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Third Grade Language Arts Lesson Plans

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The lesson plans below provide a detailed list of the language arts and language arts extensions, with brief activity descriptions and learning activity (LA) numbers. Additional resources related to third grade language arts are also provided.

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Third grade language arts is organized into two large sections:

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3rd Grade Language Arts Lesson Plans
Total Activities: 197

non-scored activity Non-Scored scored activity Scored worksheet Worksheet answer key Answer Key quiz Quiz
Chapter 1: "Vocabulary Skills"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Synonyms: The student will demonstrate knowledge by determining the meaning of synonyms from grade level appropriate vocabulary, by correctly choosing a given word or phrase that means the same thing, in reading activities that incorporate explicit instruction and application. Interactive Guided Instruction (synonyms) nonscored R3002
Word Herd: Quiz 1 (synonyms) scored R3003
Old Time Word Show: Let Me Practice (synonyms) nonscored R3004
Word Herd: Quiz 2 (synonyms) scored R3005
Antonyms: The student will demonstrate knowledge by determining the meaning of antonyms from grade level appropriate vocabulary, by correctly choosing a given word or phrase that means the opposite, in reading activities that incorporate explicit instruction and application. Interactive Guided Instruction (antonyms) nonscored R3007
Word Herd: Quiz 1 (antonyms) scored R3008
Old Time Word Show: Let Me Practice (antonyms) nonscored R3009
Word Herd: Quiz 2 (antonyms) scored R3010
Prefixes: The student will be able to analyze and determine the correct meaning of a word, based on the prefix of the root word or how the prefix is used in the context of a passage. Interactive Guided Instruction (prefixes) nonscored R3012
Word Herd: Quiz 1 (prefixes) scored R3013
Old Time Word Show: Let Me Practice (prefixes) nonscored R3014
Word Herd: Quiz 2 (prefixes) scored R3015
Suffixes: The student will be able to analyze and determine the correct meaning of a word, based on the suffix of the root word or how the suffix is used in the context of a passage. Interactive Guided Instruction: (suffixes) nonscored R3017
Word Herd: Quiz 1 (suffixes) scored R3018
Old Time Word Show: Let Me Practice (suffixes) nonscored R3019
Word Herd: Quiz 2 (suffixes) scored R3020
Homophones: The student will be able to identify and select the appropriate homophone or word that sounds the same, based on the context of a passage which fits the best meaning of the given word or phrase. Interactive Guided Instruction (homophones) nonscored R3022
Word Herd: Quiz 1 (homophones) scored R3023
Old Time Word Show: Let Me Practice (homophones) nonscored R3024
Word Herd: Quiz 2 (Homophones) scored R3025
Idioms: The student will be able to identify and analyze the author's use of idioms, based on the context of a passage and how these expressions are used in literal and interpretative information. Interactive Guided Instruction (idioms) nonscored R3027
Word Herd: Quiz 1 (idioms) scored R3028
Old Time Word Show: Let Me Practice (idioms) nonscored R3029
Word Herd: Quiz 2 (Idioms) scored R3030


Chapter 2: "Process Skills: Think Alouds"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Think Aloud Level 1: Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying with extensive scaffolding and support, through think aloud prompts. What Are You Thinking?: Level 1 Part 1 (poetry) nonscored R3108
What Are You Thinking?: Level 1 Part 2 (poetry) nonscored R3109
What Are You Thinking?: Level 1 Part 3 (poetry) nonscored R3110
What Are You Thinking?: Level 1 Part 4 (nonfiction) nonscored R3111
Think Aloud Level 2: Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying with scaffolding and support, through think aloud prompts. What Are You Thinking?: Level 2 Part 1 (nonfiction) nonscored R3112
What Are You Thinking?: Level 2 Part 2 (fiction) nonscored R3113
What Are You Thinking?: Level 2 Part 3 (poetry) nonscored R3114
Think Aloud Level 3: Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying to independently read and comprehend texts with minimal think aloud support. What Are You Thinking?: Level 3 Part 1 (fiction) nonscored R3115
What Are You Thinking?: Level 3 Part 2 (nonfiction) nonscored R3116


