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					   3rd Grade Science

                                                      Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                     Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                                    Essential      Materials/                         Scott
                                                                      Objective                            Task Analysis                                                Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                           Vocabulary      Resources                        Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)
                   THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
The Nature of Science frameworks are essential components to the science education of all students. Additionally, they
should be integrated with appropriate content at the discretion of the instructor.
                                                                               FIRST NINE WEEKS
1.1 Enduring Understanding - Observations are used to learn about the world around us.
1.1a Essential Question - What are the expectations of the science lab?
NS.1.3.9   Apply lab safety rules as they relate to      Apply lab safety rules as they relate *list safety rules                      Look at                       Preparing for   xxxii TE/SE,
           specific science lab activities               to specific science lab activities    *apply safety rules to lab activities   Arkansas Lab                  Science:        AR 24 SE/TE
                                                                                               *practice safety rules in lab           Safety Guide                  Lesson 2, 3
                                                                                               activities                              for further                   R36-Safety tips
                                                                                                                                       vocabulary                    are given in
                                                                                                                                                                     activities for
                                                                                                                                                                     home and
                                                                                                                                                                     school at the
                                                                                                                                                                     end of each
                                                                                                                                                                     chapter Lab
                                                                                                                                                                     Manual 1-2

NS.1.3.1   Communicate observations orally, in writing, Communicate observations orally,        *restate observation                   observe                       Preparing for     Resources for
           and in graphic organizers                    in writing, and in graphic organizers   *record observation                    properties                    Science:          Teachers and
           -T-chart                                                                             *discuss observation                   compare/contra                Lesson 2, 3       Students- back
           -pictograph                                                                          *present observation in a graphic      st                            R37               of TE
           -Venn diagrams                                                                       organizer                              process
           -bar graphs                                                                          *identify                              graphic
           -frequency tables                                                                    -T-chart                               organizers
                                                                                                -pictograph                            data
                                                                                                -Venn diagram                          identify
                                                                                                -bar graph
                                                                                                -frequency table




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                                                     Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                     Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                                Essential        Materials/                            Scott
                                                             Objective                                  Task Analysis                                                    Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                      Vocabulary        Resources                           Foresman
                       Expectations (SLE)
NS.1.3.2            questions that guide EACH  Develop questions that guide
           DevelopTHE GOAL FOR scientific STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY                         IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.for
                                                                                             *define scientific process hypothesize How to Plan a Preparing                             xxvi-xxvii
           inquiry                             scientific inquiry                             *describe the scientific process     predict          Scientific      Science:            TE/SE
                                                                                              *develop questions that guide        inquiry          Investigation ( Lesson 2, 3
                                                                                              scientific inquiry                   questions-i.e.   w/questions) by R38
                                                                                                                                   choice           Diane Wooters
                                                                                                                                   questions, yes   United
                                                                                                                                   and no, how      Streaming
                                                                                                                                   many times,      Video:
                                                                                                                                   what will        Everyday
                                                                                                                                   happen if        Science:
                                                                                                                                   cause and        Discovering the
                                                                                                                                   effect           Scientific
                                                                                                                                                    Method (20:51)




NS.1.3.3   Conduct scientific investigations individually Conduct scientific investigations   *restate the purpose of              collaborate      Read Aloud        Preparing for     Directed
           and in teams                                   individually and in teams           investigation                        experiment       Selection:        Science:          Inquiry
           -lab activities                                                                    *discuss and describe purpose to a   inquiry          Jake Drake:       Lesson 2, 3       Explores
           -field studies                                                                     partner                              hypothesize      Know it All, by   R39               SE/TE pg.
                                                                                              *conduct investigation               materials        Andrew                              4,36,68,100,14
                                                                                                                                   purpose          Clemens. This                       8,172,196,220,
                                                                                                                                   procedure        book takes                          244,276,300,32
                                                                                                                                   data             Jake through a                      4,356,388,420,
                                                                                                                                   results          science fair                        452,476-
                                                                                                                                   collect and      project,                            Activity Book
                                                                                                                                   record           specifically                        pg. 1-25
                                                                                                                                   conclusion       pertaining to
                                                                                                                                                    magnets.


NS.1.3.4   Communicate the results of scientific         Communicate the results of           *restate purpose of investigation    analyze                            Preparing for     Resources for
           investigations                                scientific investigations            *discuss results of investigation    results                            Science:          Teachers and
                                                                                              with a partner                       solution                           Lesson 2, 3       Students- back
                                                                                              *present results in an appropriate   conclusion                         R40               of TE
                                                                                              manner




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                                                   Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                    Essential    Materials/                        Scott
                                                                 Objective                        Task Analysis                                       Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                           Vocabulary    Resources                       Foresman
                       Expectations (SLE)
NS.1.3.6   Collect and analyze measurable empirical Collect and analyze measurable
                    THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN                        *define measurable empirical empirical   Preparing
                                                                                      ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.for
           evidence as a team and/or as individuals empirical evidence as a team       evidence                        (observable,                Science:
                                                    and/or as individuals              *record measurable empirical    measurable,                 Lesson 2, 3
                                                                                       evidence as a team and/or as    detectable                  R41
                                                                                       individuals                     data)
                                                                                       *analyze measurable empirical   evidence
                                                                                       evidence as a team and/or as    data
                                                                                       individuals
NS.1.3.7   Make and explain predictions based on prior Make and explain predictions    *define predictions             predict                     Preparing for
           knowledge                                   based on prior knowledge        *make predictions               personal                    Science:
                                                                                       *relate predictions to prior    Experience                  Lesson 2, 3
                                                                                       knowledge                       schema                      R42-
                                                                                       *explain predictions                                        Investigate
                                                                                                                                                   preceding each
                                                                                                                                                   lesson offers
                                                                                                                                                   opportunities to
                                                                                                                                                   make
                                                                                                                                                   predictions: “I
                                                                                                                                                   predict _____
                                                                                                                                                   because_____.
                                                                                                                                                   ”Basal: Theme
                                                                                                                                                   1




