Q1 W5 9/13-9/17

TeacherLisa Richling
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level3
Week #Q1W5
Unit of InstructionCentral Idea, Purpose of Government
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.3.R.2.2: Central Idea
ELA.3.C.3.1: Regular Verbs/Verb Tenses
SS.3.C.1.1 Explain the purpose and need for government.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

ELA learning target: Reading- Using anchor charts and visual instruction, students will identify the central idea and supporting details in a given text.

Writing: Students will use proper conventions in their daily writing journals. Students will continue to edit and add details to an expository text about a topic by pulling details from a given text and placing them in a graphic organizer.

Social Studies Target: Students will explain the purpose and need for government in terms of safety, organization, services, and protection of rights.

Classroom Activities

Students will use their close reading strategies to and identify and annotate important central messages in various nonfiction text.
Students will practice identifying verb tenses during small group center rotations.
Students will use vocabulary mapping and spelling sorts to understand their tier 2 vocabulary words and identify the various long a patterns in their spelling words in whole and small group.
Students will participate in a scavenger hunt to learn about the US Constitution/Constitution Day.

Assignments Due

*Social Studies: Constitution Scavenger Hunt (Wednesday 9/15)
*Vocabulary & Phonics Test (Friday 9/17)
*Comprehension Test (Friday 9/17)

Additional Resources

Constitution day for kids video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsTB7gSfDPI