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                                                                                                                                                                        Grade 3

Grade 3
Unit 1

               Weekly Theme &                Phonics/                                                  Phonics and Spelling              Comprehension                                     Comprehension                                                                         Fluency                                   Paired Selection Title,
    Pacing                                                                 Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                         Fluency
                Main Selection             Spelling Skill                                                     Eskill                     Strategy & Skill                                     Eskill                                                                              Eskill                                   Genre, Strategy & Skill


                                                                                                                                                               COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                               Preview text to establish prior knowledge using pre-reading
                                                                                                                                                               strategies. Apply background knowledge, experience to make
                                                                  VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                               connections.
                                                                  Understand and use vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                               COMPREHENSION
                                                                  essential to text. (Level M-N)
                                                                                                                                                               Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from
                                                                   VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Making New Friends
                                                                                                    PHONICS                                                    text being listened to or read-predict, use picture clues (Level M-N)
                                                                  Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -- Nonfiction
                                                                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound                            COMPREHENSION                                                                                  FLUENCY
                                                                  resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                                                                                                  --Text Feature: Bar Graph
             1) New Beginnings         Words with short                                             relationships and syllable      Analyze Story Structure Summarize text of story (setting, plot, character, problem/solution-         Commas and           Read grade level materials attending to
Aug 21-25                                                         reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                                                                                                --COMPREHENSION
             --First Day Jitters       vowels (a, e, i, o, u)                                       spelling patterns to decode     --Character, Setting, Plot Level M-N)                                                                Ellipses             phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M-
                                                                  sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Read and follow simple written directions.
                                                                                                    words in order to comprehend                               RESEARCH                                                                                       N)
                                                                  words (125 sight words from 3rd                                                                                                                                                                                                              --THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                    connected text. (Level M-N)                                Use a variety of graphic organizers.
                                                                  Grade Common Word List).                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Follow graphic, oral, and written directions.
                                                                                                                                                               COMPREHENSION
                                                                  VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                               Identify and use literary terminology such as setting, plot, character,
                                                                  Use a range of vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                               problem, and solution
                                                                  strategies-context clues.
                                                                                                                                                               COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                               Read, respond to, and discuss a variety of literature (e.g.. Fiction,
                                                                                                                                                               Non-fiction, and rhymes)


                                                                                                                                                               COMPREHENSION
                                                                  VOCABULARY                                                                                   Preview text to establish prior knowledge using pre-reading
                                                                  Understand and use vocabulary                                                                strategies. Apply background knowledge, experience to make
                                                                  essential to text. (Level M-N)                                                               connections.
                                                                   VOCABULARY                                                                                  COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                    PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                    How We Keep in Touch
                                                                  Students will use a range of                                                                 Summarize text of story (setting, plot, character, problem/solution-
                                       Words with the CVCe                                          Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                           FLUENCY                                          -- Nonfiction
                                                                  resources to build oral and                                                                  Level M-N)
             2) Keeping In Touch       Pattern (long vowels a,                                      relationships and syllable      Analyze Story Structure                                                                              Dialogue and         Read grade level materials attending to          --Text Feature: Time Lines
Aug 28-31                                                         reading vocabulary to include                                                                RESEARCH
             -- Dear Juno              i, o spelled late, kite,                                     spelling patterns to decode     --Character, Setting, Plot                                                                           question marks       phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M- --THINKING SKILLS
                                                                  sight words and multi-syllabic                                                               Use a variety of graphic organizers.
                                       hope)                                                        words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                              N)                                                   Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize
                                                                  words (125 sight words from 3rd                                                              COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                    connected text. (Level M-N)                                                                                                                                                                                important information. (Level M-N)
                                                                  Grade Common Word List).                                                                     Identify and use literary terminology such as setting, plot, character,
                                                                  VOCABULARY                                                                                   problem, and solution
                                                                  Use a range of vocabulary                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                  strategies-context clues.                                                                    Read, respond to, and discuss a variety of literature (e.g.. Fiction,
                                                                                                                                                               Non-fiction, and rhymes)

                                                                                                                                                                 COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                 Preview text to establish prior knowledge using pre-reading
                                                                                                                                                                 strategies. Apply background knowledge, experience to make
                                                                  VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                 connections.
                                                                  Understand and use vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                                 COMPREHENSION
                                                                  essential to text. (Level M-N)
                                                                                                                                                                 Retell expository text using main idea and some supporting details.
                                                                   VOCABULARY
                                                                                                    PHONICS                                                      (Level M-N)
                                                                  Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                                                                 All Are Equal: It's the Law! (Test Prep)
                                                                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound                              COMPREHENSION                                                                                FLUENCY
             3) Building Communities                              resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                            Pronunciation of                                                      --Study Skill: Using a Dictionary
                                       Words with /a/ (long a)                                      relationships and syllable      Summarize                    Summarize text of story (setting, plot, character, problem/solution-                         Read grade level materials attending to
Sept 5-8     --Whose Habitat is it?-                              reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                          vocabulary words                                                      --RESEARCH
                                       (ai, ay train, play)                                         spelling patterns to decode     --Main Idea and Details      Level M-N)                                                                                   phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M-
             TFK                                                  sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                         and other hard words                                                     Know areas of library and uses reference
                                                                                                    words in order to comprehend                                 THINKING SKILLS                                                                              N)
                                                                  words (125 sight words from 3rd                                                                                                                                                                                                              materials.
                                                                                                    connected text. (Level M-N)                                  Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important information. (Level
                                                                  Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                                 M-N)
                                                                  VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                 RESEARCH
                                                                  Use a range of vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                                 Know areas of library and uses reference materials. (Dictionary)
                                                                  strategies-context clues.
                                                                                                                                                                 COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                 Read, respond to, and discuss a variety of literature (e.g.. Fiction,
                                                                                                                                                                 Non-fiction, and rhymes)

