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         Common Core                   Literature                      Informational                         Literature                 Informational                    Literature/          Literature/ Informational
        State Standards                                                                                                                                                Informational
Week




         Weekly Theme                               Main Selection                                               VS=Vocabulary Selection                             Classroom Library              Comprehension
                                                Leveled Readers (A,O,B)                                            PS=Paired Selection                                  Trade Book                   Strategy/Skill
                                           English Language Learners (ELL)                                      IRA=Interactive Read Aloud
                                             Guided Reading Level (A-Z)                                         TS=Test Strategy Selection

              Grade 3 Unit 1 Our World                             August- September
1      New Beginnings     First Day Jitters                                                          IRA=Give Me Normal             PS=Making New Friends       Mr. Putter & Tabby Pick the FOCUS: Monitoring
                          (Humorous Fiction)                                                                                         (Informational Essay)       Pears (Humorous Fiction) Comprehension Analyze Story
       SS 1. 1
                            A=The New House (K)                                                                                                                                             Structure; Character, Setting, Plot
                            O=The New Kid (M)                                                                                                                                               (3RL3) Preview and Predict ; Purpose
                            B=The New Home Town (P)                                                                                                                                         for reading; Monitoring; Inference;
                            ELL: The First Day (M)                                                                                                                                          Author's purpose; Text Feature:
                                                                                                                                                                                            Bar Graph (3RI7)
2      Keeping In Touch     Dear Juno                                                                                             IRA=Gratitude is a Cool       An Ant's Day Off (Humorous FOCUS: Monitoring
                            (Realistic Fiction)                                                                                   Attitude PS= How We Keep Fiction)                         Comprehension Analyze Story
                            A=The E-mail Pals (K)                                                                                 in Touch           (Realistic                             Structure(3RL3) Character, Setting,
                            O=Dear Ghana (M)                                                                                      Fiction)                                                  Plot                             Text
                            B=Faraway Home (P)                                                                                                                                              Feature: Time Lines (3RI7)
                            ELL: Letters to Africa- M
3      Building                                              TFK: Whose Habitat Is It?       (Non- IRA=If I Built a Village. .    PS=All Are Equal: It's the    Ramona Quimby, Age 8        FOCUS: Monitoring
                                                             fiction)                        A=A                                  Law! (Test Prep, Right        (Humorous Fiction)          Comprehension       Summarize(3RI
       Communities
                                                             Year at the Pond (K)                                                 There)                                                    2,3; 3RL5)Main Idea and Details
       SS 1. 1                                               O=Saving the Rainforest (M)                                                                                                    (3RI2) Study Skill: Using a
                                                             B=The Deep Green Forest (P)                                                                                                    Dictionary (3L4d)
                                                             ELL: The Rainforest - M
4      Antarctic Life                                        Penguin Chick              (Narrative                                IRA=Antarctica: Frozen                                    FOCUS: Questioning
                                                             Non-fiction)              A=Blue                                     Desert PS=Antarctic Anthem                                Summarize       ( 3RI2,)       Main
       SS 1. 1
                                                             Whales of Antarctica (K)                                             (Lyric Poem)                                              Idea and Details
       SS 6. 1                                               O=The Weddsell Seals of Antarctica                                                                                             Literary Elements: Rhythmic
                                                             (M)                                                                                                                            Patterns and Imagery (RL4)
                                                             B=The Wandering Albatross (P)
                                                             ELL: The Weddell Seals (M)
5      People and Their     The Perfect Pet                                                                                       IRA=A Bear In the Family                                  FOCUS: Questioning          Analyze
                            (Humorous Fiction)                                                                                    PS=Pets True or False?                                    Story Structure(3RL3) Problem and
       Pets
                            A=The Rescue (K)                                                                                      (Non-fiction Article)                                     Solution           Text Feature:
                            O=Charlie's Pet Problem (M)                                                                                                                                     Diagram (3RI7)
                            B=Dan's Idea (P)
                            ELL: Charlie has a Problem (M)
6      Unit Theme: Our                                                                               TS= Evan's Welcome (Play)                                                              FOCUS: Questioning       Review
       World




                                                                                                   Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                              RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                        L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                           Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                         3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


          Common Core                  Literature                          Informational                       Literature                 Informational                    Literature/           Literature/ Informational
         State Standards                                                                                                                                                 Informational
Week




          Weekly Theme                              Main Selection                                                VS=Vocabulary Selection                              Classroom Library               Comprehension
                                                Leveled Readers (A,O,B)                                             PS=Paired Selection                                   Trade Book                    Strategy/Skill
                                           English Language Learners (ELL)                                       IRA=Interactive Read Aloud
                                             Guided Reading Level (A-Z)                                          TS=Test Strategy Selection

       Grade 3 Unit 2                Investigations                       October -November
1       Putting on a         The Strongest One (Play)                                                                               IRA=Move to the Beat          Why Do Birds Sing?           Generate Questions(3RL1)
                             A=How Fly Saved the River (K)                                                                          PS=Behind the Scenes at a     (Informational Nonfiction)   Summarize (3RI2)              Text
        Performance
                             O=Clever John (N)                                                                                      Play (Photo Essay)                                         Feature: Photos with Captions (3RI7)
                             B=Dorje and the Lost Treasure (P)
                             ELL: John's Plan (N)

2       Wolves               Wolf! (Fantasy)                                                                                        IRA=The Wolves of Winter Are Trees Alive?                  Generate Questions(3RL1;3RI1)
                             A=Running with Wolves (L)                                                                              PS=The Truth About Wolves (Informational Nonfiction)       Fantasy and Reality (3RL)
                             O=Katie and the Wolf (N)                                                                               (Non-fiction Article)                                      Text Feature: Italics, headings,
                             B=A Dog's Life (Q)                                                                                                                                                pronunciation keys, and bold or
                             ELL: The Wolf (N)                                                                                                                                                 colored type (3RI5)




3       Past, Present, and                                       TFK: What's in Store for the Future? IRA=The Sure-Footed Shoe PS=Will Robots Do All the          Elephants Can Paint Too!     Summarize(3RL5; 3RL2;3RI3) Fact
                                                                 (Non-fiction Article)                Finder                   Work? (Test Prep - Author          (Informational Nonfiction)   and Opinion, Main idea;        Study
        Future
                                                                 A=Everyday Wonders (L)                                        and Me)                                                         Skill: Using the Parts of a Book/
        SS 1.1                                                   O=Computers (N)                                                                                                               Author and Me (Accessing inferential
                                                                 B=On the Move (Q)                                                                                                             information) (RI5)
                                                                 ELL: Inventions (N)

4       Out In Space                                             The Planets in Our Solar System                                    IRA=Galileo and the Moons                                  Generate Questions(3RL1;3RI1)
                                                                 (Informational Non-fiction)                                        of Jupiter PS=Star Research                                Summarize                        Text
        Sci 1.1
                                                                 A=What's in the Sky? (L)                                           (Non-fiction Article)                                      Feature: Internet Article (3RI5)
        Sci 1.2                                                  O=International Space Station (N)
                                                                 B=Exploring Space (Q)
                                                                 ELL: Living on a Space Station (N)




