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Social Studies Curriculum

Social Studies

Our Social Studies curriculum covers the concepts below.  Each chapter has links where the student can practice the skill and learn important vocabulary words.  Please remember to ask Mom or Dad before you visit any website. 

Chapter One: Our Communities


Lesson 1: community, location, natural resource, region, mineral, diverse, culture

Lesson 2: cardinal directions, intermediate directions, symbol, relative location, absolute location, hemispheres

Communities Tutorial

Adventure Island

Directions game 

Uncle Sam's Farm

Follow the Bear

Compass Rose

Learn Geography

 Find the continents and Oceans

Continents 2

Continent Quiz

Lesson 3: rural, urban, suburban 

Types of CommunitiesBrain Pop Communities

Common Core State Standard:  3.RI.7,  3.W.6

Continent Research:

North America

South America






Chapter Two: Our Environment


Lesson 1: continents, landform, mine, adobe

Brain Pop Landform DetectivesU.S. Landform MapFind the Continents,Landform Definitions

Lesson 2: weather, climate, elevation, vegetation, ecosystem

Climate games, Bill Nye's Climate LabEcokids

Lesson 3: agricultural region, industrial region, renewable resource, nonrenewable resource, conserve, erosion, recycle

Farm gamesUSDA Kids Zone

Lesson 4: adapt, modify, irrigate, 

Common Core State Standard:  3.RI.8,  3.W.6

Regions Research






Chapter Three: Communities Build a Nation


Lesson 1: customs, longhouses, confederacy, cooperated, reservations, government, tradition

Native American map

Lesson 2: explorer, route

Explorers ProfilesInteractive map

Lesson 3: legend, fort, colony, colonize, mission, citizen

Lesson 4: expedition, territory

Lesson 5: drought, debt, interpreter, Quaker, pilgrim

Caption John Smith AdventureJamestown Adventure,

Jamestown Research,  Pilgrim Adventure

Lesson 6: tax, protest, legislature, patriot, independence, revolution, constitution

The Constitution gameBen Franklin True/FalsePlay Checkers with BF, Play Ben's Armonica

Common Core State Standards:  3.RI.3,  3.W.6

Chapter Four:  U.S. Government


Lesson 1: democracy, represent, liberty

Congress for KidsBe the Candidate

Lesson 2: legislative, executive, judicial, Congress, representative, bill, veto, Cabinet

Symbols of Our Government BookGame 1SongGame 2

Lesson 3: mayor, council, governor, census

Census for Kids

Common Core State Standard:  3.RI.2,  3.W.6

Chapter Five: Citizenship


Lesson 1: deed, amendments, volunteer

Road to Citizenship

Lesson 2: convention, suffrage, civil rights, segregated, delegate

Lesson 3: cause, union, motto, strike, boycott

Common Core State Standard:  3.RI.6,  3.W.6

Chapter Six:  A Growing Nation


Lesson 1: canal, wagon train, transcontinental, toll

Lesson 2: immigrants, frontier, homestead, gold rush, exclusion

Tour Ellis Island

Lesson 3: communicate, invention, patent, telegraph, technology

Pony Express game

Lesson 4: equal rights, assembly line, vaccine, activist

Common Core State Standards:  3.RI.3,  3.W.6

Chapter Seven:  Working in Our Communities


Lesson 1: needs, wants, scarcity, abundance, opportunity, cost, value

Wants Needs activity,  Mad Money game

Lesson 2: goods, service, producer, consumers, human resource, capital resource, profit

Lesson 3: trade, barter, supply, demand, free market, import, export

Lesson 4: credit, credit card, savings, bank, interest, deposit, loan, budget

Lesson 5: specialization, division of labor, interdependence

Common Core State Standards:  3.RI.2,  3.W.6

Chapter Eight:  Celebrating Our Communities


Lesson 1: cultural region, recreation

Lesson 2: arts, anthem, oral history, folk tale, hero, symbol

Lesson 3: landmark, harvest

Lesson 4: diversity, ancestors, pow wows

Common Core State Standards:  3.RI.9,  3.W.6

State Games

Place the State

Penguin States and Capitals

Penguin Hop

Science Curriculum


Click here to read your Science book online!  
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Earth Science Unit