                                                                                                                                                                 COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                 Preview text to establish prior knowledge using pre-reading                                                                                     Antarctic Anthem
                                                                                                                                                                 strategies. Apply background knowledge, experience to make                                                                                      --Nonfiction
                                                               VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        --Literary Elements: Rhythmic Patterns and
                                                                                                                                                                 connections.
                                                               Understand and use vocabulary                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Imagery
                                                                                                                                                                 COMPREHENSION
                                                               essential to text. (Level M-N)                                                                                                                                                                                                                    --FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                                                 Retell expository text using main idea and some supporting details.
                                                                VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Read grade level materials attending to
                                                                                                    PHONICS                                                      (Level M-N)
                                                               Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                                                                      phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M-
                                                                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound                              COMPREHENSION
                                                               resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                                                    FLUENCY                                            N)
             4) Antarctic Life         Words with /o/ (long o)                                      relationships and syllable      Summarize                    Summarize text of story (setting, plot, character, problem/solution-    Pace and speed of
Sept 11-14                                                     reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                                                   Adjust reading pace to accommodate purpose,       --FLUENCY
             --Penguin Chick           (o, ow, oa—grow, road)                                       spelling patterns to decode     --Main Idea and Details      Level M-N)                                                              reading
                                                               sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                                 style, and difficulty of text. (Level M-N)             Adjust reading pace to accommodate
                                                                                                    words in order to comprehend                                 THINKING SKILLS
                                                               words (125 sight words from 3rd                                                                                                                                                                                                                   purpose, style, and difficulty of text. (Level M-N)
                                                                                                    connected text. (Level M-N)                                  Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important information. (Level
                                                               Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                                 M-N)
                                                               VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        --PHONICS
                                                                                                                                                                 RESEARCH
                                                               Use a range of vocabulary                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Apply knowledge of letter-sound relationships
                                                               strategies-context clues.                                                                         Know areas of library and uses reference materials. (Dictionary)                                                                                and syllable spelling patterns to decode words in
                                                                                                                                                                 COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                   order to comprehend connected text. (Level M-
                                                                                                                                                                 Read, respond to, and discuss a variety of literature (e.g.. Fiction,                                                                           N)
                                                                                                                                                                 Non-fiction, and rhymes)




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                                                                                                                                                       Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                                                                                           Grade 3



                                                                                                                                                                     COMPREHENSION
                                                                         VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                     Preview text to establish prior knowledge using pre-reading
                                                                         Understand and use vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                                     strategies. Apply background knowledge, experience to make
                                                                         essential to text. (Level M-N)
                                                                                                                                                                     connections.
                                                                         VOCABULARY
                                                                                                           PHONICS                                                   RESEARCH
                                                                         Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pets True or False?
                                                                                                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           Know areas of library and uses reference materials. (Dictionary)                           FLUENCY
                                          Words with /i/ (long i) ( resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                                                                                                  --Poem
               5) People and Their Pets                                                                    relationships and syllable      Analyze Story Structure   RESEARCH                                                                                   Read grade level materials attending to
Sept 18-22                                i, ie, y, igh child, lie, fly, reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                         Question marks                                                    --Text Feature: Diagram
               --The Perfect Pet                                                                           spelling patterns to decode     --Problem and Solution    Use a variety of graphic organizers.                                                       phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M-
                                          slight,)                       sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                                                                          --RESEARCH
                                                                                                           words in order to comprehend                              COMPREHENSION                                                                              N)
                                                                         words (125 sight words from 3rd                                                                                                                                                                                                            Use a variety of graphic organizers.
                                                                                                           connected text. (Level M-N)                               Identify and use literary terminology such as setting, plot, character,
                                                                         Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                                     problem, and solution
                                                                         VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                     COMPREHENSION
                                                                         Use a range of vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                                     Read, respond to, and discuss a variety of literature (e.g.. Fiction,
                                                                         strategies-context clues.
                                                                                                                                                                     Non-fiction, and rhymes)



Unit 1
Assessment
week
Sept 25 - 29




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                                                                                                                                                                            Grade 3

Grade 3
Unit 2
                   Weekly Theme &                   Phonics/                                                    Phonics and Spelling             Comprehension                                  Comprehension                                                                            Fluency                                  Paired Selection Title,
    Pacing                                                                           Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                       Fluency
                    Main Selection                Spelling Skill                                                       Eskill                    Strategy & Skill                                  Eskill                                                                                 Eskill                                  Genre, Strategy & Skill
                                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION
                                                                            Understand and use vocabulary                                                             Preview text to establish prior knowledge using pre-reading
                                                                            essential to text. (Level M-N)                                                            strategies. Apply background knowledge, experience to make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Behind the Scenes at a Play
                                                                             VOCABULARY                                                                               connections.
                                                                                                              PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                  --Nonfiction Article
                                                                            Students will use a range of                                                              COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                         FLUENCY                                          --TE: Informational Nonfiction
                 1) Putting on a                                            resources to build oral and                                                               Summarize text of story (setting, plot, character, problem/solution-
                                             Words with /e/ (long e)                                          relationships and syllable      Generate Questions                                                                                                      Read grade level materials attending to          --Text Feature: Photos with Captions
Oct 2-6          Performance                                                reading vocabulary to include                                                             Level M-N)                                                                 Exclamation points
                                             (ee, ea, week, bean)                                             spelling patterns to decode     --Summarize                                                                                                             phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M- --COMPREHENSION
                 --Pushing Up the Sky                                       sight words and multi-syllabic                                                            THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                              words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                            N)                                                  Use a range of strategies efficiently when
                                                                            words (125 sight words from 3rd                                                           Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important information. (Level
                                                                                                              connected text. (Level M-N)                                                                                                                                                                              constructing meaning from text being listened to
                                                                            Grade Common Word List).                                                                  M-N)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       or read-predict, use picture clues (Level M-N)
                                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION
                                                                            Use a range of vocabulary                                                                 Read, respond to, and discuss a variety of literature (e.g.. Fiction,
                                                                            strategies-context clues.                                                                 Non-fiction, and rhymes)
                                                                            VOCABULARY
                                                                            Understand and use vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                            essential to text. (Level M-N)
                                                                                                                                                                      Preview text to establish prior knowledge using pre-reading                                                                                       The Truth About Wolves
                                                                             VOCABULARY
                                             Words with /ch/                                                  PHONICS                                                 strategies. Apply background knowledge, experience to make                                                                                        --Poem
                                                                            Students will use a range of
                                             (beginning, medial,                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                         connections.                                                                                     FLUENCY                                          --Text Feature: Italics, headings, pronunciation
                                                                            resources to build oral and
                 2) Wolves                   final with ch,                                                   relationships and syllable      Generate Questions      COMPREHENSION                                                              Punctuation and       Read grade level materials attending to          keys, and bold or colored type
Oct 9-12                                                                    reading vocabulary to include
                 --Wolf!                     tch—peach, patch,                                                spelling patterns to decode     --Fantasy and Reality   Read and understand a wide range of genres-directions, narrative.          changes in intonation phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M- --FLUENCY
                                                                            sight words and multi-syllabic
                                             teacher, beachball,                                              words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                             N)                                                  Read grade level materials attending to
                                                                            words (125 sight words from 3rd
                                             cheese)                                                          connected text. (Level M-N)                             COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                     phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level M-
                                                                            Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                                      Read, respond to, and discuss a variety of literature (e.g.. Fiction,                                                                             N)
                                                                            VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                             END OF FIRST QUARTER                     Non-fiction, and rhymes)
                                                                            Use a range of vocabulary
                                                                            strategies-context clues.

