Q3W7 Week of 2/14-2/18, 2022

TeacherLisa Richling
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level3
Week #Q3W7
Unit of InstructionCompare and Contrast Literature/Earth's Land & Water
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.G.1.3 Label the continents and oceans on a world map

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

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 label a map with earth’s continents and oceans and view a Brain Pop video about them

Assignments Due

*Formative assessment on Earth’s land & water: Wednesday 2/16 (open notes)
*Phonics, Vocabulary, comprehension assessments: Friday 2/18

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