LA: Read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LA: 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.
SCI: Analyze and interpret weather data to identify day-to-day variations as well as long-term patterns.
SCI: Obtain information about different climatic areas to predict typical weather conditions expected in a particular season in a given area.
SS: Compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
SS: Give examples of and explain group and institutional influences such as religious beliefs, laws, and peer pressure, on people, events, and elements of culture.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.
VA: Describe and place a variety of art objects in historical and cultural contexts.