Third Grade Reading, Language, Writing- Unit 4B, Our Government

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Following the Common Core Curriculum Map for Third Grade Unit 4 from, this two week unit focuses on the theme Our Government (Preamble).

Activities for reading, language, poetry and writing are included for these third grade standards: RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5, RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.10, RF.4.b, W.2, W.10, SL.1.c L.2.g, L.4.b, L.4.d
Suggested integration: social studies unit on Government.

Literary Texts: none
Informational Text: Shhh! We're Writing the Constitution (Fritz)
...If You Were There When They Wrote the Constitution (Levy)
Red, White, Blue and Uncle Who? (Bateman)
We the Kids (Catrow)
***Texts not included

This packet has 90 pages, 7 pages of Teacher Information (Unit outline and activity directions), 77 pages of student activities and 5 answer keys.

Reading activities:
-Discussion Cards, for class read aloud
-Response Journal
-Government Key Terms
-Branches of Government Tri-Book
-Levels of Government Step Book
-Stamp Collection (National Symbols)

-Preamble vocabulary cut and paste
-Preamble Choral Reading
-Preamble Acrostic Poem

Language activities: Prefixes pre-, re- im-, in-, non-, dis-, non-, mis-
-Prefix picture cards and word cards
-2 sets Match Game cards
-2 sets I Have, Who Has game cards
-Prefix Parade
-Prefix Pretty as Picture
-2 Stars and Stripes Prefix Quiz

Writing Activities
-USA Gazette class newpaper

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90 pages
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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.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.


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