April Packet - 3rd Grade
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Common Core Standards and Lexile Levels included IN the answer key, NOT on the passages.
All of the following passages are associated with either a variety of multiple choice reading comprehension questions, open-response questions, student inquiry, both short and long answer questions or a combination of strategies.
Use for; weekly assessments, pre-assessment, post-assessment, progress monitoring, homework, classwork, sub plans, or whatever else you need!
Questions involve; using context clues, inferencing, poetry elements, plot, characterization, analytical reading, comprehension, reading for meaning, vocabulary and so much more!
1. Poetry – At the Zoo
-Key Elements: Close read, understanding text, deciphering meaning, context clues, summarizing, inference, opinion
2. Nonfiction - The Three R’s; Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, definitions, drawing conclusions
-Extra Activities – 2 Recycling Creativity Exercises
3. Folktale - Wiley and the Hairy Man
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, characterization, setting, understanding text, synonyms
4. Nonfiction - The Armor of a Medieval Knight
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, context clues, characterization
- Extra Activity - Diagram Interpretation
5. Biography – Beverly Cleary
-Key Elements: Close read, understanding text, author’s purpose, evidence from text
6. Fiction - A Grand Adventure
-Key Elements: Close read, understanding text, point of view, inferences, characterization, illustrations, paragraph contribution.
-Extra Activity – You’re Going on a Grand Adventure!
7. Poetry – Springtime Sends
-Key Elements: Poetic elements, close read of a poem, imagery, understanding lines of a poem, deciphering meaning, tone
-Extra Activity - Summary Practice
8. Nonfiction – Ice Cream Sundae
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, understanding text, genre, main idea, using text features and search tools
-Extra Activity – Design Your Own Ice Cream Sundae!
9. Fiction- The Jar of Tootsie Rolls
-Key Elements: Close read, setting, deciphering meaning, characterization
10. Nonfiction – Musical Instruments
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, main idea, synonym, understanding text, cause/effect, opinion
Literature/References and Answer Key Included!
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