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- If you teach informational text, you'll find what you need in this 7 resource bundle, comprised of 142 task cards. While the resources are designed to meet the Common Core, this resource covers the informational text skills any third grade student needs to master. It is also perfect for fourth or$22.00$28.00Save $6.00
Help your students practice how to determine the meaning of academic and domain-specific words and phrases with this fun resource. This skill can be tricky, but it's imperative that students practice how to figure out the meaning of new words. Make that practice fun with this set of task cards filled with fun cartoons and compelling text. Informational text areas included are: science, social studies and animals.
To change-up the task card experience, this is resource is done in strips. It's a small change meant to engage students who have used one shape of task cards for some time.
This resource includes two sets of task card strips. The first is in color, the second is the same set but in black and white to meet printing needs.
Each slide falls between a 3.0 and 4.0 reading level, according to the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Index
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This resource is useful in any third grade classroom, but has been specifically created to meet Common Core RI.3.4:
“Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.”
Task cards can be used in many different ways:
1. Centers and/or stations…since task cards can be done in any
order, they are easy to share.
2. In pairs or small groups
3. Whole class
a. Quick review before going home, or to specials
b. Teacher reads question, students write answers on white
c. Use as an assessment. Task cards don’t feel like a test, so
test phobic students are more relaxed.
4. Independent work at seats
5. Send home for homework as reinforcement for students
6. Test Prep
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National Board Certified Teacher (2001-2011), Masters in Curriculum, Gifted Certified, Cobb County Elementary Teacher of the Year, Addison Elementary Teacher of the Year, Bullard Elementary Teacher of the Year, Atlanta Journal and Constitution Honor Teacher finalist ($5000 award), District 3 Georgia Science Teacher of the Year, Author of seven books published by The Child's World Press, Wrote online k-12 social studies and language arts curriculum for Coca Cola, curriculum writer for CNN, curriculum writer for American Legacy Publishers 2009-2014, 25 years teaching experience in grades 1st-4th.
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