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                                                 Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                             Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                            Essential       Materials/                         Scott
                                                               Objective                          Task Analysis                                                    Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                   Vocabulary       Resources                        Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)
             THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT used in the science REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
1.1b Essential Question - What tools are IS PROFICIENCY IN ALLlab?
NS.1.3.5   Estimate and measure length, mass,      Estimate and measure length,         *define estimate and measure           elapsed         http://www.bea    Ch. 1, Lesson SE/TE xxviii-
           temperature, and elapsed time using     mass, temperature, and elapsed       *define SI units of measurement for    time/duration   conlearningcen    2Ch. 11,        xxxi
           International System of Units (SI)      time using International System of   length, mass, temperature, and         mass            ter.com/WebLe     Lesson 1, 2R
                                                   Units (SI)                           time                                   balance         ssons- click on   32-35-Saxon
                                                                                        *recognize appropriate measuring       scale           measuring         lesson
                                                                                        tools for length, mass, temperature,   measure         tools             numbers:·
                                                                                        and elapsed time                       thermometer                       Length: 6, 7,
                                                                                        *use appropriate tools for             measurement                       32, 54, 85, 99,
                                                                                        estimating and measuring length,       terms                             114· Mass: 95·
                                                                                        mass, temperature, and elapsed                                           Temperature:
                                                                                        time using SI units                                                      18, 29, 46, 83·
                                                                                                                                                                 Elapsed time:
                                                                                                                                                                 1, 65Math links
                                                                                                                                                                 in Reading
                                                                                                                                                                 Review Lab
                                                                                                                                                                 Manual 3-8




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                                               Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                          Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                   Essential    Materials/                         Scott
                                                              Objective                        Task Analysis                                         Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                         Vocabulary    Resources                        Foresman
                         Expectations (SLE)
NS.1.3.8             THE GOAL age appropriate    Use simple equipment, age-         *name appropriate equipment CURRENT
           Use simple equipment, FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS ATand balance AND                                        Preparing
                                                                                                                                    PREVIOUS GRADES.for            xxviii-xxxi
           tools, technology, and mathematics in appropriate tools, technology, and tools                            lens                         Science:         Se/TE
           scientific investigations             mathematics in scientific          *describe the functions of these thermometer                  Lesson 1-
                                                 investigations                     tools                            microscope                   “Investigate”
                                                                                    *use appropriate tools in the                                 preceding each
                                                                                    investigation                                                 lesson offers
                                                                                                                                                  opportunities to
                                                                                                                                                  use equipment
                                                                                                                                                  and tools ·
                                                                                                                                                  measuring
                                                                                                                                                  mass of an
                                                                                                                                                  object·
                                                                                                                                                  measuring
                                                                                                                                                  dimension and
                                                                                                                                                  capacity Lab
                                                                                                                                                  Manual 3-8




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                                                                                    Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                                 Essential      Materials/                              Scott
                                                                      Objective                          Task Analysis                                                   Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                        Vocabulary      Resources                             Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)

             Understanding - Animals are PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
1.2 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS classified in specific ways.
1.2a Essential Question - What animals are classified as vertebrates or invertebrates?
LS.2.3.1   Classify animals as vertebrates and            Classify animals as vertebrates and *define vertebrate                    invertebrate   United             Ch. 3, Lesson      Directed
           invertebrates according to their structure     invertebrates according to bone     *define invertebrate                  vertebrate     Streaming          2, 3-Classify      Inquiry TE/SE
                                                          structure                           *classify animals as vertebrates or   spine          Videos:            vertebrates        pg. 36
                                                                                              invertebrates                         skeleton       Animals            according to       Chapter 2 pg.
                                                                                                                                                   Around Us:         their structure:   36-43 ( Lesson
                                                                                                                                                   Invertebrates:     Bones· Earth       1) ESL p. 7
                                                                                                                                                   What Are           animals: cats·     pg. 39-40
                                                                                                                                                   They? (13:00       Water animals:     Activity
                                                                                                                                                   mins.)             fish· Air          Book/DVD
                                                                                                                                                   (vertebrates)      animals: birds.
                                                                                                                                                   Amphibians:        Classify
                                                                                                                                                   Amazing            invertebrates
                                                                                                                                                   Animals            according to
                                                                                                                                                   (22:34)       In   their structure:
                                                                                                                                                   Scholastic         No bones·
                                                                                                                                                   Teaching           Earth animals:
                                                                                                                                                   Resources:         worms· Water
                                                                                                                                                   "Digging           animals:
                                                                                                                                                   Bones" and "       shrimp· Air
                                                                                                                                                   8 Reasons to       animals:
                                                                                                                                                   Love an            insects that fly
                                                                                                                                                   Octopus"




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                                                Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                            Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                       Essential       Materials/                                 Scott
                                                               Objective                      Task Analysis                                                       Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                              Vocabulary       Resources                                Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)

             Understanding - All living things have a life ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT
1.3 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY INcycle to continue the species. AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
1.3a Essential Question - What is the difference between complete metamorphosis, incomplete metamorphosis, and
embryonic development?
LS.3.3.3   Differentiate among complete             Compare and contrast complete   *define complete metamorphosis        metamorphosis   *Metamorphosi        Ch.1, Lesson        Ch. 2- Lesson
           metamorphosis, incomplete metamorphosis, metamorphosis, incomplete       *illustrate complete metamorphosis    complete        s: life cycle of a   2AE Life            2 pg. 44-47
           and embryonic development                metamorphosis, and embryonic    *define incomplete metamorphosis      incomplete      frog                 Science             Wkbk pg. 17-
                                                    development                     *illustrate incomplete                embryonic       * Incomplete         SASLE:              17A
                                                                                    metamorphosis                         adult           metamorphosis        Lesson 2-Big
                                                                                    *define embryonic development         stage terms     : diagram the        idea is one of
                                                                                    *illustrate embryonic development     reproduction    life cycle of the    change Draw
                                                                                    *compare and contrast the different   life cycle      dragonfly -          and label steps
                                                                                    lifecycles                                            www.naturegrid       of
                                                                                                                                          .org                 metamorphosis
                                                                                                                                          * Embryonic          · Draw and
                                                                                                                                          development:         label the steps·
                                                                                                                                          life cycle of the    Observe chicks
                                                                                                                                          chicken              hatch (Benton
                                                                                                                                          (resource: U of      County
                                                                                                                                          A poultry            Extension
                                                                                                                                          science              Service)·
                                                                                                                                          department)          Observe
                                                                                                                                                               mealworms,
                                                                                                                                                               frogs· Record
                                                                                                                                                               life cycle Basal:
                                                                                                                                                               Theme 4,
                                                                                                                                                               “Butterflies”




