Reading Informational Text, Grade 3 - Teacher's Edition, Print EMC 3203

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EMC Number: 3203

Page Count: 128

EAN: 9781613689912

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Provide your third grade students with rigorous reading comprehension practice! Close reading, academic vocabulary, comprehension, and writing activities support Common Core learning paths.
The informational texts cover grade-level content-area topics and a range of nonfiction text structures, such as compare and contrast, cause and effect, and time order.
Each of the 10 units presents a grade-appropriate nonfiction article and supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, including the following:
·      dictionary page with content and academic vocabulary
·      close reading activity
·      reading comprehension activity
·      vocabulary activity
·      text structure activity
The unit culminates in a text-based writing assignment that can be used as an informal assessment.
Additional teacher support includes:
·      Common Core State Standards correlations provided for every unit for easy reference
·      Downloadable home–school connection activities and projects to extend learning at home.
·      Guided reading level to help identify appropriate texts for students
The informational texts and structures cover:
Science Articles
·      Big, Wild Cats!
Text Structure: Compare and Contrast
·      Plants of the Rainforest
Text Structure: Main Idea and Details
·      Two Climates
Text Structure: Compare and Contrast

Social Studies Articles
·      It’s a Grand Old Flag
Text Structure: Main Idea and Details
·      The Mystery of Mesa Verde
Text Structure: Time Order
·      About Banks
Text Structure: Question and Answer

Geography Article
·      The Great Lakes
Text Structure: Cause and Effect

Biography Articles
·      Sandra Day O’Connor
Text Structure: Time Order
·      Barack Obama
Text Structure: Time Order

Technology Article
·      The Zipper
Text Structure: Cause and Effect
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Reading Informational Text, Grades 1–6

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