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Text Dependent Questioning

                                             


Weeks


ELA Literary and Informational  Standards


Word Study

Spelling


Academic Vocabulary

Writing


ELA Conventions Standards

Social Studies

Science

First Nine Weeks

SS & Science Standards should be covered during the nine-weeks period.

8/7/17

Week 1

Grasp/ Benchmark

                   

CAFE Skill: ask questions and check for understanding


ELA3RL1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring to the text as a basis for answers.

ELA3RI1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrates understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers

ELA3.2F

Pretest

Review long and short vowels

10 word list

Latitude

Longitude

Degree

RW3.3 Narrative Writing


Who am I?  (include character traits about themselves)

ELA Benchmark


ELA3L1i Simple sentences

ELA3L1 nouns (common & proper)

Setting expectations for social studies classrooms.


SS3CG2. A & B  Explain the importance of Americans sharing certain central democratic beliefs

and principles, both personal and civic.

S3L1a,b,c Habitats & Geographic Regions

Similarities & Differences  between plants, animals, habitats found within geographic regions of GA.

8/14/17

Week 2

Grasp/ Benchmark


CAFE Skill: ask questions and check for understanding


ELA3RL1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring to the text as a basis for answers.

ELA3RI1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrates understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers

Week 2

Skill-Magic e p.106

hide, plane, grape, plate, notes, mule


Cursive Letter A

Narrative

Equator

Prime Meridian

Hemisphere

ELAGSE3R1

Answering questions in complete sentences and modeling how to set up a constructed response that applies for understanding.

ELA3L1i Simple sentences

ELA3L1 nouns (common & proper) & pronouns

SS3G2

Locate and describe the equator,

prime meridian, and lines of latitude and

longitude on a globe.


8/21/17

Week 3

Introduce 4 Powerhouse CAFE Skills:

Summarize/Predict/

Question/ Clarify

-Create an anchor chart

-Orally summarize after read aloud

-begin modelling how to write a summary (write as a class)

-Students can keep a journal of summaries

each time they read a

new passage, story, or chapter.

Suggested Graphic Organizer- Somebody..wanted..

but..so..

ELARL1, ELARI1:

Continue practicing these skills throughout the year.

ELA3.2F

Syllabication Rules-open and closed p.80, 108, 229

Invite, pilot, zero, compare, cabin, bingo


Cursive Letter B

Compose

Implicit

Explicit

ELAGSE3R1

Answering questions in complete sentences and modeling how to set up a constructed response that applies for understanding.

SS3G1a,b

Locate major topographical features on a physical map of the United States.-rivers

(we will review these where appropriate with Native Americans & Explorers

8/28/17

Week 4

CAFE Skill: Character Traits

ELACC3RL3-describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the story’s events. (character traits)


CAFE SKill: Make a picture or mental image


ELA3RL7: Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story.


Suggested Mentor Text: Officer Buckle

Wemberly Worried

Chrysanthemum

Because of Winn Dixie

Readworks passages

ELA3.2

Vowel Team

Syllable type p. 121

Cursive Letter C

Traits

Connections

Native

ELAGSE3R1

Model and practice how to set up a constructed response that applies explicitly to the text.

ELA3L1 Adjectives

SS3G1b-locate major topographical features on a physical map of the United States-mountain ranges

(we will review these where appropriate with Native Americans & Explorers

9/5/17

(4 day week)


Week 5

*Labor Day

CAFE Skill: Character Traits

ELACC3RL3-describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the story’s events

(character traits)


*Implement through writing and more application

ELA3.2F


Skill-Spelling fo k, ck, and ke

p.133


Cursive Letter D




Setting

Plot

Conflict

W3.3 a Narrative Writing  

What are the elements of a narrative piece of writing?


beginning, middle, and end


Hooks and Catchy Conclusions

ELA3L1 Adjectives

Leaving the week open for science or social studies enrichment.

