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Biography Reading & Writing Unit Grade 3: 40 Detailed Lessons with CCSS!!!

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A supplemental resource is available for this unit as well. It includes 51 pages of printable assessments, graphic organizers, and rubrics to use specifically with the descriptive lessons found in this unit! Click the link to view this resource.

supplemental resource for biography unit

This 96 page resource includes 20 reading and 20 writing lessons all attached to grade 3 Common Core State Standards! Also included are:

• 18 suggested read-aloud biography books
• A description of both the reading and writing workshops
• Detailed descriptions of each lesson
• A class chart example for each lesson
• Reading conference observation notes form
• Writing conference observation notes form
• Reading log sheet
• Book talk form
• Printable mini lesson statements that can be cut and glued into
students notebooks
• Tabs for readers and writers notebooks
• A record of writing form

***This Unit has the same mini lessons as the grades 4, 5, and 6 biography units. The only difference is that the grade 3 Common Core State Standards are attached to this unit.

***Please be sure to read the description carefully and download the free preview before purchasing. Also, click here for FAQ's about the Units of Study

Click on the link below to save big by purchasing all 8 units for third grade in one bundle!!

Third Grade Units of Study Bundle

Click on the links below to see more reading/writing units available for third grade!
Historical Fiction
Informational
Launching the Reading and Writing Workshops
Opinion
Personal Narrative
Poetry and Figurative Language
Standardized Test Unit
Traditional Literature
Total Pages
96
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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On  April 27, 2013,  Rose Mary B. asked:
How did you assess your students ?
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On  April 27, 2013Jen Bengel answered:
For reading, I graded students responses to reading they wrote in their reader's notebooks. Sometimes they wrote their thinking on think marks that I graded. For writing I graded their prewriting from their writer's notebooks. Then I graded their final copies based on the writing strategies we worked on during the mini lessons. I am planning to create a supplemental resource for this unit that includes writing rubrics and graphic organizers that can be printed for assessments. I hope that helps!
Jen
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On  April 23, 2013,  Rose Mary B. asked:
Jen, I'm planning out my days for the biography lessons, and I noticed that Reading day 4 mini lesson does not correspond with page 13 lesson description?
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On  April 24, 2013Jen Bengel answered:
Thank you for finding that error! I just corrected it and will have it uploaded by the end of the day:)
Jen
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On  April 23, 2013,  Rose Mary B. asked:
ARE the IRA done right before the lesson?
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On  April 24, 2013Jen Bengel answered:
The read-aloud can be done any time before the lesson, depending on your schedule. Some teachers read them a day or two before. It's whatever works with your schedule:)
Jen
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Biography Reading & Writing Unit Grade 3: 40 Detailed Less
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Biography Reading & Writing Unit Grade 3: 40 Detailed Less
Biography Reading & Writing Unit Grade 3: 40 Detailed Less