SL.3.3

Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.

 
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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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oscar award
   

Folktales: Exploring the Genre

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this unit, students will explore three types of folktales while practicing their critical thinking skills. In day one, students work in two groups to analyze texts, determine commonalities, and label their learning.

 
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Poetry: An Inquiry (Day 1)

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To begin the unit, students conduct a quick inquiry contrasting the design of a poem with a story or text.

 
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Poetry: Summative Assessment

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After weeks of learning poetry characteristics and several types of figurative language, students compare and contrast two poems during an end of the unit test.

 
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poem
   

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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flooding of home and cars lesson image
   

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
   

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
   

Folktales: Locating the Introduction

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Folktales: Fables, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After learning the purpose of an introduction, students work in partner to read a preselected text, locate the introduction, underline important evidence, and label their learning with brackets.

 
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folktalespic
   

Poetry: Idiom

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After learning the definition of idiom, students practice reading examples in a short poem, and use it in their writing.

 
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idiom
   

Poetry: Alliteration

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After learning the definition of alliteration, students practice reading examples in a short poem, and use it in their writing.

 
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alliteration
   

Choosing Structure and Design for Informational Writing Projects (Day 7 of 15)

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

After reviewing the five types, students will select the NF structure that is most appropriate for their topic, explain why this is the best choice, and begin to identify the best text features to include with their projects.

 
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choosingstructure
   

What is a Hurricane?

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

Scientists use models to help explain weather phenomena.

 
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hurricane lesson image from wikipedia
   

Twister

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

Scientists can use their observations and records to understand tornadoes.

 
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l esson image clipart tornado
   

Book Groups: Day One

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Book Groups
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Book Groups
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Today begins the first day of book groups. Students receive their anticipated text, their first reading assignment, and begin learning how to have meaningful conversations about their reading.

 
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Skill Practice with Robots Day One

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Non-fiction Texts
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Skill and Strategy Practice with Non-fiction Texts
Jennifer Martinez
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In CCSS assessments, students must be able to read a passage and answer layered questions that represent multiple skills. These lessons help prepare students to look at an article through more than one lens.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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