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                                                       Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                   Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                              Essential        Materials/                          Scott
                                                                     Objective                          Task Analysis                                                  Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                     Vocabulary        Resources                         Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)

             Understanding - Animals have specific systems that allow them to function in PREVIOUS GRADES.
1.4 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT ANDtheir environment.
1.4a Essential Question - What are the major organs and functions of the respiratory and muscular system?
LS.2.3.2   Identify major parts and functions of the     Locate the major parts and explain *define body systems                 respiratory      Magic School      R 8-9:           Arkansas
           following systems, respiratory, muscular      the functions of the respiratory and *identify the major parts of the   trachea          Bus: Inside the   muscular         Resources :
                                                         muscular systems                     respiratory and muscular system    lungs            Human Body        supplementatio Respiratory pg.
                                                                                              *explain the functions of the      alveoli          Magic School      n of respiratory AR 2-3
                                                                                              respiratory and muscular system    air sacs         Bus: Flexes its   is needed        Muscular pg.
                                                                                                                                 oxygen and       Muscles           SASLE:           AR 4-5
                                                                                                                                 carbon dioxide   Magic School      Lesson 4LM 22- SE/TE pg. 124-
                                                                                                                                 inhale           Bus Works Out     25SASLE:         125
                                                                                                                                 exhale           by Joanna Cole    Lesson 3AE       Ch. 4 Lesson 6
                                                                                                                                 muscular         United            Life Science-    pg. 124
                                                                                                                                 contract         Streaming         The Human
                                                                                                                                 relax            Video: Inside     Body by
                                                                                                                                 voluntary        Story with Slim   Heather Amery
                                                                                                                                 involuntary      Goodbody,         Diagram, label,
                                                                                                                                 tendon           The: The          build a model,
                                                                                                                                 joint            Breath of Life:   explain
                                                                                                                                                  The Inside
                                                                                                                                                  Story of
                                                                                                                                                  Respiration




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                                                      Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                   Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                                 Essential     Materials/                           Scott
                                                                     Objective                          Task Analysis                                                 Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                       Vocabulary     Resources                          Foresman
                    Expectations (SLE)

                                                     SECOND NINE WEEKS
                    THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
2.1 Enduring Understanding - The Earth has layers.
2.1a Essential Question - What are the characteristics of the layers of the Earth?
ESS.8.3.6   Describe the layers of the Earth            Describe the layers of Earth          *draw and label the layers of the     crust         Magic School      Ch. 6, Lesson    Wkbk pg. 74-
            -crust                                      -crust                                Earth                                 mantle        Bus: Inside the   1Ch. 7, Lesson   74-A
            -mantle                                     -mantle                               *describe the layers of Earth         inner core    Earth by          1AE Earth        ESL pg. 35
            -inner core                                 -inner core                           *crust                                outer core    Joanna Cole       Science          Flipchart
            -outer core                                 -outer core                           *mantle                                             United                             Activity 105-
                                                                                              *inner core                                         Streaming                          107
                                                                                              *outer core                                         Video:                             Ch. 8, Lesson
                                                                                                                                                  Geologist's                        1, pg. 217
                                                                                                                                                  Notebook:
                                                                                                                                                  Digging
                                                                                                                                                  Through Earth
                                                                                                                                                  (10:00)
                                                                                                                                                  Compare Earth
                                                                                                                                                  to an apple
                                                                                                                                                  using a Venn
                                                                                                                                                  Diagram


2.2 Enduring Understanding - The constructive and destructive processes forming land surfaces include wind, water, and
ice.
2.2a Essential Question - How do forces cause changes on Earth's surface?
ESS.9.3.1   Analyze the effect of wind and water on     Investigate and describe the effect   *define erosion                       erosion       http://www.brig   Ch. 7, Lesson    Ch. 8, Lesson
            Earth's surface                             of wind and water on Earth's          *define weathering                    weathering    ht.net/~double/   2-Module 19:7    3
                                                        surface                               *describe the effect of wind and                    erode.html        Forces of        Wkbk pg. 76-
                                                                                              water on Earth's surface                            AIMS- Rain        Weathering·      76A
                                                                                              *investigate the effect of wind and                 Away Activity     Describe in      ESL pg. 37
                                                                                              water on Earth's surface                            Magic School      writing          Guided Inquiry,
                                                                                                                                                  Bus Rocks and                      Activity Book
                                                                                                                                                  Rolls, The                         pg. 103-104
                                                                                                                                                  (26:12)




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                                                       Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                       Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                                     Essential     Materials/                        Scott
                                                                        Objective                           Task Analysis                                               Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                           Vocabulary     Resources                       Foresman
                    Expectations (SLE)

             Understanding - Earth materials have different identifiable properties.
2.3 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
2.3a Essential Question - What are the properties of rocks and minerals?
ESS.8.3.1   Distinguish among Earth's materials            Classify Earth's materials as         *define Earth's materials as           properties    United          Ch. 6, Lesson   Direct Inquiry
            -rocks                                         -rocks                                -rocks                                 rocks         Streaming       1-3Ch. 8,       pg. 196-197,
            -minerals                                      -minerals                             -minerals                              minerals      Video: Rocks: Lesson 2          Wkbk pg. 62-
            -fossils                                       -fossils                              -fossils                               fossils       The Solid Earth                 63
            -soils                                         -soils                                -soils                                 soils         Materials #1                    ESL pg. 30
                                                                                                 *categorize Earth's materials as                     (20:00)                          Activity Book
                                                                                                 -rocks                                               Online                          pg. 91-92, DVD
                                                                                                 -minerals                                            activities:                     Flipchart pg. 13
                                                                                                 -fossils                                             "Make a fossil:
                                                                                                 -soils                                               Lasting
                                                                                                                                                      Impressions"
                                                                                                                                                      "Soil activity:
                                                                                                                                                      Soil soak
                                                                                                                                                      experiment"




