3rd Grade I Can Statements

ELA

Quarter

I Can Statement

1 I can decode new words.
1 I can find and tell the meanings of most common prefixes and suffixes.
1 I can read words with more than one syllable.
1 I can read and understand grade-level texts accurately and fluently.
1 I can read and understand books at an F&P level N.
1 I can make and explain connections.
1 I can make text to text connections.
1 I can make text to world connections.
1 I can read, infer, analyze, and draw conclusions.
1 I can describe the personality traits of characters from their thoughts, words, and actions.
1 I can describe how characters interact with one another including their relationships and how they change.
1 I can compare and contrast important points in various types of fiction.
1 I can use grammar, mechanics, and spelling.
1 I can use the complete subject and predicate in a sentence.
1 I can use commas for greeting and closing of a friendly letter.
1 I can use spelling patterns to spell compound words.
1 I can use vocabulary for reading and writing.
1 I can read and identify the meaning of common prefixes and suffixes and understand the meaning of the new word formed.
1 I can develop and apply effective listening skills and strategies in large and small groups.
1 I can follow classroom listening rules.
1 I can show I am listening through body language and eye contact with the speaker.
1 I can speak clearly and to the point when presenting individually or with a group.
1 I can respond appropriately to discussion in a small or large group.
1 I can write various types of texts (narrative) according to audience and purpose.
1 I can establish a setting, situation/topic, and introduce a narrator and/or characters.
1 I can organize an event sequence to establish a beginning, middle, and end.
1 I can use transition words and phrases to signal event order.
1 I can use specific and relevant words that are related to the topic, audience, and purpose.
1 I can plan, revises, and edits to produce and publish organized writing.
1 I can follow a writing process to develop a first draft by using a simple prewriting strategy.
1 I can develop a draft from prewriting.
1 I can reread, revise, and edit drafts with help from adults/peers.
1 I can use a variety of tools and technology to produce and publish writing with help from adults/peers.
2 I can decode new words.
2 I can read high frequency words that do not follow phonics rules.
2 I can read and understand grade-level texts accurately and fluently.
2 I can read and understand books at an F&P level O
2 I can read, infer, analyze, and draw conclusions.
2 I can use words and pictures to find information and to make and verify predictions.
2 I can use information I learned from illustrations and words to show understanding of a text.
2 I can tell the difference between fact and opinion.
2 I can use grammar, mechanics, and spelling.
2 I can produce simple and compound imperative, exclamatory, declarative, and interrogative sentences.
2 I can use pronouns correctly in sentences.
2 I can spell plural words that change ‘y’ to ‘ies’.
2 I can use vocabulary for reading and writing.
2 I can use context clues to determine the meaning of words I don’t know.
2 I can tell the difference between multiple meaning words.
2 I can use a dictionary or glossary to determine the meanings, syllabications, and pronunciation of words I don’t know.
2 I can speak clearly and to the point when presenting individually or with a group.
2 I can express opinions of read-alouds and independent reading topics.
2 I can give an informal presentation.
2 I can write various types of texts (informational) according to audience and purpose.
2 I can introduce a topic or text being studied.
2 I can develop the topic with simple facts, definitions, details, and explanations.
2 I can use specific, and relevant, words that are related to the topic, audience, and purpose.
2 I can use transition words to connect ideas within categories of information.
2 I can create a concluding statement or paragraph.
2 I can plan, revise, and edit to produce and publish organized writing.
2 I can follow a writing process to develop a first draft by using a simple prewriting strategy.
2 I can develop a draft from prewriting.
2 I can reread, revise, and edit drafts with help from adults/peers.
2 I can use a variety of tools and technology to produce and publish writing with help from adults/peers.
2 I can conduct research that builds knowledge.
2 I can decide what sources of information might be helpful to my research.
2 I can locate information in a variety of sources.
2 I can determine the accuracy and importance of the information related to my question.
2 I can take simple notes in my own words and sort evidence into categories or an organizer.
3 I can decode new words.
3 I can use the meaning of homophones.
3 I can read, infer, analyze, and draw conclusions.
3 I can explain examples of sound devices, literal and nonliteral meanings, and figurative language.
3 I can describe relationships among events, ideas, concepts, and cause and effect in texts.
3 I can summarize and sequence the events/plot and explain how past events impact future events.
3 I can use grammar, mechanics, and spelling.
3 I can use regular and irregular verbs and simple verb tenses.
3 I can use helping verbs.
3 I can use subject/verb agreement in sentences.
3 I can use an apostrophe to form possessives.
3 I can capitalize proper nouns.
3 I can use vocabulary for reading and writing.
3 I can use homographs and homophones.
3 I can distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in a book or passage.
3 I can discuss analogies.
3 I can determine the meaning of the author’s use of similes and metaphors to produce pictures in my head.
3 I can develop and apply effective listening skills and strategies in large and small groups.
3 I can follow three step instructions
3 I can speak clearly and to the point when presenting individually or with a group.
3 I can come to small groups prepared having read or studied required material.
3 I can write various types of texts (opinion) according to audience and purpose.
3 I can introduce a topic or text being studied.
3 I can state an opinion or establish a position and provide reasons for the opinion/position
3 I can use transitions to connect opinion and reason.
3 I can provide clear evidence of a beginning, middle, and a concluding statement or paragraph.
3 I can plan, revise, and edit to produce and publish organized writing.
3 I can follow a writing process to develop a first draft by using a simple prewriting strategy.
3 I can develop a draft from prewriting.
3 I can reread, revise, and edit drafts with help from adults/peers.
3 I can use a variety of tools and technology to produce and publish writing with help from adults/peers
3 I can conduct research that builds knowledge.
3 I can decide what sources of information might be helpful to my research.
3 I can locate information in a variety of sources.
3 I can determine the accuracy and importance of the information related to my question.
3 I can take simple notes in my own words and sort evidence into categories or an organizer.
4 I can decode new words.
4 I can decode words that double final consonants when adding an ending.
4 I can decode known and unknown words by using their spelling patterns.
4 I can read and understand grade-level texts accurately and fluently.
4 I can read and understand books at an F&P level P.
4 I can read, infer, analyze, compare and contrast, and draw conclusions.
4 I can determine the main idea and supporting details of various texts.
4 I can explain the author’s purpose.
4 I can distinguish my own point of view from the narrator’s or the characters’.
4 I can use grammar, mechanics, and spelling.
4 I can use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.
4 I can use adjectives and adverbs correctly.
4 I can spell words that double the consonant.
4 I can arrange words in alphabetical order, to the third letter.
4 I can speak clearly and to the point when presenting individually or with a group.
4 I can present information with clear ideas and details, speaking clearly and at an understandable pace.