Water:  Chapter 5 vocabulary: water vapor, condensation, evaporation, precipitation, water cycle, ground water, wetland

Interactive water cycle

Water cycle diagram

Water cycle comprehension

CCSS   RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9


Weather:  Chapter 6 vocabulary: weather, atmosphere, hurricane, tornado, blizzard

Weather Games




Clouds Game

Cloud Research Project

CCSS   RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9


Rocks and Soil:  Chapter 7 vocabulary: rock, mineral, soil, decay, nutrient, loam, metamorphic rock, igneous rock, sedimentary rock

Interactive Rock Cycle

Interactive Rock Collection

Rock Tester

Fossil Camp

Interactive Fossils Game

Sedimentary Rock

Metamorphic Rock

Igneous Rock

CCSS   RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9

Changes on Earth:  Chapter 8 vocabulary: crust, mantle, core, landform, magma, lava, weathering, erosion

Crust, Core, Mantle tutorial

Create your own volcano eruption

Build Your own Volcano

Kids Geology

Volcano Lab

Volcano Research

Types of Volcanoes

CCSS   RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9


Natural Resources:  Chapter 9 vocabulary:  natural resource, renewable resource, nonrenewable resource, conservation, recycle

Recycling Game

Recycling Quiz

CCSS   RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9


The Solar System:  Chapter 16 vocabulary:  planet, solar system, orbit, asteroid       

Watch the orbit of other planets around the Sun.

Explore the Planets 

More information on the Planets

Even More Info on the Planets

Build Your Own Solar System

Take a Tour of the Solar System

CCSS   RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9


Space Fun!

Make a Solar System

Make a planet

Star Memory

Star Painter

Lunar Lander

Space Invaders


Space Adlibs

Planet Websites:

Mercury 1, Mercury 2Mercury 3

Venus 1Venus 2Venus 3

Earth 1Earth 2Earth 3

Mars 1Mars 2Mars 3

Jupiter 1Jupiter 2Jupiter 3

Saturn 1Saturn 2Saturn 3

Uranus 1Uranus 2Uranus 3

Neptune 1Neptune 2Neptune 3

Pluto 1Pluto 2Pluto 3


Mathematics Curriculum


Below are websites that support some of the concepts in our 3rd grade math curriculum.  Please remember to ask Mom or Dad before you visit any website.

Curious about Common Core Standards?  Click here to practice every skill.

Practice math concepts by playing Everyday Math games at home or review math vocabulary.  Visit ixl.com to practice all math concepts.  To login type your 122firstlastname@nlsd, then type nlsd5digitnumber.  Practice your math facts at xtramath.org.  Take timed tests online, addition,subtraction, and multiplication.  


