Language Arts

Throughout the next reading unit, the spotlight will be on character and character development. Students will get to know characters based on observations and will investigate patterns that reveal traits and motivations.They will follow characters up and down story mountain, learning how the characters react to problems and develop relationships with secondary characters. Finally, students will compare characters across books, focusing on life lessons that they learn and how they can learn these lessons right alongside the characters.

Third graders are changing the world, one piece at a time. As you well know, these kids are full of opinions! They may argue for a later bedtime, fun vacations to Disney, dessert after dinner, or even for money to buy a phone! These persuasive kids finally get their chance to have their opinions heard in our next writing unit: Opinion.

Be prepared to be convinced!