Mrs. Cuevas
Third Grade
William H. Ross Elementary School
Margate City, NJ
2017-2018 school year

"Education is not a filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."



Connect to the Curriculum


Date Subject Chapter & Lessons Covered Materials Used            Comprehension skills and Strategies Upcoming Test or Project  



 This week we are working on UNIT 1 benchmark assessment  


 Journeys text, leveled readers, vocab, writing WB, readers WB, spelling notebook

Target Skills:All reading comprehension skills covered in unit 1

Target Strategies:Infer and predict, personal narrative components

 Weekly assessments in vocab, reading, grammar and phonics we will not have the above this week  




 Pearson Topic 3 Multiplication Strategies

lessons 3-7 

 Pearson Text, workbook, and website

Target Skills:arrays and multiplication, the commutative property, division as sharing, division as repeated subtraction


 Topic 3 TBA 



Unit 1 Engineering Process

Lesson 3 How Do WeTest and Improve a Solution?




McGraw Hill text,

teacher made picture study guide


 Target Skills:Identifying potential problems

Vocabulary: constraint,criteria,engineer,technology, problem, solution, past failures,future designs

Vocabulary cards,

Unit 1 test TBA 


10/16 Writing

Personal Narrative

 Journey's Common Core writing HB,

writer's notebook

 Target Skills:descriptive details, beginning, middle and end


  Begin writer's notebook and rough draft  

  Due to Unit 1 Benchmark,we will resume with Lesson 6 next week

Journey's weekly list, spelling NB,Tic-Tac-Toe board

 Phonic pattern: 


weekly test on friday 10/27