Chapter 3: "Comprehension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Summarizing: Develop summaries or paraphrase information from literary or expository text containing context clues. Summarizing: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3044
Summarizing: Quiz 1 scored R3045
Summarizing: Quiz 2 scored R3046
Characters: Identify characters, and compare and contrast characters within a literary text. Characters: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3104
Character: Quiz 1 scored R3105
Character: Quiz 2 scored R3106
Setting: Identify and describe the setting(s) in a literary text. Setting: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3098
Setting: Quiz 1 scored R3099
Setting: Quiz 2 scored R3107
Plot: Identify plot by using story elements including the main problem and solution. Plot: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3101
Plot: Quiz 1 scored R3102
Plot: Quiz 2 scored R3103
Main Idea & Supporting Details - Non-Fiction: Identify the main idea(s) using the supporting details in an expository text. Main Idea/Supporting Details-Non-Fiction: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3048
Main Idea/Supporting Details-Non-Fiction: Quiz 1 scored R3049
Main Idea/Supporting Details-Non-Fiction: Quiz 2 scored R3050
Main Idea and Theme - Fiction: Identify the main idea(s) or theme(s), distinguishing them/it from supporting details in a literary text. Theme & Main Idea-Fiction: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3052
Theme & Main Idea-Fiction: Quiz 1 scored R3053
Theme & Main Idea-Fiction: Quiz 2 scored R3054
Sequential Order: Identify literary or expository text that is organized in sequential/chronological order using words (first, next, last, then, finally, etc.) or phrases (to begin with, in addition to, etc.) to signal sequence or chronology. Sequential Order: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3076
Sequential Order: Quiz 1 scored R3077
Sequential Order: Quiz 2 scored R3078
Fact and Opinion: Distinguish between fact and opinion in an expository text. Fact and Opinion: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3120
Fact and Opinion: Quiz 1 scored R3121
Fact and Opinion: Quiz 2 scored R3122
Charts and Graphs: Read and interpret charts and graphs. Interpreting Charts & Graphs: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3091
Interpreting Charts & Graphs: Quiz 1 scored R3092
Interpreting Charts & Graphs: Quiz 2 scored R3093
Cause and Effect: Identify and distinguish between cause and effect in expository and literary texts. Cause and Effect: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3095
Cause and Effect: Quiz 1 scored R3096
Cause and Effect: Quiz 2 scored R3097
Authors Purpose: Identify and use knowledge of the author's purpose to comprehend the writing of a literary or expository text. Author's Purpose: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R3057
Author's Purpose: Quiz 1 scored R3058
Author's Purpose: Quiz 2 scored R3059
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions: Use knowledge, information, and ideas from literary or expository texts to make inferences about the text (e.g., make inferences, draw conclusions, make generalizations, infer sequence of events, and infer a character's feelings, or traits). Inferencing: Interactive Guided Instruction A nonscored R3037
Inferencing: Quiz 1A scored R3039
Inferencing: Quiz 2A scored R3041
Inferencing: Interactive Guided Instruction B nonscored R3038
Inferencing: Quiz 1B scored R3040
Inferencing: Quiz 2B scored R3042
Compare and Contrast: Compare and contrast characters, settings, ideas, information and/or plot within a text or between two or more genre sources (literary or expository) that include figurative language such as similes. Compare and Contrast: Interactive Guided Instruction A nonscored R3080
Compare and Contrast: Quiz 1A scored R3082
Compare and Contrast: Quiz 2A scored R3084
Compare and Contrast: Interactive Guided Instruction B nonscored R3081
Compare and Contrast: Quiz 1B scored R3083
Compare and Contrast: Quiz 2B scored R3085


Chapter 4: "State Simulation Assessments"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
State Simulation Test: Students will demonstrate knowledge of comprehension skills on grade level appropriate literary and expository passages, with questions that simulate a high-stakes assessment. State Simulation Test 1 scored R3117
State Simulation Test 2 scored R3118
State Simulation Test 3 scored R3119


