HM Depth and Complexity - {Pepita Talks Twice, Poppa's New Pants, Ramona Quimby}

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A third grade teacher’s (and/or GATE teacher’s) MUST HAVE! Use these Depth and Complexity Icon Frames as an extension to your Third Grade Level 3 Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum. After reading the stories individually or in your HM anthology, use these frames as a response to literature, literacy center activity, independent/partner activity, find textual evidence … etc.

This specific D&C Pack includes:
- 3 Depth and Complexity Frames for the following HM stories in Theme 6:
1) Pepita Talks Twice
2) Poppa’s New Pants
3) Ramona Quimby, Age 8
- Space for students to locate textual evidence and site page number(s)
- Student Samples (from other themes)

Using Dr. Sandra Kaplan’s Depth and Complexity Icons, students reach the different levels of Depth of Knowledge and follow Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts by thinking beyond the text and reaching higher levels of thinking and learning.

Types of Instruction:
- Whole Group (Display on SMARTBoard using Power Point or Projector)
- Collaborative Group Discussions (As Task Cards) and present to the class.
- Use in conjunction with Purposeful Teaching Tools’ Depth and Complexity Student Note Taking Cards by having students find proof/examples of how these icons are found in the text and locate page numbers (write them on the notecards) first, THEN fill in the D&C frame with specific details after.
- Partner Work (As Task Cards or Handouts)
- Independent Work (as Handouts)
- Homework (as Handout)

*Background Knowledge/Training on Sandra Kaplan’s Depth and Complexity (DC) Prompts recommended.
* Frames do not include any images from the Houghton Mifflin Reading Program. This product soley serves as a supplement to the anthology stories.

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3rd Grade HM Theme 1 - Depth and Complexity Frames {The Lost and Found, The Ballad of Mulan, The Waterfall}
3rd Grade HM Theme 2 - Depth and Complexity Frames {The Keeping Quilt, Anthony Reynoso: Born to Rope, The Talking Cloth, Dancing Rainbows}
3rd Grade HM Theme 3 - Depth and Complexity Frames {Dogzilla, Mysterious Giant of Barletta, Raising Dragons, Garden of Abdu Gasazil}
3rd Grade HM Theme 4 - Depth and Complexity Frames {Nights of the Pufflings, Seal Surfer, Two Days in May}
3rd Grade HM Theme 5 - Depth and Complexity Frames {Across the Wide Dark Sea, Yunmi and Halmoni's Trip, Trapped by the Ice!}

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