Q3W6 Week of 2/7-2/11, 2022

TeacherLisa Richling
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level3
Week #Q3W6
Unit of InstructionCompare and Contrast/Currency
Standard(s) Taught

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.1.4 Distinguish between the currencies used in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

ELA learning target: Reading- Using anchor charts and visual instruction, students will compare and contrast 2 passages and learn key words to identify features that are the same and different

Writing: Students will work on their zoo animal research for an animal that they would like to research and complete notes about their features.

Social Studies Target: Students will learn about the various currencies of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean and compare/contrast the similarities and differences between the currencies.

Classroom Activities

*Students will view a powerpoint to compare and contrast different passages and key words that help them figure out similarities and differences in each passage.
*Students will read paired passages and use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast 2 topics, characters, settings, and/or key events.
*Students will continue a research project about zoo animals by selecting an animal they want to research and reading an informational text in which they will take notes.
*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 money and its characteristics and how different countries have different forms of currency.

Assignments Due

*Formative assessment on currency: Wednesday 2/9 (open notes)
*Phonics, Vocabulary, comprehension assessments: Friday 2/11
*Valentine box project due Monday 2/14

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