ELA
Learning Targets for Week of 6/1  6/3
RL3.1  I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
RL.3.3  I will describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
RL.3.4  I will determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Learning Targets for Week of 5/24  5/28
RL3.1  I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
RL.3.3  I will describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
RL.3.4  I will determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Learning Targets for Week of 5/17  5/21
I will use the prefixes pro– and anti–. [RF.3.3a]
I will take my spelling test [L.3.2f].
I will listen to “Francisco Vasquez de Coronado” and summarize facts about his explorations. [SL.3.4]
I will summarize facts about Spanish missions. [SL.3.4]
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for Week of 5/10  5/14
I will answer questions about navigation in the Age of Exploration and explain how explorers kept track of where they were going by explicitly referring to the text. [RI.3.1]
I will take my NWEAMAP Reading Test.
I will take my NWEAMAP Math Test.
I will identify and use the meaning of prefixes pro– and anti–. [RF.3.3a]
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for Week of 5/3  5/7
I will describe characters in “The Hunting of the Great Bear: An Iroquois Tale.” [RL.3.3]
I will demonstrate comprehension of stories I read independently. [RL.3.10]
I will answer questions about the European quest for spices and Toscanelli’s map. [RI.3.1]
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets Week of 4/26  4/30
I will recall information from the reading and write a short reflection. [W.3.8]
I will practice reading aloud a text in order to create an engaging audio recording. [SL.3.5]
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for the Week of 4/19  4/23
I will ask and answer questions about Native Americans of the Greater Mississippi River areas. [RI.3.1]
I will use spelling patterns and generalizations in writing words spelling with /ə/ spelled ‘a’ and ‘e’. [L.3.2f]
I will closely read “Alemeda, the Basket Weaver” [RL.3.10]
I will describe characters in “Alo, the Spirit Giver.” [RL.3.3]
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for Week of 4/12  4/16
I will take the Third Grade Math AIR Assessment and do my very best!
I will describe characters in “Etu, the Hunter” and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. [RL.3.3]
I will make personal connections to the text by describing the cultural identity of presentday communities. [W.3.8]
I will determine the meaning of words formed when –ish or –ness is added to the known root word. [L.3.2f, L.3.4b]
I will take my Friday ELA test.
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Learning Targets Week of 4/5  4/9
I will take the Third Grade Reading Guarantee and do my very best!
I will plan to write an informative piece about a day in the life of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. [W.3.5]
I will plan to write an informative piece about a day in the life of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. [W.3.5]
I will take the Unit 7 Assessment  Astronomy: Our Solar System and Beyond.
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for the Week of 3/29  4/2
I will use the meaning of suffixes to choose the correct word in sentences. [RF.3.3a]
I will demonstrate comprehension of an informational text about the space shuttle. [RI.3.1]
I will read about astronaut Mae Jemison and put the events of her life in sequence. [RI.3.3]
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for the Week of 3/15  3/19
I will write words using spelling patterns and rules for the sound /n/ (L.3.2f).
I will read informational text about gravity to find key ideas, details, words, and phrases (RI.3.2).
I will use correct punctuation in sentences with dialogue (L.3.2c).
I will read narrative text aloud with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression (RF.3.4b).
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for the Week of 3/8/21  3/12/21
I will combine sentences using the conjunctions and and or (L.3.1h).
I will compare and contrast two texts on the same topic (RI.3.9).
I will read informational text about constellations and answer comprehension questions by finding evidence in the text (RI.3.1).
I will write an opinion about the future of space exploration (W.3.1).
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets Week of 3/1  3/5
I will read informational text about the inner planets and make connections between main ideas in paragraphs. (RI.3.2)
I will compare and contrast texts about the inner and outer planets in the solar system. [RI.3.9; W.3.2, W.3.2c]
I will take a spelling test for the sound /j/ (L.3.2f).
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for Week of 2/22  2/26
I will answer questions about a text (RL.3.1).
I will write words using spelling patterns and rules for the sound /s/ (L.3.2f).