5       Being a Writer                                           Author: A True Story                  IRA=Writers                     PS=Where I Sit Writing                                  Summarize (3RL5;3RI2; 3RI3)
                                                                 (Autobiography)                                                            (Poetry)                                           Author’s Purpose (3RI6) Literary
                                                                 A=Laura Ingalls Wilder (L)                                                                                                    Elements: Alliteration and Repetition
                                                                 O=E.B. White, Writer (N)                                                                                                      (RL4)
                                                                 B=Sequoyah (Q)
                                                                 ELL: A Great Writer (N)
6       Unit Theme:                                                                                                                 TS=Venus Flytrap: The Plant                                Review: Author and Me
                                                                                                                                    with Bite!
        Investigations




                                                                                                     Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                          L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                             Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                      3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


          Common Core                Literature                          Informational                      Literature                 Informational                    Literature/            Literature/ Informational
         State Standards                                                                                                                                              Informational
Week




          Weekly Theme                           Main Selection                                                VS=Vocabulary Selection                              Classroom Library                Comprehension
                                             Leveled Readers (A,O,B)                                             PS=Paired Selection                                   Trade Book                     Strategy/Skill
                                        English Language Learners (ELL)                                       IRA=Interactive Read Aloud
                                          Guided Reading Level (A-Z)                                          TS=Test Strategy Selection

       Grade 3 Unit 3      Discoveries                          November - January

1       Food Around the    Stone Soup (Folk Tale)                                                   IRA=Eating International     PS=What's For Lunch? (Non- The First Strawberries (Folk Visualize; Make Inferences; (RL1)
                           A=The Popcorn Dancers (L)                                                                                  fiction Article)                  Tale)            Summarize (3RL2);               Text
        World
                           O=The Fox's Banquet (N)                                                                                                                                       Feature: Chart (3RI7)
                           B=The Duke's Banquet (Q)
                           ELL: The Fox's Dinner (N)




2       Solving Riddles    One Riddle, One Answer                                                   IRA=A Birthday Riddle        PS=Haiku (Haiku)              Clever Beatrice (Folk Tale)   Analyze Story Structure;     Plot
                           (Fairy Tale)                                                                                                                                                      and Setting(3RL3);    Author's
                           A=The Monster's Riddle (L)                                                                                                                                        purpose (RI6);           Literary
                           O=Magpie's Mystery (N)                                                                                                                                            Elements: Consonance and
                           B=Adding with Kevin (Q)                                                                                                                                           Metaphor (3RL4)
                           ELL: The Mystery of the Magpie (N)

3       Ecosystems In                                           TFK: Saving the Sand Dunes (Non- IRA=Walk Lightly                   PS=Frog Frenzy! (Test           Elena's Serenade (Folk   Analyze Story Structure Cause
                                                                fiction Article)                                                           Prep)                             Tale)           and Effect (3RI8)   Study Skill:
        Balance
                                                                A=Endangered Animals of the                                                                                                  Using the Library
        SS 1.1                                                  Everglades (L)
                                                                O=Water in the Desert (N)
                                                                B=Estuaries (Q)
                                                                ELL: Life in the Desert (N)
4       Making Journeys    The Jones Family Express                                              IRA=From the Belly Button       PS=Tips for Trips (How-to                                   Visualize                    Make
                           (Realistic Fiction)                                                   of the Moon                     Article)                                                    Inferences; (Rl1)        Plot;
                           A=A Different World (L)                                                                                                                                           (3RL3)                    Text
                           O=Storm Surprise (O)                                                                                                                                              Feature: Directions
                           B=A Long Way to Go (Q)
                           ELL: The Hurricane (O)

5       The Art of                                              What Do Illustrators Do?            IRA=Before You Came This PS=Jobs in Animation (Non-                                      Text Structure          Sequence;
                                                                (Narrative Non-fiction)             Way                      fiction Article)                                                (3RI3)           Make Inference;
        Illustrating
                                                                Drawing Animals - M                                                                                                          (RL1)          Text Feature:
                                                                Drawing Faces - O                                                                                                            Interview (3RL7)
                                                                Drawing Landscapes -Q
                                                                ELL: How to Draw Faces - O
6       Unit Theme:                                                                                                              TS=Design Your own                                          Test Strategy: Right There
                                                                                                                                 Journal (Explanatory
        Discoveries
                                                                                                                                 Writing)




                                                                                                  Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                             RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                       L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                          Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                       3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


          Common Core                  Literature                        Informational                       Literature                 Informational                     Literature/               Literature/ Informational
         State Standards                                                                                                                                                Informational
Week




          Weekly Theme                             Main Selection                                               VS=Vocabulary Selection                              Classroom Library                   Comprehension
                                               Leveled Readers (A,O,B)                                            PS=Paired Selection                                   Trade Book                        Strategy/Skill
                                          English Language Learners (ELL)                                      IRA=Interactive Read Aloud
                                            Guided Reading Level (A-Z)                                         TS=Test Strategy Selection

       Grade 3 Unit 4       Determination                       January-February

1       What’s Cooking?     Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!                                                       IRA=When the Rain Came       PS=Welcome to the Bakery! Everest: Reaching for the             Make Inferences and Analyze;
                            (Humorous Fiction)                                                       Up From China                (Non-fiction Article)     Sky (Informational                    Compare and Contrast((3RL3)
                            A=From Farm to Dinner Table (M)                                                                                                 Nonfiction)                           Author's purpose; (RI6)    Text
                            O= Oops! (O)                                                                                                                                                          Feature: Diagram (3RI7)
                            B= Follow the Pizza Trail (Q)
                            ELL: Fun Food Surprises (O)



2       Getting Along       Seven Spools of Thread (Fable)                                           IRA=Arachne the Spinner        PS=Our Class Newsletter            Fly High! The Story of     Make Inferences and Analyze: Draw
                            A=Androcles and the Lion (M)                                                                                 (Newsletter)                     Bessie Coleman          Conclusions (3RL1)      Setting
        SS 5.1
                            O=A True Hero (O)                                                                                                                        (Informational Nonfiction)   and Plot (3RL3)        Text
                            B= The Lost Brocade (R)                                                                                                                                               Feature: Rules (3RI7)
                            ELL: The Diamond (O)




3       Protecting Our                                          TFK: Washington Weed Whackers        IRA=The People Who           PS=Up a Creek (Test Prep)     Recycle! A Handbook for           Monitor Comprehension; Compare
                                                                (Non-fiction Article)                Hugged Trees                                               Kids (Informational               and Contrast;(3RI9) Cause and
        Natural Resources
                                                                A=Resources All Around Us (M)                                                                   Nonfiction)                       Effect;(3RI8)    Study Skill: Using
        SS 4.2                                                  O=Enjoying Our Natural Resources                                                                                                  Computer Search Engines (3W8)
                                                                (O)                           B=
                                                                Energy & Our Natural Resources (R)
                                                                ELL: Sky, Sea, and Earth (O)