9/11/17

Week 6

CAFE Skill: Main Idea and Detail


ELA3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text, recount the key details and how they support the main idea

ELARI3.2 Determine the main idea of text, recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea


-Use graphic organizers and anchor charts

Regular plurals


Cursive Letter E

Recount

Paraphrase

Central Idea/Message


W3.3 a Narrative Writing  

-establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters , organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally

(using character traits)


Model this process as a class

3L2a Capitalize Titles, Proper nouns (MINTS)

Leaving the week open for science or social studies enrichment.

9/18/17

Week 7

CAFE Skill: Main Idea and Detail


ELA3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text, recount the key details and how they support the main idea.

ELARI3.2 Determine the main idea of text, recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea


*Support through writing

Irregular Plurals


Cursive Letter F

Topic

Solar

Energy

W3.3 a Narrative Writing  

-establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters , organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally

(using character traits)


Students independently write but go step by step through the process

3L2a Capitalize Titles, Proper nouns (MINTS)

Leaving the week open for science or social studies enrichment.

9/25/17

Week 8

CAFE Skill: Use Text Features (titles, headings, captions, pictures, glossary, index, table of contents).

ELAGSE3RI5

Use text features and and search tools to locate information relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently

ELAGSERI7

Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text

Skill-

eigh-eight

ea-great

ei-vein

P. 194, 195, 208


Cursive Letter G

Radiation

Convection

Conduction

ELAGSE3W2

Model and practice how to set up a constructed response that applies explicitly information pulled from nonfiction text.

Use narrative text.

ELAGSE3L4

Research & Reference Materials

Leaving the week open for science or social studies enrichment.

10/2/17

4 Day Week

Workday-Friday

Week 9

CAFE Skill: Use Text Features

ELAGSE3RI5

Use text features and and search tools to locate information relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently

ELAGSERI7

Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text

ue-true

rescue

ew-few

P.191, 192, 198, 199


Cursive Letter H

Graph

Sidebars

Hyperlink

Informational Writing

ELAGSE3W2 a, b

-Introduce Informational Writing

What is an informational writing? What’s the purpose?


Can use the I Organizer to break down each part of an informational writing.


Hooks, supporting facts, and conclusions.

ELA31b Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns

Leaving the week open for science or social studies enrichment.

Second  Nine  Weeks

SS & Science Standards should be covered during the nine-weeks period.

10/10/17

4 day week

Columbus Day

Week 10

CAFE Skill: Compare and Contrast


ELAGSERL9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.


-Use Venn Diagram, Double Bubble organizers to implement

Skill-

oo-zoo

ou-group

(pg. 158, 191, 210)


Cursive Letter I

Venn Diagram

Compare

Contrast

Informational Writing

ELAGSE3W2 a, b


Can use the I Organizer to model brainstorming & organizing information-- model and construct an informational piece together as a class using informational resources that tie into your social studies or science unit.


ELA31b Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns

Cover over 2nd 9 weeks  (in order):


SS3G1 Reteach rivers and mountains as relates to Native Americans


SS3H1 Describe early American Indian cultures and their development in North America.


SS3G3 Describe how physical systems affect human systems.


S3E3-Economics, consumers.producers, goods/services, etc.


SS3E4-Opportunity Cost

(This economics unit will relate to the Christmas season)

S3P1a,b,c Heat

Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the ways heat energy is transferred and measured.

10/16/17

Week 11

CAFE Skill: Compare and Contrast

                                          ELAGSERL9

Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.


*Implement through writing by responding to fiction and/or nonfiction texts.

oo-good

(as in put)

P. 209


Cursive Letter J

Contribute

Environment

Geography

Informational Writing

ELAGSE3W2 a, b


Guide students through each step to construct their own essay.  

Review the basics/steps of creating an informational piece.  Give students an opportunity to research (give them resources either through blendspace or printed resources) and have them construct an informational piece using the strategies learned last week.  Can integrate science/ss unit into chosen writing topic.

ELA3L2d. Possessive Nouns

10/23/17

Week 12

CAFE Skill: Literacy Elements (central message and theme)


ELAGSRL2

Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed


Suggested Texts:

Lon Po Po

Little Red Riding Hood

The Tortoise and the Hare

How Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears

The Fox and the Stork

A Tricky Monkey (Readworks)

Lion and the Mouse

ow-clown

ou-cloud

p. 142, 144


Cursive Letter L

Fable

Folktale

Myth

Review Constructed Response using fables, folktales, & myths.


