Eustace ISD Third Grade

Reading Placemat 2018-2019

1st 6 Weeks

Genres:

Fiction/Nonfiction

Stories

Vocabulary/Context Clues

Story Elements/

Author’s Purpose

Prefixes/Suffixes

Predict Outcomes

Multiple Meaning Words

Drawing Conclusions

2nd 6 Weeks

Genres:

Nonfiction/Poetry/

Historical Fiction/

Drama

Vocabulary/Context Clues

Story Elements/

Author’s Purpose

Drawing Conclusions/

Inferences

Sequence

Character’s Feelings/Interactions

3rd 6 Weeks

Genre: Fiction/Nonfiction/

Friendly Letters

Vocabulary/Context Clues

Story Elements/

Author’s Purpose

Sequence

Cause/Effect

Main Idea

4th 6 Weeks

Genres: Folktales Fiction/Nonfiction Stories

Vocabulary/Context Clues

Story Elements/

Author’s Purpose

Summarize

Compare/Contrast

Synonyms/Antonyms

Drawing Conclusions

Character’s Feelings/

Interactions

Figurative Language

Sequence

5th 6 Weeks

Genre: Folktales/Fables/

Myths/Tall Tales

Vocabulary/Context Clues

Story Elements/

Author’s Purpose

Sensory Language

Sequence

Cause/Effect

Foreshadowing/

Predicting Outcomes

Digital Media

6th 6 Weeks

Making Connections across a variety of Texts/Genres

Vocabulary/

Context Clues

Story Elements/

Author’s Purpose

Novel Study/

Research

Digital Media