4       Getting Involved                                        Here’s My Dollar             (Non-   IRA=The Song of the          PS=Helping; Recycling                                           Monitor Comprehension;
                                                                fiction Article)                     World's Last Whale           (Poetry)                                                        Connections; Comparing; (3RI9)
        SS 5.1
                                                                A=Our City Gardens (M)                                                                                                            Author’s Purpose;(RI6) Sequence;
                                                                O=Patching a Playground (O)                                                                                                       (3RI3)         Literary Elements:
                                                                B=Service Dogs in the Neighborhood                                                                                                Rhyme Scheme and Repetition (RL4)
                                                                (R)
                                                                ELL: Kids Make a Difference (O)


5       A Place of My Own   My Very Own Room                                                         IRA=Under the Back Porch     PS=Frank Lloyd Wright                                           Monitor Comprehension; Make
                            (Realistic Fiction)                                                                                   (Biography)                                                     and Confirm Predictions;   Compare
                            The Slightly Tipping Tree House -                                                                                                                                     and Contrast;(RL9) Text Feature:
                            M                                                                                                                                                                     Guide words, headings, and captions
                            A Winter Adventure - O                                                                                                                                                (Features of an Encyclopedia) (3RI7)
                            The Science Fair - R
                            ELL: Safe in the Storm - O




6       Unit Theme:                                                                                                               TS: Susan B. Anthony: A                                         Test Strategy: Author and Me
                                                                                                                                  Pioneer for Women's Rights
        Determination




                                                                                                   Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                              RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                        L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                           Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                        3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


          Common Core                  Literature                       Informational                         Literature                 Informational                    Literature/          Literature/ Informational
         State Standards                                                                                                                                                Informational
Week




          Weekly Theme                              Main Selection                                               VS=Vocabulary Selection                              Classroom Library              Comprehension
                                                Leveled Readers (A,O,B)                                            PS=Paired Selection                                   Trade Book                   Strategy/Skill
                                           English Language Learners (ELL)                                      IRA=Interactive Read Aloud
                                             Guided Reading Level (A-Z)                                         TS=Test Strategy Selection

       Grade 3 Unit 5       Challenges                        March-April
1       Making Money                                          Boom Town                  (Historical                               IRA=Music, Music For          The Babe & I (Historical    Summarize            Sequence;
                                                              Fiction)             A=Colonial                                      Everyone PS=How to Earn       Fiction)                    (3RI3)          Draw Conclusions;
        SS St 1 Obj 1
                                                              America (M)                                                          Money! (Non-fiction)                                      (3RL1)    Text Feature: Calendar
        SS St 4 Obj 2                                         O=Children &Work: On the Frontier
                                                              (O)                           B=The
                                                              Work They Did (R)
                                                              ELL: Frontier Children (O)


2       Making a                                              Beatrice’s Goat                  (Non- IRA=Frog and Locust           PS=Ugandan Girl Reaches       The Year of Miss Agnes      Make Inferences and Analyze;
                                                              fiction Article)                                                     Goal (Editorial)              (Historical Fiction)        Cause and Effect; (3RI8) Inference;
        Difference
                                                              A=Henry Bergh and the ASPCA (M)                                                                                                (RL1)               Text Feature:
        SS 5.1                                                O=John Muir Friend of Nature (O)                                                                                               Editorial (R18)
                                                              B=Alexander Flemming (R)
                                                              ELL: John Muir Friend of Nature (O)




3       In Motion                                             TFK: A Carousel of Dreams        (Non- IRA=The Runner                PS=Getting a Free Ride        Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Make Inferences and Analyze; Fact
                                                              fiction Article)                                                     (Test Prep)                   Ride (Historical Fiction)   and Opinion
        Sci 3.1
                                                              A=Making Waves (N)                                                                                                             Summarizing;(3RI2)            Study
        Sci 3.2                                               O=Thrills and Chills (P)                                                                                                       Skill: Skim and Scan a Nonfiction
                                                              B=Up, Down, or Open-Moving                                                                                                     Article (3RI5)
                                                              Machines (R)
                                                              ELL: What a Ride (P)


4       Heroes              The Printer (Realistic Fiction)                                            IRA=The Name of the Tree    PS=Smokejumpers (Non -                                    Make Inferences and Analyze; Make
                            A=Blizzard Heroes (N)                                                                                  fiction article)                                          and Confirm Prediction (3RI1)
                            O=Hurricane Heroes (P)                                                                                                                                           Sequence; (3RI3)              Text
                            B=Earthquake Heroes (R)                                                                                                                                          Feature: Map
                            ELL: Keeping Us Safe (P)




5       Animal Architects                                     Animal Homes                                                         IRA=Nests and How They                                    Summarize; Description
                                                              (Informational Fiction)                                              Are Built PS=Home Sweet                                   Connections;             Literary
        SS 1.1
                                                              A=Amazing Mammal Builders (N)                                        Home; Think of darkness                                   Elements: Simile and Rhythmic
                                                              O=Amazing Bird Builders (P)                                          (Limerick)                                                Pattern (RL4)
                                                              B=Amazing Insect &Spider Builders
                                                              (R)
                                                              ELL: Bird Builders (P)
6       Unit Theme:                                                                                                                TS= Tornadoes: Nature's                                   Test Strategy: Think and Search
                                                                                                                                   Toughest Storms
        Challenges




                                                                                                    Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                               RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                         L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                            Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                           3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


          Common Core                    Literature                          Informational                       Literature                 Informational                    Literature/          Literature/ Informational
         State Standards                                                                                                                                                   Informational
Week




          Weekly Theme                               Main Selection                                                  VS=Vocabulary Selection                             Classroom Library              Comprehension
                                                 Leveled Readers (A,O,B)                                               PS=Paired Selection                                  Trade Book                   Strategy/Skill
                                            English Language Learners (ELL)                                         IRA=Interactive Read Aloud
                                              Guided Reading Level (A-Z)                                            TS=Test Strategy Selection

       Grade 3 Unit 6         Achievements                         April-May

1       Helping Our           A Castle on Viola Street                                                    IRA=The Town that Moved     PS=Homes for Families         Teddy Roosevelt: The        Analyze Story Structure Theme;
                              (Realistic Fiction)                                                                                     (Non-fiction article)         People's President          Cause and Effect; (3RI8)    Text
        Neighbors
                              A=Heat Wave (N)                                                                                                                       (Biography)                 Feature: Features in a Textbook,
        SS 5.1                O=Emergency (P)                                                                                                                                                   (3R15)         Synonyms (3RL4)
                              B=New Neighbors (R)
                              ELL: The Flood (P)




2       Unusual Animals       Wilbur's Boast (Fantasy)                                                    IRA=Dolphin Play            PS=Do Animals Have             Roberto Clemente, Pride of Monitoring Comprehension; Make
                              A=The Elephant's Boast (N)                                                                              Personalities? (Non-fiction   the Pittsburgh Pirates      Judgments (RL3)           Draw
                              O=Mike's Surprise (P)                                                                                   article)                      (Biography)                 Conclusions; (RL1) Connections;
                              B=The Grizzly and the Frigate Bird                                                                                                                                (RL3)            Text Feature:
                              (S)                                                                                                                                                               Following Written Directions (RL1)
                              ELL: Animal Friends (P)



