Third Grade Reading, Language, Writing Unit 1A, The Stories Julian Tells

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Following the Common Core Curriculum Map for Third Grade Unit 1 from, this three week unit focuses on the theme Family Stories.

Activities for reading, language, poetry and writing are included for these third grade standards: RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.9, SL.1, SL.2, SL.5, L.1.a, L.1.c, L.1.f, W.3, W.5

Suggested integration for a science unit on plants.

Exemplar Texts: The Stories Julian Tells, From Seed to Plant, Throw Your Tooth on the Roof
Literary Text: Song and Dance Man, Through Grandpa's Eyes
Informational Text: Merry-Go-Round, A book About Nouns, Kites Sail High, A book About Verbs
***Texts not included.

This packet has 51 pages, eleven pages of Teacher Information, Unit outline and activity directions and 40 pages of student activities.

Reading activities:
-Vocabulary Know No
-Key Events Notes graphic organizer
-Character Tree
-Circle Talk, small group discussion guide
-Sum It Up, graphic organizer
-Comprehension Check for each chapter, with answer key
-Character Comparison for Grandfathers
-Questions in My Head

Language activities:
-Noun, Verb word search bookmarks
-Name that Noun Game
-Balloons Swirl Away, class book about verbs
-Sentence Match-Up, subject/verb agreement
-Super Silly Sentence Challenge

Writing Activities
-Missing Tooth, Narrative Writing, 4 Square organizer
-Tooth design paper for publishing
-Missing Tooth art project
-Time With Grandpa, web organizer and frame for picture

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Copyright © 2012 Debbie Crockett All rights reserved by author. Permission to copy for single classroom use only. Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.

Total Pages
50 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
Create engaging audio recordings of stories or poems that demonstrate fluid reading at an understandable pace; add visual displays when appropriate to emphasize or enhance certain facts or details.
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.


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