RL.3.10

10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

 
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Magic Tree House Ancient Greece Dynamic Duo: Day 1 Let the Pair Begin!

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students pair informational and fiction texts while reading and writing about ancient Greece

 
Favorites (44)
 
Resources (29)
 
Reflections (1)
ancient greece pic
   

Kenny & the Dragon Day One: Introduction & Chapter 1

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Read literature, write abridged summaries, and answer comprehension questions

 
Favorites (19)
 
Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
kenny banner 2
   

Folktales: Determining 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:

After reading a story several times, students should have an idea of its genre. Today they examine the text for evidence of its genre and proof for their ideas.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Folktales: What's the Big Problem Here?

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 learning the difference between small problems and the actual conflict in a story, students work with partners to locate the conflict in their own text, underline evidence, and label their learning with brackets.

 
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Resources (16)
 
Reflections (1)
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Immigration Week Lesson Four of Six

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The students continue to read an informational book about Ellis Island, but also "pair" it with a historical fiction selection about a character who immigrates to America.

 
Favorites (3)
 
Resources (43)
 
Reflections (1)
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Great Storytellers In the Making! The Tribe Prepares to Share Native American Literature Day 4 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:

The students get to choose from a wide variety of Native American stories. They read, complete a retelling sheet, author's lesson sheet, and prepare to present in front of the tribe.

 
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Resources (20)
 
Reflections (1)
recounting retelling with google forms
   

Kenny & the Dragon Day Three: Chapter 4 & Chapter 5

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Read literature, write abridged summaries, and answer comprehension questions

 
Favorites (40)
 
Resources (20)
 
Reflections (1)
kenny banner 2
   

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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Resources (25)
 
Reflections (1)
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Kenny & the Dragon Day Six: Chapter 10 & Chapter 11

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Read literature, write abridged summaries, and answer comprehension questions

 
Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
kenny banner 2
   

Immigration Week Lesson Six of Six

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The students continue to read an informational book about Ellis Island, but also "pair" it with a historical fiction selection about a character who immigrates to America.

 
Favorites (2)
 
Resources (51)
 
Reflections (1)
immigration week image
   

Magic Tree House Ancient Greece Dynamic Duo: Day 5 Conclusion

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students pair informational and fiction texts while reading and writing about ancient Greece

 
Resources (30)
 
Reflections (1)
ancient greece pic
   

Magic Tree House Ancient Greece Dynamic Duo: Day 2

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece, Dragons, Gods, and Giants!
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students pair informational and fiction texts while reading and writing about ancient Greece

 
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Resources (28)
 
Reflections (1)
ancient greece pic
   

Making Connections- Literary Text

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Strategies
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Strategies
LaTonya Jones
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Oftentimes, students read without having comprehended what they have read. This reading strategy helps students stop and connect with what is happening on the page.

Standards:
 
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Reflections (1)
text to self
   

Immigration Week Lesson Three of Six

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The students continue to read an informational book about Ellis Island, but also "pair" it with a historical fiction selection about a character who immigrates to America.

 
Favorites (2)
 
Resources (42)
 
Reflections (1)
immigration week image
   

Immigration Week Lesson Five of Six

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The People, The Preamble, and the Presidents ELA Government Unit
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The students continue to read an informational book about Ellis Island, but also "pair" it with a historical fiction selection about a character who immigrates to America.

 
Favorites (2)
 
Resources (49)
 
Reflections (1)
immigration week image
Common Core ELA
 
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