Third Grade Standards

Name Identifier
READING EL.3.1
Word identification strategies EL.3.1.1
Applies word identification/decoding strategies in isolation and in context EL.3.1.1.1
Uses a variety of reading strategies independently in literary and informational EL.3.1.1.2
Vocabulary strategies EL.3.1.2
Identifies the meaning of unfamiliar words by using word structure, context clue EL.3.1.2.1
Shows breadth (growth) of vocabulary knowledge EL.3.1.2.2
Shows comprehension of homonym, homographs, and heteronym word pairs in oral and EL.3.1.2.3
Accuracy and fluency EL.3.1.3
Reads grade level text with 90 to 94% accuracy EL.3.1.3.1
Reads fluently (100-125 words per minute oral and 115-140 wpm silent). EL.3.1.3.2
Informational text understanding EL.3.1.4
Uses text support and text features to gain initial understanding of information EL.3.1.4.1
Organizes information through charting and mapping. EL.3.1.4.2
Connects,recognizes generalizations, makes inferences about causes or effects, EL.3.1.4.3
Literary text understanding EL.3.1.5
Demonstrates initial understanding of key elements of literary text and author's EL.3.1.5.1
Analyzes and interprets elements of literary text. EL.3.1.5.2
Paraphrases and summarizes plot with major events sequenced. EL.3.1.5.3
Reading extensively EL.3.1.6
Reads the equivalent of at least 2 books a month, and can explain choices EL.3.1.6.1
Reads at least three genres EL.3.1.6.2
Reads at least four books by the same author, in one genre EL.3.1.6.3
Reads at least two types of nonfiction. EL.3.1.6.4
Reading text Level EL.3.1.7
WRITING EL.3.2
Writing process EL.3.2.1
Uses writing process strategies and shares writing with others EL.3.2.1.1
Composes a paragraph using a word processor with accuracy and speed of 80% @ 5 w EL.3.2.1.2
Begins to write cursive legibly EL.3.2.1.3
Prints fluently and legibly EL.3.2.1.4
Grammar, spelling & mechanics EL.3.2.2
Demonstrates command of appropriate English conventions EL.3.2.2.1
Demonstrates  command of conventional English spelling, including use of spell c EL.3.2.2.2
Demonstrates command of the structures of English language by writing all three EL.3.2.2.3
Response to text EL.3.2.3
Writes responses to literary and informational text that :* set context using a EL.3.2.3.1
Informational writing EL.3.2.4
Writes reports (of at least two paragraphs w/ 9 sentences) that:¥  establish a EL.3.2.4.1
Writes a procedure (of at least two paragraphs) that:¥  provide a purpose for t EL.3.2.4.2
Expressive writing EL.3.2.5
Writes narratives, organizing and relating a story line plot/ series of events,  EL.3.2.5.1
Writes reflective essays making connections between personal experiences and ide EL.3.2.5.2
Writes poetry, demonstrating an awareness of purpose and using language effectiv EL.3.2.5.3
MATHEMATICS EL.3.3
Numbers and operations EL.3.3.1
• Understands proper fractions by representing part/whole relationships of fract EL.3.3.1.1
• Reads numbers to 1000• Writes numerals to 1000• Order and compare whole numb EL.3.3.1.2
• Demonstrates understanding of  operations—addition, subtraction, multiplicatio EL.3.3.1.3
• Accurately solves multi-digit problems involving addition with regrouping incl EL.3.3.1.4
• Mentally adds whole numbers through 20 with accuracy• Mentally subtracts whol EL.3.3.1.5
• Uses estimation strategies such as rounding to solve problems and check the ac EL.3.3.1.6
• Applies properties of numbers (odd, even, composition/decomposition) to solve EL.3.3.1.7
Geometry and measurement EL.3.3.2
• Uses properties and attributes to identify, classify, and distinguish among po EL.3.3.2.1
