|Unit of Instruction||Compare and Contrast Literature/Earth's Land & Water|
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
|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 Earth’s land and water and discuss what geography is
*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.
*Formative assessment on Earth’s land & water: Wednesday 2/16 (open notes)