Be sure by this point students are working on citing evidence to support their answers.

ELA3L2d. Plural Possessive Nouns

10/30/17

Week 13

CAFE Skill: Central Message and Theme


ELAGSRL2

Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed.

oy-boy

oi-oil


(pg. 172,174)


Cursive Letter K

Moral

Theme

Myth

Opinion Writing

(Opinion Resources)

Teach the basics of opinion writing: What is opinion writing? What is the purpose? What are the needed elements of an opinion piece?


Can work through the OREO strategy or other opinion organizer together.


Focus on introductory sentences, supporting with reasons, and conclusions.

ELAL1c- Use abstract nouns correctly.

( Example: childhood)

11/6/17

Week 14

CAFE Skill: Central Message and Theme


ELAGSRL2

Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed


*Integrate into writing  by comparing and contrasting different fables and folktales (i.e. Lon Po Po and Little Red Riding Hood)

aw-straw

Au-August


a-ball (pg. 168, 170, 171)


Cursive Letter  L

Hyperbole

Simile

Metaphor

Opinion Essay:


Model & Construct an opinion piece as a class.

ELAL1a, f: Pronoun /Pronoun Antecedent

 

11/13/17

Week 15

CAFE Skill: Point of View


ELAGSRL6

Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those characters

Diphthong Syllable p. 145, 229


Cursive Letter  M

First Person

Third Person

Narrator

Opinion Essay


Allow students to construct their own opinion pieces using previously learned strategies.  Walk them through step by step.

ELAGSE3L1: Adjectives

Comparative/Superlative

11/27/17

Week 16

CAFE Skill: Point of View

ELAGSRL6

Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those characters

*Integrate in writing by student creating their own point of view (perspective) from a character in a fiction or nonfiction text.

ow-snow

igh-light

P.146, 206


Cursive Letter N

Perspective

Point of View

Resolution

Constructed Response Review


Try to focus some of the constructed response on point of view questions.

ELAL31e Form and use simple verb tenses walked, walk will walk ( linking, helping)

ELAL1a: Verbs (subject/predicate)

12/4/17

Week 17

CAFE Skill: Context Clues


ELAGSRL4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases both literal and nonliteral language as they are used in the text

 

ar-star

or-horn


(pg. 154, 156)

Cursive Letter O

Organic

Inorganic

Decay

Use word choice and multiple meaning words through writing

ELA  Benchmark


ELAL1a: Verbs (subject/predicate)

ELA1f. Subject-verb agreement

12/11/17

Week 18

CAFE Skill: Context Clues


ELAGSRL4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases both literal and nonliteral language as they are used in the text

ir-bird, er-fern

ur-burn


(pg. 135, 137, 139)

Cursive Letter P

Humus

Compost

Figurative

Review of all writing skills & constructed response

ELA Benchmark


ELAL31d   Form and use regular and irregular verbs.

 

12/18/17

2 day week

Spiral Review

*Review CAFE Skills taught thus far

*Review Powerhouse Skills

Bossy R syllable type (pg. 141, 229)


Cursive Letter Q

Renewable

Non-renewable

Natural Resources

Review of all writing skills & constructed response

ELAL31e Form and use simple verb tenses walked, walk will walk ( linking, helping)

Third Nine Weeks

SS & Science Standards should be covered during the nine-weeks period.

1/4/18

2 day week

Spiral Review

*Review CAFE Skills taught thus far

*Review Powerhouse skills

Bossy R syllable type (pg. 141, 229)


Cursive Letter Q

Renewable

Non-renewable

Natural Resources

Review of all writing skills & constructed response


.ELAL31a,g: Adverbs

Comparative/Superlative

(Incorporate shades of meaning. For example, explain how someone walked.)

S3E1a,b,c

Rocks & Soils

Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the physical attributes of rocks and soils.

1/8/18

Week 19

CAFE Skill: Make Inferences

ELAGSRL5

Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections

Hard and soft C

P. 162-167

Cursive Letter  R

Stanza

Scene

Dialogue

Narrative Writing


Review elements of a narrative & model adding dialogue into a narrative.