Chapter 5: "Information: Text Features"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Features & Nonliteral Meanings (A): Students will be introduced to variations in language, specifically how common phrases like "spilled the beans" can have nonliteral meanings, and that nonfiction texts have specific parts that readers should identify and use to increase comprehension before, during, and after reading. Vocabulary: Nonliteral Meanings A nonscored R3123V
Activity Quiz: Nonliteral Meanings A scored AQR3123V
Odyssey Writer: Open Response (Nonliteral Meanings) OWR3125V odyssey
Text Features A (Turtles) nonscored R3124I
Activity Quiz: Text Features A scored AQR3124I
Odyssey Writer: Digital Dictionary A OWR3126I odyssey
Features & Nonliteral Meanings (B): Students will understand some variations in language, specifically how common phrases like "penny pincher" can have nonliteral meanings, and that digital texts have specific features, like hyperlinks and sidebars, that can be used to navigate and locate information strategically. Vocabulary: Nonliteral Meanings B nonscored R3125V
Activity Quiz: Nonliteral Meanings B scored AQR3125V
Digital Text Features B nonscored R3126I
Activity Quiz: Digital Text Features B scored AQR3126I
Odyssey Writer: Digital Dictionary A OWR3126I odyssey


Chapter 6: "Information: Point of View"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
View, Shades & Context Clues (A): Students will be introduced to the concepts of shades of meaning, point of view, and context clues. They will apply these skills when reading two authentic nonfiction texts, "Homesick" and "Wall of Wonder." After reading, students will express their own point of view through writing. Vocabulary Builder: Shades of Meaning A nonscored R3127V
Activity Quiz: Shades of Meaning A scored AQR3127V
Point of View A (China) nonscored R3128I
Activity Quiz: Point of View A scored AQR3128I
Word Learning: Context Clues A (China) nonscored R3129V
Activity Quiz: Context Clues A scored AQR3129V
Odyssey Writer: Point of View (China) OWR3128I odyssey
View, Shades & Context Clues (B): Students will review shades of meaning, point of view, and context clues. They will apply these skills when reading an authentic nonfiction text, "Cats versus Dogs: Who makes a better friend?" After reading, students will express their own point of view through writing. Vocabulary Builder: Shades of Meaning B nonscored R3130V
Activity Quiz: Shades of Meaning B scored AQR3130V
Point of View B (Cats vs. Dogs) nonscored R3131I
Activity Quiz: Point of View B scored AQR3131I
Word Learning: Context Clues B (Cats vs. Dogs) nonscored R3132V
Activity Quiz: Context Clues B scored AQR3132V
Odyssey Writer: Point of View (Cats vs. Dogs) OWR3131I odyssey
View, Shades & Context Clues (C): Students will review shades of meaning, point of view, and context clues. They will apply these skills when reading an authentic nonfiction text, "Food Fight." After reading, students will express their own point of view through writing. Vocabulary Builder: Shades of Meaning C nonscored R3133V
Activity Quiz: Shades of Meaning C scored AQR3133V
Point of View C (Food Fight) nonscored R3134I
Activity Quiz: Point of View C scored AQR3134I
Word Learning: Context Clues C (Food Fight) nonscored R3135V
Activity Quiz: Context Clues C scored AQR3135V
Odyssey Writer: Point of View (Food Fight) OWR3134I odyssey


Chapter 7: "Information: Compare, Contrast"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Comparing & Academic Vocabulary (A): Students will be introduced to scientific vocabulary and high utility academic words. Main idea and details will be reviewed before students compare and contrast these elements in two nonfiction texts about natural disasters. Vocabulary will be revisited to create a depth of knowledge. Vocabulary: Plates, Fault, Predict, Composite nonscored R3136V
Activity Quiz: Plates, Fault, Predict, Composite scored AQR3136V
Compare & Contrast A (Volcano & Earthquake) nonscored R3137I
Activity Quiz: Compare & Contrast A scored AQR3137I
Vocabulary Depth: Predict, Prevent, Composite, Surface nonscored R3138V
Activity Quiz: Predict, Prevent, Composite, Surface scored QR3138V
Comparing & Academic Vocabulary (B): Students will be introduced to scientific vocabulary and high utility academic words. Main idea and details will be reviewed before students compare and contrast these elements in two nonfiction texts about animals. Vocabulary words will be revisited to create depth of knowledge. Vocabulary: Predator, Prey, Adapt, Nocturnal nonscored R3139V
Activity Quiz: Predator, Prey, Adapt, Nocturnal scored AQR3139V
Compare & Contrast B (Lizards & Bats) nonscored R3140I
Activity Quiz: Compare & Contrast B scored AQR3140I
Vocabulary Depth: Adapt, Rare, Active, Nocturnal nonscored R3141V
Activity Quiz: Adapt, Rare, Active, Nocturnal scored AQR3141V
Odyssey Writer: Digital Dictionary B OWR3141V odyssey
Comparing & Academic Vocabulary (C): Students will be introduced to scientific concepts, high utility academic words, and root words. Students will compare and contrast the main ideas and details in two nonfiction texts about ice. Vocabulary words will be revisited to create depth of knowledge. Vocabulary: Glacier, Global Warming, Iceberg, Survive nonscored R3142V
Activity Quiz: Glacier, Global Warming, Iceberg, Survive scored AQR3142V
Word Learning: Root Words (Ice) nonscored R3143V
Activity Quiz: Root Words scored AQR3143V
Compare & Contrast C (Ice) nonscored R3144I
Activity Quiz: Compare & Contrast C scored AQR3144I
Vocabulary Depth: Survive, Release, Massive, Drift nonscored R3145V
Activity Quiz: Survive, Release, Massive, Drift scored AQR3145V