ESS.8.3.4   Identify the physical properties of minerals   Identify the physical properties of   *define the following properties as    physical      United         Ch. 6, Lesson    ESL pg. 32
            -hardness                                      minerals                              they relate to minerals                properties    Streaming      1                Ch. 7 Lesson
            -color                                         -hardness                             -hardness                              hardness      Videos: Junior                  2, pg. 202
            -luster                                        -color                                -color                                 color         Geologist:                      Wkbk pg. 65
            -streak                                        -luster                               -luster                                luster        Rocks and
                                                           -streak                               -streak                                streak        Minerals (8:28
                                                                                                 *identify the physical properties of   crystal       mins..)
                                                                                                 minerals by testing                    Moh's scale   Geologist's
                                                                                                 -hardness                                            Notebook:
                                                                                                 -color                                               What Exactly
                                                                                                 -luster                                              Are Minerals?
                                                                                                 -streak                                              (10:00 mins..)




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                                                   Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                              Essential      Materials/                            Scott
                                                             Objective                                Task Analysis                                                   Harcourt
 Number      CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                   Vocabulary      Resources                           Foresman
                        Expectations (SLE)
ESS.8.3.2            rocks GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN
            Classify THE by their properties    Classify rocks by their properties      *define rock properties size   AIMS- A   Ch. 6,Lesson
                                                                                       ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.                                             Lesson AR 4,
            -size                               -size                                      -size                                 shape          Hard(ness))        1, 2-Everyone    pg. AR 8-9
            -shape                              -shape                                     -shape                                color          Test               Needs a Rock     Flipchart 14
            -color                              -color                                     -color                                texture        Experiment;        by Byrd Baylor   Ch. 7, Lesson
            -texture                            -texture                                   -texture                              patterns       Pet Rock; Rock     Use Module       1, pg. 198
            -patterns                           -patterns                                  -patterns                                            and Rule; A        19:1             Wkbk. Pg. 64
                                                                                           *classify rocks by their properties                  Pocketful of                        ESL pg. 31
                                                                                                                                                Science


2.3b Essential Question - How are rocks used?
ESS.8.3.7   Identify common uses of rocks and minerals Identify common uses of rocks and   *define rock                          construction   United             Ch. 6, Lesson Ch. 7, Lesson
                                                       minerals (e.g. construction and     *define minerals                                     Streaming          2Ch. 8, Lesson 2, pg. 204-205
                                                       manufacturing materials, jewelry,   *list common uses of rocks and                       Videos: Uses       1, 2, 3-       Wkbk pg. 67
                                                       decorations)                        minerals                                             of Rocks and       Research rocks
                                                                                                                                                Minerals (18:00    using
                                                                                                                                                mins.)             technology
                                                                                                                                                Sylvester and
                                                                                                                                                the Magic
                                                                                                                                                Pebble (11:17)
                                                                                                                                                After hearing
                                                                                                                                                the story, write
                                                                                                                                                about being a
                                                                                                                                                rock. Where
                                                                                                                                                are you? What
                                                                                                                                                do you look
                                                                                                                                                like? Use
                                                                                                                                                science terms
                                                                                                                                                in the
                                                                                                                                                description.




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                                                     Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                   Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                           Essential     Materials/                         Scott
                                                                    Objective                        Task Analysis                                             Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                 Vocabulary     Resources                        Foresman
                    Expectations (SLE)
              Understanding - The rock cycle is the set IN geologic processes CURRENT AND material GRADES.
2.4 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY of ALL REQUIREMENTS ATin which earthPREVIOUS is transformed from
one rock type to another.
2.4a Essential Question - How do rocks form?
ESS.8.3.3   Identify the three categories of rocks     Identify the three categories of   *define the three categories        metamorphic   United           Ch. 6, Lesson   Ch. 7, pg. 194-
            -metamorphic                               rocks                              -metamorphic                        morph         Streaming        2               201
            -igneous                                   -metamorphic                       -igneous                            sedimentary   Videos:                          Wkbk. Pg. 61
            -sedimentary                               -igneous                           -sedimentary                        sediment      Geologist's                      ESL pg. 31
                                                       -sedimentary                       *identify the three categories of   weathering    Notebook:                        In District
                                                                                          rocks                               cemented      Three Rocks                      Notebook:
                                                                                          -metamorphic                        igneous       (11:00 mins..)                   numerous
                                                                                          -igneous                            magma/lava    Rocks and                        activities for
                                                                                          -sedimentary                        volcano       Minerals: The                    exploring
                                                                                                                              crust         Hard Facts                       various
                                                                                                                              mantle        (17:00 mins.)                    categories of
                                                                                                                                            TLC                              rocks
                                                                                                                                            Elementary
                                                                                                                                            School:
                                                                                                                                            Geological
                                                                                                                                            Processes
                                                                                                                                            (24:36)
                                                                                                                                            Magic School
                                                                                                                                            Bus Blows Its
                                                                                                                                            Top, The
                                                                                                                                            (23:56)




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                                                   Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                 Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                          Essential         Materials/                         Scott
                                                                    Objective                         Task Analysis                                              Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                 Vocabulary         Resources                        Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)

