Trimester 1 Learning Standards

  • Reading Foundational Skills

    RF 3.3 Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. 

    RF 3.4a Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension 

    Reading Literature

    RL 3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. 

    RL 3.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures, including those by and about American Indians, determine the central message lesson or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. 

    RL 3.3 Describe characters in a story (their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events 

    RL 3.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings and plots of stories written by the same author, including american indian authors, about the same or similar characters (books in a series)


    W 3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details and clear even sequences

    W 3.4 With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose 

    W 3.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflections and rvision) and shorter time frames, (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific purposes and audiences

    Speaking and Listening 

    SL 3.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (1:1, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly 

    SL 3.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally


    L 3.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard english grammar and usage when writing or speaking

    L 3.2 Demonstrate command of standard english capitalization, punctuation and spelling when writing

    L 3.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading or listening 

    L 3.6 Acquire and use accurately grade appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (After dinner that night we went looking for them) 


    NBT 2 Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction