Third Grade Literacy Resources

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Unit One:
Stories Worth Telling Again and Again

In this first six-week unit of third grade, students read stories that are worth telling and retelling.

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Unit Two:
Inspired by the Sea

In this second six-week unit of third grade, students read stories, poetry, and informational texts that are inspired by a love of or curiosity about the sea.

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Unit Three:
Creative, Inventive, and Notable People

In this third six-week unit of third grade, students read biographies about musicians, artists, and inventors of the early twentieth century.

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Unit Four:
The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents

In this fourth six-week unit of third grade, students read about the people, the Preamble (to the Constitution), and the presidents of the United States.

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Unit Five:
A Feast of Words on a Planet Called Earth - and Beyond

In this fifth six-week unit of third grade, students read stories, poems, and informational text full of rich language, a “feast of words.”

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Unit Six:
Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, Gods, and Giants

In this sixth six-week unit of third grade, students read fantasies, adventure poetry, mythology, and informational texts about ancient Greece and ancient Rome.