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Departamento de Educacin

Esc. Mara J. Corredor


English Class 3rd Grade

Course Outline
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3rd Grade English


Mrs. Liz Y. Santiago
Listening / Speaking Skills, Reading Skills, and Writing Skills
8:30 A.M. 9:30 A.M.

Course Description:
The 3rd grade English course aims to capture students interest in grammar usage, techniques and mechanics as
well as the enjoinment and understanding of literature. The integration of the course skills will help develop
his/her capacities to interact effectively in a verbal and non-verbal environment.

Justification
The oral and written communication is a fundamental and a compelling tool to develop a skilled student for the
future. He or she will use these tools to help enable the ability in applying language skills in an integrated form, to
solve problems in sense of personal fulfillment and capable of working to change society in a responsible way.
Student will gain the capacity of being critical thinkers respecting other peoples opinions and beliefs.

Specific Objectives
Student will be able to use and understand grammar usage and its mechanics to interpret literary elements while
acquiring the necessary vocabulary and skills to master writing, listening and oral communication skills.

Learn to use and understand new words by using the dictionary


Communicate effectively in small informal group activities
Enhance students oral communication by doing oral presentations about a specific theme
Answer questions in complete thought
Communicate personal opinions of a topic or theme
Identify, read, and pronounce short/long sounds
Recognize, read, and pronounce initial, medial and final consonant sounds
Recognize Sight words
Organize words in alphabetical order
Divide words by syllables
Recognize word family
Write and answer questions with Wh- words
Identify, classify and spell nouns and their plural forms
Name, identify, and use pronouns in sentences
Identify, locate, select, classify and use regular and irregular verbs and their tenses
Identify and use prepositions
Identify and use adjectives
Identify and use conjunctions
Locate adverbs
Identify and use interjections
Recognize subject and predicates

Distinguish difference between a sentence and sentence fragment


Identify types of sentences
Write effective sentences
Take dictations of words
Distinguish, compare and contrast characters and characters traits
Describe the setting in a story
Recognize main ideas
Mention details
Predict outcome
Distinguish fiction and nonfiction
Recall sequence of events
Distinguish between fact and opinion
Provide critical thoughts

Criteria of Evaluation
In order to better understand and help my student in their strengths and weakness, I will use different methods of
evaluation. Even though there are 15 grades already set, there are going to be approximately 5 other grades that I
will use to help them according to their progress.

Oral presentations
Oral/ Written Tests
Homework
Class work
Special Projects
Notebook
Drama/Role-play activities
Quizzes
Daily Work

Grade Criteria:
A = 90% - 100%
B = 80% - 89%
C = 70% - 79%
D = 60% - 69%
F = under 59%

Strategies

Student/ teacher conferences


Informal Discussions
Story analysis
Practice Exercises
Audio-visual materials
Drama/Role Play
Group / Individual Work
Movies and songs
Others

Reference and Resources

Houghton Mifflin, Boston, Morris Plains, NJ


Other English books
Internet
Newspaper

Magazines
NOTE: This outline is subject to change due to students progress, weather or any other unplanned
circumstances.

Class Outline
Date
8/8/11-8/12/11
8/15/11-8/19/11
8/22/11-9/9/11

Theme
Classroom rules/ Paper work
Diagnostic Test / Verbs
Nouns and verbs, Reading Story,
short/long a sound

Jul 2011
Sun

Mon

Tue

Jul

2011

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

26

27

28

29

30

10

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26

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Theme