             Understanding - Matter exists in different IN ALL
2.5 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY states.REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
2.5a Essential Question - How can physical properties be used to identify matter?
PS.5.3.3   Determine the mass of solids                Measure the mass of solids          *define mass                      grams             United          Ch. 11, Lesson   Wkbk. Pg. 95-
                                                                                           *identify units of metric         units             Streaming       1                96
                                                                                           measurement                       kilograms         Video:                           Ch. 10, Lesson
                                                                                                                             gravity           Properties of                    2
                                                                                                                             mass              Matter, Part 2:                  ESL pg. 94
                                                                                                                             density           Liquids, Solids                  Guided Inquiry
                                                                                                                             weight            and Gases                        pg. 290-291,
                                                                                                                             ounces            (17:00)                          DVD
                                                                                                                             pounds            States of
                                                                                                                                               Matter
                                                                                                                                               worksheet


PS.5.3.1   Compare and contrast objects based on two Compare and contrast objects          *define property                  characteristics   United          Ch. 11, Lesson   Ch. 10, p. 278-
           or more properties                        based on two or more of the           *identify properties of matter    properties(       Streaming       1-Use a Venn     283
                                                     following properties: size, shape,    *compare and contrast objects     senses) such      Videos:         diagram          Wkbk. Pg. 94
                                                     color, texture, scent, taste, sound   based on two or more properties   as size, color,   Properties of                    ESL pg. 93
                                                                                                                             texture           Matter, Part 1                   Flipchart 19-20
                                                                                                                             matter            (20:00)                          Directed
                                                                                                                                               Common                           Inquiry pg. 276,
                                                                                                                                               Properties of                    DVD
                                                                                                                                               Matter: Atoms,
                                                                                                                                               Elements, and
                                                                                                                                               States (24:00)
                                                                                                                                               Magic School
                                                                                                                                               Bus Meets
                                                                                                                                               Molly Cule, The
                                                                                                                                               (26:23)




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                                                                               Science Grade 3
                AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                              Essential    Materials/                            Scott
                                                                 Objective                           Task Analysis                                                 Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                     Vocabulary    Resources                           Foresman
                     Expectations (SLE)
PS.5.3.4         THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT ISand contrast solids and
           Compare and contrast solids and liquids Compare PROFICIENCY IN                 *define solid         solid    Bartholomew Ch. 11, Lesson Ch. 10, p. 284-
                                                                                         ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
                                                   liquids using common object (e.g.      *define liquid                         liquid        and the          2-Module 15: 3,   291          ESL
                                                   water vs. book)                        *classify objects as solid or liquid   properties    Oobleck by Dr.   4Making           pg. 44
                                                                                          *compare and contrast solids and       compare       Seuss            Oobleck·          Do activity "Will
                                                                                          liquids                                contrast      United           Observe and       it Float?" on
                                                                                                                                               Streaming        record· Use       wkbk. Pg. 97-
                                                                                                                                               Videos: Matter   Venn diagram      99
                                                                                                                                               and Its                            Activity
                                                                                                                                               Properties:                        Flipchart 20
                                                                                                                                               Observing The
                                                                                                                                               Properties of
                                                                                                                                               Matter (19:41)
                                                                                                                                                Make a
                                                                                                                                               collage to
                                                                                                                                               compare solids
                                                                                                                                               and liquids




PS.5.3.2   Demonstrate physical changes in matter     Demonstrate physical changes in     *define matter                         matter                                           Ch. 10, p. 277
                                                      matter by simple means (tearing,    *define physical change                physical                                         Ch.11, p. 303-
                                                      bending, etc.)                      *demonstrate how matter changes        change                                           305
                                                                                          physically by simple means                                                              Directed
                                                                                                                                                                                  Inquiry p. 300--
                                                                                                                                                                                  Activity book
                                                                                                                                                                                  pp. 134-135
                                                                                                                                                                                  wkbk. Pg. 92-
                                                                                                                                                                                  93
                                                                                                                                                                                  ESL pg. 45




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                                                                                    Science Grade 3
                    AR Department of Education
   SLE                                                                                                                            Essential     Materials/                          Scott
                                                                      Objective                       Task Analysis                                              Harcourt
  Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                  Vocabulary     Resources                         Foresman
                     Expectations (SLE)

                                                        THIRD ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
                     THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN NINE WEEKS
3.1 Enduring Understanding - Most objects in the Solar System are in a regular and predictable motion.
3.1a Essential Question - How do Earth and the moon interact?
ESS.10.3.3 Relate Earth's rotation to the day/night cycle Demonstrate Earth's rotation to   *define rotation                    orbit          United          Ch. 10, Lesson   Ch. 15, p. 418-
                                                          explain the day/night cycle       *describe why there is day and      rotation       Streaming       1-What Makes     427
                                                                                            night                               revolution     Videos:         Day and Night    Directed
                                                                                            *demonstrate the Earth's rotation   axis           Reasons for     by Chris         Inquiry, p. 420-
                                                                                                                                               the Seasons,    Arvetis and      421 with
                                                                                                                                               The (26:05)     Carole Palmer    Activity Book
                                                                                                                                               Science Facts   Module 18:1      175-176
                                                                                                                                               and Fun:        Time Make a      Wkbk. Pg. 140-
                                                                                                                                               What's In A     model            141
                                                                                                                                               Shadow?                          ESL pg. 62-63
                                                                                                                                               (15:00)                          Lesson AR-11,
                                                                                                                                                                                pg. AR22-23


ESS.10.3.2 Demonstrate the orbit of Earth and its moon Demonstrate the orbit of Earth and *define orbit                         orbit          United         Ch. 10,Lesson     Ch. 15, pg. 428-
           around the sun                              its moon around the sun            *demonstrate the orbit of the earth   planet         Streaming      1, 2-Make a       435
                                                                                          around the sun                        solar system   Videos: Spin model               Directed
                                                                                          *demonstrate the orbit of the moon    rotation       Around the                       Inquiry p. 420
                                                                                          around the Earth                      revolution     Solar System,                    with wkbk.. 175
                                                                                          *demonstrate the orbit of the Earth   axis           A: Our Rocky                     ESL pg. 64-65
                                                                                          and its moon around the sun           seasons        Neighbors: The
                                                                                                                                year           Inner Planets
                                                                                                                                satellite      (15:00)
                                                                                                                                gravity        Magic School
                                                                                                                                               Bus Sees
                                                                                                                                               Stars, The
                                                                                                                                               (24:03)
                                                                                                                                               Magic School
                                                                                                                                               Bus: Out of
                                                                                                                                               This World,
                                                                                                                                               The (29:36)




