Language Arts

 

The goal of the third grade literacy curriculum is to develop competent, independent readers and writers who speak and listen effectively. Important skills and strategies include:

  • Listening and speaking
  • Word study
  • Oral reading
  • Comprehension
  • Literature appreciation
  • Study skills
  • Writing
 

 

Writing Checklist

 

__ I began each sentence with a capital letter.

 

__ I ended each sentence with proper punctuation.

 

__ I remembered to indent.

 

__ I used capital letters for names, titles, and I.

 

__ I used a dictionary for correct spelling.

 

__ I have written a topic sentence, supporting details, and a concluding sentence for my paragraph.

 

__ I started sentences in different ways.

 

__ I used vivid and descriptive language.

 

__ I proofread my work carefully.

 

 

Third Grade Reading List