This checklist is based on the Common Core standards for 3rd grade math, though I broke them up a little further than the Common Core website so as to provide a more specific checklist. My checklist is organized by strands, with general standards
I use this format to plan 2-week blocks of Language Arts instruction. Based on this model, students repeat the same strand 3 times each in a 2-week period. Organizing instruction in this structure allows for a well-balanced literacy program.
Print out on colored paper to create visual organizer of reading comprehension strategies. I posted the title card in the middle, then surrounded it with 8 "Wiki-Stix" connecting the strategies radially. We add the strategy cards as we go, and
Print out on colored paper to create visual organizer of writing genres. I posted the title card in the middle, then surrounded it with 5 "Wiki-Stix" connecting the genres radially. We add the genre cards as we go, and include student work examples