Adding and Subtraction

Fact families  

Addition Machine  

“What’s My Rule?”Stop that Creature  

 Robot calculation  

Story Problems

Number Stories  

Partial Sums video  


Addition Pyramid  

Math Baseball

Addition Video

Subtraction Video 

Linear Measurement and Area

Hydration StationMetric Video

Measure with a ruler ActivityUse a Ruler Video 

Standard Linear Measures GameChef Pierre measureVideo 

Tally Charts  

Design a Party  

Area Tutorial  



perimeter activityFunbrain activity

Measures Game

Perimeter and Area Video 

Perimeter and Area Video pt. 2

Line Plot Tutorial

Line Plot Tutorial- Step by Step


Multiplication and Division

Equal Groups ActivityVideo  

Arrays Activity 1VideoArray Activity 2  

DivisionDivision with Remainder Tool  

Practice multiplication  

Practice multiplication  

Arrays and Facts GameVideo  

Tally Charts,  Create a Graph  

Interactive Multiplication Table

Multiplication Video


Division Video


Place Value in Whole Numbers and Decimals

Place Value GamePlace Value Video  

Top-It ActivityComparing Large Numbers Video  

Place Value to a Million GameVideo  

Practice place value  

Place Value Golf  

Practice place value  

Base 10 blocks  

Practice base 10 blocks  


Decimal Place Value Video

Decimal Soccer-Addition

Decimal Jeopardy



segments, lines, and raysVirtual Geoboard

Brainpop geometry  

Angles GameVideo

Practice angles  

Quadrangles Polygon Activity  

Polygon Tangram ActivityVideo  

Banana Hunt  

Gorilla Angles  


Flips, Slides, Turns Game  

Solid Figure matching game   


Practice Coordinates

Blackbeard's Coordinates

Practice flips, slides and turns

Lines, Segments, and Rays Video

Angle Basics Video

Acute and Obtuse Angles Video

Quadrilateral Video


Multiplication and Division

Factoring Games, Game 1Game 2Game 3Game 4 

Multiplication Facts  

Number Models in Parentheses  

Extended Facts  


Extended Facts  

Lattice MultiplicationLattice Practice


Practice fractionsFraction VideoIntro to Fractions Video  

Explore FractionsFraction Parts Video  

Fraction Number lines  

Equivalent Fraction Video  

Comparing Fractions  

 Fractions Greater Than One  

Mixed NumbersMixed Numbers Video  

Design a fraction flag

Paint fraction designs  

Measurement and Data

Length GamesVideo  

VolumeVolume video  


Practice Volume  


Mean and Median ActivityVideo  



Frequency Distribution  

Coordinate Grids

Mean, Median, Mode Video



Take a probability quiz 

Gathering Data  

Spinners probability 

Designing Spinners  



Reading Curriculum

Our reading series is called Storytown.  Below are the weekly stories and skills we will cover throughout the year.  Check out the links to review, practice, or just for fun.  Please remember to ask Mom or Dad before you visit any website.  

Click here to read or practice skills for every unit in your Storytown reading book.  Read your weekly story on your eBook, tablet, computer, or iPod.  Turn up the volume and the story will be read to you.

Read chapter books online at tumblebooks.comuser: haineses pw: books

THEME ONE: The School Days

Lesson 1:  Story- Ruby the Copycat          

Skill: character and setting, using graphic organizers, alphabetical order

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, L.3.5a,b, RF.3.4b

Robust Vocabulary: coincidence, pleasant, modeled, murmured, loyal, recited CCSS  L.3.4.a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: short vowels CCSS  L.3.2f

Grammar- statements and questionsBuild a Sentence CCSS L.3.1i, L.3.6, W.3.4

Lesson 2:  Story- The Day Eddie Met the Author

Skill: characters and setting, using graphic organizers, alphabetical order 

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, L.3.4a,b

Robust Vocabulary: assembly, plenty, dismiss, squirmed, patchwork, autographed CCSS  L.3.4.a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: root words and suffixes, -ed, -ing CCSS L.3.2.e,f

Grammar: commands and exclamationsSentence Jeopardy  CCSS L.3.1i, L.3.6, W.3.3b

Lesson 3:  Story: Schools Around the World       

Skill: locating informationusing prior knowledgeusing a dictionary

CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.5, RF.3.4b, L.3.2g, L.3.4d

Robust Vocabulary: chores, certain, resources, culture, tutor, uniforms 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: ee, ea; ai, ay; oa, ow  CCSS L.3.2e

Grammar: complete and simple subjects  CCSS L.3.1i, W.3.2a,b

Lesson 4:  Story: Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut            

Skill: locating information, using prior knowledge, using a dictionary 

CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.5, RF.3.4b, L.3.2g, L.3.4d

Robust Vocabulary: talented, apply, research, invention, hinder, disappointed 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: suffixes -s, -es  CCSS L.3.1b

Grammar: compound subjects and predicates CCSS L.3.1i, W.3.2a,b,c,d


Lesson 5:  Story: The School News, I Live in a Town              

Comprehension Strategy: review skills  CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.5, RF.3.4b, L.3.1i, L.3.2g, L.3.3b, L.3.4a,b,d, L.3.5a,b, L.3.6

Robust Vocabulary: viewers, survive, camouflage, concealed, independent, donated CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: review CCSS L.3.1b, L.3.2e, L.3.2f

