• ELA: Students are currently working on asking and answering questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. Students are also currently working on recounting stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

    Writing: Students are working on explaining the function of nouns, pronouns, prepositions, verbs, conjunctions, adjectives, and adverbs.

    Students are also working on capitalizing holidays, project names, geographic names, and appropriate words in titles. -Use correct capitalization. 

    Students will also use conventional spelling for high frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words. 

    Students will also determine and/or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: context clues, word parts, word relationships, and reference materials.

    Math: Students are working on representing and solving problems involving multiplication and division of products of whole numbers with two factors up to and including 10: 

    Students will begin to interpret the factors as representing the number of equal groups and the number of objects in each group and illustrate and explain strategies including arrays, repeated addition, decomposing a factor, and applying the commutative and associative properties.