Following the Common Core Curriculum Map for Third Grade Unit 6 from Commoncore.org, this three week unit focuses on the theme Dragon Adventures.
Activities for reading, language, and writing are included for these third grade standards:
Focus Standards: RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.5, RL.6, RL.10, RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.7, RI.10, RF.3.a, RF.3.b, RF.3.c RF4.b, SL.1.a, SL.1.b, SL.1c, SL.1.d, SL.2, SL.5, L.1, L.2, L.3, L4, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.6, W.10
This packet has 136 pages, 11 pages of Teacher Information (Unit outline and activity directions), 98 pages of student activities and 26 answer keys.
P 1-11 Teacher information and directions
My Father’s Dragon, A Dragon in the Sock Drawer, The Dragonling, The Dragon of Doom
***Texts not included
P. 12-15 Dragon Journal for picture. books. Two types of pages- summarizing with Somebody, Wanted, But, So and Building Word Meaning organizer with word, context clues, definition, and other forms.
P. 16-21 My Father’s Knapsack, to go along with the read aloud text students make a paper knapsack then fill it with 12 key items from the story. As the story is read aloud students write how each item was important.
P. 22-36 My Father’s Dragon (Gannett) Journal, specific pages and words for this story. Answer guides included
P. 37-101 Journals and Word Study pages for these texts: A Dragon in the Sock Drawer (Klimo), Dragonling (Coville), and Dragon of Doom (Koler) Each text also has 3 pages of Show You Know, comprehension questions. Answer guides included.
P. 102-104 Boy Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs (Kudlinski)
-Then and Now, activity to find supporting evidence from the text. Answer guide included.
105-111 Dragons (Penner)
-Anticipation Guide, students search text for supporting evidence that agrees or disagrees with 22 statements. Answer guide included
P. 112 Poems Tell a Story for “The Tale of Custard the Dragon” (Nash)
P. 113 Wonderful Words for book The Dragons are Singing Tonight (Prelutsky)
P. 114-122 Editing Marks sign, editing sentences and paragraphs for capitals, punctuation, spelling and grammar.
Focus: Fantasy Writing
P. 123-135 Writing process: student tracking sheet, preplanning, planning, rough draft, scoring guide, revising, editing and publishing
P. 136 Paper Mache dragon egg
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