Third Grade Academics

Skills That We Will Develop in Third Grade

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Third Grade Readers N
eed To:

· Write legibly in cursive.

•Ask and answer questions about their reading, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.

•Determine the meaning of words and phrases that ar

e used in the text.

•Determine the main idea and supporting details of text.

•Decode words with common Latin suffixes.


Third Grade Writers Need To:

· Show an understanding of parts of speech- identifying nouncs, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, and pronouns.

•Form complete sentences with proper capitalization, punctuation, and spelling

•Compose a narrative story with a beginning, middle, and ending paragraph.

•Compose an opinion piece with 3 reasons stated in paragraph form.

•Research topics and compose an informational text with 3 key details in paragraph form.


Mathematicians Need To:

· Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division

•Multiply and divide within 100.

•Solve two step problems.

•Use place value to add and subtract

•Understand fractions as numbers.

•Represent equivalent fractions.

•Compare two fractions

•Understand the concept of perimeter and area.

•Recognize shapes and their attributes.