Chapter 8: "Family - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading & Responding: The student will learn thematic content through discovery, and achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary. Authentic fiction literature is included. Background We are Family (family tree) nonscored 34228 worksheet
Story Zero Grandparents (fiction) nonscored 34229 worksheet
Writing Personal Feelings (writing: narrative) 34230 odyssey
Comprehension Painting Pictures with Words (characterization) scored 34231 worksheet
Language Arts: Through a series of learning activities focused on discovery, recognition, and application, the student will practice language arts skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Word Analysis Picture Perfect Pronouns (nouns and pronouns) scored 34232 worksheet
Word Analysis Re-Teach Picture Perfect Pronouns (nouns and pronouns) scored 34233
Language Analysis The Man in the Moon (analogies) scored 34234 worksheet
Language Analysis Re-Teach The Man in the Moon (analogies) scored 34235
Expository Essay (writing: expository passage) 34236 odyssey


Chapter 9: "Community - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading & Responding: The student will learn thematic content through discovery, and achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary. Background Festival! (spanish vocabulary) nonscored 34237 worksheet
Story Bienvenidos a Mi Barrio! (nonfiction story) nonscored 34238
Compare and Contrast (writing: expository and narrative) 34239 odyssey
Comprehension Fiesta! (fact and opinion) nonscored 34240 worksheet
Language Arts: Through a series of learning activities focused on discovery, recognition, and application, the student will practice language arts skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Mechanics All Around Town (capitalization) scored 34241 worksheet
Mechanics Re-Teach All Around Town (capitalization) scored 34242
Language Analysis The Farmer's Market (negatives) scored 34243 worksheet
Language Analysis Re-Teach The Farmer's Market (negatives) scored 34244
Description of Place (writing: expository and narrative) 34245 odyssey


Chapter 10: "Friendship - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading & Responding: The student will learn thematic content through discovery and achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary. Authentic fiction literature is included. Background A Friend for a Friend (friendship) nonscored 34246 worksheet
Story Winnie Dancing on Her Own (fiction excerpt) nonscored 34247 worksheet
Writing about Friendship (writing: narrative) 34248 odyssey
Comprehension Stepping Out! (sequencing) scored 34249 worksheet
Language Arts: Through a series of learning activities focused on discovery, recognition, and application, the student will practice language arts skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Word Analysis Band Aid (plurals) scored 34250 worksheet
Word Analysis Re-Teach Band Aid (plurals) scored 34251
Language Analysis Sounds on the Playground (rhyme, rhythm, and pattern) scored 34252 worksheet
LA Re-Teach Sounds on the Playground (rhyme, rhythm, & pattern) scored 34253
Writing in Sequence/Pattern (writing: friendship narrative, poem) 34254 odyssey


Chapter 11: "Tall Tales - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading & Responding: The student will learn thematic content through discovery, and achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary. Background Tall Tale Squares! (tall tale) nonscored 34273 worksheet
Story Kalani's Song (tall tale) nonscored 34274 worksheet
Describing Personal Feeling (writing: narrative) 34275 odyssey
Comprehension Shipwrecked! (cause and effect) scored 34276 worksheet
Language Arts: Through a series of learning activities focused on discovery, recognition, and application, the student will practice language arts skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Word Analysis Tall Tale Fan Mail (abbreviations) scored 34277 worksheet
Word Analysis Re-Teach Tall Tale Fan Mail (abbreviations) scored 34278
Language Analysis A Hyped-Up Tale (hyperbole) scored 34279 worksheet
Language Analysis Re-Teach A Hyped-Up Tale (hyperbole) scored 34280
News Report/Journal Entry (writing: expository and narrative) 34281 odyssey


