Third Grade
Language Arts Standards Pacing Chart
2nd Nine Weeks

Acquisition of Vocabulary
     I can determine meaning of words by using resources.
     I can use root words to figure out meanings.
Concepts of Print, Comprehension Strategies, and Self-Monitoring Strategies
     I can predict content by using nonfiction features.
     I can make inferences from informational text.
     I can answer literal, inferential and evaluative questions for comprehension.
Reading Applications: Informational, Technical, and Persuasive Text
      I can draw conclusions from maps, charts, and graphs.
Reading Applications: Literary Text
     I can explain how an authors choice of words appeals to the senses.
     I can describe similarities and differences of plots.
Writing Process
      I can use technology to compose text
      I can develop purpose and audience for my writing.
      I can rewrite and illustrate my writing to share with others.
      I can write compound, complex, and simple sentences.
      I can reread and check my writing so that it makes sense.
      I can use descriptive words and details.
Writing Applications
     I can write stories that sequence events and describe details.
     I can write informational reports with main ideas and details.
Writing Conventions
      I can use nouns and pronouns in agreement.
      I can spell high frequency words.
      I can use quotation marks around dialogue, commas in a series, and                apostrophes in contractions and possessives.
      I can use possessive nouns and pronouns.
      I can use conjuctions.
      I can use subjects and verbs in agreement.

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