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                                                   Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                           Essential     Materials/                        Scott
                                                                   Objective                         Task Analysis                                             Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                 Vocabulary     Resources                       Foresman
                    Expectations (SLE)

3.1b Essential Question - How do planets orbit the sun? ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
             THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN
ESS.10.3.1 Demonstrate how the planets orbit the sun   Demonstrate how the planets orbit   *define orbit                      orbit          Magic School Ch 10, Lesson     Ch. 16
                                                       the sun                             *model orbit                       planet         Bus: Lost in the 3-Make a      Directed
                                                                                           *model planets orbiting the sun    solar system   Solar System model             Inquiry pg. 452
                                                                                                                                             by Joanna Cole                 and Activity
                                                                                                                                             United                         book p. 185-
                                                                                                                                             Streaming                      186 with DVD
                                                                                                                                             Videos: Closer                 Unit D
                                                                                                                                             Look at the                    Guided Inquiry
                                                                                                                                             Planets, A:                    p. 466-467 and
                                                                                                                                             Space Science                  Activity book p.
                                                                                                                                             Series (20:00)                 187-188
                                                                                                                                             Junior Space                   Flip Chart p. 31-
                                                                                                                                             Scientist: Our                 32 and Activity
                                                                                                                                             Solar System                   book p. 189-
                                                                                                                                             (09:33)                        194
                                                                                                                                                                            ESL pg. 68-69




3.2 Enduring Understanding - Specific tools are used to measure weather.
3.2a Essential Question - How can specific tools be used to collect and interpret weather data?
ESS.8.3.10 Construct and read a rain gauge             Construct and read a rain gauge     *identify a rain gauge             rain gauge     In Notebook: SASLE:            Ch. 6 pg. 175
                                                                                           *explain the use of a rain gauge   liquid         Wonderful       Lesson 7p. 325 Lesson AR-3,
                                                                                           *construct a rain gauge            units of       World of                       pg. AR6-7
                                                                                           *read a rain gauge                 measurement    Weather:
                                                                                                                              increments     "Constructing a
                                                                                                                                             Rain Gauge"
                                                                                                                                             and "Graphing
                                                                                                                                             Rainfall"




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                                                       Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                 Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                            Essential      Materials/                           Scott
                                                                  Objective                        Task Analysis                                                   Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                  Vocabulary      Resources                          Foresman
                        Expectations (SLE)
ESS.8.3.8           THE GOAL FOR time                Chart precipitation levels over IN *define precipitation
            Chart precipitation levels over EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY timeALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND                   precipitation   United    SASLE:
                                                                                                                                              PREVIOUS GRADES.                  Ch. 6, pg. 175-
                                                                                        *chart precipitation levels over time rain gauge      Streaming         Lesson 7p. 325- 177
                                                                                                                              graph           Video:            Use Meeting     ESL p. 28
                                                                                                                              chart           Weather           Board to chart
                                                                                                                                              Smart:            precipitation ·
                                                                                                                                              Thunderstorms     Collect data·
                                                                                                                                              (15:00)           Create graphs




PS.7.3.2    Calculate a change in temperature using the Calculate a change in temperature   *identify Celsius                   thermometer   http://www.bea    Ch. 12, Lesson   Ch. 6, p. 186-
            Celsius scale                               using the Celsius scale             *use thermometers to read           degree        conlearningcen    1Ch. 14,         187
                                                                                            temperature in Celsius              Fahrenheit    ter.com/WebLe     Lesson 1-        Activity Flip
                                                                                            *use mathematical computation to    Celsius       ssons-            Saxon Lesson:    Chart p.11 with
                                                                                            show change in temperature                                          83Daily          Activity book p.
                                                                                                                                                                Meeting Board    85, 87-88,
                                                                                                                                                                                 using the
                                                                                                                                                                                 Celsius scale

3.3 Enduring Understanding - Safety procedures are used during severe weather.
3.3a Essential Question - How do people protect themselves during severe weather?
ESS.8.3.9   Demonstrate safety procedures related to     Demonstrate safety procedures      *identify types of severe weather   flood         Safety            SASLE:          Ch. 6 p. 180-
            severe weather                               related to severe weather          *demonstrate safety procedures      hurricane     Procedures:       Lesson 6p. 252- 183
                                                                                            related to severe weather through   tornado       http://www.nws.   Schools post    Activity Flip
                                                                                            role play                           lightning     noaa.gov/om/br    severe weather chart p. 12 with
                                                                                                                                hail          ochures/ttl.pdf   procedures,     Activity book p.
                                                                                                                                blizzard      Read: Tornado     i.e., tornado   86 and 89
                                                                                                                                              Alert by          drill National  ESL p. 29
                                                                                                                                              Franklyn M.       Weather
                                                                                                                                              Branley           Service take
                                                                                                                                              Magic School      home book
                                                                                                                                              Bus : Kicks up
                                                                                                                                              a Storm by
                                                                                                                                              Joanna Cole




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                                                     Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                    Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                              Essential         Materials/                            Scott
                                                                      Objective                         Task Analysis                                                     Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                     Vocabulary         Resources                           Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)

                                                     FOURTH NINE WEEKS
                   THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
4.1 Enduring Understanding - Magnets have a force that either attracts, repels, or doesn't effect objects.
4.1a Essential Question - What is the difference between magnets and non-magnets?
PS.7.3.4   Differentiate between magnets and non-       Differentiate between magnets and *identify magnetic and non-            magnet            United              Ch. 13, Lesson Ch. 12, p. 337
           magnets                                      non-magnets                       magnetic materials                     non-magnet        Streaming           2-AIMS: What (one tiny
                                                                                          *classify materials as magnetic or     iron              Videos: Magic       Makes a Thing paragraph)
                                                                                          non-magnetic                           metal             of Magnetism,       Magnetic?·
                                                                                                                                 nickel            The (14:00)         Explore·
                                                                                                                                                   Magnets: A          Observe·
                                                                                                                                                   First Look          Record data
                                                                                                                                                   (17:00)
                                                                                                                                                   Stage One
                                                                                                                                                   Science:
                                                                                                                                                   Magnets and
                                                                                                                                                   Electricity
                                                                                                                                                   (15:00)
                                                                                                                                                   Go on a
                                                                                                                                                   magnetic hunt
                                                                                                                                                   and "Making
                                                                                                                                                   Magnets"


