 Assessment.

Learning Targets Week of 11/30 - 12/4

I will use models and related multiplication facts to divide by 2 (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9).

 

I will use different strategies, including patterns, to multiply by 5.  (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA7, 3.OA.9)

 

I will use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 5.  (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)

 

I will solve problems by looking for a pattern.  (3.OA.9)

 

I will use different strategies, including patterns, to multiply by 10.  (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA7, 3.OA.9)

 

 

Learning Targets Week of 11/23-11/24/20

I will create a budget plan for Thanksgiving dinner.
 
I will present my final budget for Thanksgiving dinner.
 

Learning Targets Week of 11/16-11/20

 

Learning Targets Week of 11/9 - 11/13

 

I can explore two meanings of division.  (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4)

 

I can model division as equal sharing.  (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4)

 

I can use models to relate division and subtraction. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.7)

 

I can explore how division and multiplication are related.  (3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)

 

I can divide using related multiplication facts.  (3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)

Week of 11/2 - 11/6

I will use models to solve problems.  (3.OA.4, 3.OA.7)

 

I will review for my Chapter 5:  Understand Division assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 5: Understand Division assessment.

 

Chapter 6:  Multiplication and Division Patterns

 

I will identify and explain patterns in the multiplication table (3.OA.5, 3.OA.9).

 

I will use arrays and drawings, such as bar diagrams, to multiply by 2 (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9).

I will use the make a table strategy to solve problems.  (3.OA.3)

 

I will use multiplication to find the total number of combinations that can be made when given two groups of objects. (3.OA.3)

 

I will use review for my Chapter 4 Assessment (3.OA.3)

 

I will take my Chapter 5 Assessment.

 

I will take my Chapter 5 Am I Ready Test.

 

Week of 10/26-10/30

 

I will use models to explore the meaning of multiplication.  (3.OA.1)

I will relate multiplication and addition.  (3.OA.1)

I will use arrays to model and explore multiplication.  (3.OA.3)

I will use arrays to multiply.  (3.OA.3)

I will use the make a table strategy to solve problems.  (3.OA.3)

 

Week of 10/19 - 10/23

 

I will subtract four-digit numbers with regrouping.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will subtract across zeros.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will review for my Chapter 3 Assessment.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will take my Chapter 3 Assessment.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will take my Chapter 4 Am I Ready Test.

Chapter 1:  Place Value

 

I will prepare for Chapter 1:  Place Value by showing what I know on a pre-test.

 

I will read, write, and identify place value of whole numbers through thousands.  (3.NBT.1)

 

I will use place value to compare numbers.  (3.NBT.1)

 

I will use a number line and place value to order numbers through thousands.  (3.NBT.1)

 

I will round numbers to the nearest ten.  (3.NBT.1)

 

I will round numbers to the nearest hundred.  (3.NBT.1)

 

I will use the four-step plan to solve problems.  (3.NBT.1)

 

I will review for my Chapter 1 Assessment.  (3.NBT.1)

 

I will take my Chapter 1 Assessment.  (3.NBT.1)

 

Chapter 2:  Addition

 

I will use addition properties to add whole numbers.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will identify patterns in the addition table.  (3.OA.9)

 

I will use place value to identify addition patterns. (3.OA.9)

 

I will use mental addition strategies. (3.NBT.2)

 

I will estimate sums using rounding.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will use models to explore adding three-digit numbers. (3.NBT.2)

 

I will add three-digit numbers and use estimation to check for reasonableness. (3.NBT.2)

 

I will add four-digit numbers with regrouping. (3.NBT.2)

 

I will check answers for reasonableness. (3.NBT.2)

 

I will take my Chapter 2 Assessment.  (3.OA.9, 3.NBT.2)

 Chapter 3:  Subtraction

 

I will use strategies to subtract mentally. (3.NBT.2)

 

I will estimate differences using rounding to the nearest ten or hundred.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will determine whether an estimate or an exact answer is needed to solve a problem.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will model subtraction with regrouping.  (3.NBT.2)

 

I will subtract three-digit numbers with regrouping.  (3.NBT.2)