|Unit of Instruction||Character Traits/Branches of Government|
ELA.3.RL.1.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
ELA.3.F.1.3 Decode words with common Greek and Latin roots and affixes.
SS.3.C.3.1: Explain the purpose and need for government
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
ELA learning target: Reading- Using anchor charts and visual instruction, students will read various fictional texts and identify different traits that describe each character.
Writing: Students will use proper conventions in their daily writing journals. Students will continue to research and brainstorm about an animal that they will create a project about.
Social Studies Target: Students will take what they have learned about each branch of government and identify the similarities and differences between each branch.
*Students will create a self portrait and describe themselves in this art project using traits.
*Wednesday 10/13: 3 Branches of Government Summative test (open notes)- a study guide will be sent home Monday also.