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3rd Grade Reading Instructional Guide

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NC SCOC Objective & I can statements:

Teaching Strategies:

Materials needed:

Goal 1:  The learner will apply enabling strategies and skills to read and write.


1.01 Apply phonics and structural analysis to decode words (eg., roots, suffixes, prefixes, less common vowel patterns, syllable breaks)     




1.02 I can use prefixes and suffixes to help me understand the meaning of words.






1.03 I can use what I already know and text features to understand what I read.





1.04 I can learn & understand new words.




1.05 Use word reference materials (eg., dictionary, glossary) to confirm decoding skills, verify spelling, and extend meanings of words                                 



1.06 I can choose to read material on my level daily to become a better reader.




Goal 2:  The learner will apply strategies and skills to comprehend text that is read, heard, and viewed. 

2.01 I can use different strategies to help me understand what I read.





I can use the text before, during, and after reading to improve comprehension.




2.03 I can read fiction texts, nonfiction texts, & poems.




2.04b I can identify the plot of a story.




2.04c I can understand the problem in the story.




2.04d I can put the important events of a story in order.




2.04e I can understand the solution in the story.




2.04g I can identify the main idea and the details to support it.




2.04h I can identify the cause and effect of events in a story.




2.04i I can use the text to tell the difference between a fact and an opinion.




2.04j I can understand what a character or the author is thinking or feeling in what I read.

2.04k I can understand the language the author uses in what I read.




2.05 I can combine clues from the text with what I already know to draw a conclusion or make a generalization.




2.06 I can summarize the main ideas from the text in my own words.




2.07 Explain choice of reading materials congruent with purposes (e.g., solving problems, making decisions).                    



2.08 Listen actively by: 

  • Facing the speaker
  • Making eye contact
  • Asking questions to clarify the message
  • Asking questions to gain additional information and ideas




Goal 3:  The learner will make connections through the use of oral language, written language, and media and technology. 

3.01 I can reflect on what I’ve read.








3.02 I can use the texts to compare and contrast characters, events, and ideas in what I read.







3.03 Use text and own experiences to verify facts, concepts, and ideas 



3.04 Make informed judgments about television productions   



3.05 I can read graphs, charts, and maps and gather information from them.




3.06 I can gather information using a variety of resources.



Goal 4:  The learner will apply strategies and skills to create oral, written, and visual texts.


4.01 Read aloud grade-appropriate text with fluency, comprehension, and expression. 



4.02 Use oral and written language to:

  • Present information in a sequenced, logical manner
  • Discuss
  • Sustain conversation on a topic
  • Share information and ideas
  • Recount or narrate
  • Answer open-ended questions
  • Report information on a topic
  • Explain own learning




4.03 Share written and oral products in a variety of ways (e.g., author’s chair, book making, publications, discussions, presentations)





4.04 I can plan and organize before I write.




4.05 Identify (with assistance) the purpose, the audience, and the appropriate form for the oral or written task




4.06 I can use my plan to write a story that focuses on the topic.




4.07 Compose a variety of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama selections using self-selected topics and forms (e.g., poems, simple narratives, short reports, learning logs, letters, notes, directions, instructions).




4.08 I can edit and revise my writing.




4.09 Produce work that follows the conventions of particular genres (e.g., personal narrative, short report, friendly letter, directions and instructions).




4.10 Explore technology as a tool to create a written product.




Goal 5:  The learner will apply grammar and language conventions to communicate effectively.


5.01 I can use correct capitalization and punctuation when I write.








5.02 I can use correct subject/verb agreement in my writing and speaking.





5.03 Demonstrate understanding by using a variety of complete sentences (declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory) in writing and speaking 






5.04 I can write 2 or more focused paragraphs that include topic sentences and supporting details.




5.05 Use a number of strategies for spelling (e.g., sound patterns, visual patterns, silent letters, less common letter groupings)




5.06 Proofread own writing for spelling and correct most misspellings independently with reference to resources (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, word walls)




5.07 Edit (with assistance) to use conventions of written language and format





5.08 I can read and write in cursive.




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