Fiction Reading Skills Lessons - Reading Comprehension Introduction Lessons

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  1. Full lesson plans for EVERY common core 3rd grade literature, informational, and language standard. All of the lessons are hands-on, real life related, and engaging your students. These lessons are meant to teach the terminology and how the reading skill works in their real life. These lessons are i
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Do you want your students to fully understand the reading skill you are teaching? Full lesson plans for EVERY common core literacy standard. All of the lessons are hands-on, real life related, and engaging your students. These lessons are meant to teach the terminology and how the reading skill works in their real life. These lessons are introduction lessons that you teach before you start applying the skill to a text.

Here's what you'll get:

  • 20 Lesson Plans to Introduce the Reading Standards to Your Students
  • All Materials Provided for the Lesson Plans

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Why will these activities help your students grow and make the teacher happy?

Engagement- These lessons are fun and hands-on. They allow the students to experience the reading ideas in a real life context. They let children understand the terms and how they can relate it to reading. They will LOVE them!

Rigor- These lessons make students think out of the box. They have to engage in really understanding what they are doing.

Low Prep- These lessons have minimal prep involved and there are only a few lessons where you would need to get outside materials.

Memorable- These lesson are memorable. Your students will say these were their favorite lessons all year. Also, when you want to remind them what inferencing is you just say "think about the investigation"! This will happen with all the skills!

What is included in the lesson unit?

1. Inferencing Investigation

2. Main Idea & Detail Cooking

3. Cause & Effect Chain

4. Central Message Pictures

5. Character Trait Skit

6. Character Trait Profile

7. Nonliteral vs. Literal Acting

8. Summarizing Clue

9. Chapter Building Sequencing

10. Author's Purpose Cards

11. Author's Purpose Doctor

12. Point of View Pictures

13. Point of View Bootcamp

14. Illustration Flash Sentences

15. Illustration Pictures

16. Theme Baseball Coach

17. Setting Walk

18. Problem & Solution Match

19. Problem & Solution Research

20. Compare & Contrast Scenes


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.


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