LA3CCL1.h, i- Coordinating conjunctions

(FANBOYS)

Compound Sentences

-Beginning of 3rd 9 Weeks


-European Explorers will be covered, all 6 people and concepts around their lives.


SS3H2 Describe European exploration in North America

*describe the reasons for and obstacles to the exploration of North America

*European explorers

*cooperation and conflict between European explorers and American Indians.

S3E2 a & b

Fossils

Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on how fossils provide evidence of past organisms.

 

1/16/18

4 day week

Week 20

CAFE Skill: Make Inferences

ELAGSRL5

Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections

Hard-soft g

p.164-167


Cursive Letter S

Government

Democracy

Civil

Narrative Writing


Review elements of narrative writing & model adding nonliteral language into narrative writing- hooks & body to make writing more interesting.

LA3CCL1.h, i- Coordinating conjunctions

(FANBOYS)

Compound Sentences

Middle to End of 3rd 9 Weeks: SS3CG1-branches of gov’t

1/22/18

Week 21

CAFE Skill: Make Inferences

ELAGSRL5

Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections

tch-catch

ge-dge

P.166, 175


Cursive Letter  T

Legislative

Executive

Judicial

Point of View Essay


Read a piece of literature and rewrite the story from another character’s point of view

ELA3CCL1.h, i- Subordinating conjunctions

Complex Sentences

1/29/18
Week 22

CAFE Skill: Cause and Effect

ELARI8: Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).

Prefixes

un, re, dis, pre

P. 233-240


Cursive Letter  U

Representative

Bill of Rights

Congress

Informational Essay

with Paired Passages


Review compare and contrast


Model this and go step by step with the class using evidence from BOTH the text to support.

ELA3CCL1.h, i- Subordinating conjunctions

Complex Sentences

2/5/18

Week 23

CAFE Skill: Cause and Effect

ELARI8: Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).

Suffixes

ful, er, less, able

P.214-218


Cursive Letter  V

Logical

Convey

Comparison

Informational Essay

with Paired Passages


Have students create an informational essay using evidence from the BOTH text to support.

ELAGSE3L2b. Review of Commas in a Series and Dates; Commas in Addresses

Life Science-Habitats of GA. S3L1a-

Differentiate b/t the habitats of mt., swamps, coast, piedmont, ocean and organisms that live there.

2/14/18

Week 24

CAFE Skill: Sequence


ELARI8: Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence)

ation, tion, sion

P.202-205, 214-218

Cursive Letter  W

Sequence

Chronological

Cause/Effect

wood, fire, upon, done

Use transition words to organize writing and connect ideas.

ELAGSE3L2c. Commas, in Dialogue, Quotation Marks

S3L1a,b-Mountain/Swamp/Ocean Habitats

2/26/18

Week 25

CAFE Skill:  Main Idea and Detail


ELA3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text, recount the key details and how they support the main idea

ELA3RI2: Determine main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Consonant- le

(double after short vowel)

P.147, 148


Cursive Letter X

Glossary

Index

Appendix

Opinion Essay

With Paired Passages


Day 1 & 2 Review the OREO strategy to create an opinion piece model this process as a class using paired passages


Day 3-5 Create their own opinion essay using paired passages


Review to the 7 point writing rubric in the DOE assessment guide. Make sure they include evidence from BOTH passages

ELAGSE3L5a. Literal and Nonliteral Language

Pollution S3L1a,b

3/5/18

4 day week

Week 26

CAFE Skill:

Review Powerhouse Skills

Predicting

Questioning

Summarizing

Clarifying

Consonant- le

(not double after short vowel)

P.147, 148

Cursive Letter Y

Synonym

Antonym

Homophone

Informational Essay

With Paired Passages


Day 1 & 2 Review the process, model, and examine rubric


Day 3-5 Students create an informational essay using paired passages on google doc. Teacher comments using 7 point rubric. Make sure they include evidence from BOTH passages

ELAGSE3L5a. Literal and Nonliteral Language

Adaptation of living organism  SL31a,b


Fourth Nine Weeks

SS & Science Standards should be covered during the nine-weeks period.