                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                      Retell expository text using main idea and some supporting details.
                                                                                                                                                                      (Level N-O)
                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                      Summarize expository text using main idea, and some supporting
                                                                                                                                                                      details. (Level N-O)
                                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                              PHONICS
                                                                            Understand vocabulary essential                                                           Recognize the difference between nonfiction and fiction. Determine
                                                                                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                                                            to text. (Level N-O)                                                                      if a text is fiction or non-fiction; fact or an opinion.
                                                                                                              relationships and syllable
                                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                              spelling patterns to decode
                                                                            Understand and generate                                                                   Activate schema/background knowledge.                                                                                                            Will Robots Do All the Work? (Test Prep)
                 3) Past, Present, and       Words with th, ph, wh,                                           words in order to comprehend
                                                                            vocabulary specific to content.                                                           THINKING SKILLS                                                            Pronunciation of     FLUENCY                                          --Study Skill: Using the Parts of a Book
                 Future                      sh (voiced and                                                   connected text. (Level N-O)      Summarize
Oct 16-19 (20)                                                              VOCABULARY                                                                                Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important information.                vocabulary words     Read grade-level material attending to phrasing, --RESEARCH
                 --What's in Store for the   unvoiced th, beginning,                                          PHONICS                          --Fact and Opinion
                                                                            Students will use a range of                                                              (Level N-O)                                                                and other hard words intonation, and punctuation. (Level N-O)            Use table of contents, index, keyword
                 Future?--TFK                medial, final)                                                   Use word order, language
                                                                            resources to build oral and                                                               THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                  searches.
                                                                                                              patterns/usage to comprehend
                                                                            reading vocabulary to include                                                             Discriminate between fact and opinion.
                                                                                                              text.
                                                                            sight words and multi-syllabic                                                            RESEARCH
                                                                                                              (This could beintroduced here
                                                                            words (250 sight words from 3rd                                                           Compare a variety of sources.
                                                                                                              and used throughout the quarter)
                                                                            Grade Common Word List).                                                                  THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                      Identify similarities in characters and events across strories, authors,
                                                                                                                                                                      and cultures (make connections).
                                                                                                                                                                      RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                      Use organizational skills to synthesize information (e.g., highlighting,
                                                                                                                                                                      sequencing, prioritizing, deleting).
                                                                                                                                                                      (Many of these standards can be addressed throughout the quarter)

                                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION
                                                                            Understand vocabulary essential                                                           Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from
                                                                            to text. (Level N-O)                                                                      text being listened to or read-questioning and visualizing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Star Research
                                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                              PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                   --Nonfiction
                                                                            Understand and generate                                                                   Read and understand a wide range genres-expository texts.
                                                                                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                                                                           --TE: Informational Nonfiction
                 4) Out In Space                                            vocabulary specific to content.                                                           COMPREHENSION                                                                                   VOCABULARY
                                             Consonant Blends                                                 relationships and syllable      Generate Questions                                                                                                                                                        --Text Feature: Internet Article
Oct 20-25        --The Planets in Our                                       VOCABULARY                                                                                Summarize expository text using main idea, and some supporting             Vocabulary Words     Understand vocabulary essential to text. (Level
                                             (/thr/, /spr/, /scr/, /str/)                                     spelling patterns to decode     --Summarize                                                                                                                                                               --RESEARCH
                 Solar System                                               Students will use a range of                                                              details. (Level N-O)                                                                            N-O)
                                                                                                              words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                                                                                 Use graphics, captions in print, and electronic
                                                                            resources to build oral and                                                               COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                              connected text. (Level N-O)                                                                                                                                                                               materials. Interpret information from simple
                                                                            reading vocabulary to include                                                             Compare one text to another.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        diagrams, charts, and graphs.
                                                                            sight words and multi-syllabic                                                            THINKING SKILLS
                                                                            words (250 sight words from 3rd                                                           Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important information.
                                                                            Grade Common Word List).                                                                  (Level N-O)
                                                                            VOCABULARY
                                                                            Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                            to text. (Level N-O)
                                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                              PHONICS
                                                                            Understand and generate                                                                   Retell narrative text using characters, setting, and sequence of
                                                                                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                                                                           Where I Sit Writing
                                             Words with /n/gn, kn;          vocabulary specific to content.                                                           events.                                                                                        FLUENCY
                 5) Being a Writer                                                                            relationships and syllable      Summarize                                                                                          Long sentences with                                                    --Newspaper Article
Oct 30 - Nov 3                               /r/wr (knot, wrap, gnat,       VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION                                                                                  Adjust reading pace to accommodate purpose
                 --Author: A True Story                                                                       spelling patterns to decode     --Author’s Purpose                                                                                 multiple clauses                                                       --TE: Informational Nonfiction
                                             sign)                          Students will use a range of                                                              Compare one text to another.                                                                   and difficulty of text.
                                                                                                              words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                                                                              --Literary Elements: Alliteration and Repetition
                                                                            resources to build oral and                                                               THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                              connected text. (Level N-O)
                                                                            reading vocabulary to include                                                             Compare and contrast selected materials.
                                                                            sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                            words (250 sight words from 3rd
                                                                            Grade Common Word List).




