Interactive Notebook for Third Grade CCSS (Literature and Informational Text)

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Interactive Literacy Notebook for Third Grade (RL and RI CCSS)

Interactive Notebooks are a great way for students to have hands-on experience with reading standards. The components in this Interactive Literacy Notebook will be a tremendous resource for your third grade students throughout the entire year.

42 Interactive Literacy Notebook components in all!

Aligned to Common Core State Standards. RL3.1, RL3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.9, RL.3.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10

Everything you need to get started with Interactive notebooks:

-Suggestions/Directions for setting up the notebooks

-Covers, 4 choices, each in color or bw

-Reflections Stems list

-Table of Contents pages

-Complete teacher directions for each component explains what to put on the Input page and the Output page.

-I Can statement strips to glue onto each page

-color photo of each page layout.

-Literature Standards: suggested read-aloud book with discussion cards to use as you introduce each skill. Patricia Polacco books are featured, but you can use any text to introduce the components for the notebook.

-Informational Text: suggested nonfiction books that go along with my CC Maps Units. But, you can use any nonfiction books to introduce the components.

This packet includes Interactive Notebook components for the nine Reading Literature and ten Reading Informational Text for the 3rd grade CCSS. There are a total of 42 components for your student interactive notebooks. Plus Bonus components for Good Reader Strategies and Literature Studies. A total of 42 components.

Notebook Components: Most components comes in color and bw versions.

Reading Literature

RL.3.1 Question, Evidence, Answer fold-up book

QAR, Question Answer Relationships

RL.3.2 Key Details/Central Message Organizer

Literature Genre Chart

RL.3.3 Actor’s Scent Prep

Character Traits List

Character graphic Organizer

RL.3.4 Word Tree, Context Clues

It Really Means. . ., Figurative Language

RL.3.5 Stories Dramas and Poems Terms

Building Blocks, Building comprehension

RL.3.6 Who’s Telling the Story? Author, Narrator, Characters

I think . . . , Connections and Reflections

RL.3.7 Did you see that? Text illustrations

RL.3.9 Story Elements Fold-Up

Compare and Contrast Venn Diagram

RL.3.10 Reading Record

Two sets of Bonus Components:

4 Good Reader Strategies

Metacognition (Thinking) Tune in to your Thinking

Predicting, Crystal Ball

Connecting, That Reminds me of . . .

Questioning, I’m wondering . . .

10 Literature Study Components

Parts of a Book

Book Preview

Characters Change

Character Comparison

Character Web

Plot Map

Vocabulary Map

Setting Snapshot

Somebody, Wanted, But, So Summarizer

Question Tree

Reading Informational Text

RI.3.1 -Thin and Thick Questions Accordion Book and Questions Sort

-Evidence Web

RI.3.2 -Main Idea and Key Details Shell and Fan Book

RI.3.3 -Timeline Half-Fold Book and student timeline

-Cause/Effect Slide Pocket

-8 organizers for Informational Text Structure

RI.3.4 -Vocabulary Pocket Sort and chart

RI.3.5 -Text Features Flaps and chart

RI3.6 -Point of View and Agree or Disagree

RI.3.7 -Get the Picture? Tab book and Key Details I learned

RI.3.8 -Use the Text Feature Organizers from RI.3.3

RI.3.9 -Compare and Contrast Note Folder and write summary

RI.3.10 -Use the Reading Record from RL.3.10

Fourth Grade Interactive Notebook

Copyright © 2013 Debbie Crockett

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The Common Core Standards used in this product were developed and written by the NGA.

© Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

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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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