Third Grade Weekly Standards

Lesson Plans Oct. 2nd - Oct. 20th

Reading and language arts: Many of these standards will continue on for several weeks.

Power Standards for the Second 9 weeks:

  • 3.RI.KID.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

  • 3.RI.CS.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area

  • 3.RL.CS.4

  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

  • 3.W.TTP.1. Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons. a.) introduce a topic b.) develop an opinion with reasons that support the opinion c.) create an organizational structure that lists supporting reasons d.) provide a concluding statement or section e.) use linking words and phrases to connect opinion and reasons f.) apply language standards addressed in the Foundational Literacy standards.

Supporting Standards for the first 9 weeks:

  • 3.RI.IKI.8 Explain how reasons support specific points an author makes in a text

  • 3.FL.F.5 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

  • 3.W.RW.10 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.

  • 3.W.PDW.4 With guidance and support, produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above)

Language Arts:

  • 3.FL.SC.6: a. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs as used in general and in particular sentences. i. Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences. j. Capitalize appropriate words in titles.


  • 3.FL.PWR.3 (a.-d.): Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills when decoding isolated words and in connected texts.


  • 3.MD.B Represent and interpret data.

  • 3.OA.A.1 Interpret the factors and products in whole number multiplication equations.  (e.g. 4x7 is 4 groups of 7 objects with a total of 28 objects.)

  • 3.OA.A2 Interpret whole-number quotients of whole number numbers.  

  • 3.OA.A.3 Multiply and divide within 100 to solve contextual problems.

Review Standards (these standards are being reviewed daily)

  • 3.NBT.A.1: Rounding whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100 using understanding of place

  • 3.NBT.A.2: Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and relationship between addition and subtraction.

  • 3.NBT.A.3 Multiply one-digit whole numbers by multiples of 10 in the range 10–90 (e.g., 9 x 80, 5 x 60) using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.

Social Studies/ Science 3.10/3.11 I can identify a natural resource.

  • 3.9 I can explain the difference between a primary source and a secondary source.

  • 307.1.1 I can use magnifiers the make observationof plants and animal parts.

  • 307.2.2 I can categorize things as living or non- living.