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             Treasures Matrix
                   Grade 3



Unit 2
Assessment
Week
Nov 6-9




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                                                                                                                                                                            Grade 3

Grade 3
Unit 3
                   Weekly Theme &                  Phonics/                                                   Phonics and Spelling            Comprehension                                     Comprehension                                                                             Fluency                                   Paired Selection Title,
    Pacing                                                                       Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                           Fluency
                    Main Selection               Spelling Skill                                                      Eskill                   Strategy & Skill                                     Eskill                                                                                  Eskill                                   Genre, Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What's For Lunch?
                                                                   VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           --Nonfiction
                                                                   Understand vocabulary essential                                                                                                                                                                                                                      --Text Feature: Chart
                                                                   to text. (Level N-O)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 --COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                   VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Interpret information from simple diagrams,
                                                                                                            PHONICS                                                   Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from
                                                                   Understand and generate                                                                                                                                                                                                                              charts, and graphs.
                                                                                                            Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           text being listened to or read-questioning and visualizing.
                                         Words with /är/, /ôr/ (ar vocabulary specific to content.                                                                                                                                                                     FLUENCY                                          --RESEARCH
                1) Food Around the World                                                                    relationships and syllable      Visualize                 COMPREHENSION                                                              Exclamatory
Nov 13-16                                as in bark, card and or, VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                           Read grade-level material attending to phrasing,    Use graphics, captions in print, and electronic
                --Stone Soup                                                                                spelling patterns to decode     --Make Inferences         Connect and compare information across fiction and nonfiction              Sentences
                                         ore as in north, store)   Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                        intonation, and punctuation. (Level N-O)         materials. Interpret information from simple
                                                                                                            words in order to comprehend                              selections.
                                                                   resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                                                                                                          diagrams, charts, and graphs.
                                                                                                            connected text. (Level N-O)                               THINKING SKILLS
                                                                   reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                                                                                                        --RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                      Create images
                                                                   sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Use a variety of graphic organizers to help
                                                                   words (250 sight words from 3rd                                                                                                                                                                                                                      organize information. Interpret information from
                                                                   Grade Common Word List).                                                                                                                                                                                                                             simple diagrams, charts, and graphs when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        encountered in text.
                                                                          VOCABULARY
                                                                          Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                          to text. (Level N-O)
                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                          VOCABULARY
                                                                                                            PHONICS                                                   Connect and compare information across fiction and nonfiction
                                                                          Understand and generate
                                                                                                            Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           selections.
                2) Solving Riddles           Words with /âr/ (r-          vocabulary specific to content.                                                                                                                                 Intonation and               FLUENCY                                          Haiku
                                                                                                            relationships and syllable      Analyze Story Structure   THINKING SKILLS
Nov 17-27       --One Riddle, One            controlled vowels as in VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                           pauses for                   Read grade-level material attending to phrasing, --Poem
                                                                                                            spelling patterns to decode     --Plot and Setting        Compare and contrast genre, characters, theme, and ideas.
                Answer                       bare, fair, bear)            Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                    punctuation marks            intonation, and punctuation. (Level N-O)         --Literary Elements: Consonance and Metaphor
                                                                                                            words in order to comprehend                              COMPREHENSION
                                                                          resources to build oral and       connected text. (Level N-O)                               Use resources to use and build vocabulary (e.g.. Use new vocabulary
                                                                          reading vocabulary to include
                                                                                                                                                                      from literature in another context)
                                                                          sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                          words (250 sight words from 3rd
                                                                          Grade Common Word List).
                                                                          VOCABULARY
                                                                          Understand vocabulary essential                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                          to text. (Level N-O)                                                                        Read and understand a wide range genres-expository texts.
                                                                          VOCABULARY                                                                                  COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                            PHONICS
                                                                          Understand and generate                                                                      Explain cause/effect (problem/solution)                                                                                                         Frog Frenzy! (Test Prep)
                                             Words with /ûr/ ( r-                                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                3) Ecosystems In Balance                                  vocabulary specific to content.                                                             THINKING SKILLS                                                            Pronunciation of     FLUENCY                                          --Study Skill: Using the Library
                                             controlled vowel er                                            relationships and syllable      Analyze Text Structure
Nov 28- Dec 1   --Saving the Sand                                                                                                                                     Compare and contrast genre, characters, theme, and ideas.                  vocabulary words     Read grade-level material attending to phrasing, --RESEARCH
                                             (her), ir (fir) ear (learn), VOCABULARY                        spelling patterns to decode     --Cause and Effect
                Dunes--TFK                                                Students will use a range of                                                                RESEARCH                                                                   and other hard words intonation, and punctuation. (Level N-O)            Know areas of library and use reference
                                             ur (burn)                                                      words in order to comprehend
                                                                          resources to build oral and                                                                 Use organizational skills to synthesize information (e.g., highlighting,                                                                         materials.
                                                                                                            connected text. (Level N-O)
                                                                          reading vocabulary to include                                                               sequencing, prioritizing, deleting).
                                                                          sight words and multi-syllabic                                                              RESEARCH
                                                                          words (250 sight words from 3rd                                                             Cite sources.
                                                                          Grade Common Word List).
                                                                          VOCABULARY
                                                                          Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                          to text. (Level N-O)
                                                                                                                                                                      Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from
                                             Words with /ü/, /u/ (long VOCABULARY
                                                                                                            PHONICS                                                   text being listened to or read-questioning and visualizing.
                                             u) and /u/ (one small        Understand and generate
                                                                                                            Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           THINKING SKILLS
                 4) Making Journeys          circle should be above vocabulary specific to content.                                                                                                                                                                    FLUENCY                                          Tips for Trips
                                                                                                            relationships and syllable      Visualize                 Create images                                                              Punctuation marks
Dec 4-8         --The Jones Family           the letter u) (patterns      VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                   Read grade-level material attending to phrasing, --Nonfiction
                                                                                                            spelling patterns to decode     --Make Inferences         THINKING SKILLS                                                            and dialogue
                Express                      oo (soon) and ue             Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                 intonation, and punctuation. (Level N-O)         --Text Feature: Directions
                                                                                                            words in order to comprehend                              Read and respond to literature as a way to explore similarities and
                                             (true), yoo (mule) and resources to build oral and
                                                                                                            connected text. (Level N-O)                               differences among stories, and the ways in which those reflect the
                                             oo (book)                    reading vocabulary to include
                                                                                                                                                                      ethnic background of the author and the culture in which they were
                                                                          sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                                                                                                                      written.
                                                                          words (250 sight words from 3rd
                                                                          Grade Common Word List).
                                                                          VOCABULARY
                                                                          Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                          to text. (Level N-O)
                                                                          VOCABULARY
                                                                                                            PHONICS
                                                                          Understand and generate                                                                     COMPREHENSION                                                              Reading pace and
                                                                                                            Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                            FLUENCY
                5) The Art of Illustrating                                vocabulary specific to content.                                                             Read and understand a wide range genres-expository texts.                  pauses for                                                               Jobs in Animation
                                             Words with /oi/ (boy,                                          relationships and syllable      Analyze Text Structure                                                                                                     Read grade level materials attending to
Dec 11-15       --What Do Illustrators                                    VOCABULARY                                                                                  RESEARCH                                                                   punctuation (within                                                      --Nonfiction
                                             boil)                                                          spelling patterns to decode     --Sequence                                                                                                                 phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level O-
                Do?                                                       Students will use a range of                                                                Use organizational skills to synthesize information (e.g., highlighting,   and at the end of                                                        --Text Feature: Interview
                                                                                                            words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                               P)
                                                                          resources to build oral and                                                                 sequencing, prioritizing, deleting).                                       sentences)
                                                                                                            connected text. (Level N-O)
                                                                          reading vocabulary to include
                                                                          sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                          words (250 sight words from 3rd
                                                                          Grade Common Word List).