Grammar: comma reviewcomma millionaireFind the Commas 

CCSS L.3.1i, L.3.6, W.3.5, W.3.6

Dictionary SkillsDictionary MillionaireDictionary Review

THEME TWO: Together We Can

Lesson 6:  Story: The Babe and I

Skill: fact or opinionrereadSolar System Facts 

CCSS Rl.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RI.3.3, RI.3.6, L.3.5c, RF.3.4b

Robust Vocabulary: shabby, embarrass, midst, elevated, dazed, collapses 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: Compound word games: game 1, game 2, game 3, game 4

Grammar: compound sentences CCSS L.3.1i, W.3.2a, L.3.1h,i

synonyms 1synonyms 2antonyms 1antonyms 2antonym 3 


Lesson 7:  Story: Aero and Officer Mike

Skill: fact/opinion1fact/opinion2fact/opinion3reread, synonyms, antonyms 

ccss RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.7, RF.3.4b, L.3.5c

Robust Vocabulary: scent, wanders, whined, obey, demonstrate, patrol  

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: ch, sh, wh digraphs  CCSS L.3.2f

Grammar: common and proper nouns CCSS L.3.1a,i, L.3.2a, W.3.2a, L.3.1h,i

Lesson 8:  Story: How Animals Talk

Skill: main ideas and detailssummarizing activityreference skills  

CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RF.3.4b, L.3.2g

Robust Vocabulary: signal, flick, alert, communicate, chatter, grooms CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: dipthongs ou, ow, oi, oy CCSS RF.3.2f

Grammar: abbreviations CCSS L.3.2a

Lesson 9:  Story: Stone Soup

Skill: main ideas and details, summarizingreference skills  

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RF.3.4b, L.3.2g

Robust Vocabulary: generous, banquet, gaze, agreeable, curiosity, famine 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6 

Phonics: str-, spr-, scr-, consonant blends CCSS L.3.2e,f

Grammar: plural nouns CCSS L.3.1b, L.3.3a, W.3.2a,b,c,d

Lesson 10:  Story: The Case of the Three Bears’ Breakfast,How Things Survive

Skill: review skills CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.4a,b,c, L.3.2g, L.3.3b, L.3.5c

Robust Vocabulary: investigate, expert, laboratory, various, suspect, confess 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: review L.3.1a,b,i,L.3.2a

Grammar: possessive reviewquiz  CCSS L.3.1a,b,i, L.3.2a


Lesson 11:  Story: Loved Best

Skill: plot, context clues1Context Clues2Context Clues3story structure  

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RF.3.4b,c

Robust Vocabulary: encouraging, brief, chuckling, soothing, sobbed, praised 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: -le syllable L.3.2e,f, RF.3.3c

Grammar: possessive nouns CCSS L.3.1a, L.3.2a, W.3.1a, b,c,d


Lesson 12:  Story: A Pen pal for Max

Skill: plot, context clues, story structure CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RF.3.4b,c

Robust Vocabulary: translate, repairs, heaving, bothersome, din, dodging 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: consonant digraphs kn, gn, wr, gh CCSS  L.3.2e,f, RF.3.3d

Grammar: singular and plural pronouns CCSS  L.3.1b, W.3.3a,b,c,d

Lesson 13:  Story: A Tree is Growing

Skill: author’s purposeask questions, graphic aides 

CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RI.3.9, RF.3.4b

Robust Vocabulary: columns, absorb, protects, rustling, dissolve, particles  

CCSS  L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: -dge, -ge, soft c and g CCSS L.3.2f

Grammar: subject and object pronouns CCSS L.3.1a,f, W.3.2a,b,c,d

Lesson 14:  Story: One Small Place in a Tree

Skill: author’s purposeask questionsgraphic aides 

CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RF.3.4b

Robust Vocabulary: suppose, roost, strikes, spears, glimpse, maze CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: V/CV and VC/V syllables CCSS L.3.2e,f

Grammar: pronouns CCSS L.3.1a,f,  RI.3.9, W.3.2a,b,c,d

Lesson 15:  Story: Ask the Experts, Iris and Walter, True Friends

Skill: review skills  CCSS RF.3.4a,b,c, RF.3.10, L.3.3b

Robust Vocabulary: issue, advice, consult, recommend, sensible, devise 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: review CCSS L.3.2e,f, RF.3.3c,d

