RI.3.8

Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).

 
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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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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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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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Text Structures: Organization is everything

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

Introducing the concept of Text Structures

 
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Text Structures: Sequence

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

Continuing the study of Text Structures with a focus on Sequence

 
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Hydroponics Vs. Soil Planting

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Structures of Life: Seeds
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Structures of Life: Seeds
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In order to compare and contrast two growing methods, students must come to understand what each require to be successful. This lesson is the beginning of that data gathering.

 
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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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Structure and Features Assessment (Day Two of Two)

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

After identifying the structure types of five texts, students work together to determine which text features would best support each type.

 
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Text Structures: Compare and Contrast

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

Continuing the study of Text Structures with a focus on Compare and Contrast

 
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Cause and Effect: What CAUSED this EFFECT?

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Cause and Effect Unit
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Cause and Effect Unit
Melody Arabo
West Bloomfield, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Introducing the concept of Cause and Effect and how it can be applied to text to support comprehension.

 
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Text Structures: Cause and Effect

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

Continuing the study of Text Structures with a focus on Cause and Effect

 
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Life Cycles Lesson 3: Chicken & the Egg

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Animal Life Cycles
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Animal Life Cycles
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

All organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

 
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Applying 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:

Students will use what they've learned from reading non-fiction passages to their personal non-fiction writing.

 
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The Titanic: The Ship Day One

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

Today's focus is learning details about the construction of the ship itself. Through the use of a teacher created website, students read preselected passages about the ship and record pertinent facts.

 
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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.

 
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