3       Good Citizens                                              TFK: An American Hero Flies Again                                  IRA=Election Day PS=Who       Eleanor (Biography)          Analyze Text Structure; Problem
                                                                   (Non-fiction Article)                                              is Uncle Sam? (Test Prep)                                 and Solution; (3RI2) Compare and
        SS 5.2
                                                                   A=Symbols of America (N)                                                                                                     Contrast;        Study Skill: Use
                                                                   O=Getting Out the Vote (P)                                                                                                   Functional Documents (RI7)
                                                                   B=Three Great Americans (S)
                                                                   ELL: Vote (P)

4       Working Together                                           Mother to Tigers (Biography)           IRA=The Giant Jam           PS=The Lion and the                                       Monitoring Comprehension;
                                                                   A=Painting Birds (N)                   Sandwich                    Mouse(Fable)                                              Author’s Purpose;(3RI6) Predictions;
                                                                   O=Jane Goodall: Life Among the                                                                                               (3RI1)         Literary Elements:
                                                                   Chimpanzees (p)                                                                                                              Personification and Moral (3RL2)
                                                                   B=Gerald Durrell: Animal's Best
                                                                   Friend (S)
                                                                   ELL: Jane Goodall and the
                                                                   Chimpanzees (P)
5       Raising Butterflies                                        Home Grown Butterflies         (Non-   IRA=Chasing Butterflies     PS=Monarch Butterfly; The                                 Monitoring Comprehension;Draw
                                                                   fiction Article)                                                   Caterpillar (Poetry, Free                                 Conclusions; Problem and Solution;
                                                                   A=The Curious World of Beetles (N)                                 Verse)                                                    Literary Elements: Personification
                                                                   O=Purple Loosestrife (P)                                                                                                     and Assonance (Repetition of medial
                                                                   B=Aliens in the Waters (S)                                                                                                   vowel sounds) (RF2))
                                                                   ELL: The Marsh Monster (P)


6       Unit Theme:                                                                                                                   TS= A Change in Plans                                     Test Strategy: On My Own
                                                                                                                                      (News Story)
        Achievements




                                                                                                       Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                  RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                            L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                               Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                                      3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


    Speaking & Listening                                                                Language                                                                                   Writing                                                Foundational Skills


          Talk About It                        Vocabulary (3L4,5)                       Spelling Words (3L2e)                    Grammer                       Research:         Writing Mode/ Trait                                Phonics                  Fluency       3RFa,b,c
                                              MS=Main Selection                       Bold=New words Regular=                   Conventions          http://treasures.macmillanm
                                              PS=Paired Selection                      Review words Underlined =                                     h.com/utah/teachers/resourc
                                                                                               Challenge
                                                                                                                                                       es/research-and-inquiry-
                                                                                                                                                                activities

Information from pictures, purpose for MS=downstairs, nervous, fumbled,             clap, step, sick, rock, luck, crop,      Statements and          Making Friends                          Narrative: Personal        Words with short vowels (a, e, i,    Commas and Ellipses
listening (3SL1,b,d; 3SL2,3,4,6)       chuckled, nonsense, trudge                   snack, mess, head, shut, miss,           Questions :                                                     Narrative (3W3)/           o, u) (2F3a)                         (3RF4b)
                                       PS=accepted, attracts, introduce,            stamp, jump, click, pond, cat, can,      Capitilization and                                              Organization (3W4)
                                       survey                Identify words in      man, bathtub, anthill                    Punctuation (3W5)
                                       context; (L4) Using prefixes to
                                       understand words(3RFa)

Information from pictures, purpose for MS=crackle, announced, soared,               date, fine, rose, lake, life, home,      Punctuation in          Telephone History                       Narrative; Personal        Words with the CVCe Pattern          Dialogue and Punctuation
listening (3SL1,b,d; 3SL1,2,3,4,5,)      starry, envelope, photograph               safe, rice, globe, plane, wise,          Commands and                                                    Narrative (3W3) Sentence   (long vowels a, i, o spelled late,   ( 3RF4b)
                                         PS=technology, communicate,                smoke, grade, smile, come, clap,         Exclamations (3W5)                                              Fluency (3W5)              kite, hope) (2F3c)
                                         improved, images                           crop, sick, sneeze, escape
                                         Identify words in context, (L4) Sentence
                                         clues(3L4a)
Information from pictures, purpose for MS=neighborhood, content,                    fail, bay, pail, ray, plain, tray, trail, Subjects/Correct       Communities                             Opinion: TP: Extended      Words with /a/ (long a) (ai, ay      Pronunciation of
listening, listen for main ideas, orally addressing, resort                         May, braid, sway, gray, plays, paint, Sentences (sentence                                                Response to Literature     train, play) (3L2f)                  vocabulary words and
summarize, presentation from cards Identify words in context (L4) ; dictionary      snail, great, safe, globe, rice, lady,    fragments) (3W5)                                               WW: Expository (3W3)                                            other hard words (3RF4b)
(3SL1,b,d; 3SL1,2,3,4,5,6)               and unfamiliar words (3L4d)                afraid


Information from pictures, purpose for MS=fierce, whips, echoes, shuffles,          gold, bowl, soak, sold, snow, loaf,      Predicates/ Complete    Cinquain Poetry                         Informative/ Explanatory: Words with /o/ (long o) (o, ow,       Pace and speed of
listening (3SL1,b,d; 3SL2,3,4,5,6)     huddle, junior, down                         roast, coast, scold, coal, slow,         Sentences(Sentence                                              Poem about animal (3W3) oa—grow, road), multi-syllabic          reading ()
                                       Identify words in context , (L4)             grows, show, float, blow, snail, gray,   fragments and run-on                                            Word Choice (3W5)         words, word families (3L2f)
                                       homographs                                   plain, window, program                   sentences) (3W5)




Information from pictures, purpose for MS=perfect, challenge, healthy,              mild, sky, pie, might, find, fight, ties, Punctuate Compound     Mammal Games                            Narrative: Personal        Words with /i/ (long i) ( i, ie, y, igh Question marks, pausing
listening, ask questions (3SL1,b,d;    satisfy, manage, scratch, appetite           right, fry, tight, child, flight, bright, Sentences (3W5)                                                Narrative (3W3)            child, lie, fly, slight,), (3L2f) multi- (3RF4b)
3SL2,3,4,5,6)                          PS=examine, conclusion, oxygen,              buy, dye, soak, bowl, gold, wind,                                                                        Capitalization and         syllabic words, multiple meaning
                                       nocturnal                                    children                                                                                                 Punctuation (3W5) Ideas    words
                                       Identify words in context (L4)                                                                                                                        and Content (3W4)