Chapter 12: "Folktales - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading & Responding: The student will learn thematic content through discovery, and achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary. Background Tales From Around the World (folktales) nonscored 34255 worksheet
Story The Queen and the Crocodile (folktale) nonscored 34256 worksheet
Describing Wishes (writing: narrative) 34257 odyssey
Comprehension Tales of the Pyramid (main idea and details) scored 34258 worksheet
Language Arts: Through a series of learning activities focused on discovery, recognition, and application, the student will practice language arts skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Word Analysis Toasty Tales (helping verbs) scored 34259 worksheet
Word Analysis Re-Teach Toasty Tales (helping verbs) scored 34260
Word Analysis The Possessive Princess (possessive nouns) scored 34261 worksheet
Word Analysis Re-Teach The Possessive Princess (possessive nouns) scored 34262
Messages in Folk Tales (writing: expository - themes of folktales) 34263 odyssey


Chapter 13: "Fairy Tales - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading & Responding: The student will learn thematic content through discovery and achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary. Authentic Caldecott-winning fictional literature is included. Background Once Upon a Time (genre: fairy tales) nonscored 34264 worksheet
Story Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (fairy tale) nonscored 34265 worksheet
Narrative (writing: narrative) 34266 odyssey
Comprehension A Perfect Fit (compare & contrast) scored 34267 worksheet
Language Arts: Through a series of learning activities focused on discovery, recognition, and application, the student will practice language arts skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Word Analysis Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (synonyms) scored 34268 worksheet
Word Analysis Re-Teach Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (synonyms) scored 34269
Language Analysis Tortoise and the Hare (sentence types) scored 34270 worksheet
LA Re-Teach Tortoise and the Hare (sentence types) scored 34271
Fairy Tale Characters 34272 odyssey


Chapter 14: "Animals - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading & Responding: The student will learn thematic content through discovery and achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary. Authentic fiction literature is included. Background A Writer's Voyage (Mr. Popper's Penguins) nonscored 34220 worksheet
Story Mr. Popper's Penguins (fiction) nonscored 34221 worksheet
Personal Narrative (writing: narrative) 34283 odyssey
Comprehension Mystery Performers (inference) scored 34222 worksheet
Language Arts: Through a series of learning activities focused on discovery, recognition, and application, the student will practice language arts skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Word Analysis Tossed-up Talents (homophones) scored 34223 worksheet
Word Analysis Re-Teach Tossed-up Talents (homophones) scored 34224
Language Analysis Nature Comes Alive (personification) scored 34225 worksheet
Language Analysis Re-Teach Nature Comes Alive (personification) scored 34226
Editorial Letter (writing: editorial letter) 34282 odyssey

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3rd Grade Language Arts Extensions Lesson Plans

