RL.3.9

Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).

 
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Folktales: Exploring the Genre

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this unit, students will explore three types of folktales while practicing their critical thinking skills. In day one, students work in two groups to analyze texts, determine commonalities, and label their learning.

 
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Sootface & The Rough-Face Girl: A Comparison of Native American Cinderellas Day 3 of 5

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Generational Stories, Favorites that are Retold, and Native American Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Generational Stories, Favorites that are Retold, and Native American Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Your tribe will continue to build their knowledge of Native American storytelling. They'll read Sootface: An Ojibwa Cinderella Story, and compare and contrast it to The Rough-Face Girl from yesterday.

 
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Folktales: Character's Response to Conflict

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After determining the conflict in the story, students work together to determine evidence of how that character will respond to his or her problem.

 
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3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ocean Inspired Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Your landlubbers practice many Common Core skills as they read fictional pirate stories at their own level, complete a comparison to the shared reading selection earlier this week, and compose a paragraph to express their ideas.

 
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Comparing and Contrasting With the Three Little Pigs

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
Deborah Blackley
Atlanta, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will recognize differences and similarities between two pieces of literature.

Standards:
 
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Using Clarification to Compare & Contrast

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
Deborah Blackley
Atlanta, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students understand that they can use the clarification strategy to compare and contrast text.

Standards:
 
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comparing contrasting
   
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ocean Inspired Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Your landlubbers continue to practice many Common Core skills as they read fictional pirate stories at their own level, complete a comparison to the shared reading selection earlier this week, and compose a paragraph to express their ideas.

 
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day 2 compare and contrast
   
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ocean Inspired Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

It's the last day of our Pirate Week! Me mateys finish up any reading, Venn diagrams, and paragraphs. We share our work and weigh anchor one last time! The crew takes a short assessment modeled from the PARCC samples.

 
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Writing to Compare & Contrast

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
Deborah Blackley
Atlanta, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to understand that they can use writing to explain or convey ideas that they have learned or experienced.

 
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comparing contrasting through writing
   

Character Check-in

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After several lesson designed to remediate issues with character, students complete a quick assessment to show what they now know.

 
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Using Clarification to Compare and Contrast Characters

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Using Clarification to Comprehend Reading
Deborah Blackley
Atlanta, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will recognize the relationship between characters actions and the sequence of events in a story.

 
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Comparing Siblings

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After hearing the second text in our unit, students will work together to determine how the older siblings are alike.

 
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Reviewing for Assessments

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students work in small groups to break down questions, determine what's really being asked, and find textual evidence.

 
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Folktales: Wrapping it Up

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After locating the conclusion in their fictional stories, students examine its importance to the story as a whole.

 
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Contrasting Siblings

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Fiction Texts
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After listening to the second text in our unit, students work in partnerships to determine how the younger siblings are different.

 
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