Theme Project: World Literature      Internet Terms: web browser, home                                                       Sentences (3W5; 3L1i)   Choose nonfiction, poetry, drama, or    Narrative: Personal
Project - choose nonfiction, poetry, page, URL (Uniform Resource                                                                                     fiction to make comparisons about       Narrative (3W3)
drama, or fiction to make            Locator), hypertext link, home keys                                                                             cultures, themes, time periods, and     organization and ideas;
comparisons about cultures, themes,                                                                                                                  people. Make Compare-and-Contrast       Using the Internet
time periods, and people. Create a                                                                                                                   chart (Standard 8 CC
short play and present                                                                                                                               Entering and using URLs)




                                                                                                                 Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                            RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                                      L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                                         Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                                    3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


    Speaking & Listening                                                              Language                                                                                   Writing                                                   Foundational Skills


          Talk About It                        Vocabulary (3L4,5)                     Spelling Words (3L2e)                    Grammer                        Research:         Writing Mode/ Trait                                  Phonics                    Fluency       3RFa,b,c
                                              MS=Main Selection                     Bold=New words Regular=                   Conventions           http://treasures.macmillanm
                                              PS=Paired Selection                    Review words Underlined =                                      h.com/utah/teachers/resourc
                                                                                             Challenge
                                                                                                                                                      es/research-and-inquiry-
                                                                                                                                                               activities
Information from pictures, purpose for MS=decorated, symbol, darkened,            heel, seal, weak, week, bean, creek, Common and Proper          Wiley and the Hairy Man         (Online Opinion: Persuasive (3W5) Words with /e/ (long e) (ee, ea,  Exclamation points
listening, ask questions (3SL1,b;      gnaws, securing, weakest                   speaks, team, free, green, clean,         Nouns/ Capitalization Play)                                   / Organization (3W4)      week, bean), multi-syllabic words (3RF4b)
3SL2,3,4,6)                            PS=audience, set, costumes,                cream, street, freeze, field, right, pie, of Proper Nouns (3W5)                                                                   (3L2f)
                                       characters, technician                     child, sixteen, peanut
                                       Identify words in context ,(L4) antonyms

Information from pictures, purpose for MS=passion, admire, concentrate,           chick, much, pitch, teacher, chum,       Singular and Plural      Wolves                                  Opinion: Persuasive (3W5) Words with /ch/ (beginning,       Punctuation and changes
listening, ask questions, Present with splendid, bothering, dangerous,            lunch, ditch, cheek, hatch, cheese,      Nouns (3L1b)                                                     / Word Choice (3W5)       medial, final with ch, tch—peach, in intonation (3RF4b)
poster (3SL1,b; 3SL2,3,4)              ached PS=reputation, offspring, den,       bench, chunk, stretch, watching,         Punctuate sentences                                                                        patch, teacher, beachball,
                                       communicate                                crunching, weak, green, seal, catcher,   (commands,                                                                                 cheese), multi-syllabic words
                                       Identify words in context ,(L4)            sandwich                                 statements, questions,                                                                     (3L2f)
                                       Dictionary(3L4d), Multiple meaning                                                  exclamations) (3W5)
                                       words , synonyms, antonyms (3L5c)




Information from pictures, purpose for MS=objects, entertainment,                 thick, this, truth, whales, shock, fish, Irregular Plural         The Future                              Narrative: TP: Personal      Words with th, ph, wh, sh (voiced      Correct pronunciation of
listening, Presentation of magazine    predictions, computers                     what, sixth, them, washing, wheel,       Nouns/Spelling Plural                                            Narrative (3W3)              and unvoiced th, beginning,            vocabulary words and
article (3SL1,b,2,3,4,6)               Identify words in context, word            pathway, month, dishpan, weather, Nouns (3L1b)                                                            Informative/Explanatory:     medial, final), Multi-syllabic words   other hard words,
                                       parts/plural endings                       lunch, chick, pitch, shadow, thicken                                                                      WW: Expository (3W5)         (3L2f)                                 punctuation (3RF4b)




Information from pictures, purpose for MS=dim, easily, farther, main,             thread, scrubs, spree, screams,          Possessive Nouns         The Sun: Our Star                       Opinion: Persuasive (3W5) Consonant Blends (/thr/, /spr/,           Correct pronunciation of
listening, Presentation of ads         probably, solar system, telescope,         stream, scratch, spread, throne,         (3L2d) Apostrophes in                                            / Voice                   /scr/, /str/), Multi-syllabic words,      vocabulary words and
(3SL2,4,6)                             temperatures PS=URL, sidebar, menu,        three, screens, spray, throw, strong,    Possessive Nouns                                                                           word families (3L2f)                      other hard words,
                                       hyperlinks, home page Identify words in    scraped strength, thick, washing,        (2L2c)                                                                                                                               punctuation (3RF4b)
                                       context , definitions                      whales, streamer, scribble




Information from pictures, purpose for MS=talented, single, proper,               wrap, knit, gnat, wrists, knots,         Sengence Combininb       Poetry Haiku                            Opinion: Persuasive (3W5) Words with /n/gn, kn; /r/wr (knot, Long sentences with
listening, Presentation of Book        excitement, acceptance, useful             wrote, knight, sign, knock, wreck,       with Nouns/Book titles                                           / Sentence Fluency (3W5) wrap, gnat, sign), multi-syllabic   multiple clauses,
Review (3SL1,b,2,3,6)                  Identify words in context , suffixes       know, wring, gnaws, write, wrong,        (3L1i, 3L2a)                                                                               words (3L2f)                       commas, tempo/phrasing
                                                                                  throw, spray, scratch, wristwatch,                                                                                                                                     (3RF4b)
                                                                                  knapsack

Multimedia presentation to share                                                                                           Nouns (3L1b,c)           What investigations would you make if   Opinion: Persuasive (3W5)
information from self-selected                                                                                                                      you were a detective? A scientist? A    / voice and sentence
research unit project.                                                                                                                              historian? Self-selected research on    fluency
                                                                                                                                                    topic of interest,




                                                                                                               Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                          RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                                    L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                                       Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                                    3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


    Speaking & Listening                                                              Language                                                                                   Writing                                                    Foundational Skills


          Talk About It                        Vocabulary (3L4,5)                     Spelling Words (3L2e)                   Grammer                       Research:         Writing Mode/ Trait                                    Phonics                    Fluency       3RFa,b,c
                                              MS=Main Selection                     Bold=New words Regular=                  Conventions          http://treasures.macmillanm
                                              PS=Paired Selection                    Review words Underlined =                                    h.com/utah/teachers/resourc
                                                                                             Challenge
                                                                                                                                                    es/research-and-inquiry-
                                                                                                                                                             activities


Information from pictures, purpose for MS=guests, banquet, agreeable,             bark, shorts, sharp, sore, hard,        Action Verbs/Commas    Lunch (origin of foods)                   Narrative: Personal          Words with /är/, /ôr/ (ar as in     Intonation and pausing/
listening, Presentation of Journal     curiosity, gaze, untrusting                storms, yard, sport, sharks, porch,     in Dates and Places                                              Narrative (3W3) / Voice ()   bark, card and or, ore as in        Exclamatory Sentences ()
article (3SL1,b,d,2,3,4,5,6)           PS=unique, tortillas, hearty, kimchi,      pour, story, chore, wore, carve,        (1L2c)                                                                                        north, store), multi-syllabic words
                                       chapatis                  Identify words   knots, sign, wrong, orchard, artist                                                                                                   (3L2f)
                                       in context , synonyms




