Exam Schedule and Study Guides

Quarter 1 Exam Schedule: Grade 3

Specialty Classes

Monday, October 2nd   – Art and Music - Morning
                                       
Tuesday, October 3rd  Chinese – Afternoon
                                                               
Thursday, October 5thHealth – Morning
                           - Christian Living – Morning
                           -  Computer – Afternoon

Friday, October 6th    - PE - Afternoon
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Major Exams

October 2nd -11th Part 1 Reading Exam: Oral Exam

Wednesday, October 11thLanguage Arts/Spelling

Thursday, October 12th  – Math *
                                            - Science *
                                
Friday, October 13th   - Social Studies *
- Reading Part 2: Written Exam *


* Exams will be in the morning, with a study break in between.  Students will be dismissed to go home at 11:15am.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grade 3 Language Arts Study Guide       
Quarter 1, 2017-2018


Introduction
The points in the table below list the skills and concepts we have learned this quarter. You should be able to use these skills and concepts when given a real-world situation.

Details
  • Exam date: Wednesday, October 11, 8:15 am
  • Exam type: Written
  • Scoring: Maximum score 100%
  • Question types: Fill in the blank, Short Answer, Proof Read, Long Answer

Reading / Review Materials
  • Persuasive Writing and Using Nouns (pages 176-213, 375-382) in your Write Source Textbook
  • The lessons in your textbook: These provide examples and questions you can use for practice.
  • Tests and quizzes: They reflect the type of questions you will be asked in the exam.
  • Notes: Read through your notes taken during classes.
  • All Spelling Words from spelling tests. You will need to find misspelled words and spell them correctly.

Key Information for Review
Tick the box when you have reviewed each item
Writing
  • Follow the steps to the writing process
  • Paragraphs in a persuasive letter
  • Select a topic from the options given
  • Pre-write for your topic
  • Proof read your letter
  • Use the 6 traits of writing (as they are shown in your rubric)

Using Nouns
  • Common and proper nouns
  • Singular nouns and rules for making plural nouns (words that end with: s, ch, z, sh, x, y)
  • Irregular plural nouns
  • Singular and plural possessive nouns
  • General and specific nouns
  • Subject and object pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Plural pronouns



Grade 3 Reading Study Guide       
Quarter 1, 2017-2018


Introduction
The points in the table below list the skills and concepts we have learned this quarter. You should be able to use these skills and concepts when given a real-world situation.

Details
  • Exam dates: Part 1: Oral Exam: October 2 – October 11
  • Exam dates: Part 2: Written Exam: Friday, October 13, 10:00 am
  • Scoring: Maximum score 100%
  • Question types: Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Read and Respond

Reading / Review Materials
  • Unit 1 (pages 1 - 70, 146 - 178) in your Journeys Textbook
  • The lessons in your textbook: These provide examples and questions you can use for practice.
  • Tests and quizzes: They reflect the type of questions you will be asked in the exam.
  • Notes: Read through your notes taken during classes.
  • Vocabulary: be sure you know the meaning of key vocabulary from the Journeys stories: A Fine, Fine School, The Trial of Cardigan Jones, Roberto Clemente
  • The Café menu strategies will be tested during Part 1: Oral test

Café Menu strategies:

  • Check for understanding
  • Back up and reread
  • Recognize story elements
  • Connect to the story
  • Retell the story
  • Predict what happens next

  • Identify beginning and ending sounds
  • Use the pictures
  • Skip the word and then come back to it
  • Read good fit or just right books
  • Use interesting words
  • Ask someone to define a word


Please note:

Part 1: Oral exam – you will have to read a selection and then answer questions about it and how you use the Café Menu strategies.



Grade 3 Math Study Guide       
Quarter 1, 2017-2018


Introduction
The points in the table below list the skills and concepts we have learned this quarter. You should be able to use these skills and concepts when given a real-world situation.

Details
  • Exam date: Thursday, October 12, 8:15am
  • Exam type: Written
  • Scoring: Maximum score 100%
  • Question types: Problem Solving, Fill in the blanks, Calculating

Reading / Review Materials
  • Chapters 1 – 3 (pages 1 – 130) in your Go Math Student Book
  • Student Work booklets – One booklet per chapter
  • The lessons in your textbook: These provide examples and questions you can use for practice.
  • Tests and quizzes: They reflect the type of questions you will be asked in the exam.
  • Notes: Read through your notes taken during classes.
  • Vocabulary: be sure you know the meaning of key vocabulary in your textbook lessons, tests and quizzes.
Key Information for Review
Tick the box when you have reviewed each item
  • Round to the nearest 10 or 100
  • Estimate sums
  • Use mental math strategies to add
  • Use Associative Property and Commutative Property to add
  • Add using Compatible numbers
  • Use place value to add and subtract
  • Estimate differences
  • Use mental math strategies to subtract
  • Use a number line to add or subtract
  • Organize data
  • Use and make picture graphs
  • Use and make bar graphs
  • Use and make line plots
  • Count and make equal groups
  • Relate repeat addition as multiplication
  • Skip count on a number line
  • Use arrays to model multiplication
  • Use the special Properties of Multiplication to calculate the product
  • Use the steps to problem solving to solve word problems. There will be problems from each chapter.