Unit 7: Astronomy Our Solar System and Beyond
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the sun, Earth, and our solar system. [RI.3.1]
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the moon. (RI.3.1)
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for Week of 2/16  2/19
I will compare and contrast two characters and plan a short narrative about one character (W.3.4).
I will draft a paragraph to describe a character from a Norse myth (W.3.2, L.3.2).
I will complete a paragraph describing a character from a Norse myth (W.3.2).
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for Week of 2/8  2/13
I will make predictions about characters from Norse mythology (RL.3.3).
I will examine a Norse myth and identify characters, setting, and plot (RL.3.1).
I will answer questions about main ideas and details from a Norse myth (RL.3.1).
I will answer questions about main ideas and details from a Norse myth (RL.3.1).
I will write a description of a character from a Norse myth (RL.3.3).
Learning Target for Week of 2/1  2/5
I will take my midyear CKLA assessment.
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Learning Target Week of January 2529
I will read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. CCSS.ELALITERACY.CCRA.R.1
Learning Targets Week of January 18  22
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the human voice and how it is produced. [RI.3.1]
I will read text about Alexander Graham Bell and answer questions about the text. [RI.3.1]
I will write to a prompt based on the word inspiration from the text. [L.3.5b]
I will read text about Thomas Edison and then compare and contrast Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison. [RI.3.9]
I will write the first draft of my research project. [W.3.2, W.3.2a]
Learning Targets Week of January 11  15
I will demonstrate comprehension of the text about refraction and lenses during a Close Reading activity. [RI.3.1]
I will find key ideas and details about light and color by reading the text. [RI.3.2]
I will write to show the relationship between content vocabulary words about light, using information from a glossary, notes, and text. [RI.3.4]
I will compare and contrast sound and light energy. [RI.3.9]
I will read and answer comprehension questions about sound and its characteristics. [RI.3.1]
Learning Targets Week of January 4  8
Unit 5: Light and Sound
I will find key ideas and details in the text introducing the concept of light. [RI.3.2]
I will answer questions and provide evidence from an informational text about light. [RI.3.1]
I will demonstrate understanding of cause and effect after reading an informational text about how light makes shadows. [RI.3.3]
I will find the main idea and details in text about mirrors and reflections, and find connections between different paragraphs. [RI.3.8]
I will ask and answer questions about ideas and details in a text about refraction and lenses. [RI.3.1]
Learning Targets Week of 12/14  12/18
I will analyze Julius Caesar as a leader. [RI.3.10; W.3.1]
I will identify key details in a text [RI.3.2].
I will explain why the Roman Empire split using information from the text and images [RI.3.1, RI.3.7].
I will describe Androcles and the Lion and explain how the characters’ actions contribute to the sequence of events [RL.3.3].
Learning Targets Week of 12/812/11
I will recount the myth “Cupid and Psyche” and compare outcomes to original predictions. [RL.3.1]
I will analyze Damocles and explain how his actions caused events to occur in a certain order. [RL.3.3]
I will compare key points from two texts on Julius Caesar using a graphic organizer. [RI.3.9]
I will analyze Julius Caesar as a leader. [RI.3.10; W.3.1]
Learning Targets Week of 11/23/2011/24/20
Learning Targets Week of 11/1611/20
I will determine the main idea of “Eyes and Vision,” recount the key details, and explain how they support the main idea. (RI.3.2)
I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of “Ears and Hearing,” referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (RI.3.1)
I will compare the nervous system in the human body to other common systems. (RI.3.3)
I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of “Overcoming Disabilities,” referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. [RI.3.1].
I will take my Unit 3: The Human Body: Systems and Senses assessment.
