Grade 3

Grade 3 Focus Skills

 

September

February

Retell a fable & a folktale

Explain the lesson of the story

Sight Words


Distinguish your own point of view  from that of the narrator or other characters

Review short vowel sound rules

Sight Words

October

Determine the main idea of a text; Recount key details and explain how they support the main idea

Short Vowel Sounds

Sight Words

March
Compare, contrast, & reflect on the most important points & key details presented in 2 texts on the same topic

Long & short vowel sounds

Sight Words

November

Determine the main idea or theme of a text, analyze character development, & summarize the key ideas

Long Vowel Sounds

Sight Words

April

December

Determine the meaning of unknown or multiple-meaning words by using context clues & analyzing word parts

Review Vowel Sound Rules

May

January

June

Determine whose point a view is being told in a story

Review Short Vowel Sound Rules

Sight Words