Unit 3
Assessment
Week
Dec 18-21                                                                                                                   END OF SECOND QUARTER




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Grade 3
Unit 4
                   Weekly Theme &                  Phonics/                                                    Phonics and Spelling            Comprehension                                   Comprehension                                                                         Fluency                                   Paired Selection Title,
    Pacing                                                                          Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                    Fluency
                    Main Selection               Spelling Skill                                                       Eskill                   Strategy & Skill                                   Eskill                                                                              Eskill                                   Genre, Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                    Read and understand a wide range of genre-poetry
                                                                                                                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                    Retell expository text using main idea and some supporting details.
                                                                                                                                                                    (Level O-P)
                                                                           VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                           Understand vocabulary essential                                                                                                                                                        FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                                                    Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from                                                                             Welcome to the Bakery!
                                                                           to text. (Level O-P)              PHONICS                                                                                                                                              Read grade level materials attending to
                                                                                                                                                                    text being listened to or read-infer                                                                                                             --Poem
                                             Words with /ô/ (spelled       VOCABULARY                        Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                      phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level O-
                                                                                                                                             Make Inferences and    COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                    --Text Feature: Diagram
                 1) What’s Cooking?          au, aw, al in accented        Students will use a range of      relationships and syllable                                                                                                                           P)
Jan 8-12                                                                                                                                     Analyze                Apply background knowledge, experience and context to make               Punctuation                                                             --RESEARCH
                 --Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!        first syllable salt, false,   resources to build oral and       spelling patterns to decode                                                                                                                          FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                             --Compare and Contrast connections to characters, information, and events in text. Ask                                                                                     Use graphics, captions in print and electronic
                                             lawn, sauce)                  reading vocabulary to include     words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                         Self monitor to check for understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                    questions about text and determine what information is important in                                                                              materials. Interpret information from simple
                                                                           sight words and multi-syllabic    connected text. (Level O-P)                                                                                                                          (This standard can be taught throughout the
                                                                                                                                                                    text.                                                                                                                                            diagrams, charts, and graphs.
                                                                           words (375 sight words from 3rd                                                                                                                                                        quarter)
                                                                                                                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                           Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                                    Generate an oral response to reading citing examples from text.

                                                                                                                                                                      THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                      Make inferences using context clues.
                                                                                                                                                                      (Many of these standards can be addressed throughout the quarter)


                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                      Generate questions while being read to or while reading
                                                                                                                                                                      independently (Ask how, why and what-if questions in interpreting
                                                                                                                                                                      fiction and nonfiction texts).
                                                                           VOCABULARY                                                                                 COMPREHENSION
                                                                           Understand vocabulary essential                                                            Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from                                                                           Our Class Newsletter
                                                                           to text. (Level O-P)              PHONICS                                                  text being listened to or read-infer                                                                                                           --Nonfiction
                                                                           VOCABULARY                        Apply knowledge of letter-sound                          COMPREHENSION                                                                               FLUENCY                                            --Text Feature: Rules
                 2) Getting Along                                                                                                            Make Inferences and
                                             Words with /ou/ (ow,          Students will use a range of      relationships and syllable                               Understand literary elements-problem/solution, character               Semicolons and       Read grade level materials attending to            --RESEARCH
Jan 16-19        --Seven Spools of                                                                                                           Analyze
                                             ou, brown, cloud)             resources to build oral and       spelling patterns to decode                              development                                                            periods              phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level O-      Use a variety of graphic organizers to help
                 Thread                                                                                                                      --Draw Conclusions
                                                                           reading vocabulary to include     words in order to comprehend                             COMPREHENSION                                                                               P) I35                                             organize information. Interpret information from
                                                                           sight words and multi-syllabic    connected text. (Level O-P)                              Apply background knowledge, experience and context to make                                                                                     simple diagrams, charts, and graphs when
                                                                           words (375 sight words from 3rd                                                            connections to characters, information, and events in text. Ask                                                                                encountered in text.
                                                                           Grade Common Word List).                                                                   questions about text and determine what information is important in
                                                                                                                                                                      text.
                                                                                                                                                                      THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                      Make inferences using context clues.
                                                                                                                                                                      (Many of these standards can be addressed throughout the quarter)

                                                                     VOCABULARY
                                                                     Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Up a Creek (Test Prep)
                                                                     to text. (Level O-P)
                                                                                                             PHONICS                                                  COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                 --Study Skill: Using Computer Search Engines
                                                                     VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                   PHONICS
                 3) Protecting Our Natural                                                                   Apply knowledge of letter-sound                          Read and understand a wide range of genre-poetry                                                                                              --RESEARCH
                                             Words with soft c and g Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                            Pronunciation of     Apply knowledge of letter-sound relationships
                 Resources                                                                                   relationships and syllable      Monitor Comprehension    THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                  Paraphrase a quotation.
Jan 22-26                                    (cent, gym—beginning resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                                vocabulary words     and syllable spelling patterns to decode words in
                 --Washington Weed                                                                           spelling patterns to decode     --Compare and Contrast   Ask questions.                                                                                                                                --RESEARCH
                                             and final)              reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                           and other hard words order to comprehend connected text. (Level O-
                 Whackers--TFK                                                                               words in order to comprehend                             RESEARCH                                                                                                                                         Cite sources.
                                                                     sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                               P)
                                                                                                             connected text. (Level O-P)                              Compare a variety of sources.                                                                                                                 --RESEARCH
                                                                     words (375 sight words from 3rd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Take notes in a variety of ways.
                                                                     Grade Common Word List).