Total Activities: 157

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quiz Test
Chapter 1: "Reading Comprehension - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading Cues: Use a variety of cues (such as prefixes, suffixes, root words, multiple meanings, antonyms, and synonyms) to recognize words. Ready, Set, Start! (synonyms) nonscored 34005
Tea Time with Ruff (antonyms) nonscored 34001
Puzzling Prefixes nonscored 34039
Lesson Quiz: Reading Cues quiz
Use of Reference Books: Use various reference materials, including a dictionary, an encyclopedia, or a glossary to determine comprehension of words. Finding the Meaning of Words (dictionary use) nonscored 3218
Where Can You Find the Information? (reference materials) nonscored 3219
Lesson Quiz: Use of Reference Books quiz
Sequencing Skills: Demonstrate correct sequencing skills, including alphabetical, chronological, and numerical order, by using resources, such as a card catalog, encyclopedia, or telephone directory. Alphabetical, Chronological, Numerical nonscored 3220
First Things First (alphabetical, chronological, numerical order) nonscored 3221
Lesson Quiz: Sequencing Skills quiz
Graphic Organizing: Construct a story map, graph, or chart to demonstrate understanding of written text in fiction and nonfiction. Mind Mapping (story maps) nonscored 3154
Tools for Understanding (story maps) nonscored 3155
Skate or Bike (compare and contrast with Venn Diagrams) nonscored 34015
Lesson Quiz: Graphic Organizing quiz
Summarizing Skills: Restate and summarize information contained within written material (to demonstrate comprehension). Say It Another Way (summarizing) nonscored 3157
Lesson Quiz: Summarizing Skills quiz
Comprehension Tactics: Use critical, interpretative, and evaluative processes to demonstrate understanding of texts. Three Ways - Ask Questions (critical, interpretative, evaluative) nonscored 3158
Find It, Explain It, Evaluate It (critical, interpretative, evaluative) nonscored 3159
Lesson Quiz: Comprehension Tactics quiz
Explaining Inferences: Explain inferences from texts, such as determining fact and opinion, cause and effect, fantasy and reality. Fact and Opinion, Cause and Effect, Fantasy and Reality nonscored 3226
Making Inferences (fact-opinion, cause-effect, fantasy-reality) nonscored 3227
Lesson Quiz: Explaining Inferences quiz
Mathematics Vocabulary: Demonstrate increased vocabulary and enhanced language use. Unit 1: Words from mathematics, including diagram, graphs, charts, tables, computation, operations, centimeter, geometric, patterns, and estimates. Vocabulary: Mathematics Words (diagrams, graphs, charts, tables) nonscored 3160
Mastering Math Words (diagrams, graphs, charts, tables) nonscored 3161
Lesson Quiz: Mathematics Vocabulary quiz
Social Studies Vocabulary: Demonstrate increased vocabulary and enhance language use. Unit 2: Words from social studies, including geography, culture, democracy, citizenship, government, chronology, political, historical, economics, and immigrant. Social Studies Words (vocabulary) nonscored 3162
Mastering Social Studies Words (vocabulary) nonscored 3163
Lesson Quiz: Social Studies Vocabulary quiz
Science Vocabulary: Demonstrate increased vocabulary and enhanced language use. Unit 3: Words from science, including pulley, friction, condensation, evaporation, data, energy, interpretation, exploration, physical properties, and vertebrae. Words from Science (vocabulary) nonscored 3164
Mastering Science Words (vocabulary) nonscored 3165
Lesson Quiz: Science Vocabulary quiz
Chapter Test: Reading Comprehension - Extension:


quiz Test
Chapter 2: "Cause & Effect - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Use of Terminology: Demonstrate ability to use the terminology character, setting, and, plot and to know the similarities and differences with each term. Character, Setting, and Plot (story elements) nonscored 3228
The Stuff Stories are Made of: Character, Setting, Plot (story elements) nonscored 3229
Lesson Quiz: Use of Terminology quiz
Literary Terms: Identify literary terms, such as title, author, playwright, illustrator, act, scene, dialogue, and style. Literary Terms You Should Know (vocabulary) nonscored 3230
Know Your Terms (vocabulary) nonscored 3231
Lesson Quiz: Literary Terms
Major Themes: Identify major themes across literary works. Theme: The Heart of Literature nonscored 3232
What Do You Know about Theme? nonscored 3233
Lesson Quiz: Major Themes quiz
Identify Cause & Effect: Identify cause-and-effect relations in a variety of literary texts. Cause and Effect nonscored 3167
Lesson Quiz: Identify Cause & Effect quiz
Biography & Autobiography: Understand the defining characteristics of a biography and an autobiography. A Life Story (biography and autobiography) nonscored 3168
Personal Stories (biography and autobiography) nonscored 3169
Lesson Quiz: Biography & Autobiography quiz
Elements of Fiction: Understand the defining characteristics of fiction, and read the novel Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary. Elements of Fiction (Henry Huggins) nonscored 3170
Henry Huggins (elements of fiction) nonscored 3171
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Fiction quiz
Elements of Fairy Tales: Understand the defining characteristics of fairy tales, and read a fairy tale selection. Once upon a Time (fairy tales) nonscored 3234
Spirits, and Wizards, and Witches, Oh My! (fairy tales) nonscored 3235
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Fairy Tales quiz
Elements of Myths: Understand the defining characteristics of myths, and read a selection from Norse mythology. Odin's World (mythology) nonscored 3174
Meet the Gods (mythology) nonscored 3175
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Myths quiz
Common Sayings & Phrases: Demonstrate understanding of the meanings of the following common sayings and phrases: ''actions speak louder than words,'' ''beggars can't be choosers,'' ''when in Rome do as the Romans do,'' ''a feather in your cap,'' and ''rule the roost.'' The Meaning of Common Sayings and Phrases (figurative language) nonscored 3238
Five Common Sayings: (writing: figurative language) nonscored 3239
Lesson Quiz: Common Sayings & Phrases quiz
Chapter Test: Cause & Effect - Extension:


