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Big Idea

Character Analysis
3.RL.3 – Describe characters in a story (e.g. their traits,
motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions
contribute to the sequence of events
3.SL.4 – Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount
an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive
details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
-FotoToon
-Record
-Journal
Student show expressions and
Record them, then share.
Writing Genres
3.RL.2 – Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and
myths from diverse cultures: determine the central message,
lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key
details in the text.
3.W.6 – With guidance and support from adults, use technology
to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well
as to interact and collaborate with others.
-Write
Students create a story based on
assigned genre.
Main Idea
3.RI.3.2 – Reading Informational Text: Determine the main idea
of a text; recount
the key details and how they support the main idea.
-Labyrinth
Create a concept map to show
understanding for sequencing.
Details and Sound Effects
RL.3.7 - Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations
contribute to what is conveyed by aspects of a character or setting.
RL.3.2 - Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths
from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson or
moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
-Write
-TamTamMini
-Record
Students read a story with added
sound effect and record themselves
reading it.
Fluency
RF.3.4.b – Read on-level text with accuracy, appropriate rate, and
expression on successive readings
-Stopwatch
-Record
-Journal
Reading a passage and recording
themselves with a partner timing them.
Idioms
3.L.5 – Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and
nuances in word meanings. Distinguish the literal and non-literal
meanings of words and phrases in context.
-Write
-Journal
-Record/Paint
Student select an idiom and then act
out the literal meaning.
Qualities of a Hero
3.W.6 - With guidance and support from adults, use technology
to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well
as to interact and collaborate with others.
3.RL.3 - Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits,
motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute
to the sequence of events
3.W.3.b - Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and
feelings to develop experiences and events
-Labyrinth
-Write
-Fototoon
-Record
Comparing real heroes vs. super heroes
with brainstorming and creating a Fototoon.
Illustrations
3.RL.7 - Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute
to what is conveyed by the words in a story
-Browse
-Write
-Journal
Using images to show anger.
Homophones
3.L.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and
multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and
content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
-Homophones word list
-Paint/
FotoToon/
Scratch
Project created using Homophones.
Fables and Morals
3.RL.2 - Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from
diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and
explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
3.W.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or
events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event
sequences.
-Labyrinth
-Record
-FotoToon
Comparing morals in fables to modern
day.
Cause and Effact
3.RI.3 – Describe the relationship between a series of historical events,
scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text,
using language that pertains to time, sequence and cause and effect.
-Chat
-Memorize
Using Chat to talk about Cause and
Effect then making a game.