• Grade 3 Literacy Description


    Word Study documents include a scope and sequence for the Working With Words block. Word study documents to include:   individual word walls and suggested chants. Third grade documents include a Word Study Training Tool and Common Understanding.

    Common Core State Standards provide the structure for eight performance-based units of study. Close Read units developed by our Basal Alignment Project team make up four of these units. Speaking and Listening are critical skills throughout the year; and genres studied include poetry, fiction and an increasing emphasis on informational literature.

    Competencies for each unit will be addressed through guided and independent practice throughout the block framework.


    Grade 3 Units of Study

Shared Reading

Word Study

Interactive Read Aloud