Learning Targets Week of 11/9  11/13
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the body’s muscular system. (RI.3.1)
I will read and answer comprehension questions about joints and muscles, and consider how they interact with other systems in the body. (RI.3.1)
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the nervous system. (RI.3.1)
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the nervous system and the brain. (RI.3.1)
I will closely read about the nervous system and the brain. (RI.3.10)
Week of 11/2  11/6
I will explain how the human body is an interconnected system. (RI.3.3)
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the body’s skeletal system, including axial bones. (RI.3.1)
I will read and answer comprehension questions about the body’s skeletal system and appendicular bones. (RI.3.1)
I will closeread and answer comprehension questions about the body’s skeletal system and appendicular bones. (RI.3.1)
Week of 10/2610/30
I will identify information about birds and explain how specific text features support my learning (RI.3.5)
I will compare two texts on mammals using a graphic organizer (RI.3.9)
I will determine the main idea and supporting details about Jane Goodall from the media clip and reading (SL.3.2)
I will use text features to quickly locate information about scientists who classify animals (RI.3.5)
I will read onlevel stories with purpose and understanding (RF.3.4a)
Week of 10/19  10/23
I will record key information about amphibians. (W.3.2)
I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of tree frogs, referring explicitly to the text (RI.3.1)
I will determine the meaning of unknown words in the text (RI.3.4)
I will closely to read an informational text to learn more about reptiles (RI.3.10)
I will determine the definition of key vocabulary words about birds (RI.3.4)
Unit 1: Classic Tales  The Wind in the Willows
I will ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for my answer. (RL.3.1)
I will sequence the events of a story. (RL.3.2)
I will identify the characters, setting, and plot in “The Open Road.” (RL.3.9)
Unit 2: Animal Classification
I will define and identify text features in the Reader. (RI.3.5)
I will explain how text features help readers identify information about classifying living things. (RI.3.5)
I will identify the connection between vertebrates and invertebrates. (RI.3.3)
I will identify supporting details in a passage about warm and coldblooded animals. (RI.3.2)
I will identify text features to gain greater understanding about fish. (RI.3.5)
Math
Learning Target for Week of 6/1  6/3
I will take my end of year benchmark math assessments.
Learning Targets for Week of May 24  28
I will review for my Chapter 13 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 13 Assessment.
I will explore angles of twodimensional figures. (3.G.1)
I will describe and classify polygons by their attributes. (3.G.1)
I will describe and classify triangles by their attributes. (3.G.1)
Learning Targets for Week of 5/17  5/21
I will use the formula for area to find the area of rectangles. (3.MD.7a)
I will use the Distributive Property to find area. (3.MD.7c)
I will find the area of composite figures. (3.MD.7d)
I will recognize the relationship between area and perimeter. (3.MD.8)
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets Week of 5/10  5/14
I will find the unknown when solving problems involving perimeter. (3.MD.8)
I will count unit squares to find the area of a figure. (3.MD.5b)
I will use addition to measure the area of a figure. (3.MD.5)
I will use tiling to find the area of rectangles. (3.MD.7a)
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for Week of 5/3  5/7
I will review for my Chapter 12 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 12 Assessment.
I will explore finding the perimeter of a figure. (3.MD.8)
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets Week of of 4/26  4/30
I will draw, organize, and analyze date in line plots.(3.MD.4)
I will measure lengths to the nearest half inch and nearest quarter inch.(3.MD.4)
I will collect and display measurement data to fractions of an inch.(3.MD.4)
I will solve problems by solving a simpler problem.(3.MD.4)
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for the Week of 4/19  4/23
I will collect and record data through observations and surveys. (3.MD.3)
I will draw a scaled picture graph.(3.MD.3)
I will draw scaled bar graphs.(3.MD.3)
I will relate bar graphs to scaled picture graphs.(3.MD.3)
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for Week of 4/12  4/16
I will take the Third Grade Math AIR Assessment and do my very best!
I will work backward to solve problems. 3.MD.1
I will review for my Chapter 11 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 11 Assessment.
I will take my Friday Math test.
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Learning Targets for Week of 4/5 to 4/9
I will take the Third Grade Reading Guarantee and do my very best!
I will use the four operations to solve onestep word problems involving mass. 3.MD.2
I will tell time to the nearest minute. 3.MD.1.
