Q1W6 9/20-9/24

TeacherLisa Richling
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level3
Week #Q1W6
Unit of InstructionCentral Idea, Branches of Government
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.3.R.2.2: Central Idea
ELA.3.C.3.1: Form Simple Sentences/Subject-Verb Agreement
SS.3.C.3.1: 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 research and brainstorm about an animal that they will create a project about.

Social Studies Target: Students will identify the 3 branches of government and will specifically focus on the legislative branch and its function in our society.

Classroom Activities

Students will use their close reading strategies to and identify and annotate important central messages in various nonfiction text.
Students will practice creating simple sentences with the appropriate subject-verb agreement independently.
Students will use vocabulary mapping and spelling sorts to understand their tier 2 vocabulary words and identify the various long e patterns in their spelling words in whole and small group.
Students will watch a Brain Pop video on the 3 branches of government and read a text focusing specifically on the legislative branch.

Assignments Due

*Social Studies: Legislative Branch of government *open notes (Wednesday 9/22)
*Vocabulary & Phonics Test (Friday 9/24)
*Comprehension Test- Central/Main Idea (Friday 9/24)

Additional Resources

Branches of government video: https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/government/branchesofgovernment/