Information from pictures, purpose of MS=wearily, depart, suitable,               stairs, mare, bear, bare, share, wear, Present-Tense           Haiku                             Write Narrative: Story (3W4,5) /     Words with /âr/ (r-controlled           Intonation and pauses for
listening, oral summary and questions increase, observed, advised,                dares, chairs, glare, pairs, hare,     Verbs/Subject-Verb      a poem.                                 Word Choice                    vowels as in bare, fair, bear),         punctuation marks ()
(3SL1,b,d,2,3,4,5,6)                  discouraged                                 their, pears, square, haircut, sport,  Agreement (3L1e,f)                                                                             Multi-syllabic words (3L2f)
                                      Identify words in context, dictionary ,     sore, hard, airport, beware
                                      unfamiliar words (3L4d)


Information from pictures, purpose for MS=preserve, restore, suffered,            turns, first, herds, learn, purr, third, Past-Tense            Ecosystems (Worksheet for online          Opinion: TP: Persuasive      Words with /ûr/ ( r-controlled          Pronunciation of
listening, Presentation of report,     rainfall                       Identify    earn, nurse, perch, girls, firm, word, Verbs/Commas in a       information.)                             Writing (3W5)                vowel er (her), ir (fir) ear (learn),   vocabulary words and
questions (3SL1,b,d,2,3,4,5,6)         words in context , dictionary/multiple     world, serve, worth, bare, bear,         Series (3L1e,1L2c)                                              Informative Explanatory:     ur (burn), multi-syllabic words         other hard words ()
                                       meaning words (3L4d)                       stairs, perfect, Thursday                                                                                WW: Expository (3W2)         (3L2f)




Information from pictures, purpose for MS=annual, potential, expensive,           loop, rude, look, clue, spoon, tube,    Future-Tense           Travel Tips                               Narrative: Story (3W4,5) /   Words with /ü/, /u/ (long u) and /u/ Punctuation marks and
listening, Presentation of Dramatic    politely, package, wrapping,               shook, blue, cubes, goose, mules,       Verbs/Colons in time                                             Conventions                  (one small circle should be above intonation, expression with
Reading (3SL1,b,d,2,3,4,5,6)           innocent, aisles Identify words in         gloom, true, shoe, stew, firm, turns,   and Quotation Marks                                                                           the letter u) (patterns oo (soon)    dialogue ()
                                       context, dictionary, homophones (3L4d)     learn, classroom, childhood             (3L1e, 3L2c)                                                                                  and ue (true), yoo (mule) and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        oo (book), multi-syllabic words
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (3L2f)

Information from pictures, purpose for MS=instance, illustrate, style,            coy, soil, foil, toil, coins, point,   Sentence Combining      Animation, Create Their own               Narrative: Play (3W4,5) /    Words with /oi/ (boy, boil), multi- Punctuation and Tempo ()
listening, Presentation of play scenes, textures, sketches, suggestions           noise, loyal, boiled, spoiled, enjoys, with Verbs/Commas       animation.                                Word Choice                  syllabic words, (3L2f)
oral questioning (3SL1,b,d,2,3,4,5,6) PS=animators, storyboard,                   voice, choice, soybean, joyful,        (3L2b,c)
                                        technology, 3-D, script                   spoon, rude, shook, noisy, checkpoint
                                        Identify words in context; Sentence
                                        clues (3L4)
Have you ever made a discovery?         Synonyms, Dictionary, Unfamiliar                                                  Verbs (3L1a)           Choose an idea for a discovery they      Editing a document, using
What new discoveries could help         Words, Homophones, Multiple Meaning                                                                      want to learn more about. Create oral    e-mail
people today?                           Words, Context Clues, Sentence Clues                                                                     report with accompanying props or
                                                                                                                                                 visual in a cause-and-effect or problem-
                                                                                                                                                 and-solution format.




                                                                                                               Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                          RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                                    L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                                       Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                                     3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


    Speaking & Listening                                                              Language                                                                                     Writing                                                 Foundational Skills


          Talk About It                         Vocabulary (3L4,5)                    Spelling Words (3L2e)                     Grammer                         Research:         Writing Mode/ Trait                                Phonics                 Fluency      3RFa,b,c
                                               MS=Main Selection                    Bold=New words Regular=                    Conventions            http://treasures.macmillanm
                                               PS=Paired Selection                   Review words Underlined =                                        h.com/utah/teachers/resourc
                                                                                             Challenge
                                                                                                                                                        es/research-and-inquiry-
                                                                                                                                                                 activities


Information from pictures, purpose for MS=magnificent, masterpiece,               yawn, taught, salt, lawn, halls, hauls,   Verbs: Be, Do, and        Cooking Show (Students do a cooking     Informative/Explanatory: Words with /ô/ (spelled au, aw, al Intonation and Pausing
listening, Read aloud to group, oral   ingredient, recipes, tasty                 hawks, squawk, bought, bawls,             Have/Subject-Verb         demo in small groups.                   Explanatory Writing (3W2) / in accented first syllable salt,   with dialogue ()
questioning (3SL1c)                    PS=schedule, sequence, ingredients,        drawing, caused, paused, crawled,         Agreement (correct                                                Organization ()             false, lawn, sauce) multi-syllabic
                                       profits                      Identify      coughing, joyful, coins, spoiled,         usage of be and have)                                                                         words (3L2f)
                                       words in context, Homophones,              walrus, autumn                            (3L1f)
                                       dictionary


Information from pictures, purpose for MS=beamed, argued, possessions,            found, town, shout, owl, couch,           Linking Verbs/End         Getting Along (Contains a worksheet     Informative Explanatory: Words with /ou/ (ow, ou, brown, Commas, semicolons and
listening, oral summarizing,           fabric, purchased, quarreling              bow, scout, round, plow, crowd,           punctuation and           for problem solving.)                   Explanatory Writing (3W2)/ cloud) multi-syllabic words (3L2f) periods, pausing ()
Presentation of Poster (3SL1d)         PS=conflict, resolve, respect              proud, clouds, ground, louder,            Complete Sentences                                                Sentence Fluency
                                       Dictionary, multiple meaning words,        bounce, drawing, lawn, hauls,             (3L2)
                                       suffixes (3L4b,d)                          snowplow, outline




Information from pictures, purpose for MS=native, shouldn't, research,            cell, gems, age, place, gyms, city,      Main and Helping       Natural Resourses               (Learning   Narrative: TP: Fictional     Words with soft c and g (cent,    Pronunciation of
listening, Presentation of an          sprout, clumps                             cents, price, space, nice, giant,        Verbs/Quotations Marks about soil.)                                Narrative (3W3)              gym—beginning and final) multi-   vocabulary words and
Article,(3SL4) Paraphrase what you     Words parts; Contractions                  changes, pages, gentle, message,         in dialogue (3L2c)                                                 WW: Expository (3W2)         syllabic words (3L2f)             other hard words, pausing
see and hear (3SL2)                                                               crowd, clouds, found, giraffe, celebrate                                                                                                                                   at punctuation marks ()