I will determine time intervals to solve problems. 3.MD.1.
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets Week of 3/29  4/2
I will explore estimating and measuring liquid volume using metric units of capacity. 3.MD.2
I will use the four operations to solve onestep word problems involving liquid volume. 3.MD.2
I will explore estimating and measuring metric units of mass. 3.MD.2
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for the Week of 3/15  3/19
I will use models to compare two fractions and record the results. 3.NF.3d
I will review for my Chapter 10 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 10 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 11 Am I Ready Test.
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for the Week of 3/8/21  3/12/21
I can draw a diagram to solve problems. 3.NF.1
I will represent fractions on a number line. 3.NF.2b
I will use models to find equivalent fractions. 3.NF.3b
I will express whole numbers as fractions and recognize fractions equivalent to whole numbers. 3.NF.3c
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for Week of 3/1/213/5/21
Chapter 10: Fractions
I will model and explore unit models. 3.NF.1, 3.G.2
I can read and write fractions that name part of a whole. 3.NF.1
I can use models to represent fractions that name part of a set. 3.NF.1
I can take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for Week of 2/22  2/26
I will represent one and twostep word problems using equations with a variable. (3.OA.8)
I will use logical reasoning to solve problems. (3.OA.8)
I will review for my Chapter 9 Test
I will take my Chapter 9 Test
I will take my Friday Math test.
Learning Targets for Week of 2/16  2/19
I will write expressions using the four operations (3.OA.5).
I will write, then find the value of expressions (3.OA.8).
I will represent one and twostep word problems using equations with a variable. (3.OA.8)
I will take my Friday ELA test.
Learning Targets for Week of 2/8  2/13
I will explore how to take apart factors to multiply. (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7)
I will apply the distributive property to find products (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7).
I will explore how to find the product of three factors (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7).
I will apply the Associative Property of Multiplication to find products (3.OA.5, 3.OA.7).
I will take the Check My Progress formative assessment.
Learning Targets for the Week of 2/1  2/5
I will multiply by 11 and 12. (3.OA.1)
I will divide by 11 and 12. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6)
I will review for my Chapter 8 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 8 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 9 Am I Ready Test
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Learning Targets for the week of 1/25  1/29
I will use different strategies, such as arrays, drawings, and known facts, to multiply by 8. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
I will use different strategies, such as properties, known facts, or patterns, to multiply by 9. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
I will use different strategies, such as equal groups, repeated subtraction, and related multiplication facts, to divide by 8 and 9. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6)
I will make an organized list to solve problems. (3.OA.3)
I will multiply by 11 and 12. (3.OA.1)
Learning Targets Week of January 1822
Chapter 8: Apply Multiplication and Division
I will use different strategies, including doubling a known fact, to multiply by 6. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
I will use different strategies, such as properties, arrays, and decomposing factors, to multiply by 7. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
I will use different strategies, including arrays and repeated subtraction, to divide by 6 and 7. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)
I will use different strategies, such as arrays, drawings, and known facts, to multiply by 8. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
Learning Targets Week of January 1115
Chapter 7 Multiplication and Division
Learning Targets Week of January 4  8
Chapter 7 Multiplication and Division
I will use different strategies, such as arrays, equal groups, and properties, to multiply by 3. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
I can use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 3. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
I can explore how to double a known fact in order to multiply. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9)
I can double a known fact to multiply by 4. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3 3.OA.4, 3.OA.7 3.OA.9)
I can use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 4. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)
Learning Targets Week of 12/14  12/18
I will take my Chapter 6 Assessment.
I will take my Benchmark Test 1.
I will review Benchmark Test 1.
I will round to the nearest 10 and 100 (3NBT.1).
I will model multiplication and division (3.OA.1, 3.OA.2).
Learning Targets Week of 12/712/11
I will use basic facts and patterns to multiply a number by a multiple of 10. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9, 3.NBT.3)
I will use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 10. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)
I will review for my Chapter 6 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 6 Assessment.