4.1b Essential Question - How does distance effect magnets?
PS.7.3.5   Describe the effect of distance on attraction Describe the effect of distance on   *define attraction                 attraction        *"Magnet            AE Physical      Ch. 12, pg.
           and repulsion                                 attraction and repulsion             *define repulsion/repel            repulsion/repel   Races" to test      Science         332-337
                                                                                              *experiment with magnets testing   North pole        repulsion and       SASLE:          Lesson AR-7,
                                                                                              various distances to observe       South pole        attraction          Lesson 9-       pg. AR14-15
                                                                                              attraction and repulsion           magnetic field    *The Magic          AIMS: What
                                                                                              *describe results of tests         alignment         School Bus          Will a Magnet
                                                                                                                                                   and the             Attract?
                                                                                                                                                   Electricity Field
                                                                                                                                                   Trip




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                                                    Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                   Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                                   Essential        Materials/                           Scott
                                                                    Objective                            Task Analysis                                                      Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                          Vocabulary        Resources                          Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)

4.1c Essential Question - How can magnets be made? IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
             THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY
PS.7.3.6   Construct a magnet by the Touch/Stroke     Construct a magnet by the               *explain the touch/stroke method        magnet           Making a          Not present in
           method                                     touch/stroke method                     *construct a magnet using the           non-magnet       Magnet:           4th grade p.
                                                                                              touch/stroke method                     magnetic field   http://webtech.   487-AIMS:
                                                                                                                                      iron             kennesaw.edu/     What Makes a
                                                                                                                                      metal            kallen/webques    Thing
                                                                                                                                      nickel           t.html            Magnetic?
                                                                                                                                                                         What Makes a
                                                                                                                                                                         Magnet by
                                                                                                                                                                         Franklin
                                                                                                                                                                         Branley

4.2 Enduring Understanding - Light is a form of energy that can change.
4.2a Essential Question - What happens to light when it moves from one material to another?
PS.7.3.1   Classify materials as those which can      Classify materials as those which       *define refract, reflect, and absorb    reflect          Magic School      Ch. 14, Lesson   Ch. 13, pg. 370-
           reflect, refract, or absorb light          can reflect, refract, or absorb light   *classify materials as those which      refract          Bus: Makes a      2, 3-AIMS:       373
                                                                                              can reflect, refract, or absorb light   absorb           Rainbow by        Light Rays       ESL p. 57
                                                                                                                                      light            Joanna Cole       Slow Down        Activity Flip
                                                                                                                                      light waves      Online            AIMS: Just       Chart 25, and
                                                                                                                                      translucent      Search:           Passing          Activity book
                                                                                                                                      transparent      "Refraction       Through·         pg.157-159
                                                                                                                                      opaque           Action",          Observe
                                                                                                                                      prism            "Mirror, Mirror   materials·
                                                                                                                                                       on the Wall",     Record in
                                                                                                                                                       "Jiggly           classification
                                                                                                                                                       Lenses", or
                                                                                                                                                       "Ouch! That's
                                                                                                                                                       Hot! activities
                                                                                                                                                       teach
                                                                                                                                                       vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                       concepts
                                                                                                                                                       needed




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                                                     Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                  Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                             Essential     Materials/                        Scott
                                                                    Objective                         Task Analysis                                               Harcourt
 Number    CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                    Vocabulary     Resources                       Foresman
                   Expectations (SLE)

             Understanding - All sounds are made when ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
4.3 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN matter moves.
4.3a Essential Question - What causes sound?
PS.6.3.1   Identify characteristics of wave motion     Define and label characteristics of   *define wave                       wave length   *discoveryscho    AE Physical   Ch. 13, pg. 362-
           -amplitude                                  wave motion                           *model wave motion- up and down,   trough        ol.com/lessonpl   Science       365         ESL
           -frequency                                  -amplitude                            back and forth                     crest         ans/programs/s    SASLE:        p. 55
                                                       -frequency                            *draw and label a diagram of a     amplitude     oundwaves/        Lesson 11     Lesson AR-8,
                                                                                             wave to show amplitude and         frequency     Online                          pg. AR 16-17
                                                                                             frequency                          energy        Search:
                                                                                                                                              Understanding
                                                                                                                                              Waves
                                                                                                                                              Experiment:
                                                                                                                                              Sound Off!




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                                              Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                         Science Grade 3
                  AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                    Essential     Materials/                          Scott
                                                                Objective                   Task Analysis                                                Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                          Vocabulary     Resources                         Foresman
                        Expectations (SLE)
PS.6.3.2           THE relationship between sound Investigate the relationship
           Investigate theGOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN                  *define wave          ear drum United    Ch. 14, Lesson Ch. 14, pg. 393-
                                                                                  ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.
           and wave motion                        between sound and wave motion    *model wave motion- up and down,    ear canal     Streaming         4-AIMS:         401
                                                  through the inquiry process      back and forth                      volume        Videos:           Traveling       Graphic
                                                                                   *draw a diagram of wave motion      (amplitude)   Wonder of         Sounds: The     Organizer
                                                                                   *determine cause and effect of      pitch         Sound, The.       Science of      trans. 3
                                                                                   sound and wave motion through the   (frequency)   (13:00)           Sound by Neil   Wkbk pg. 131-
                                                                                   inquiry process                     vibrate       TLC               Ardley          136
                                                                                                                                     Elementary                        Flip Chart
                                                                                                                                     School:                           Activity27-28
                                                                                                                                     Introduction to                   with Activity
                                                                                                                                     Physical                          book p. 166-
                                                                                                                                     Science                           170 ESL p.
                                                                                                                                     (24:33)                           61
                                                                                                                                     Online Search:
                                                                                                                                     "Riding the
                                                                                                                                     Sound Wave",
                                                                                                                                     "Understanding
                                                                                                                                     Waves",
                                                                                                                                     Journey to the
                                                                                                                                     Center of the
                                                                                                                                     Ear" ( The
                                                                                                                                     Education
                                                                                                                                     Center)




