Reading

Third Grade Reading Curriculum
First Quarter
Theme 1 Off to Adventure
Theme 1 Week “Cliff Hanger”
Theme 1 Week 2 “The Ballad of Mulan”
Theme 1 Week 3 “The Lost and Found”
Theme 1 Genre Focus “Poetry”
Theme 2 Celebrating Traditions
Theme 2 Week 1 “The Keeping Quilt”

Second Quarter
Theme 2 Week 2 “Grandma’s Records”
Theme 2 Week 3 The Talking Cloth”
Theme 2 Week 4 “Dancing Rainbows”
Theme 2 Genre Focus Trickster Tales
Theme 3 Incredible Stories
Theme 3 Week 1 “Dogzilla”
Theme 3 Week 2 “The Mysterious Giant of Barletta”
Theme 3 Week 3 “Raising Dragons”
Theme 3 Week 4 “ The Garden of Abdul Gasazi”

Third Quarter
Theme 4 Animal Habitats
Theme 4 Week 1 “Night of the Pufflings”
Theme 4 Week 2 “Seal Surfer”
Theme 4 Week 3 “Two Days In May”
Theme 4 Genre Focus “Biography”
Theme 5 Voyagers
Theme 5 Week 1 “Across the Wide Dark Sea”
Theme 5 Week 2 “Yunmi and Halmoni’s Trip”
Theme 5 Week 3 “ Trapped By the Ice”
Theme 5 Genre Focus “Fairy Tales”

Fourth Quarter
Theme 5 Week 2 “Yunmi and Halmoni’s Trip”
Theme 5 Week 3 “ Trapped By the Ice”
Theme 5 Genre Focus “Fairy
Theme 6 Smart Solutions
Theme 6 Week 1 “Pepita Talks Twice”
Theme 6 Week 2 “ Poppa New Pants”
Theme 6 Week 3 Ramona Quimby. Age 8”