Condor Kids (Award-Winning 3rd Grade Curriculum Package, NGSS & CC)

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*2016 Winner, CA Superintendent's Award for Excellence in Education*

All 27 enrichment lessons are organized with the EQUiP rubric and aligned to NGSS and CC. Lessons cover biology, geography, history, and conservation. Download includes instructions for access to additional free digital resources - images, videos, and assessments - and a web portal with a teacher forum.

This project was generously funded by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership and was developed by the Santa Barbara Zoo in partnership with Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Explore Science offers additional resources from Pre-K to 5th Grade:
--Biome Bundle: Intro, Explorer Book, Grasslands, Oceans, Deserts, and Jungles
--Animal Opposites Bundle: Tall/Short, Loud/Quiet, Hard/Soft, Dry/Wet, and Fast/Slow
--Animal Senses: Classroom and On-Site Lessons

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Total Pages
94 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
2 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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).
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
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.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.


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