Third Grade Curriculum Map-Reading

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Children.s
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Read Across
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Cinco de Ma!o
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and
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Directions
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Opinion
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Scan
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Diagrams
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Tales
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Silverstein
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the Chocolate
Factor!
Charlie and
the Chocolate
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Mr5 ,opper.s
,enguins
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The Tales o)
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clusters
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a Cinnamon
Ornament
-Charlie and
the Chocolate
Factor!
Characters
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Dioramas