Grammar: review CCSS L.3.1a,b,f, L.3.2a, L.3.4a,b, L.3.6, 

THEME FOUR: Tales to Tell

Lesson 16:  Story: Lon Po Po

Skill: compare and contrast, read ahead 

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, Rl.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RF.3.3a, RF.3.4b, RF.3.9

Robust Vocabulary: tender, delighted, brittle, embraced, cunning, disguised 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: r controlled vowels, prefixessuffixes CCSS L.3.2e,f

Grammar: adjectivesadjectives game CCSS L.3.1a, L.3.5b, W.3.3a

Lesson 17:  Story: Two Bear Cubs

Skill: compare and contrastread ahead CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6. RL.3.7, RF.3.3a, RF.3.4b

Robust Vocabulary: glancing, scolding, console, heroic, drowsy, burden 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: r controlled /u/, prefixes and suffixes CCSS L.3.2e,f

Grammar: adjectives that compare CCSS L.3.1a,g, W.3.3, L.3.2c, L.3.6

Lesson 18:  Story: Me and Uncle Romie

Skill: theme, following directions, story structure 

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, Rl.3.6, RL.3.7, RF.3.4b, RI.3.7

Robust Vocabulary: glorious, memory, ruined, streak, crept, yanked CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: suffixes -er, -est, -ly, -ful CCSS RF.3.9, L.3.1g, L.3.2e,f

Grammar: articles CCSS L.3.1a, L.3.2c, L.3.6, W.3.3

Lesson 19:  Story: Half Chicken

Skill: theme, following directions, story structure 

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RI.3.7, RF.3.4b

Robust Vocabulary: suggested, enormous, exclaimed, swift, vain, overheard 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: prefixes un-, re-, dis- CCSS RF.3.a, L.3.4b,c

Grammar: action verbsverbs game CCSS L.3.1a,d,e, W.3.3a,b,c,d

Lesson 20:  Backstage With Chris and Casey, The Cracked Chinese Jug

Skill: review skills CCSS RF.3.4a,b,c, RL.3.10, L.3.3b

Robust Vocabulary: versions, rehearse, mandatory, criticize, immerse, dialogue

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: review CCSS RF.3.3a, L.3.1g, L.3.2e,f, L.3.4b,c, RF.3.9

Grammar: review CCSS L.3.1a,d,e,g, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.3.10

THEME FIVE: A Place For All

Lesson 21:   Story: Antarctic Ice

Skill: sequencing, author's message CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RF.3.4a,b

Robust Vocabulary: absence, shelters, permanently, drifts, scarce, dim 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: vowel variants -ew, -ui, -oo, -ue CCSS L.3.2e

Grammar: verb besubject verb agreement CCSS L.3.1a, L.3.1i, L.3.6, W.3.2

Lesson 22:  Story: Bat Loves the Night

Skill: sequencing, author's message CCSS RI.3,1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RF.3.4b

Robust Vocabulary: nocturnal, effort, dozes, swoops, detail, fluttering CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: vowel variants au, aw, ough CCSS L.3.2f

Grammar: main and helping verbs CCSS L.3.1a, L.3.1i, L.3.3a, W.3.a,b,c,d, W.3.10

Lesson 23:  Story: Chestnut Cove

Skill: cause and effectcause and effect 2homophones

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, L.3.4a, RF.3.4b,c

Robust Vocabulary: fondness, emotion, ridiculous, disgraceful, decent, inherit 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: prefixes pre-, mis-, in-  CCSS RF.3.3a, L.3.2e, L.3.4b

Grammar: Ballon Verb Race CCSS L.3.1a,d,e, L.3.3a, L.3.6, W.3.3a,b,c,d

Lesson 24:  Story: Ramona Quimby, Age 8

Skill: cause and effect, homophones 

 CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.9, RF.3.4b,c, L.3.4a

Robust Vocabulary: clutter, visible, mentioned, beckoned, remark, flustered 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: schwa vowel sound CCSS L.3.2e,,f,g

