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With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.

 
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Narrative Poetry Day Two: Planning a Narrative Poem of Your Very Own!

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:

Brainstorm ideas for a narrative poem

 
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Narrative Poetry Day One: What is a Narrative Poem?

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:

Learn about the narrative poem genre to prepare to create their own

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

In this lesson, students will write their own folktales after selecting a few key components.

 
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A Storm of Ideas (Day 1 of 15)

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Writing Project
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Writing Project
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Today is the first step in writing an informational text on the topic of students' choice. Students will brainstorm ideas that will be possible final topics.

 
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The Titanic: Opinion Practice One

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

Today's prompt is, "Was the Titanic prepared to set sail?". Students must use what they know about the disaster to decide if, in fact, the Titanic was really ready for her first voyage.

 
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Native American Research Project: Draft Those Great Facts! (Lesson 5 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:

The tribe begins taking their research and turning it into their own sentences on a planning page.

 
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Biography Research: Kick Off Day! (Day 2 of 11)

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Creative, Inventive, and Notable People of the Turn-of-the-Century
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Creative, Inventive, and Notable People of the Turn-of-the-Century
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

It's kick off day! Your researchers are introduced to their unit materials, and begin reading, researching, and taking notes. Go team!

 
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Informational Writing: It's Tool Time! (Day 4 of 15)

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Writing Project
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Writing Project
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In order to be successful at any job, you need the right tools. Before we start collecting information, we need an organizational tool - the research notebook. Students learn how to use it correctly and avoid common research mistakes.

 
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Narrative Poetry Day Three: Drafting Your Narrative Poem

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:

First draft of narrative poems

 
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What's the Plan?

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

Third graders have a tendency to write in a stream of conscious state. Using a graphic organizer to plan helps them keep their writing focused and cohesive.

Standards:
 
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Creating a Character Day 1

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing our Own Fictional Tales
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing our Own Fictional Tales
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This is the first of five lessons in which students create their own fictional character that will inspire a fictional story.

 
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Biography Research: Digital Presentation Creation (Day 9 of 11)

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Creative, Inventive, and Notable People of the Turn-of-the-Century
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Creative, Inventive, and Notable People of the Turn-of-the-Century
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Today we synchronize! That is... we complete a synchronous Google presentation. The students use their collaborative rough drafts to type in information for their group biography presentations.

 
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Biography Research: Research, Reading, and Notes (Day 3 of 11)

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Creative, Inventive, and Notable People of the Turn-of-the-Century
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Creative, Inventive, and Notable People of the Turn-of-the-Century
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Your researchers will continue reading a biography, researching, taking notes, and sorting them into categories.

 
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Native American Research Project: Draft Day Two (Lesson 6 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:

You're almost there! Your tribe completes the last part of the drafting process on their planning page in the Native American Research Project.

 
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Narrative Poetry Day Four: Publishing Your Poem

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:

Publish final copies of narrative poem as a document on Google Drive

 
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narrative poems day four
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