Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade: April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}

Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
Rooted in Reading 3rd Grade:  April {Read Aloud Lessons and Activities}
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  1. 3rd grade teachers, are you looking for something to transform your ELA block? Rooted in Reading is a set of lesson plans and activities that focus around a read-aloud story each week. The teacher reads the book throughout the week and models how to think deeply, ask questions, monitor comprehen
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3rd grade teachers, are you looking for something to transform your ELA block? Rooted in Reading is a set of lesson plans and activities that focus around a read-aloud story each week. The teacher reads the book throughout the week and models how to think deeply, ask questions, monitor comprehension, and so much more. Each week we focus on different comprehension skills and strategies that will take your little learners on a reading journey like never before. All lesson plans and activities are aligned with the Common Core Standards and TEKS. This can be used as a stand alone curriculum OR as a supplemental curriculum. You can do ALL of what we include or pick and choose the activities that work best for you and your students! Want to know more? Check out below!

For more information, research, and teacher testimonies on Rooted in Reading click HERE.

Books needed for this unit:

The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins

What REALLY Happened to Humpty by Jeanie Ransom

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

Book of Animal Poetry by J. Patrick Lewis

*Please Note: Our Week of Poetry is formatted a little different. We focus on comprehending poetry, analyzing poetry, responding to poetry, and poetic devices*

Comprehension Focuses:

Characteristics of a Genre: Elements of a Mystery

Central Message

Persuasive Text

Structure of Poetry

Referring to Parts of a Poem When Writing

Nonfiction Text: Cause and Effect

Nonfiction Text: Use info gained from pictures

Nonfiction Text: Main Idea

Grammar Focuses:

Idioms

Sensory Language

Poetic Devices: Alliteration, Personification, Imagery, Similes, Metaphors

Complex Sentences

Nonfiction Readers (displayable version and printer friendly version for students)

Amazing Animals

The World’s Rainforests

A Walk Down Memory Lane

The Trimates

But wait, there’s more!

3 Fiction Reading Passages

3 Nonfiction Reading Passages

3 Comprehension Assessments that ask questions about the weekly read aloud and comprehension focus

Analyzing Poetry

Anchor Charts- The templates for the charts are included:

How Did the Animals Persuade

Elements of a Mystery

Cause and Effect with Scenario CArds

The Tree Lady Cause and Effect

Peeking at Poetry: Poetic Devices

Vocabulary:

Vocabulary Cards and Definitions

Student Vocabulary Sheet

Graphic Organizer

Three in a Row

Read the Definition

Interactive Notebook Entry

Assessment

Art and Writing:

Sloth Directed Drawing

Jaguar Directed Drawing

Frilled Lizard Craft

Detective Boy and Detective Girl Directed Drawing

Cause and Effect Shovel Booklet

Daily Deep Dive: Each week we take a sentence from the book to do a daily deep dive! Students have daily activities to complete in their spiral. These activities will focus on the meaning and structure of the sentence.

Grammar:

Poetic Devices:

During the week of poetry, we will NOT have vocabulary. Our focus will be solely on understanding poetry and poetic devices.

Poetic Devices Digital Posters: Imagery, Alliteration, Personification, Similes, Metaphors with poetry examples from the book

Poetic Devices Response Strips for each focus

Imagery Activity: An Unforgettable Animal Madlib

Personification Activity: Is it an example of personification? Yes or no Scoot

Alliteration Activity: Animal Flapbook

Simile Activity: Simile Match

Simile Activity: I Am Poem

Poetic Devices Match

Idioms:

Digital Poster for Idioms

Idiom Cards with Idioms found in the book AND common idioms

Idiom Flap-Ups

Idioms Graphic Organizer

Matching Idioms (2)

My Idiom Booklet

Idiom Assessment

Sensory Language:

Sensory Language Digital Posters (6 Total: 1 overview poster, sight, sound, touch, taste, smell)

Sensory Language Word Sort

Sensory Language Scoot

Sensory Language Flap-Book

Sensory Language Student Booklet

Sensory Language Assessment

Complex Sentences:

Digital Posters for: Simple Sentences, Compound Sentences, Complex Sentences (3 posters for Complex Sentences: Dependent Clause, Independent Clause/ Independent Clause Dependent Clause/ Subordinating Conjunctions

Simple, Compound, Complex Flap-Ups: Label the Sentence and Determine the type

Subordinating Conjunctions Flap-Ups: Create Complex Sentences

Simple, Compound, Complex Scoot

Putting Complex Sentences Together

Complex Assessment

Rooted in Reading Units:

Check out the BUNDLE here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading BUNDLE

Check out our August Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading AUGUST

Check out our September Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading SEPTEMBER

Check out our October Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading OCTOBER

Check out our November Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading NOVEMBER

Check out our December Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading DECEMBER

Check out our January Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading JANUARY

Check out our February Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading FEBRUARY

Check out our March Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading MARCH

Check out our April Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading APRIL

Check out our May Unit here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading MAY

Find our Binder Covers and Spines here: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading Binder Covers and Spines

Here is our COMPLETE Book List and Year Overview: 3rd Grade Rooted in Reading Book List and Overview

Total Pages
350+
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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