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Week of October 15-19
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills in ELA

In Reading:

·         Students will make inferences to understand characters and they will explore how a character changes.

·         Students will explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

·         They will also explore figurative language, text structures, and the setting of a story.

In Grammar:

·         Students will continue to understand how to use dialogue in sentences.

In Vocabulary:

·         Students will learn six new words from last week’s story, The Raft.

·         They will discuss idioms, use context to determine word meanings, and review shades of meaning.


New Words:

gave, nine, page, phone, live, inside, change, strange, pretty, chief, clothes, shoes, perhaps, special, complete, paragraph

Review Words:

plenty, quickly, happy, fifty, empty, body, judge, funny, push, gold, break, floor

Vocabulary Words

reluctant- you do not want to do something

have eyes in the back of your head (idiom)- you seem to be aware of everything that is happening around you—even things you cannot see

cluttered- messy, things are scattered here, there, and everywhere

handy- useful or easy to use

whoosh (onomatopoeia)- move very fast

have a change of heart (idiom)- you change your opinion or the way you feel about something

Weekly Skills in Math


·         Students will round numbers to the nearest ten’s and hundred’s place.

·         Students will add and subtract two and three digit numbers with units of measurement.

IXL Skills for the Week

3rd Grade Tab

C.1 (3 Digit Adding)

D.1 (3 Digit Subtracting)

P. 1 & 2 (Rounding)