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3rd Grade

Major Reading and Writing Skills
  • character motivation and setting
  • genre
  • main idea and details
  • summarizing
  • finding text evidence
  • writing about reading
  • R. A. C. E Strategy (Restate, Answer, Cite, Explain)
  • Theme
  • Narrative, Opinion, and Persuasive writing
  • Plot 
  • grammar 
  • and more!!
This year, your child will explore cultures of the world with a focus on Brazil, Australia, and China.  
Weather and Climate
Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems (Animals)
Forces and Interactions
  • addition and subtraction within 1,000
  • multiplication and division within 100
  • graphing
  • introduction to fractions
  • word problems and using the RDWW Strategy (Read, draw, write, write)
  • types of measurement
  • area and perimeter
  • geometry
Read nightly!
Practice basic facts to make them fluent, especially multiplication facts.
Communicate with your child, your child's teacher, and ask questions.