  • Grade 3 Science Study Guide       
    Quarter 1, 2017-2018


    Introduction
    The points in the table below list the skills and concepts we have learned this quarter. You should be able to use these skills and concepts when given a real-world situation.

    Details
    • Exam date: Thursday, October 12, 10:00 am
    • Exam type: Written
    • Scoring: Maximum score 100%
    • Question types: Multiple Choice, Fill in the blank, Short Answer

    Reading / Review Materials
    • Units 1, 2, and Unit 3 Lesson 1 (pages 1 – 100) in your Science Fusion Textbook
    • The lessons in your textbook: These provide examples and questions you can use for practice.
    • Tests and quizzes: They reflect the type of questions you will be asked in the exam.
    • Notes: Read through your notes taken during classes.
    • Vocabulary: be sure you know the meaning of key vocabulary in your textbook lessons, tests and quizzes.


    Key Information for Review
    Tick the box when you have reviewed each item
    • Steps to an investigation
    • We observe with our 5 senses
    • People make models to learn more
    • Different tools are used to measure different things
    • Scientists use and communicate data in different ways, including graphs
    • Steps to the design process
    • Technology changes through time
    • Technology has affected society
    • Parts of a plant life cycle
    • The importance of each part of a plant life cycle
    • Plants need animals, animals need plants
    • Seeds can be different
    • Pollination is needed for plant reproduction
    • Plants can reproduce with spores



    Key Vocabulary Words

    Unit 1: observe, infer, predict, investigation, experiment, hypothesis, variable, conclusion, model, measure, microscope, temperature, thermometer, length, data, evidence, chart, bar graph, data table, communicate
    Unit 2: design process, problem, solution, evaluate, technology

    Unit 3: life cycle, germinates, flower, reproduce, cones, pollen, pollination, spores



    Grade 3 Social Studies Study Guide       
    Quarter 1, 2017-2018
    Mr. Yaremchuk

    Introduction
    The points in the table below list the skills and concepts we have learned this quarter. You should be able to use these skills and concepts when given a real-world situation.

    Details
    • Exam date: Friday, October 13, 8:15 am
    • Exam type: Written
    • Scoring: Maximum score 100%
    • Question types: Multiple Choice, Matching, Fill in the Blank, Short Answer

    Reading / Review Materials
    • Chapter 1 and 2 (pages 1 – 77) in your My World Textbook
    • The lessons in your textbook: These provide examples and questions you can use for practice.
    • Tests and quizzes: They reflect the type of questions you will be asked in the exam.
    • Notes: Read through your notes taken during classes.
    • Vocabulary: be sure you know the meaning of key vocabulary in your textbook lessons, tests and quizzes.

    Key Information for Review
    Tick the box when you have reviewed each item
    Chapter 1
    • What makes a good community?
    • People settle in a community because of location
    • Communities need natural resources
    • Communities and regions can be different
    • Communities change over time
    • Know how to give directions
    • Be able to use a map
    • Know that there are different kinds of maps for different purposes
    • Explain the location of places
    • Describe and distinguish rural, suburban, and urban communities

    Chapter 2
    • Be able to use a map
    • Know that there are different kinds of maps for different purposes
    • Explain the location of places
    • Landforms: mountain, hill, plateau, island, glacier
  • Bodies of water:  ocean, lake, pond, river, stream
  • Regions have different landforms
  • Explain difference between weather and climate
  • Bodies of water and elevation shape the climate of places
  • There are different climate regions
  • Vegetation is different in regions because of the climate
  • There are different natural resources we use for our needs
  • Difference between agricultural and industrial regions
  • We need to protect our natural resources
  • Tell how the environment affects people
  • People change (modify) environments
  • Populations affect the environment
  • How can people help and harm the land?




  • Key Vocabulary Words

    Chapter 1: community, location, region, cardinal and intermediate directions, hemisphere, rural, urban, suburban

    Chapter 2: continents, landforms, bodies, of water, weather, climate, elevation, vegetation, natural resources, agricultural, industrial, conserve, adapt, modify, population


    Remember to eat and sleep well before exams!
    Talk to me in class if you have any questions.

    Study Hard!








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