Grammar: past and future tense verbs CCSS L.3.1a,d,e, L.3.3a, L.3.6, W.3.1a,b,c,d

Lesson 25:  Story: The Robodogs of Greenville, Fighting For Our Freedom

Skill: review skills CCSS RF.3.4a,b,c, RL.3.10, L.3.3b, RF.3.4b,c, L.3.4a

Robust Vocabulary: required, functional, inhabitants, amazement, ample, responsibility CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: review CCSS L.3.2e,f,g, L.3.4b, RF.3.3a

Grammar: review CCSS L.3.1a,d,e, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.3.10

THEME SIX: Discoveries

Lesson 26:  Story: Charlotte’s Web

Skill: inferences 1inferences 2inferences3inferences4multiple meaning words

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RF.3.4c, L.3.5c

Robust Vocabulary: summoning, nuisance, sedentary, oblige, boasting, sway 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: suffixes -tion, -sion CCSS RF.3.3a,b,c,d, L.3.4c

Grammar: irregular verbs 1Irregular Verbs 2Irregular Verbs 3Irregular Verbs 4Irregular Verbs 5 CCSS L.3.1d, L.3.1a,i, L.3.6, W.3.10

Lesson 27:  Story: Spiders and Their Webs

Skill: make inferencesmultiple meaning words 

CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RF.3.4c, L.3.5c

Robust Vocabulary: prey, shallow, strands, social, spiral, reels CCSSL.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: v/v syllable pattern CCSS L.3.2e, RF.3.3c

Grammar: adverbs CCSS L.3.1a, L.3.3a, W.3.2a,b,c,d

Spider Research

Lesson 28:  Story: The Science Fair

Skill: make predictionshomographs 

CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RF.3.4b,c, L.3.4a

Robust Vocabulary: sprinkled, expand, erupt, thorough, deliberation, grainy 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: suffixes -able, -ible, -less, -ous CCSS L.3.2e, L.3.3a,b,c,d, RF.3.3c

Grammar: contractions CCSS L.3.2f, L.3.3a, W.3.2a,b,c,d

Lesson 29:  Story: The Planets

Skill: make predictions homographs  

CCSS RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RF.3.4c, L.3.4a

Robust Vocabulary: rotates, surface, steady, reflect, appears, evidence 

CCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: prefixes bi-, non-, over- CCSS L.3.2e, L.3.3a,b,c,d, RF3.3c

Grammar: punctuation CCSS L.3.2a,b,c,d, L.3.3a, W.3.2a,b,c,d, W.3.8


Lesson 30:  Story: Voyage Across the Solar System, Energy

Skill: review skills CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.4a,b,c

Robust Vocabulary: magnify, observed, generates, confirm, picturesque, safeguardCCSS L.3.4a,b, L.3.6

Phonics: review CCSS RF.3.3a,b,c,d, L.3.2e, L.3.3a,b,c,d, L.3.4c

Grammar: review CCSS RF.3.3a,b,c,d, L.3.2e, L.3.3a,b,c,d, L.3.4c, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.3.10

Internet Safety Curriculum

Internet Safety Curriculum:

    Remember to sign up for your free commonsense.org account.

August Lesson 1- Responsible Online Citizens

    Brainpopjr- Internet Safety

    Brainpop- Digital Etiquette

   PBSKids- Webonauts

September Lesson 2- Difference Between Online and Personal Friends

    netsmartz- It's ok to tell.

September Lesson 3- Identity Theft

    netsmartz- Be Safer Online 

   Brainpop- Privacy

   Disney- Safe Surfing

   Disney- More Safe Surfing

September Lesson 4- Good Digital Citizen

    netsmartz- Don't open that file!

September Lesson 5- Mean or Scary Language on the Web

    netsmartz- Bad Netiquette

    Brainpop- Cyberbullying

October Lesson 6- Positive Online Community

    netsmartz- Tell an adult.

October Lesson 7- Respect For People's Work

    netsmartz- Clicky's Stolen Song

    netsmartz- Don't Steal Like a Pirate

    Online Quiz