Unit 2, 3rd Grade

WeekTextDescriptionLink
1Two Fables from AesopIdentify Subjects and Predicates, with examples from the text. here
1Two Fables from AesopText-Dependent Questionshere
or
Forms
1 to 3AllWriting planning tool for students for the Fables. Created by classroom teacher Sherry Mageehere
1 to 3AllCharacter Analysis Template; Created by classroom teacher Jessica Schmidthere
1 to 3AllGLAD Process Gridhere
2Week 1 ReviewTurn and Talk Promptshere
2King MidasText-Dependent Questionshere
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Form
2King MidasBecause, But and So Sentence Expansion Activity (You can watch 5th graders use the strategy here.)here
2Theseus and the MinotaurScrambled Sentence Activity, with teacher directions. The strategy borrows from the Writing Revolution. here
2Theseus and the MinotaurScrambled Sentence Cards to support struggling readershere
3Snow WhiteLesson Demonstration: Mr. Grossman’s students working with the Snow White text and annotating for evidence. here
3Week 2 ReviewTurn and Talkhere
3Snow WhiteText-Dependent Questions here
or Forms
3Snow WhiteBecause, But and So sentence expansion activityhere
1 to 3Camping in the Rain
Pictorial supports for the read aloud from the Read Aloud Handbook and read aloud by Marilyn herehere
1 to 3Greedy Fawn and the Porridge
Pictorial supports for the read aloud from the Read Aloud Handbook and read aloud by Marilyn herehere
1 to 3One of a Kind Part 1
Pictorial supports for the read aloud from the Read Aloud Handbook and read aloud by Marilyn herehere
1 to 3One of a Kind Part 2
Pictorial supports for the read aloud from the Read Aloud Handbook and read aloud by Marilyn herehere
1 to 3Anansi Brings Stories to the World
Pictorial supports for the read aloud from the Read Aloud Handbook and read aloud by Marilyn herehere
1 to 3Tom Sawyer Becomes a PirateText Base Questions for the leveled reader, Tom Sawyer Becomes a Pirate, on Avery 5160 Labels or in Formshere or Forms
1 to 3Jack and the BeanstalkText Base Questions for the leveled reader, Jack and the Beanstalk, on Avery 5160 Labels or in Formshere or Forms
1 to 3Rip Van WinkleText Base Questions for the leveled reader, The Tale of Rip Van Winkle, on Avery 5160 Labels or in Formshere or Forms
1 to 3The Ugly DucklingText Base Questions for the leveled reader, The Ugly Duckling, on Avery 5160 Labels or in Formshere or Forms
1 to 3PandoraText Base Questions for the leveled reader, Pandora, on Avery 5160 Labels or in Formshere or Forms
1 to 3PinnocchioText Base Questions for the leveled reader, Pinnocchio, on Avery 5160 Labels or in Formshere or Forms
1 to 3Peter PanText Based Questions for the leveled reader, Peter Pan, on Avery 5160 Labels or in Formshere or Forms

From Scholastic, pdf versions of classic fairytales that are appropriate for elementary students. Moreover, they can be printed for fluency practice and to build background knowledge.

Story of Rapunzel http://images.scholastic.co.uk/assets/a/93/6d/story-of-rapunzel-111110.pdf
Hansel and Gretel https://images.scholastic.co.uk/assets/a/66/df/ce-hansel-and-gretel-story-124711.pdf
Three Billy Goats Gruff https://images.scholastic.co.uk/assets/a/c4/c1/ce-three-goats-story-pcp-118114.pdf
Little Red Riding Hood https://images.scholastic.co.uk/assets/a/d3/24/ce-little-red-story-pcp-115014.pdf