Information from pictures, purpose for MS=tour, volunteers, community,            sale, sail, beet, beat, rode, road,       Irregular Verbs/Correct   Poetry: Drag words to create a poem.    Informative/Explanatory: Homophones (one syllable) (           Phrasing, Tempo ()
listening, questioning,(3SL1c)         thrilled, slogan, grownups, deserve,       rowed, its, it's, your, you're, there,    Verb Forms (3L1d)                                                 Explanatory Writing ( 3W2)
presentation of essays (3SL4)          interviewed Review words in context        they're, peace, piece, city, gems,                                                                          / Voice ()
                                       , Greek and Latin roots (34LC) ,           space, seen, scene
                                       applying in writing




Information from pictures, purpose for   MS=separate, determination, storage,     years, twins, trays, states, ashes,       Contractions with Not         Architecture             Patterns   Informative/Explanatory: Plurals (see spelling list: years,    Punctuation, Phrasing ()
listening,(3SL1b) responding             crate, exact, ruined, luckiest           foxes, inches, flies, cities, ponies,     Spelling Contractions     in Architecture.                        Explanatory Writing (3W2) / ponies, inches), multi -syllabic
orally,(3SL6) Presentation of            PS=influenced, form, function,           bunches, alleys, lunches, cherries,       with Not (apostrophes)                                            Word Choice                 words (3L1b)
Brochures                                geometric, preserved                     daisies, sale, rode, you're, heroes,      (1L2c)
                                         Words in context, word endings (-er, -   libraries
                                         est)




What goals do you have? What              Technology: spreadsheet, cell, row,                                               Verbs (3L1d)              Research information that could help    Explanatory Writing: How-
challenges do you face in meeting        column, graph                                                                                                them meet their goal for the future.    to-Article; Create a
your goals? What helps you                                                                                                                            Create a booklet fo presentation. .     booklet on reaching their
persevere when you get                                                                                                                                                                        goal that uses
discouraged? Share booklet they                                                                                                                                                               technology, photos,
create about reaching their goal.                                                                                                                                                             illustrations, charts, and
                                                                                                                                                                                              different fonts, colors,


                                                                                                                Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                           RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                                     L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                                        Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                                      3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


    Speaking & Listening                                                                Language                                                                                    Writing                                                Foundational Skills


          Talk About It                           Vocabulary (3L4,5)                    Spelling Words (3L2e)                   Grammer                        Research:         Writing Mode/ Trait                                Phonics                  Fluency      3RFa,b,c
                                                 MS=Main Selection                    Bold=New words Regular=                  Conventions           http://treasures.macmillanm
                                                 PS=Paired Selection                   Review words Underlined =                                     h.com/utah/teachers/resourc
                                                                                               Challenge
                                                                                                                                                       es/research-and-inquiry-
                                                                                                                                                                activities

Information from pictures, purpose for     MS=sidewalks, grumbled, traders,         airplane, daytime, birthday, daylight, Pronouns/ Capitalizing I Business                                  Informative Explanatory:   Compound Words, multi-syllabic      Commas and Periods ()
listening, responding orally,              blossomed, wailed, lonesome              hairdo, notebook, birdhouse, barefoot, and Proper Nouns                                                   Descriptive (3W3b)/        words (2L4d; 3L2f)
Presentation of essays, listening skills   PS=business, services, batches,          headlight, sometime, someone,          (KL2a, 1L1b)                                                       Organization
(3SL1a,b,c.d)                              demand                  Word parts ,     newspaper, sidewalks, basketball,
                                           compound words , apply vocabulary to     stagecoach, states, inches, cities,
                                           writing (L6)                             somebody, handwriting



Information from pictures, purpose for     MS=gift, yearned, tend, produce,         names, named, naming, hopes,        Subject and Object          Charitable Organizations                  Informative Explanatory:   Words with inflected endings (–s, Phrasing, Pauses and
listening, responding orally,              sturdy, schoolhouse, kindhearted         hoped, hoping, dances, danced,      Pronouns/Pronoun                                                      Descriptive (3W3b) /       -ed and –ing with                 Intonation, Punctuation ()
Presentation of Essays and comic           PS=achieve, determined, encourages       dancing, drops, dropped, dropping, Usage (3L1a,f)                                                         Organization               doubling—chops, chopping,
strips (3SL1a,b,c,d)                       Words in context , word parts , word     wraps, wrapped, wrapping, airplane,                                                                                                  chopped), multi-syllabic words
                                           history, apply vocabulary to writing     someone, newspaper, driving, traded                                                                                                  3L2f)
                                           (3L2f,L6)




Information from pictures, purpose for     MS=powered, declared, existed,           tries, tried, trying, dries, dried,    Possessive Pronouns      People on the Move                        Narrative: TP: Personal    Words with Endings changing y       Pronunciation of
listening, responding orally,              artist's, pride              Word        drying, hurries, hurried, hurrying,    (2L2c, 3L2d)                                                       Narrative                  to I, Multi-syllabic words (3L2f)   vocabulary words and
Presentation of Brochures                  parts/possessives , words in             studies, studied, studying, plays,                                                                        Informative Explanatory:                                       other hard words,
(3SL1a,b,c,d)                              context(3L2d)                            played, playing, dances, hoping,                                                                          WW: Expository                                                 Punctuation          ()
                                                                                    wrapping, obeyed, worrying




Information from pictures, purpose for     MS=screamed, numb, escape, fled,         basket, rabbit, napkin, letter, invite, Pronoun-Verb            Firefighters                              Informative Explanatory: Words with VC/CV pattern           Expression, Punctuation
listening, responding orally,              shuddered, image, newspaper              bedtime, mammal, number, fellow, Agreement (3L1f)                                                         Descriptive(3W3b) Ideas (closed syllables) ( TE: embed      (Exclamation Points),
Presentation of Speeches                   PS=remote, smokejumpers, physical,       chapter, follow, problem, chicken,                                                                        and Content              counting syllables with clapping   Dialogue
(3SL1a,b,c,d,3SL4,3SL6)                    retreat         Context clues ,          butter, Sunday, tried, studies, drying,                                                                                            here) (include words with
                                           Figurative language (3L5a)               splendid, complete                                                                                                                 different consonants as in basket
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and doublets as in summer), Multi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       syllabic words (3L2d)