3/12/18

Week 27

CAFE Skill: Recognize Theme


ELA3RL9: Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.


ELA3RI9: Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in the two texts on the same topic.

Consonant plus le

Syllable type


Cursive Letter Z


Supply

Demand

Scarcity

Narrative Essay


Students practice writing a summary, changing an ending, and writing a story from a different point of view using different pieces of literature. (hit dialogue, transition words, etc)


You can do a different one each day. These are not long pieces of writing so you can do them at a quicker pace.

ELA3.4b,c Prefixes (use root word and base word)

3/19/18

Week 28

CAFE Skill: Recognize theme


ELA3RL9: Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.


ELA3RI9: Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in the two texts on the same topic.

Consonant y endings

p.150

 

Civic

Currency

Distribution

Taxes

Services

Narrative Essay


Students practice writing a summary, changing an ending, and writing a story from a different point of view using different pieces of literature. (hit dialogue, transition words, etc)


You can do a different one each day. These are not long pieces of writing so you can do them at a quicker pace.

ELA3.4b,c Suffixes ((use root word and base word)

SS3E2  Explain that governments provide certain types of goods and services in a market economy (schools, libraries, roads, police/fire protection, and military) and pay for these through taxes.


Beginning to Middle of 4th 9 Weeks: SS3CG1-branches of gov’t

S3L2a,b Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the effects of pollution (air, land, water) and humans on the environment.

3/26/18

Week 29

CAFE Skill:  Compare and Contrast


ELARL9

ELARI9


*Compare and Contrast paired texts through writing

Silent letters

b-crumb

gn-gnat

kn-know

Voyage

Migrate

Immigrant

Founded

Freedom

Profit

Informational Essay

With Paired Passages


Day 1 & 2 Review the process, model, and examine rubric


Day 3-5 Students create an informational essay using paired passages on google doc. Teacher comments using 7 point rubric. Make sure they include evidence from BOTH passages

Antonyms, synonyms, homophones, homographs (ELAGSE3L5 a-c)

SS3H3  Explain the factors that shaped British Colonial America

a.Identify key reasons why the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Colonies were founded (religious freedom and profit).


Thirteen Colonies Brainpop

4/9/18

Week 30

CAFE Skill:

Review All Skills

Word endings

Ild, old, ind, olt, ost

Omit

Ellimination

Predict

Infer

Economy

Religion

Opinion Essay

With Paired Passages


Day 1 & 2 Review the OREO strategy to create an opinion piece model this process as a class using paired passages


Day 3-5 Create their own opinion essay using paired passages


Review to the 7 point writing rubric in the DOE assessment guide. Make sure they include evidence from BOTH passages

Review

SS3H3  Explain the factors that shaped British Colonial America

b.Compare and contrast colonial life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies (education, economy, and religion).

4/16/18

Week 31

GMAS Week

 Review

Artisan

Indentured servant

Landowner

Perspective

Review


SS3H3  Explain the factors that shaped British Colonial America

C.  Describe colonial life in America from the perspectives of various people:  large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, children, indentured servants, slaves, and American Indians

4/23/18

Week 32

CAFE Skill: Sequence and Cause/Effect


ELA3RI7: Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of a text.


ELA3W7: Conduct short research projects that build on knowledge about a topic.


*Conduct Research project on historical events

Review

Atlas

Dictionary

Thesaurus

W310 Write routinely over extended time frames for a range of purposes

4/30/18

Week 33

CAFE Skill: Review Skills for SGA’s

 Three syllable words

p.200

W310 Write routinely over extended time frames for a range of purposes

5/7/18

Week 34

Post Third Grade SGA’s

vcv and vce spelling

rules

Page 183 – 189

Research

Proofread

Resources

W310 Write routinely over extended time frames for a range of purposes

5/14/18

Week 35

CAFE Skill:

Review Powerhouse Skills

Summarize Text

*Novel

Review, Catch Up, Enrich

5/21/18

Week 36

CAFE Skill:

Review Powerhouse Skills

Summarize Text

*Novel


 

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