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 informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
LA: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
SCI: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the types of habitats in which organisms live, and ask questions based on that information.
SCI: Use evidence to argue that some changes in an organism’s habitat can be beneficial or harmful to the organism.
SS: Explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Explore causes, consequences, and possible solutions to persistent, contemporary, and emerging global issues, such as pollution and endangered species.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
SS: Demonstrate an understanding that people in different times and places view the world differently.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.