Power Indicators

3rd Grade Power Indicators

 

 

 

 1st Trimester

 

English/Language Arts

3.1.3 Read aloud grade-level appropriate literary and informational text fluently and

accurately and with appropriate timing, change in voice, and expression.

3.2.3 Show understanding by identifying answers in the text.

3.2.4 Recall major points in the text and make and revise predictions about what is

read.

3.5.1 Write narratives that:

 

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Provide a context within which an action takes place

 

 

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Include details to develop the plot

 

3.6.2 Write correctly sentences of statement, command, question, or exclamation, with

final punctuation.

3.6.7 Capitalize correctly geographical names, holidays, historical periods, and special

events.

Math

3.1.1 Count, read, and write whole numbers up to 1,000.

3.1.2 Identify and interpret place value in whole numbers up to 1,000.

3.1.3 Use words, models, and expanded form to represent numbers up to 1,000.

3.1.4 Identify any number up to 1,000 in various combinations of hundreds, tens, and

ones.

3.1.5 Compare whole numbers up to 1,000 and arrange them in numerical order.

3.1.6 Round numbers less than 1,000 to the nearest ten and nearest hundred.

3.1.7 Identify odd and even numbers up to 1,000 and describe their characteristics.

3.1.14 Identify whether everyday events are certain, likely, unlikely, or impossible.

3.6.1 Analyze problems by identifying relationships, telling relevant from irrelevant

information.

 

2nd Trimester

 

English/Language Arts

3.1.3 Read aloud grade-level appropriate literary and informational text fluently and

accurately and with appropriate timing, change in voice, and expression.

3.1.6 Use sentence and word context to find the meaning of unknown words.

3.1.7 Use a dictionary to learn the meaning and pronunciation of unknown words.

3.2.3 Show understanding by identifying answers in the text.

3.2.8 Distinguish between cause and effect and between fact and opinion in

informational text.

3.3.8 Identify the problem and solutions in a story.

3.4.3 Create single paragraphs with topic sentences and simple supporting facts and

details.

3.5.2 Write descriptive pieces about people, places, things, or experiences that:

 

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Develop a unified main idea

 

 

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Use details to support the main idea

 

3.6.3 Identify and use subjects and verbs that are in agreement (I am instead of I is.)

3.6.4 Identify and use past (she laughed), present (she laughs), and future (she will

laugh) verb tenses properly in writing.

3.6.5 Identify and correctly use pronouns (him, her, it), adjectives (black, younger,

large), compound words (campground, playtime), and articles (a, an, the) in

writing.

3.6.6 Use commas in dates (October 1, 2007), locations (Portage, Indiana), and

addresses (3100 Willowdale Road, Portage, IN) and for items in a series (Tim,

Jeff, and Ryan).

Math

3.2.1 Add and subtract whole numbers up to 1,000 with or without regrouping, using

relevant properties of the number system.

3.2.2 Represent the concept of multiplication as repeated addition.

Example: 3+3+3+3 = 12 4x3 = 12

3.2.3 Represent the concept of division as repeated subtraction, equal sharing, and

forming equal groups.

3.2.4 Know and use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division facts,

such as 4 x 7 = 28 and 28

 

¸ 7 = 4.

 

3.3.5 Create, describe, and extend number patterns using multiplication.

3.4.1 Identify quadrilaterals (two-dimensional figure with 4 sides) as four-sided shapes.

3.4.2 Identify right angles in shapes and objects and decide whether other angles are

greater than or less than a right angle.

3.4.3 Identify, describe, and classify: cube, sphere, prism, pyramid, cone, and cylinder.

3.4.5 Draw a shape that is congruent (same shape and same size) to another shape.

3.4.7 Draw line segments and lines.

3.4.8 Identify and draw lines of symmetry in geometric shapes (by hand or using

technology).

 

3rd Trimester

 

English/Language Arts

3.1.3 Read aloud grade-level appropriate literary and informational text fluently and

accurately and with appropriate timing, change in voice, and expression.

3.1.4 Determine the meanings of words using knowledge of synonyms (words with the

same meaning), antonyms (words with the opposite meaning), homophones

(words that sounds the same but have different meanings and spellings), and

homographs (words that are spelled the same but have different meanings).

3.1.8 Use knowledge of prefixes (word parts added to the beginning of words such as

un- and pre-) and suffixes (word parts added to the end of words such as er, -ful,

-less) to determine the meaning of words.

3.2.1 Use titles, table of contents, chapter headings, a glossary, or an index to locate

information in text.

3.2.3 Show understanding by identifying answers in the text.

3.2.5 Distinguish between main idea and supporting details in expository

(informational) text.

3.3.3 Determine what characters are like by what they say or do and by how the author

or illustrator portrays them.

3.3.4 Determine the theme or authors message in fiction and nonfiction text.

3.4.4 Use various reference materials (dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, encyclopedia, and

online resources).

3.4.6 Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning and clarity.

3.4.7 Proofread ones own writing, as well as that of others, using an editing checklist

or list of rules.

3.5.3 Write personal, persuasive, and formal letters, thank-you notes, and invitations

that:

 

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Show awareness of the knowledge and interests of the audience

 

 

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Establish a purpose and context

 

 

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Include the date, proper salutation, body, closing, and signature

 

Math

3.1.8 Show equivalent fractions using equal parts.

3.1.9 Identify and use correct names for numerators and denominators.

3.1.10 Given a pair of fractions, decide which is larger or smaller by using objects or

pictures.

3.1.13 Interpret data displayed in a circle graph and answer questions about the situation.

3.2.5 Show mastery of multiplication facts 0-10.

3.2.6 Add and subtract simple fractions with the same denominator.

3.3.1 Represent relationships of quantities in the form of a numeric expression or

equation.

3.3.2 Solve problems involving numeric equations.

3.3.3 Choose appropriate symbols for operations and relations to make a number

sentence true.

3.5.1 Measure line segments to the nearest half-inch.

3.5.9 Tell time to the nearest ¼ and ½ hour and find out how much time has elapsed.

3.5.10 Find the value of any collection of coins and bills. Write amounts less than a

dollar using the

 

Ë symbol and write larger amounts in decimal notation using the

 

$ symbol.

3.5.12 Carry out simple unit conversions within a measurement system.

Example: centimeters to meters, hours to minutes

3.6.3 Apply strategies and results from simpler problems to solve more complex

problems.

3.6.6 Know and use strategies for estimating results of whole-number addition and

subtraction.