Click to watch channel 96 live stream Click to watch the most recent and past graduation ceremonies online. Click to view the official SMCPS Facebook page Click to view the official SMCPS Twitter feed Click to view the offical SMCPS YouTube channel Click to view the official SMCPS LinkedIn page Click to access the Home Access Center login page Click for freqently asked questions and general website information

Click to watch channel 96 live stream Click to watch the most recent and past graduation ceremonies online. Click to view the official SMCPS Facebook page Click to view the official SMCPS Twitter feed Click to view the offical SMCPS YouTube channel Click to view the official SMCPS LinkedIn page Click to access the Home Access Center login page Click for freqently asked questions and general website information

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What Your Child Will Learn in Third Grade:

CCSS StrandsStandards
Reading:Literature/Informational Text
  • Identify key ideas and details by asking and answering questions about a text, recounting stories, fables, and folktales and their theme, and by describing characters’ traits and actions.
  • Recognize craft and structure by determining the meaning of words and phrases, the sequence of events, text features, and point of view.
  • Integrate knowledge and ideas by comparing and contrasting key details in two texts on the same topic.
  • Read a range of texts of various levels of text complexity.
Foundational Skills
  • Understand print concepts.
  • Show phonological awareness.
  • Use phonics in word recognition.
  • Read with fluency.
Writing
  • Write a variety of text types and for a variety of purposes.
  • Produce and distribute writing.
  • Research to build and present knowledge (integrating technology).
Speaking and Listening 
  • Comprehend and collaborate.
  • Present knowledge and ideas.
 Language
  •  Use the conventions of Standard English.
  • Acquire and use vocabulary.

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