Q3W8: Week of 2/21-2/25, 2022

TeacherLisa Richling
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level3
Week #Q3W8
Unit of InstructionSequencing, Plot/Models of the Earth
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.3.R.1.1: Explain how one or more characters develop throughout the plot in a literary text
ELA.3.R.3.2: Summarize a text to enhance comprehension.
SS.3.G.1.5 Compare maps and globes to develop an understanding of the concept of distortion

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

ELA learning target: Reading- Using anchor charts and visual instruction, students will identify the plot of various passages and how to use the plot to summarize the important parts of a text

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 compare globes and maps and discuss the advantages & disadvantages of both.

Classroom Activities

*Students will view a powerpoint about plot that provides them with the various parts of a story and also how these events help develop a strong summary of a text.
*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 compare and contrast maps and globes and view a Brain Pop video about them

Assignments Due

*Summative assessment on Unit 6: Monday-Tuesday 2/21-22
*Formative assessment on Models of the Earth: Wednesday 2/23 (open notes)
*Phonics, Vocabulary assessments: Friday 2/25

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