                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                      Apply information and make connections from reading generating
                                                                                                                                                                      mental pictures.
                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                           VOCABULARY                                                                                 Understand literary elements-problem/solution, character
                                                                           Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                                      development                                                                                                                                    Helping; Recycling
                                                                           to text. (Level O-P)
                                                                                                             PHONICS                                                  COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                  --Nonfiction
                                                                           VOCABULARY
                                                                                                             Apply knowledge of letter-sound                          Apply background knowledge, experience and context to make                                                                                     --Literary Elements: Rhyme Scheme and
                                                                           Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                           FLUENCY
                 4) Getting Involved         Homophones (one                                                 relationships and syllable      Monitor Comprehension    connections to characters, information, and events in text. Ask                                                                                Repetition
Jan 29 - Feb 2                                                             resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                       Tempo for nonfiction Adjust reading pace to accommodate purpose
                 --Here’s My Dollar          syllable)                                                       spelling patterns to decode     --Author’s Purpose       questions about text and determine what information is important in                                                                            --FLUENCY
                                                                           reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                                          and difficulty of text. (Level O-P)
                                                                                                             words in order to comprehend                             text.                                                                                                                                             Read grade level materials attending to
                                                                           sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                                                             connected text. (Level O-P)                              THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level O-
                                                                           words (375 sight words from 3rd
                                                                                                                                                                      State the purpose for reading/determine importance.                                                                                            P)
                                                                           Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                      Respond to a variety of text to clarify details and expand
                                                                                                                                                                      understanding
                                                                                                                                                                      THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                      Identify author's purpose and view point (entertain or inform)




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Frank Lloyd Wright
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               --Folktale
                                                                                                                                                      COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                            --Text Feature: Guide words, headings, and
                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                Predict outcomes, check, and adjust predictions as necessary to                                                                          captions
                                                            Understand vocabulary essential                                                           understand text.                                                                                                                         --RESEARCH
                                                            to text. (Level O-P)
                                                                                              PHONICS                                                 COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                               Know areas of library and use reference
                                                            VOCABULARY                                                                                Retell narrative text using characters, setting, and sequence of
                                                                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                               FLUENCY                                            materials. (Encyclopedia article)
                                    Plurals (see spelling   Students will use a range of                                      Monitor Comprehension
             5) A Place of My Own                                                             relationships and syllable                              events.                                                            Pay attention to   Read grade level materials attending to            --RESEARCH
Feb 5-9                             list: years, ponies,    resources to build oral and                                       --Make and Confirm
             --My Very Own Room                                                               spelling patterns to decode                             COMPREHENSION                                                      dialogue           phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level O-      Use table of contents, index, keyword
                                    inches)                 reading vocabulary to include                                     Predictions
                                                                                              words in order to comprehend                            Connect information and events in texts to life experiences.                          P)                                                 searches.
                                                            sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                                              connected text. (Level O-P)                             THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                          --RESEARCH
                                                            words (375 sight words from 3rd
                                                                                                                                                      Ask questions.                                                                                                                              Use graphics, captions in print and electronic
                                                            Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                      RESEARCH                                                                                                                                 materials. Interpret information from simple
                                                                                                                                                      Summarize information.                                                                                                                   diagrams, charts, and graphs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               --RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cite sources.
Unit 4
Assessment
                                                            Evaluate presentations
Week
Feb 12-16




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Grade 3
Unit 5
                   Weekly Theme &               Phonics/                                               Phonics and Spelling              Comprehension                                 Comprehension                                                                             Fluency                                   Paired Selection Title,
    Pacing                                                                  Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                       Fluency
                    Main Selection            Spelling Skill                                                  Eskill                     Strategy & Skill                                 Eskill                                                                                  Eskill                                   Genre, Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                             Understand literary elements-problem/solution, character
                                                                                                                                                             development
                                                                   VOCABULARY                                                                                COMPREHENSION
                                                                   Understand vocabulary essential                                                           Apply background knowledge, experience and context to make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 How to Earn Money!
                                                                   to text. (Level O-P)                                                                      connections to characters, information, and events in text. Ask
                                                                                                     PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                     --Nonfiction Article
                                                                   VOCABULARY                                                                                questions about text and determine what information is important in
                                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                          FLUENCY                                            --Text Feature: Calendar
                                                                   Students will use a range of                                                              text.
                 1) Making Money                                                                     relationships and syllable      Summarize                                                                                          Commas and            Read grade level materials attending to            --RESEARCH
Feb 20-23                                 Compound Words           resources to build oral and                                                               COMPREHENSION
                 --Boom Town                                                                         spelling patterns to decode     --Sequence                                                                                         Periods               phrasing, intonation, and punctuation. (Level O-      Use a variety of graphic organizers to help
                                                                   reading vocabulary to include                                                             Generate an oral response to reading citing examples from text.
                                                                                                     words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                             P)                                                 organize information. Interpret information from
                                                                   sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                                                     connected text. (Level O-P)                                                                                                                                                                                 simple diagrams, charts, and graphs when
                                                                   words (375 sight words from 3rd                                                           THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 encountered in text.
                                                                   Grade Common Word List).                                                                  Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important information. (Level
                                                                                                                                                             O-P)
                                                                                                                                                             RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                             Use organizational skills to synthesize information (e.g., highlighting,
                                                                                                                                                             sequencing, prioritizing, deleting).

                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                             Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from
                                                                                                                                                             text being listened to or read-infer
                                                                   VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                   Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                             Retell narrative text using characters, setting, and sequence of
                                                                   to text. (Level O-P)              PHONICS
                                          Words with inflected                                                                                               events.                                                                                                                                             Ugandan Girl Reaches Goal
                                                                   VOCABULARY                        Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                          endings (–s, -ed and                                                                       Make Inferences and     COMPREHENSION                                                                                    FLUENCY                                            --Newspaper Article
                 2) Making a Difference                            Students will use a range of      relationships and syllable
Feb 26 - Mar 2                            –ing with                                                                                  Analyze                 Summarize expository and narrative text using main idea, and some          Genre                 Adjust reading pace to accommodate purpose         --Text Feature: Editorial
                 --Beatrice’s Goat                                 resources to build oral and       spelling patterns to decode
                                          doubling—chops,                                                                            --Cause and Effect      supporting details. (Level O-P)                                                                  and difficulty of text. (Level O-P)                --RESEARCH
                                                                   reading vocabulary to include     words in order to comprehend
                                          chopping, chopped)                                                                                                 RESEARCH                                                                                                                                               Take notes in a variety of ways.
                                                                   sight words and multi-syllabic    connected text. (Level O-P)
                                                                                                                                                             Evaluate material using prior knowledge.
                                                                   words (375 sight words from 3rd
                                                                                                                                                             RESEARCH
                                                                   Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                              Use a variety of graphic organizers to help organize information.
                                                                                                                                                             Interpret information from simple diagrams, charts, and graphs when
                                                                                                                                                             encountered in text.

