1st Nine Weeks Learning Standards

Learning Targets

    Grade 3

    First Nine Weeks

    English/Language Arts

    Learning Standards: 

    English/Language Arts All students should know and be able to:

     Begin to self-monitor comprehension to clarify meaning

     Begin to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text

     Begin describing characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, feelings)

     Read and comprehend literary and informational text

     Begin to describe the relationship between a series of historical event

     Comprehends text on the level M/N  Begins to capture a reader’s interest in writing

     Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences



    Mathematics All students should know and/or be able to:

     Use place value and properties of operations for multi-digit arithmetic

     Round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100  Fluently add and subtract within 100

     Use the properties of addition and subtraction to compute and verify

     Use inverse operations to verify answers

     Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division

     Draw a scaled picture graph and bar graph to represent a data set with several categories

     Solve one and two step work problems using information from graphs

     Generate measurement data by measuring lengths to nearest ¼ inch

     Show data by making a line plot




    Science All students should know and/or be able to:

    • Differentiate between habitats of Georgia and the organisms that live there.

    • Identify features of green plants and animals that allow them to live and thrive in different regions of Georgia.

    • Explain what will happen to an organism if the habitat is changed


    Social Studies

    Social Studies All students should know and/or be able to:

    • Explain and use the 5 Themes of Geography

    • Explain how Paul Revere expanded rights and freedom

    • Describe the geography of Paul Revere

    • Describe character traits of Paul Revere

    • Identify productive resources

    • Explain government’s role in the economy

    • Explain trade and voluntary exchange

    • Discuss political roots of democracy

    • Identify topographical features of the US

    • Describe features of a republican form of government