Third Grade

 Let´s have fun learning English!

 

EVERY UNIT HAS A SUMMARY OF THE CONTENTS AND LINKS TO PRACTICE ON.

(click on the blue words in each unit to go to a new link.)

JUST SCROLL DOWN.              
        

FIND THE UNIT YOU ARE ON.

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UNIT 1.1 The Twin Club                             

REVIEW

Talking About:             Different Communities

Learning About:          Short Vowels and Consonants

Character and Setting of a story

Placing words in alphabetical order

                                    Sentences

High frequency words : someone, somewhere, friend, country, beautiful, front

Phonics                              : drum, chop, rock, sack, list, tag, desk, rib, job, mess, sad, dust

                                                                                              

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UNIT 1.2 Exploring Space with an Astronaut                        

What can we learn by exploring space?

Phonics:

Reading Comprehension:

Grammar:              

  • SUBJECT
  • Position Words: behind, around, outside, over

Spelling:

Vocabulary:                          

  • live, work, woman, machines, move, everywhere, world

WATCH THIS AMAZING VIDEO ON SHUTTLE LAUNCHES

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UNIT 1.3 Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night 

        

Reading Comprehension Character and Setting in a story
Grammar Synonyms
Predicates
Phonics/Spelling stop, strap, nest, hand, brave, ask, clip, stream, mask, twin, breeze, state
High-Frequency Words bear, build, couldn´t, father, love, mother, straight
                                  

WHAT CAN WE DISCOVER BY EXPLORING NATURE?

 

 

WE WILL BE LEARNING ABOUT:RDG10NA_02_01_03_BF

READING COMPREHENSION

PHONICS:

  • CONSONANT BLENDS (bl, sl, nt, cl, sk, st, str, fr, spl)

Extra Practice on consonant blends:

 

SPELLING:

VOCABULARY/ High Frequency words:

  • synonyms
  • bear, build, couldn´t, father, love, mother, straight
  • words from the story

Grammar:

 

WATCH THIS FUN VIDEO ABOUT A DOG´S LIFE

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UNIT 1.4    A Walk in the Desert                                       

Test June 18th

REVIEW

Contents:

High Frequency Words:     animals, early, eyes, full, warm, water

Phonics / Spelling:   Inflected endings -s, -ed, -ing

talked, talking, dropped, dropping, excited, exciting, lifted, lifting, hugged, hugging, smiled, smiling.

Grammar:             Declarative and interrogative sentences, words in alphabetical order.

Reading Comprehension: Main idea and details of a story

 

EXTRA PRACTICE

 

 

 

 

Phonics / Spelling:   talked, talking, dropped, dropping, excited, exciting, lifted, lifting, hugged, hugging, smiled, smiling.

 

 

Grammar:

Declarative and interrogative sentences

 

Reading Comprehension:

  • main idea and details of a story
  • parts of a book

parts of a book

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Unit 1.5 The Strongest One

In this unit you will perform a play. Here is the link to practice from:

THE STRONGEST ONE play

Talking About:        Exploring for Answers

Grammar:            

  • Synonyms and imperatives

High Frequency words:  

Phonics:

  • consonant Digraphs (words that begin or end  with ch, tch, sh, th, wh).

 

 

Phonics / Spelling:

Grammar:

  • Imperative and Exclamatory Sentences

 

Synonyms

Reading Comprehension Skill:   

  • Facts and Details

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UNIT 2.1 Tara and Tiree       

            

We are talking about dangerous situations and how we can help each other.

Reading Skills: Cause and effect

Vocabulary: Using context clues to figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words.

Grammar: Identify nouns in a sentence.

Extra Practice 1: nouns or verbs 
Extra Practice 2: noun, verbs and adjectives
Extra Practice 3: What are nouns?

Spelling:   part, smart, hard, farm, born, porch, horse, corn, before, chore, more, score

Practice on Spelling City

Phonics:  Vowels: r-Controlled ar, or, ore, oar

High Frequency Words: Practice break, family, heard, listen, once, pull.

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Unit 2.2 Abraham Lincoln

biography report form

Let´s take a look at the different things we will learn.


Reading Skills: Author´s Purpose:

Why does an author write a piece?

  • To inform or to entertain.

Let´s find out.

Also, we will learn about writing a Biography.

In Phonics & Spelling,  we will learn about contractions

can´t, haven´t, he´s, I´m, she´s, they´ll, we´ll, who´s, wasn´t, isn´t, couldn´t, you´ll, hadn´t, and didn´t. 

 

 

 

Contractions games

Conventions: Proper Nouns  Practice 1  Practice 2    

Vocabulary:

HFW: certainly, either, great, laugh, second, worst, you´re,

 

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UNIT 2.3 Scarcity                                                                                            

This story talks about how we can meet people´s needs.

Let´s take a look at the different things we will learn.


Reading Skills:

  • Facts and Details
  • Chapter headings: use practice

In Phonics & Spelling,  we will learn about Vowels: r-controller er, ir, ur.

Conventions:

  • Singular and Plural Nouns  
  • Time order words: before, after, first

Vocabulary:

HFW: above, ago, enough, toward, whole, word.

 

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 UNIT 2.4 The Bremen Town Musicians

 

This story talks about working together.

Let´s take a look at the different things we will learn.

Reading Skills: Fairy Tales

 

In Phonics & Spelling,  we will learn about Plural Nouns that change spelling:  -s, -es, -ies

Practice 1

Spelling words: 

note, note, notes, lunch, lunches, story, stories, tune, tunes, switch, switches, baby, babies

Conventions:

HFW: bought, people, pleasant, probably,  scared, shall, sign
Check these links for more information on The Bremen Town Musicians

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UNIT 2.5 One Good Turn Deserves Another

 

Question of the week: How can we help each other?

Let´s take a look at the different things we will learn.

Reading Skills:

  • Compare and contrast

Phonics & Spelling: 

Conventions:

HFW/Vocabulary: behind, brought, door, everybody, minute, promise, sorry.

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UNIT 3.1 Pearl and Wagner, Two Good Friends                   

Contents:

Talking About                                    Creative ideas   

Question of the week: What does it mean to be creative? 

Reading Comprehension             Author´s purpose

Phonics/Spelling                            Vowel patters e, ee, ea, y:

street, freeze, dream, speech, lady, release, penny, beneath, even, battery.

High-Frequency Words               watch, shoe, guess, science, won, pretty, village

 Grammar                                           Verbs, Antonyms

Practice:

Reading Skills: 

Author´s Purpose: Authors write to inform or entertain.


Phonics & Spelling: 

HFW: watch, shoe, guess, science, won, pretty, village.


Conventions

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