Q2W6: 11/29-12/3

TeacherLisa Richling
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level3
Week #Q2W6
Unit of InstructionText Features/Economics
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.3.V.1 Use grade level academic vocabulary appropriately.
ELA.3.R.2.1: Explain how text features contribute to meaning and identify the text structures
of chronology, comparison, and cause/effect in texts.
SS.3.E.1.3 Recognize that buyers and sellers interact to exchange goods and
services through the use of trade or money.
ELA.3.C.1.2: Write personal or fictional narratives using a logical sequence of events,
appropriate descriptions, dialogue, a variety of transitional words or phrases, and an ending.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

ELA learning target: Reading- Using anchor charts and visual instruction, students will identify various nonfiction text features and how each feature helps them as a reader.

Writing: Students will plan out their writing on what they would do if they were trapped in a snowglobe, edit it, and publish their final draft.

Social Studies Target: Students will learn about needs and wants, goods and services, and how these have an opportunity cost.

Classroom Activities

*Students will view a powerpoint with different text features and be provided with opportunities to apply their knowledge to each text feature.
*Students will complete a writing about what they would do if they were trapped in a snow globe.
*Students will use vocabulary mapping and spelling sorts to understand their tier 2 vocabulary words and identify the various compound words in their spelling words in whole and small group.
*Students will learn about needs/wants, goods/services, and opportunity costs through watching a Brain Pop video, reading text, and beginning a lapbook as a portfolio of their learning.

Assignments Due

*Formative assessment on economics: Wednesday 12/1 (open notes)
*Phonics, Vocabulary, Comprehension assessments: Friday 12/3

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