Unit 3, 3rd Grade

Use these materials to help elevate your Unit 3 Benchmark Advance Experience

SelectionStrategyLink
Week 1Animal DisguisesSentences vs. Fragments (Examples come from the Animal Disguises text.)here
Week 1Animals’ Tools for SurvivalBecause But and Sohere
Week 1Animals’ Tools for SurvivalCamouflage Practice Questions, to be used during independent practicehere
Week 1Animal DisguisesWhat if you Had Animal Teeth, Read Aloud of the Sandra Markle Titlehere
Week 1Animal DisguisesWhat if you Had an Animal Nose, Read Aloud of the Sandra Markle Titlehere
Week 1 through 3Week 1 through 3A list of videos, songs and links to support implementation of Unit 3here
Week 1 through 3Week 1 through 3Spell it Writehere
Week 1 through 3How Rabbit Lost His Tail (small group)Comprehension questions, printed to Avery 5160 Labelshere
Week 1 through 3Habitats of Africa, small groupSummarize Task, for Chapter 1, printed to Avery 5160 Labelshere
Week 1 through 3Only on an IslandThis file was created for the Only on an Island read aloud.here
Week 1 through 3Swan LakeThis file was created for the Swan Lake read aloud.here
Week 1: r-Controlled vowelsInstructional video on teaching r-Controlled vowelshere
Week 1Week 1 ReadingsCulminating writing assignment here
Week 2(Review)Turn and Talk Day 1here
Week 2Fur, Skin, Scales or FeathersBecause But and Sohere
Week 2Fur, Skin, Scales or FeathersSentences vs. Fragments Activity, examples come from the texthere
Week 3(Review)Turn and Talk Day 1here
Week 3One Body, Many AdaptationsMain Idea Sorthere
Week 3How the Chameleon LearnedBecause But and Sohere
Week 3One Body, Many AdaptationsSentences vs. Fragments Activity, examples come from the texthere

If the strategy is new to you, watch 5th Grade students engage in the Because But and So Sentence Expansion Activity