Generational Stories, Favorites that are Retold, and Native American Unit
Big Idea:Hello fellow teacher! Are you shopping for a Native American Research Project for your tribe? Look no further! You'll pre-assess Native American schema, give background knowledge, and take notes from a digital source in this first lesson of eight!
Big Idea:Students will need some background knowledge of biomes before we can begin to discuss organisms that survive well, or not well, in those environments. This lesson will build motivation and provide an opportunity to build background schema.
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.
Big Idea:Today's focus is learning details about the construction of the ship itself. Through the use of a teacher created website, students read preselected passages about the ship and record pertinent facts.
Big Idea:While reading independently, students will code two short texts on Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. After sharing their work with partners, students will then complete a 3-2-1 activity to show what they learned from the passages.