ELA 3rd Grade Units



Scope and Sequence Overview

Unit 1

Good Citizens

Close Reading 1 (1)
Close Reading 2 (4)
Close Reading 3 (5)

Unit 2

Express Yourself


Close Reading 1 (7)
Close Reading 2 (8)
Close Reading 3 (9)
  • Topic 6 Express Yourself/Communicate In Many Ways
  • Topic 7 Express Yourself/Communicate In Many Ways
  • Topic 8 Express Yourself/Communicate In Many Ways
  • Topic 9 Express Yourself/Communicate In Many Ways
  • Topic 10 Express Yourself/Communicate In Many Ways

Unit 3

Learning Lessons


Close Reading 1 (11)
Close Reading 2 (14)
Close Reading 3 (15)
  • Topic 11 Learning Lessons-Challenges-Jump
  • Topic 12 Learning Lessons-Projects-The Science Fair
  • Topic 13 Learning Lessons-Changing After Facing A Challenge-Yonder Mountain "A Cherokee Legend"
  • Topic 14 Learning Lessons-Service Animals-Aero and Officer Mike
  • Topic 15 Learning Lessons-Facing Challenges-The Extra Good Sunday

Unit 4

Extreme Nature


Close Reading 1 (18)
Close Reading 2 (19)
Close Reading 3 (20)
  • Topic 16 Extreme Nature-Saving Our Earth-A Mr. Rubbish Mood
  • Topic 17 Extreme Nature-Our World is an Amazing Place-The Albertosaurus Mystery
  • Topic 18 Extreme Nature-Our Amazing World-A Tree is Growing
  • Topic 19 Extreme Nature-Our Amazing World-Dogzilla
  • Topic 20 Extreme Nature-Living in Different Climates-Life on the Ice

Unit 5

Going Places


Close Reading 1 (23)
Close Reading 2 (24)
Close Reading 3 (25)

Unit 6

Make Your Mark

Close Reading
  • Topic 26 Make Your Mark- To Reach a Goal Takes Hard Work
  • Topic 27 Make Your Mark- Magnets
  • Topic 28 Make Your Mark-Extraordinary Achievements
  • Topic 29 Make Your Mark- Heroes
  • Topic 30 Make Your Mark- Helping Others