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3rd Grade ELA Objectives

3rd Grade English Language Arts Objective Guidance
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kELA Objectives

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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.PCH.2.1**
Recognize plaque and lack of dental hygiene result in gum disease and cavities.
**3.PCH.2.2**
Implement proper flossing to prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

**3.MEH.2.1**
Identify common sources for feelings of grief or loss.
**3.MEH.2.2**
Summarize how to seek resources for assistance with feelings of grief or loss.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.PCH.3.3**
Summarize the dangers of weapons and how to seek help if a weapon or firearm is found.
**3.ICR.1.3**
Illustrate how to seek help from an adult if a weapon is found or a threat is communicated.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.ICR.1.3**
Illustrate how to seek help from an adult if a weapon is found or a threat is communicated.

**3.PCH.3.3**
Summarize the dangers of weapons and how to seek help if a weapon or firearm is found.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.** **ATOD.1.1**
Identify examples of medications that help individuals with common health problems.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.****ATOD.1.2**
Recall rules for taking medicine at school and at home.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

**3.ICR.1.4**
Illustrate how to effectively and respectfully express opinions that differ.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

**3.ICR.1.5**
Analyze situations in terms of the strategies used by people in those situations that help or hinder healthy relationships.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.MEH.1.1**
Explain how self-control is a valuable tool in avoiding health risks.

**3.MEH.1.2**
Classify stress as preventable or manageable.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.****ATOD.2.1**
Use refusal skills when confronted or pressured to use alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.ICR.1.1**
Summarize qualities and benefits of a healthy relationship.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.ICR.1.2**
Plan how to show compassion for all living things and respect for other people’s property.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.** **NPA.2.2**
Categorize beverages that are more nutrient dense.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

**3.****ATOD.2.2**
Identify ways of refusing to ride in vehicles driven by someone who has been using alcohol.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

**3.PCH.3.2**
Summarize methods that increase and reduce injuries in and around water.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

**3.NPA.1.3**
Plan activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

**3.PCH.1.2**
Classify behaviors in terms of whether they do or do not contribute to healthy living.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.2
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.2b
Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.

**3.PCH.3.1**
Use methods for prevention of common unintentional injuries.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1d
Provide a concluding statement or section.

**3.PCH.3.4**
Implement a plan to escape fire at home while avoiding smoke inhalation.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

**3.** **NPA.1.2**
Check the Food Facts Label to determine foods that are low in sugar and high in calcium.

3rd grade Math Objectives

3rd Grade Math Objective Guidance
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kMath Objectives

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Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
3.NF.3
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.

3.NF.3b
Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3. Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

**3.NPA.1.1**
Use MyPlate to eat a nutritious breakfast each morning.
**CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.1**
Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.

**3.** **NPA.2. 3**
Recognize appropriate portion sizes of foods for most Americans.
Represent and Interpret Data
**CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.3**
Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.

**3.PCH.1.1**
Classify behaviors in terms of whether they are related to physical, social, mental, and emotional health.
Represent and interpret data
3.MD.3
Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.

**3.NPA.2.1**
Identify the sources of a variety of foods.
Represent and interpret data
CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.3 Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step "how many more" and "how many less" problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example,draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.

**3.** **NPA.2.2**
Categorize beverages that are more nutrient dense.

3rd Grade Health Objectives

3rd Grade Health Objective Guidance
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Health Objectivek
kELA Objective
kMath Objective
**3.MEH.1.1**
Explain how self-control is a valuable tool in avoiding health risks.

**3.MEH.1.2**
Classify stress as preventable or manageable.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.MEH.2.1**
Identify common sources for feelings of grief or loss.
**3.MEH.2.2**
Summarize how to seek resources for assistance with feelings of grief or loss.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.PCH.1.1**
Classify behaviors in terms of whether they are related to physical, social, mental, and emotional health.

Represent and Interpret Data
CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.3
Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.
**3.PCH.1.2**
Classify behaviors in terms of whether they do or do not contribute to healthy living.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

**3.PCH.2.1**
Recognize plaque and lack of dental hygiene result in gum disease and cavities.
**3.PCH.2.2**
Implement proper flossing to prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.PCH.3.1**
Use methods for prevention of common unintentional injuries.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.2
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.2b
Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.

**3.PCH.3.2**
Summarize methods that increase and reduce injuries in and around water.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

**3.PCH.3.3**
Summarize the dangers of weapons and how to seek help if a weapon or firearm is found.
**3.ICR.1.3**
Illustrate how to seek help from an adult if a weapon is found or a threat is communicated.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.PCH.3.4**
Implement a plan to escape fire at home while avoiding smoke inhalation.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1d
Provide a concluding statement or section.

**3.ICR.1.1**
Summarize qualities and benefits of a healthy relationship.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.ICR.1.2**
Plan how to show compassion for all living things and respect for other people’s property.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.ICR.1.3**
Illustrate how to seek help from an adult if a weapon is found or a threat is communicated.

**3.PCH.3.3**
Summarize the dangers of weapons and how to seek help if a weapon or firearm is found.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.ICR.1.4**
Illustrate how to effectively and respectfully express opinions that differ.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

**3.ICR.1.5**
Analyze situations in terms of the strategies used by people in those situations that help or hinder healthy relationships.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

**3.NPA.1.1**
Use MyPlate to eat a nutritious breakfast each morning.

Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
3.NF.3
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.
3.NF.3b
Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3. Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
**3.** **NPA.1.2**
Check the Food Facts Label to determine foods that are low in sugar and high in calcium.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

**3.NPA.1.3**
Plan activities for fitness and recreation during out of school hours.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

**3.NPA.2.1**
Identify the sources of a variety of foods.

Represent and interpret data
3.MD.3
Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.
**3.** **NPA.2.2**
Categorize beverages that are more nutrient dense.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Represent and interpret data
CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.3 Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step "how many more" and "how many less" problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.
**3.** **NPA.2. 3**
Recognize appropriate portion sizes of foods for most Americans.

**CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.1**
Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
**3.** **ATOD.1.1**
Identify examples of medications that help individuals with common health problems.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.****ATOD.1.2**
Recall rules for taking medicine at school and at home.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

**3.****ATOD.2.1**
Use refusal skills when confronted or pressured to use alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

**3.****ATOD.2.2**
Identify ways of refusing to ride in vehicles driven by someone who has been using alcohol.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea