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Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

 
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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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I Need a Magnet!

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

This is an extremely fun activity for the students that will allow them to put to use all they know about magnets and magnetic fields. It is also a great way for me to assess their learning.

 
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She Sorts Seashells By the Seashore

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

Just as scientists classify organisms based on specific criteria, during this introductory lesson on classifying, students classify seashells by the criteria they have agreed upon collaboratively.

 
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Did You Know??

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

The end of the year is a time for wrapping up and reviewing. In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to share with other's what they think is important to know as a third grader.

 
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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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Using Video Shorts: Point of View Practice (Day 3/5)

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:

To begin thinking about how point of view changes a story, students put themselves in the shoes of four characters at specific moments in a film and record what they might be thinking.

 
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Having a friend is better than those …

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Getting to Know You with Literature
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Getting to Know You with Literature
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students discuss things they really, really want. Then decide how, when compared with having a good friend, that object just isn't important.

 
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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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Life Cycles Lesson 1 : Butterflies and Grasshoppers

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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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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Protect My Home!

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Extreme Weather/Hurricanes
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Extreme Weather/Hurricanes
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Engineers use models to test their ideas before implementing them on a larger scale.

 
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Books We Could Read Again and Again

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Reading in the Classroom and at Home
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Reading in the Classroom and at Home
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Teachers shouldn't be the only ones in the classroom recommending books to students. Students can do just as great of a job - maybe even better - when suggesting books to their peers!

 
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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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