Information from pictures, purpose for     MS=hives, architects, structures,        pilot, diner, tiger, favor, lemon,     Verb Contractions/        Limericks                                Informative Explanatory:   The V/CV and VC/V Pattern           Phrasing, Punctuation,
listening, responding orally,              contain, retreats, shallow, shelter      planet, model, shady, robot, tiny,     Spelling Contractions                                              Descriptive Poem (3W3b)    (baby, wagon and cabin,             Tempo and genre ()
Presentation of Poetry                     Words in context , Analogies, Apply      label, cozy, silent, spider, frozen,   and Possessive                                                     Word Choice                planet—note that the v/cv has a
(3SL1a,b,c,d,3SL4,3SL6)                    vocabulary to writing (L6)               follow, basket, Sunday, melon,         Pronouns (they're, their,                                                                     long vowel sound and the less
                                                                                    stomach                                it's its, you're, your)                                                                       common vc/c pattern has the
                                                                                                                           (3L2d)                                                                                        short syllable sound), multi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         syllabic words (3L2f)
Wht kinds of challenges do you like?       Technology: graphics, paintbrush tool,                                          Pronouns (3L1a)          Reasearch a kind of personal or           Informative Explanatory:
What hard challenges have you              fill tool, color palette, scanner                                                                        community challenge. Do library           Descriptive Writing:
faced? Who are some people who                                                                                                                      research and contact sources to set up    compare and Contrast
have overcome great challenges?                                                                                                                     interviews. Contribute to class           (3W3b)       ideas and
Conduct interview. Present to class                                                                                                                 scrapbook and present to class.           word choice
on information learned.




                                                                                                                  Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                             RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                                       L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                                          Updated 9/2011
                                                                                                                       3rd Grade MMH Treasures Matrix


    Speaking & Listening                                                                Language                                                                                     Writing                                                Foundational Skills


          Talk About It                         Vocabulary (3L4,5)                      Spelling Words (3L2e)                    Grammer                        Research:         Writing Mode/ Trait                                Phonics                   Fluency       3RFa,b,c
                                               MS=Main Selection                      Bold=New words Regular=                   Conventions           http://treasures.macmillanm
                                               PS=Paired Selection                     Review words Underlined =                                      h.com/utah/teachers/resourc
                                                                                               Challenge
                                                                                                                                                        es/research-and-inquiry-
                                                                                                                                                                 activities


Information from pictures, purpose for   MS=downtown, appliances, owners,           able, purple, riddle, handle, towel,     Adjectives and           Helping Out                              Opinion: Business Letter   Words with final /əl/(schwa-l)      Inflection and pauses for
listening, responding orally,            construction, equipment, leaky             eagle, puzzle, castle, little, nickel,   Articles/Titles and                                               (3W4,5) / Word Choice      (final unstressed words -el and -le punctuation marks,
Presentation of Business Letters         PS=rent, needy, organization,              camel, pickle, travel, tunnel,           Abbreviations (3L2a)                                                                         --angel, bottle), multi-syllabic    Phrasing ()
(3SL1a,b,c,d,3SL4.3SL6)                  volunteers        Context Clues , Apply    squirrel, spider, tiny, planet, motel,                                                                                                words (3L2)
                                         vocabulary to writing (L6)                 couple




Information from pictures, purpose for   MS=conversation, interrupted,              untied, repay, disagree, preheat,        Adjectives that          Caring for Pets                          Informative Explanatory:   Prefixes re-, un-, dis-, pre- , multi- Punctuation (Question
listening, responding orally,            boasting, sway, scrambled, seized,         unafraid, return, preschool, dislike,    Compare/Correct                                                   Expository Writing         syllabic words, silly words with       Marks) ()
Presentation of Class Newspapers         rebuild PS=personality, behavior,          disappear, resell, precook, prepay,      Comparative and                                                   (Research) (3W7;3W2)/      prefixes (3L2f)
(3SL1a,b,c,d,3SL4,3SL6)                  individual             Words in context,   unbeaten, reprint, unwrap, nickel,       Superlative                                                       Sentence Fluency
                                         Word parts: Prefixes , Apply vocabulary    handle, pickle, unlucky, recover         Forms(3L1g)
                                         to writing, analogies (L6)



Information from pictures, purpose for MS=historical, dispute, automatically,       sister, sailor, dollar, toaster, winter, Aderbs (that tell how)   Citizens                                 Narrative: TP: Fictional   Words with final /ər/ (schwa-r)        Pronunciation of
listening, responding orally,          requirements                                 doctor, later, dancer, mayor, writer, Adverbs vs. Adjectives                                               Narrative (8.6.b)          (final unstressed -er spelled er, vocabulary words and
Presentation of Brochures, Interview, Word parts, Greek roots                       silver, cellar, trailer, December,       (3L1g)                                                            Expository: WW:            ar, or--better, beggar, actor), multi- other hard words,
questioning                                                                         author, resell, prepay, unwrap,                                                                            Expository (3W7)           syllabic words (                       Punctuation (
(3SL1a,b,c,d,3SL4,3SL6,3SL3)                                                        circular, editor


Information from pictures, purpose for   MS=strolled, pitiful, sleepy, crouch,      careful, cheerful, helpful, colorful,    Adverbs that Tell When Fables                                     Informative Explanatory:   Words with suffixes -ful, -less, -ly, Phrasing and intonation ()
listening, responding orally,            official, sleek, grace                     harmful, peaceful, pitiful, painless,    or Where/Commas after                                             Expository Writing         multi-syllabic words, word
Presentation of Interviews,              Words in context, Apply vocabulary to      priceless, helpless, sleepless,          Introductory Words                                                (Research) (3W7)           building (3L2e)
questioning (3SL3)                       writing, Word parts and suffixes (3RFa)    rainless, helplessly, carefully,         (3L2b,c)                                                          Organization
                                                                                    peacefully, doctor, dollar, December,
                                                                                    wonderful, cloudless


Information from pictures, purpose for MS=disappear, protect, harming,              because, rubber, about, puddle,          Sentence Combining  Poetry                                        Informative Explanatory:   Words with accented syllables,      Tempo of words beginning
listening, responding orally,          involved, supply, capture, enclosure         alive, behind, before, around, better,   with Adjectives and                                               Expository Writing         Multi-syllabic words (3L2f)         with the same letter,
Presentation of Fantasy Stories        Dictionary , multiple meaning words          attract, kettle, hammer, attend,         Adverbs/Comma Usage                                               (Research) (3W7) Word                                          Expression, Phrasing,
(3SL4)                                                                              tickle, people, peaceful, helpless,      (3L2b,c)                                                          Choice                                                         Punctuation (
                                                                                    carefully, believe, beaver



What have you achieved that you are Technology: presentation, clip art, slide,                                               Adverbs vs. Adjectives   Research what they need to know to       Informative Explanatory:
proud of? What would you like to     layout                                                                                  (2L1e, 3L1g)             work toward achieveing their goal.       Expository Writing
achieve while you are in school?                                                                                                                      Present to class on information          (Research Report) (3W7)
What would you like to achieve as an                                                                                                                  obtained.                                sentence fluency and
adult? Create class presentation on                                                                                                                                                            conventions
research project.




                                                                                                                   Key: 3RI3 (Third Grade, Reading Informational Text, Standard 3)
                                                                                                              RL=Reading Literature RI = Reading Informational Text F=Foundational
                                                                                                                        L=Languge W=Writing          SL=Speaking and Listening
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