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Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.

 
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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
   

And the Oscar Goes To….

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Unit Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Unit Fractions
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Creating and viewing movies made by student groups will enhance working through real world faction story problems.

 
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oscar award
   

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
   

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
   

Mammals and Their Parents, Perfect Together

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Vertebrate Classification
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Vertebrate Classification
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Mammals vary in how they look and function because they have different inherited traits from their parents.

 
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Vertebrate vs. Invertebrate

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

With over 8 million known species of animals on Earth and growing, scientists must start by classifying them as vertebrate or invertebrate. Students must learn to differentiate between the two in order to dig deeper into the animal kingdom.

 
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vertebrates and invertebrates lesson image
   

Force and Motion Investigation

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

Scientists make observations and take measurements to produce data to serve as the basis for evidence in order to explain a phenomenon.

 
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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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hydroponics vs soil
   

Reviewing with a Sub: Character Traits (Day 1/4)

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Mastering Fiction Elements through Photos, Videos, and Text
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Mastering Fiction Elements through Photos, Videos, and Text
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students are given two character traits which they must support with proof from the text. Then they must come up with their own trait for the character, support with evidence, and explain.

 
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An Animal That Can Survive In All Biomes: A Two Day Activity

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems and Biological Evolution
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems and Biological Evolution
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Creativity breeds knowledge in this lesson.

 
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adapted fox with labels
   

Thomas Edison: What Did He Teach Us?

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

Reading informational text, making sense of it, and connecting learning gleaned from the information is heavy duty for third graders. This lesson explores a step by step strategy to combine science, reading, and writing.

 
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thomas edison in lab
   

Animal Adaptations, Their Best Defense

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

All animals have at least one specific trait that helps defend it from predators.

 
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white rhinos defenses lesson image
   

What is Energy Anyway?

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

Energy is a complex concept and students will need time to explore and create a background schema before delving more deeply into the concept.

 
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what is energy banner photo
   

Biomes Experts

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems and Biological Evolution
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems and Biological Evolution
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Often times in science, elementary students need exposure to conceptual topics before they can be asked to experiment. This lesson allows children to explore and research various biomes with the intention of teaching others.

 
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tundra poster
   

Life Science Assessment: Crayfish

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

This session will engage students in compiling information, observations, and investigation data about life cycles, structures and functions, and care of living animals, in order to present to our first graders. This is a performance assessment.

 
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teaching about crayfish
Common Core ELA
 
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