• Identify, describe and classify a variety of 3-dimensional shapes (rectangular EL.3.3.2.2
• Identifies congruent shapes• Uses transformations (flips, slides, turns) to d EL.3.3.2.3
• Determines the perimeter of rectangles using a variety of  manipulatives or mo EL.3.3.2.4
• Selects and uses an appropriate tool and unit to measure length using ft. and EL.3.3.2.5
• Determines elapsed and accrued time to the quarter hour. EL.3.3.2.6
• Solves problems using a two-dimensional coordinate system (X and Y axes-quadra EL.3.3.2.7
Functions and algebra EL.3.3.3
• Demonstrates an understanding of continuing, repeating, geometric, numeric or  EL.3.3.3.1
• Describe, extend, and make verbal and written generalizations about numeric an EL.3.3.3.2
• Demonstrates an understanding of equality by solving one-step equations involv EL.3.3.3.3
Data, statistics and probability EL.3.3.4
• Given data, organizes, displays, makes observations, to draw conclusions about EL.3.3.4.1
• Analyzes patterns in data in a variety of contexts using mode, least frequent, EL.3.3.4.2
• Accurately and appropriately represents data in a variety of contexts using ta EL.3.3.4.3
• Uses counting techniques to solve problems in context to determine possibiliti EL.3.3.4.4
• Uses experimental probability to describe the likelihood or chance of an event EL.3.3.4.5
• In response to a question or hypothesis collects appropriate data, organizes t EL.3.3.4.6
• Uses experimental probability to describe the likelihood or chance of an event EL.3.3.4.7
Problem solving EL.3.3.5
• Applies an approach• Makes connections by observations, applications, extensi EL.3.3.5.1
SCIENCE EL.3.4
Inquiry EL.3.4.1
Physical science EL.3.4.2
Life Science EL.3.4.3
Human Body EL.3.4.4
Universe, Earth, Environment EL.3.4.5
SOCIAL STUDIES EL.3.5
Inquiry EL.3.5.1
History EL.3.5.2
Physical and cultural geography EL.3.5.3
Civic, government and Society EL.3.5.4
Economics EL.3.5.5
LANGUAGE EL.3.6
Listens actively EL.3.6.1
Retells information presented orally, including the beginning, details, and the  EL.3.6.1.1
Oral Expression EL.3.6.2
Art EL.3.7
Artistic skills EL.3.7.1
Approach to work EL.3.7.2
Concepts and vocabulary EL.3.7.3
Reflection & response to art EL.3.7.4
Music EL.3.8
Musical Skills EL.3.8.1
Approach to work EL.3.8.2
Concepts and vocabulary EL.3.8.3
Reflection and response to music EL.3.8.4
PE EL.3.9
Motor Skills EL.3.9.1
Physical fitness EL.3.9.2
Attitude to physical fitness EL.3.9.3
Participation EL.3.9.4
Learning Skills EL.3.10
Participates and contributes during group activity EL.3.10.1
Exhibits self-control in language and behavior EL.3.10.10
Listens and pays attention in class EL.3.10.11
Follows oral and written directions EL.3.10.12
Works neatly and legibly EL.3.10.13
Exhibits a positive self-image EL.3.10.14
Thinks analytically EL.3.10.15
Copes with problem situations in an acceptable manner by using words EL.3.10.16
Cooperates with others EL.3.10.17
Stays on task and completes class work on time EL.3.10.18
Identifies and expresses feelings in self and others EL.3.10.19
Works well independently EL.3.10.2
Completes and hands in homework on time EL.3.10.20
Accepts rules and limits established for the good of the group EL.3.10.3
Demonstrates best effort and pride in work EL.3.10.4
Seeks help when needed EL.3.10.5
Organizes materials, work, and workplace EL.3.10.6
Transitions well from one activity to the next EL.3.10.7
Is willing to try new experiences and ideas EL.3.10.8
Accepts responsibility for own actions EL.3.10.9
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