Journeys 3rd Grade Unit 4-5-6 Half Year Bundle Supplemental Materials 2011 : This bundle contains a variety of activities for each lesson in Units 4, 5, and 6 from the third grade Journeys textbook (3.2) for Units 4 and 5 (978-0547251554) and the soft copy book, “Make Your Mark”, Journeys Unit 6, copyright 2011 (978-0547595832).
These activities are designed to teach, re-teach, practice, or assess the lessons taught in these units. All of the lessons from units 4, 5, and 6 are included in this bundle. A list of the unit lesson stories are listed below:
Included in this packet is the following:
Unit 4 – Extreme Nature
“Big Idea” Poster- “Our world is an amazing place. “
• Lesson 16 “A Mr. Rubbish Mood” (Humorous Fiction), “Save the Rain Forest” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 17 “The Albertosaurus Mystery”( Informational Text), “Find Fossils for Fun ”(Informational Text)
• Lesson 18 “A Tree is Growing” (Informational Text), “Poems About Nature” (Poetry)
• Lesson 19 “Dogzilla” (Fantasy), “Whose Land Is It?” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 20 “Life on the Ice” (Informational Text), “The Raven: An Inuit Myth” (Traditional Tales)
Unit 5 – Going Places
“Big Idea” Poster- “There are many reasons to take a journey.”
• Lesson 21 “Two Bad Ants” (Fantasy), “Poems About Bugs” (Poetry)
• Lesson 22 “The Journey: Stories of Migration”( Informational Text), “The Grasshopper and the Ant” (Fable)
• Lesson 23 “The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman” (Fantasy), “Moving the U.S. Mail” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 24 “ Dog-of-the-Sea-Waves” (Realistic Fiction), “The Land Volcanoes Built” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 25 “Mountains: Surviving on Mt. Everest” (Informational Text), “The Big Cleanup” (Play)
Unit 6- Make Your Mark
“Big Idea” Poster- “To reach a goal takes hard work.”
• Lesson 26 “Paca and the Beetle ” (Traditional Tale), “The Foot Race Across America” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 27 “The Power of Magnets”( Informational Text)”Electromagnets and You” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 28 “Becoming Anything He Wants to Be” (Informational Text), “My Blue Belt Day!” (Journal Entry)
• Lesson 29 “A New Team of Heroes (Play), “C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N-S” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 30 “Acting Across Generations” (Informational Text), “Saving Buster” (Fiction)
Included for each lesson’s anthologies are the following:
• Crossword Puzzles( Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Keys for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Banks for Crossword Puzzles (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheets (Vocabulary Development)
• Writing Templates (Stationary) associated with each story and skill being taught such as “Personal Narrative, Persuasive Essays, Summaries, Poetry, etc.
• Graphic Organizers associated with the story
• Task Cards or grammar worksheets in some lessons
• Common Core Essential Questions in some lessons
Here is some more description and detail for some of the content that is included in this packet:
We have developed writing “templates” for many of the writing opportunities found within these lessons. In our classrooms we use these writing templates in a variety of ways. They can be used for assessment to monitor student development in all areas of vocabulary and writing. We also use these pieces of student writing for the bulletin boards in the classroom to always have current student writing shown tied directly to the current anthology or lesson you are teaching. These pieces of writing can also be saved for a writing portfolio to show writing progress on various genres of student writing as they grow throughout the year, and shown at Open House.
Grammar and Word Work-
We have developed worksheet activities to practice some of the grammar skills taught within each theme. These worksheets can also be used for assessment purposes.
We have developed a variety of “Essential Questions” for the passages to promote higher level thinking, citing examples and evidence, and align with Common Core Practices.
Each product in this bundle can be purchased separately but purchased together are a great value.
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Journeys 3rd Grade Unit 4 “Extreme Nature” (Book 3.2) Supplemental Materials
Journeys 3rd Grade Unit 5 “Going Places” (Book 3.2) Supplemental Materials
Journeys 3rd Grade Unit 6 “Make Your Mark” (Book 3.2) Supplemental Materials
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