RI.3.5

Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

 
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Thomas Edison: What it Takes to be a Scientist

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Light Energy
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Light Energy
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore and investigate naturally - as people. This literacy/science lesson is designed to help them notice the personality traits that they possess, and will need to continue to strengthen, as they become successful scientists.

 
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thomas edison
   

Flying Into a Problem (1/3)

3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Flight Testing+Designing+Researching+Fun=SCIENCE!

 
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first model
   

Knowledge is Power (2/3)

3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Science is guided by curiosity, research, and experiment. This lesson focuses on the second step-research-through an organized process.

 
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paper airplane by pfunked
   

Recognizing Cause and Effect Relationships

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In a unit about non-fiction structure, students will read a text, locate clue words, and determine its organization structure: cause and effect.

 
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cesandy
   

Determining Relationships through Sequence and Order

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In a unit about non-fiction structure and features, students will read a text and determine its organizational structure using supports such as teacher created charts and key words. This lesson focuses on the sequence and order structure.

 
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bisonsequence
   

Diving Deeper Into Asking & Answering Questions

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Oceans Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Oceans Unit
Sara Hesemann
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will get to delve into digital informational text to further explore finding answers for their own questions about oceans.

 
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diving deeper
   

Recognizing Relationships: Compare and Contrast

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In a unit about non-fiction structure, students will read a text, locate clue words, and determine its organization structure: compare and contrast.

 
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copy of ccexample
   

Scholastic's Digital Tools

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Tips, Tricks, and Tools
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Tips, Tricks, and Tools
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

One way to extend students' reading skills is with digital text practice. Scholastic Magazine's website offers several tools that provide students with valuable practice perfect for lesson extensions.

 
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lesson pic
   

What's this non-fiction all about?

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Non-Fiction: Structures and Features
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To best understand nonfiction texts, students must be able to determine its structures and utilize its features. Today they will examine several texts and note the features they find.

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

Ahoy, Captain! Your crew is full speed ahead while traveling aboard the RMS Titanic, learning about reading informational text, and recording main ideas and supporting details.

 
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titanic main idea
   

Ahoy! Text Features Straight Ahead!

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Oceans Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Oceans Unit
Sara Hesemann
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students will be introduced to text features within informational text and will get to go on a text feature scavenger hunt.

Standards:
 
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Reflections (1)
text feature
   

The Titanic: First Class Passengers

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The Titanic
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The Titanic
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Today students read short biographies about several notable first class passengers and record pertinent facts.

 
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2010 titanic museum at night pigeon forge tn
   

Informational Text Features: Finding features together

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text Features
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text Features
Melody Arabo
West Bloomfield, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Scaffolding the concept of Informational Text Features

Standards:
 
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text features picture
   

Native American Research Project: Feature Detectives & Book-Arounds! (Lesson 2 of 8)

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 is becoming detectives today! Non-fiction text feature detectives, that is! Lead your students in a lesson about text features including a detective hunt with music, and a book-around to prepare them for success with their upcoming research.

 
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nonfiction text feature detectives
   

The Titanic: Forming an Opinion

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The Titanic
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: The Titanic
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After weeks of research, students have decided that three main factors contributed to the tragedy of the Titanic. They will analyze their data to determine which factor contributed the most and support their opinion with evidence.

 
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2010 titanic museum at night pigeon forge tn
Common Core ELA
 
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