Third Quarter Content standards!


Quarter Three

January 26 , 2016 – March 28, 2018 (42 days)

Content To Be Taught:

  • Developing Models to Describe Organisms Have Unique and Diverse Life Cycles
  • Analyzing and Interpreting Data that Plants and Animals Inherited Traits from their Parents
  • Constructing an Arguments About How Animals Form Groups to Survive
  • Explaining with Supporting Evidence that the Environment Can Influence Traits
  • Constructing an Explanation about How Individual Characteristics Provide Advantages for Survival, Mating and Reproducing

3-LS3-1. Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms.

3-LS1-1. Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

3-LS2-1. Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.

3-LS3-2. Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.

3-LS4-2. Use evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing.

3-LS4-3. Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

3-LS4-4. Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.


-Development understanding of fractions as numbers. (3.NF.A.1-3)

-Reason with shapes and their attributes. (3.G.A.2)

– Represent and interpret data. (3.MD.B.4)

-Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division. (3.OA.A.1-4)

-Understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and
division. (3.OA.B.5-6)

-Multiply and divide within 100. (3.OA.C.7)

-Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic. (3.OA.D.8-9)

-Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects. (3.MD.A.1-2)

Geometric measurement: understand concepts of area and relate area to
multiplication and to addition. (3.MD.C.7)

-Inferring (RL.3.1)
– Summarize (RL.3.2)
– Elements of Poetry(RL.3.5)
– Sensory Language(RL.3.4)
– Central Message (RL.3.2)
– Characters and Events(RL.3.3)
– Chapter Structure/Plot(RL.3.5)
– Message, Moral, Lesson(RL.3.2)
– Literal and Nonliteral Language (RL.3.4)
– Distinguish Own Point of View from Characters (RL.3.6)
– Illustrations Contribution  (RL.3.7)


Literary Analysis Central Message in Poetry (W.3.2, RL.3.2)

Literary Analysis- Character Analysis (W.3.1, Rl.3.3)

Narrative Story: Letter (W.3.3, RL.3.2)

Literary Analysis: Central Message (W.3.1, RL.3.2)