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                                                Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                            Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                   Essential        Materials/                       Scott
                                                             Objective                         Task Analysis                                            Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                         Vocabulary        Resources                      Foresman
                       Expectations (SLE)
PS.6.3.3            THE impact of the following Explain how the following variables *define pitch
           Determine the GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES.    length           * "Musical    Ch. 14, Lesson    Ch. 14, pg. 388-
           variables on pitch                   affect pitch                        *demonstrate how particles move  mass             Bottles" AIMS 4SASLE:           391 Directed
           -length                              -length                             to create pitch                  tension          experiment    Lesson 10-        Inquiry pg. 388-
           -mass                                -mass                               *explain how states of matter,   states of matter "Sound in     AIMS: What        389 with
           -tension                             -tension                            length, mass, and tension affect variables        Motion"       Causes High       Activity book p.
           -state of matter                     -state of matter                    pitch                            pitch            vibration     and Low           163      Activity
                                                                                                                     particles        experiment    Pitched           DVD, Unit C,
                                                                                                                                      "Can Jam"     Sounds? AIMS:     Ch. 14
                                                                                                                                      pitch         Musical Bottles   Lesson AR-10,
                                                                                                                                      experiment    Sound by          pg. AR18-19
                                                                                                                                      "Traveling    Simon de
                                                                                                                                      Sound"        Pinna. Make a
                                                                                                                                      experiment    band using
                                                                                                                                                    kitchen
                                                                                                                                                    instruments!




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                                                     Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                                      Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                                     Essential        Materials/                          Scott
                                                                        Objective                          Task Analysis                                                      Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                                           Vocabulary        Resources                         Foresman
                    Expectations (SLE)

             Understanding - There are IS PROFICIENCY IN of REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND Arkansas.
4.4 Enduring THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENTdifferent methodsALL producing electricity relative toPREVIOUS GRADES.
4.4a Essential Question - How is electricity produced in Arkansas?
ESS.8.3.5   Identify areas in Arkansas that are the main   Identify areas in Arkansas that are   *identify areas in Arkansas that are   bauxite          Arkansas          Bauxite: Saline Lesson AR 6
            sources of minerals                            the main sources of minerals          the main sources of minerals           novaculite       Geological        County, center pg. AR 12-13
            -bauxite                                       -bauxite                              -bauxite                               quartz crystal   commission        of state         Ch. 7, pg. 202
            -novaculite                                    -novaculite                           -novaculite                            diamond          (501)296-1877(    Novaculite:
            -quartz crystal                                -quartz crystal                       -quartz crystal                        bromine          kits: rocks and   center of state
            -diamond                                       -diamond                              -diamond                               natural          minerals)         Quartz: Hot
            -bromine                                       -bromine                              -bromine                               resources        United            Springs
                                                                                                                                        mining           Streaming         Diamonds:
                                                                                                                                                         Video: Rocks      Crater of
                                                                                                                                                         and Minerals:     Diamonds
                                                                                                                                                         The Hard Facts    State Park
                                                                                                                                                         (17:00)           (only diamond
                                                                                                                                                                           mine in U.S.)
                                                                                                                                                                           Bromine:
                                                                                                                                                                           southern part
                                                                                                                                                                           of Arkansas
                                                                                                                                                                           near Louisiana
                                                                                                                                                                           border AE
                                                                                                                                                                           Earth Science
                                                                                                                                                                           SASLE:
                                                                                                                                                                           Lesson
                                                                                                                                                                           5(Pertains to
                                                                                                                                                                           general skill,
                                                                                                                                                                           not necessarily
                                                                                                                                                                           specific to AR)




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                                                  Arch Ford/Northwest Arkansas Instructional Alignment
                                                                               Science Grade 3
                   AR Department of Education
  SLE                                                                                                                       Essential       Materials/                      Scott
                                                                 Objective                         Task Analysis                                           Harcourt
 Number     CONTENT STANDARD/ Student Learning                                                                             Vocabulary       Resources                     Foresman
                        Expectations (SLE)
PS.7.3.3             THE GOAL FOR electricity     Identify methods of producing
           Identify methods of producing EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY                 IN ALL REQUIREMENTS ATofCURRENT AND PREVIOUS GRADES. 12, Ch. 13, pg. 374
                                                                                         *define the following methods producing SWEPCO: Ch. 8; Ch.
           relative to Arkansas                   electricity relative to Arkansas       producing electricity            electricity     Ecstatic About  Lesson 3; Ch. Lesson AR 9
           -hydroelectric                         -hydroelectric                         -hydroelectric                   hydroelectric   Electricity (   13, Lesson 1; pg. AR 18-19
           -coal                                  -coal                                  -coal                            coal            graphic         Lesson 8
           -oil                                   -oil                                   -oil                             oil             organizer)      (Pertains to
           -natural gas                           -natural gas                           -natural gas                     natural gas                     general skill,
           -nuclear                               -nuclear                               -nuclear                         nuclear         http://rockhoun not necessarily
           -solar                                 -solar                                 -solar                           solar           dingar.com/geo specific to AR)-
           -wind                                  -wind                                  -wind                            wind            logy/energy.ht Arkansas
                                                                                         *identify methods of producing   fossil fuel     ml              History p.23
                                                                                         electricity in Arkansas                                          (map of
                                                                                                                                                          Arkansas with
                                                                                                                                                          natural
                                                                                                                                                          resources)
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                                                                                                                                                          speakers Write
                                                                                                                                                          for information
                                                                                                                                                          Use technology
                                                                                                                                                          to research
                                                                                                                                                          electricity




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