Heifer International (Cause and Effect)
IXL: D.4, T.6
Worker Bees (Sequencing)
IXL: D.4, T.6
Writing in Response to Literature: Opinion Writing
*Editing and Revisions
Rocks (Compare and Contrast)
Ready Reading (366-373) – Comparing and Contrasting Stories
NO SPELLING AND VOCABULARY WORDS THIS WEEK!
LAFS.3.RI.3.8 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence)
LAFS.3.RI.3.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters
LAFS.3.RI.1.3 Describe the relationship between events, ideas, or concepts using language that refers to cause and effect.
SS.G.2.1 – Label the countries and commonwealths in North America (Canada, Unites States, Mexico) and in the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica).
SS.3.G.2.4 – Describe the physical features of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
ELA Activities: Students will participate in small group learning in addition to whole group instruction.
ELA Writing Targets:
LAFS.3.W.1.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with
a. Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and
create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
b. Provide reasons that support the opinion.
c. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for
example) to connect opinion and reasons.
d. Provide a concluding statement or section.