                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                             Use a range of strategies efficiently when constructing meaning from
                                                                                                                                                             text being listened to or read-infer
                                                                   VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                   Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                             Retell narrative text using characters, setting, and sequence of
                                                                   to text. (Level O-P)              PHONICS
                                                                                                                                                             events.                                                                                         PHONICS                                             Getting a Free Ride (Test Prep)
                                                                   VOCABULARY                        Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                 3) In Motion                                                                                                        Make Inferences and     COMPREHENSION                                                              Pronunciation of     Apply knowledge of letter-sound relationships       --Nonfiction Article
                                          Words with Endings y     Students will use a range of      relationships and syllable
Mar 5-8          --A Carousel of Dreams--                                                                                            Analyze                 Summarize expository and narrative text using main idea, and some          vocabulary words     and syllable spelling patterns to decode words in   --Study Skill: Skim and Scan a Nonfiction Article:
                                          to i                     resources to build oral and       spelling patterns to decode
                 TFK                                                                                                                 --Fact and Opinion      supporting details. (Level O-P)                                            and other hard words order to comprehend connected text. (Level O-       --RESEARCH
                                                                   reading vocabulary to include     words in order to comprehend
                                                                                                                                                             RESEARCH                                                                                        P)                                                     Take notes in a variety of ways.
                                                                   sight words and multi-syllabic    connected text. (Level O-P)
                                                                                                                                                             Evaluate material using prior knowledge.
                                                                   words (375 sight words from 3rd
                                                                                                                                                             RESEARCH
                                                                   Grade Common Word List).
                                                                                                                                                              Use a variety of graphic organizers to help organize information.
                                                                                                                    END OF THIRD QUARTER                     Interpret information from simple diagrams, charts, and graphs when
                                                                                                                                                             encountered in text.

                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                             Read and understand a wide range of genre-biographies, historical
                                                                                                                                                             fiction (Review skill from qtr 2)
                                                                  VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                          Words with VC/CV        Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                             Apply schema/background knowledge, experience and context to
                                          pattern (closed         to text. (Level P-Q)                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Smokejumpers
                                                                                                     PHONICS                                                 make connections to characters, information, and events in text. Ask
                                          syllables) ( TE: embed VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      --Nonfiction Article
                                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound   Make Inferences and   questions about text and determine what information is important in
                                          counting syllables with Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                FLUENCY                                            --Text Feature: Map
                 4) Heroes                                                                           relationships and syllable        Analyze               text.
Mar 12-16                                 clapping here) (include resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                           Exclamation Points    Read grade level material attending to phrasing,   --RESEARCH
                 --The Printer                                                                       spelling patterns to decode       --Make and Confirm    COMPREHENSION
                                          words with different    reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                                               intonation, and punctuation. (Level P-Q)              Use graphics, captions in print and electronic
                                                                                                     words in order to comprehend      Predictions           Use information from a variety of sources.
                                          consonsonts as in       sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                                                                                 materials. Interpret information from simple
                                                                                                     connected text. (Level P-Q)                             RESEARCH
                                          basket and doublets as words (526 - all - sight words                                                                                                                                                                                                                  diagrams, charts, and graphs.
                                                                                                                                                             Evaluate material using prior knowledge.
                                          in summer)              from 3rd Grade Common Word
                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                                                  List).
                                                                                                                                                             Make connections between literature, own experiences, and those of
                                                                                                                                                             others
                                                                                                                                                             (Many of these standards can be addressed throughout the quarter)

                                                                   VOCABULARY
                                          The V/CV and VC/V        Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                             COMPREHENSION
                                          Pattern (baby, wagon     to text. (Level P-Q)
                                                                                                     PHONICS                                                 Retell or summarize expository text using main idea, and some
                                          and cabin,               VOCABULARY
                                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                         supporting details. (Level P-Q)                                                                                                                     Home Sweet Home
                                          planet—note that the     Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                               FLUENCY
                 5) Animal Architects                                                                relationships and syllable      Summarize               THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                     Think of Darkness
Mar 19-23                                 v/cv has a long vowel    resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                     Genre                      Adjust reading pace to accommodate purpose
                 --Animal Homes                                                                      spelling patterns to decode     --Description           Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important information. (Level P-                                                                               --Limerick
                                          sound and the less       reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                                              and difficulty of text. (level P-Q)
                                                                                                     words in order to comprehend                            Q)                                                                                                                                                  --Literary Elements: Simile and Rhythmic Pattern
                                          common vc/c pattern      sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                                                     connected text. (Level P-Q)                             RESEARCH
                                          has the short syllable   words (526 - all - sight words
                                                                                                                                                             Summarize information.
                                          sound) (6/28/2005)       from 3rd Grade Common Word
                                                                   List).




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                   Grade 3


Unit 5
Assessment
Week
Apr 2-6




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                                                                                                                                                                          Grade 3


Grade 3
Unit 6

                   Weekly Theme &                  Phonics/                                                 Phonics and Spelling            Comprehension                                    Comprehension                                                                             Fluency                                   Paired Selection Title,
    Pacing                                                                       Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                       Fluency
                    Main Selection               Spelling Skill                                                    Eskill                   Strategy & Skill                                    Eskill                                                                                  Eskill                                   Genre, Strategy & Skill



                                                                        VOCABULARY
                                                                        Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                        to text. (Level P-Q)
                                                                                                          PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                      Homes for Families
                                                                        VOCABULARY                                                                                  COMPREHENSION
                                            Words with final                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                                                                              --Nonfiction Article
                                                                        Students will use a range of                                                                Identify main idea and supporting details in a given text. (Level P-Q)   Inflection and         FLUENCY
                 1) Helping Our Neighbors /?l/(schwa-l) (final                                            relationships and syllable      Analyze Story Structure                                                                                                                                                      --Text Feature: Features in a Textbook
Apr 9-13                                                                resources to build oral and                                                                 COMPREHENSION                                                            pauses for             Read grade level material attending to phrasing,
                 --A Castle on Viola Street unstressed words -el                                          spelling patterns to decode     --Theme                                                                                                                                                                      --RESEARCH
                                                                        reading vocabulary to include                                                               Retell or summarize narrative text using characters, setting,            punctuation marks      intonation, and punctuation. (Level P-Q)
                                            and -le --angel, bottle)                                      words in order to comprehend                                                                                                                                                                                    Use table of contents, index, keyword
                                                                        sight words and multi-syllabic                                                              sequence of events, and problem/solution. (Level P-Q)
                                                                                                          connected text. (Level P-Q)                                                                                                                                                                                  searches.
                                                                        words (526 - all - sight words
                                                                        from 3rd Grade Common Word
                                                                        List).




