L.3.1

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

 
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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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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Day 1 of 8: Chapters 1-3

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Out of this World! Exploring Enriching Literature and Cosmically Cool Informational Text
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Out of this World! Exploring Enriching Literature and Cosmically Cool Informational Text
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The journey begins! The students embark on a journey of understanding how a novel builds as they meet characters and are introduced to the setting in chapters 1-3 in The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.

 
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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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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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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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Magic Tree House Ancient Greece Dynamic Duo: Day 1 Let the Pair Begin!

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:

Students pair informational and fiction texts while reading and writing about ancient Greece

 
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Kenny & the Dragon Day One: Introduction & Chapter 1

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:

Read literature, write abridged summaries, and answer comprehension questions

 
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Choo-choo: All Aboard the Coordinating Conjunction Train!

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

In this lesson, students will learn about the function of conjunctions and then focus specifically on coordinating conjunctions and their use in the English language.

Standards:
 
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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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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Day 2 of 8: Chapters 4-6

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Out of this World! Exploring Enriching Literature and Cosmically Cool Informational Text
3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Out of this World! Exploring Enriching Literature and Cosmically Cool Informational Text
Nicole Prejna
Johnsburg, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The journey continues! The students learn and practice skills about understanding how a novel builds, summary writing, and comprehension questions as they read chapters 4-6 in The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.

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

In this lesson, students will use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions to produce compound and complex sentences that demonstrate cause and effect relationships.

 
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Chugging Right Along with Subordinating Conjunctions!

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

In this lesson, students will review the function of conjunctions and then focus specifically on subordinating conjunctions and their use in the English language.

Standards:
 
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Poetry: Personification

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 personification, students practice reading examples in a short poem, and use it in their writing.

 
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Poetry: Sensory Poems

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

After discussing the five senses, students practice reading poems that appeal to the five senses, and use it in their writing.

 
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Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.

Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood).

Form and use regular and irregular verbs.

Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.

Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.

Common Core ELA
 
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