Learning Targets Week of 11/30  12/4
I will use models and related multiplication facts to divide by 2 (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9).
I will use different strategies, including patterns, to multiply by 5. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA7, 3.OA.9)
I will use different strategies, including related multiplication facts, to divide by 5. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)
I will solve problems by looking for a pattern. (3.OA.9)
I will use different strategies, including patterns, to multiply by 10. (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA7, 3.OA.9)
Learning Targets Week of 11/2311/24/20
Learning Targets Week of 11/1611/20
Learning Targets Week of 11/9  11/13
I can explore two meanings of division. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4)
I can model division as equal sharing. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4)
I can use models to relate division and subtraction. (3.OA.2, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.7)
I can explore how division and multiplication are related. (3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)
I can divide using related multiplication facts. (3.OA.4, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7)
Week of 11/2  11/6
I will use models to solve problems. (3.OA.4, 3.OA.7)
I will review for my Chapter 5: Understand Division assessment.
I will take my Chapter 5: Understand Division assessment.
Chapter 6: Multiplication and Division Patterns
I will identify and explain patterns in the multiplication table (3.OA.5, 3.OA.9).
I will use arrays and drawings, such as bar diagrams, to multiply by 2 (3.OA.1, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9).
I will use the make a table strategy to solve problems. (3.OA.3)
I will use multiplication to find the total number of combinations that can be made when given two groups of objects. (3.OA.3)
I will use review for my Chapter 4 Assessment (3.OA.3)
I will take my Chapter 5 Assessment.
I will take my Chapter 5 Am I Ready Test.
Week of 10/2610/30
I will use models to explore the meaning of multiplication. (3.OA.1)
I will relate multiplication and addition. (3.OA.1)
I will use arrays to model and explore multiplication. (3.OA.3)
I will use arrays to multiply. (3.OA.3)
I will use the make a table strategy to solve problems. (3.OA.3)
Week of 10/19  10/23
I will subtract fourdigit numbers with regrouping. (3.NBT.2)
I will subtract across zeros. (3.NBT.2)
I will review for my Chapter 3 Assessment. (3.NBT.2)
I will take my Chapter 3 Assessment. (3.NBT.2)
I will take my Chapter 4 Am I Ready Test.
Chapter 1: Place Value
I will prepare for Chapter 1: Place Value by showing what I know on a pretest.
I will read, write, and identify place value of whole numbers through thousands. (3.NBT.1)
I will use place value to compare numbers. (3.NBT.1)
I will use a number line and place value to order numbers through thousands. (3.NBT.1)
I will round numbers to the nearest ten. (3.NBT.1)
I will round numbers to the nearest hundred. (3.NBT.1)
I will use the fourstep plan to solve problems. (3.NBT.1)
I will review for my Chapter 1 Assessment. (3.NBT.1)
I will take my Chapter 1 Assessment. (3.NBT.1)
Chapter 2: Addition
I will use addition properties to add whole numbers. (3.NBT.2)
I will identify patterns in the addition table. (3.OA.9)
I will use place value to identify addition patterns. (3.OA.9)
I will use mental addition strategies. (3.NBT.2)
I will estimate sums using rounding. (3.NBT.2)
I will use models to explore adding threedigit numbers. (3.NBT.2)
I will add threedigit numbers and use estimation to check for reasonableness. (3.NBT.2)
I will add fourdigit numbers with regrouping. (3.NBT.2)
I will check answers for reasonableness. (3.NBT.2)
I will take my Chapter 2 Assessment. (3.OA.9, 3.NBT.2)
Chapter 3: Subtraction
I will use strategies to subtract mentally. (3.NBT.2)
I will estimate differences using rounding to the nearest ten or hundred. (3.NBT.2)
I will determine whether an estimate or an exact answer is needed to solve a problem. (3.NBT.2)
I will model subtraction with regrouping. (3.NBT.2)
I will subtract threedigit numbers with regrouping. (3.NBT.2)