                                                                        VOCABULARY
                                                                        Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                        to text. (Level P-Q)                                                                        COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                          PHONICS
                                                                        VOCABULARY                                                                                  Retell or summarize narrative text using characters, setting,
                                                                                                          Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                                                        Students will use a range of                                                                sequence of events, and problem/solution. (Level P-Q)                                           FLUENCY                                            Do Animals Have Personalities?
                 2) Unusual Animals          Prefixes re-, un-, dis-,                                     relationships and syllable      Monitor Comprehension
Apr16-20                                                                resources to build oral and                                                                 COMPREHENSION                                                            Question Marks         Read grade level material attending to phrasing,   --Nonfiction Article
                 --Charlotte's Web           pre-                                                         spelling patterns to decode     --Make Judgments
                                                                        reading vocabulary to include                                                               Use information from a variety of sources.                                                      intonation, and punctuation. (Level P-Q)           --Text Feature: Directions
                                                                                                          words in order to comprehend
                                                                        sight words and multi-syllabic                                                              RESEARCH
                                                                                                          connected text. (Level P-Q)
                                                                        words (526 - all - sight words                                                              Evaluate material using prior knowledge.
                                                                        from 3rd Grade Common Word
                                                                        List).



                                                                                                                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                    Identify main idea and supporting details in a given text. (Level P-Q)
                                                                                                                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                    Retell or summarize expository text using main idea, and some
                                                                                                                                                                    supporting details. (Level P-Q)
                                                                        VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                    RESEARCH
                                                                        Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                                    Know areas of library and use reference materials. (Skill reviewed
                                                                        to text. (Level P-Q)
                                                                                                          PHONICS                                                   from qtr 2)
                                             Words with final /?r/      VOCABULARY
                                                                                                          Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           RESEARCH
                 3) Good Citizens            (schwa-r) (final           Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                         Pronunciation of                                                          Who is Uncle Sam? (Test Prep)
                                                                                                          relationships and syllable      Analyze Text Structure    Compare a variety of sources.
Apr 23-26        --An American Hero          unstressed -er spelled     resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                          vocabulary words                                                          --Nonfiction Article
                                                                                                          spelling patterns to decode     --Problem and Solution    RESEARCH
                 Flies Again--TFK            er, ar, or--better,        reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                        and other hard words                                                      --Study Skill: Use Functional Documents
                                                                                                          words in order to comprehend                              Paraphrase a quotation in own words.
                                             beggar, actor)             sight words and multi-syllabic
                                                                                                          connected text. (Level P-Q)                               RESEARCH
                                                                        words (526 - all - sight words
                                                                                                                                                                    Cite sources.
                                                                        from 3rd Grade Common Word
                                                                                                                                                                    RESEARCH
                                                                        List).
                                                                                                                                                                    Use a variety of graphic organizers to help organize information.
                                                                                                                                                                    Interpret information from simple diagrams, charts, and graphs when
                                                                                                                                                                    encountered in text.
                                                                                                                                                                    RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                    Use organizational skills to synthesize information.

                                                                       VOCABULARY
                                                                       Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                                                                                                                    COMPREHENSION
                                                                       to text. (Level P-Q)
                                                                                                          PHONICS                                                   Read and understand a wide range of genre-biographies, historical
                                                                       VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                   FLUENCY
                                                                                                          Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           fiction
                                                                       Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                                                 Read grade level material attending to phrasing,   The Lion and the Mouse
                 4) Working Together         Words with suffixes -ful,                                    relationships and syllable      Monitor Comprehension     COMPREHENSION                                                            Phrasing and
Apr 30 - May 4                                                         resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                                                  intonation, and punctuation. (Level P-Q)           --Fable
                 --Mother to Tigers          -less, -ly                                                   spelling patterns to decode     --Author’s Purpose        Retell or summarize narrative text using characters, setting,            intonation
                                                                       reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                                                FLUENCY                                            --Literary Elements: Personification and Moral
                                                                                                          words in order to comprehend                              sequence of events, and problem/solution. (Level P-Q)
                                                                       sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                               Self monitors to check for understanding.
                                                                                                          connected text. (Level P-Q)                               COMPREHENSION
                                                                       words (526 - all - sight words
                                                                                                                                                                    Use information from a variety of sources.
                                                                       from 3rd Grade Common Word
                                                                       List).
                                                                       VOCABULARY
                                                                       Understand vocabulary essential
                                                                       to text. (Level P-Q)
                                                                                                          PHONICS                                                   COMPREHENSION
                                                                       VOCABULARY                                                                                                                                                                                   FLUENCY                                            Monarch Butterfly
                                                                                                          Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           Retell or summarize expository text using main idea, and some
                                                                       Students will use a range of                                                                                                                                          Tempo of words         Adjust reading pace to accommodate purpose         The Caterpillar
                 5) Raising Butterflies      Words with accented                                          relationships and syllable      Monitor Comprehension     supporting details. (Level P-Q) COMPREHENSION
May 7-10                                                               resources to build oral and                                                                                                                                           beginning with the     and difficulty of text. (level P-Q)                --Free Verse and Rhyming
                 --Ranger Rick               syllables                                                    spelling patterns to decode     --Draw Conclusions        Use information from a variety of sources.
                                                                       reading vocabulary to include                                                                                                                                         same letter            FLUENCY                                            --Literary Elements: Personification and
                                                                                                          words in order to comprehend                              RESEARCH
                                                                       sight words and multi-syllabic                                                                                                                                                               Self monitors to check for understanding.          Assonance
                                                                                                          connected text. (Level P-Q)                               Evaluate material using prior knowledge.
                                                                       words (526 - all - sight words
                                                                       from 3rd Grade Common Word
                                                                       List).




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             Treasures Matrix
                      Grade 3


                 RESEARCH
                 Cite sources.
Unit 6           RESEARCH
Assessment       Evaluate presentations-presenter and medium of information
Week             RESEARCH
May 14 -18       Take notes in a variety of ways.
                 RESEARCH
                 Complete a research report/project.




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