MATH

Quarter

I Can Statement

1 I can use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.
1 I can read, write, and identify place value of whole numbers through 100,000 using digits, number names, and expanded form.
1 I can round numbers to the nearest ten and hundred.
1 I can demonstrate fluency with addition and subtraction within 1,000.
1 I can determine whether an estimate or an exact number is needed to solve a problem.
1 I can subtract three and four-digit numbers with regrouping.
1 I can subtract across zero.
1 I can identify and explain patterns with numbers.
2 I can represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.
2 I can interpret products and quotients of whole numbers.
2 I can describe in words or drawings a problem that shows a multiplication or division situation.
2 I can use multiplication and division within 100 to solve problems.
2 I can find the unknown number in a multiplication or division equation.
2 I can understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division.
2 I can apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide.
2 I can multiply and divide within 100.
2 I can multiply and divide within 100 (10×10) using strategies that relate multiplication to division.
2 I can demonstrate fluency with products within 100 (up to 10×10).
2 I can solve problems involving the four operations.
2 I can write and solve two-step problems involving unknown numbers using any of the four operations.
3 I can develop understanding of fractions.
3 I can understand understand the meaning of unit fractions.
3 I can understand the meaning of numerator and denominator.
3 I can place fractions on a number line.
3 I can recognize and find equivalent fractions.
3 I can compare two fractions with the same numerator or denominator.
3 I can partition shapes into parts with equal areas, and write the area of each part as a unit fraction.
3 I can read and create graphs.
3 I can show information using various formats, including frequency tables, picture graphs, and bar graphs.
3 I can solve one- and two-step problems using information presented in graphs.
3 I can create a line plot to represent data.
4 I can solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects.
4 I can tell time to the nearest minute.
4 I can estimate time intervals in minutes.
4 I can solve problems involving addition and subtraction of minutes.
4 I can measure or estimate length, liquid volume, and weight of objects.
4 I can understand concepts of area and perimeter.
4 I can calculate area by using unit squares to cover a figure and label area measurements as square units.
4 I can understand the relationship between area and multiplication.
4 I can decompose a rectangle into smaller rectangles to find the area of the original rectangle.
4 I can solve problems involving perimeters of polygons.
4 I can classify shapes using their attributes.
4 I can understand that shapes with different names can share attributes.
4 I can identify various types of quadrilaterals.
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