quiz Test
Chapter 3: "Grammar - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Use of Periods: Review and correctly use a period in simple and compound sentences. The "Point" of the Matter (periods) nonscored 3240
Where's the Point? (periods) nonscored 3241
Lesson Quiz: Use of Periods quiz
Use of Question Marks: Review and correctly use question marks to end sentences. A Matter of Questions (question marks) nonscored 3180
Question This (question marks) nonscored 3181
Lesson Quiz: Use of Question Marks quiz
Use of Exclamation Marks: Correctly use exclamation marks in interjections and exclamatory sentences, such as ''Hey!'' and ''What a big boy you are!'' Show Some Emotion: Use an Exclamation Mark! nonscored 3242
Express Yourself (exclamation mark) nonscored 3243
Lesson Quiz: Use of Exclamation Marks quiz
Use of Commas: Uses conventions of punctuation (comma in a series, dates, and addresses; quotation marks to indicate dialogue; apostrophes to indicate singular possession; periods in abbreviations). Take Pause (commas) nonscored 3182
Five Ways to Use a Comma nonscored 3183
Lesson Quiz: Use of Commas quiz
Use of Apostrophes: Correctly use apostrophes in contractions and possessives. The Apostrophe Makes It Easy nonscored 3245
More Fun with Punctuation: The Apostrophe nonscored 3244
Lesson Quiz: Use of Apostrophes quiz
Use of Nouns & Proper Nouns: Identify and correctly use nouns and proper nouns in simple and complex sentences. Which One? Where? (common and proper nouns) nonscored 3184
A Capital Idea (common and proper nouns) nonscored 3185
Lesson Quiz: Use of Nouns & Proper Nouns quiz
Use of Pronouns: Identify and correctly use pronouns in simple and complex sentences. Pronouns Make It Clear and Simple nonscored 3247
Make It Clear with Pronouns (subject and object pronouns) nonscored 3246
Lesson Quiz: Use of Pronouns quiz
Use of Verbs: Identify and correctly use verbs in simple and complex sentences. Helping Verbs (helping and linking verbs) nonscored 3278
Lights, Camera, Action! (action verbs) nonscored 3186
To Help or to Link? (helping and linking verbs) nonscored 3279
Lesson Quiz: Use of Verbs quiz
Use of Adjectives: Identify and correctly use adjectives in simple and complex sentences. Adjectives Add Life to Writing nonscored 3248
Make Your Writing Crystal Clear: Use Adjectives nonscored 3249
Zoo Adventures (adjectives) nonscored 34016
Lesson Quiz: Use of Adjectives quiz
Use of Adverbs: Identify and correctly use adverbs in simple sentences. Add Action with Adverbs nonscored 3188
Paint a Picture with Words Using Adverbs nonscored 3189
Zoo Adverb Adventure nonscored 34017
Lesson Quiz: Use of Adverbs quiz
Parts of Speech: Recognize the following parts of speech: interjections, conjunctions, and prepositions. Wow! An Island Adventure (interjections and conjunctions) nonscored 34007
Under the Sea with Ruff (prepositions and prepositional phrases) nonscored 33997
Knowing How to Play the Game (parts of speech) nonscored 3251
Bringing It All Together (parts of speech) nonscored 3250
Lesson Quiz: Parts of Speech quiz
Sentence Types: Identify and use the following sentence types: declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory. Three Types of Sentences (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory) nonscored 3253
Writing Sentences (three sentence types) nonscored 3262
State It, Ask It, Exclaim It (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory) nonscored 3252
Lesson Quiz: Sentence Types quiz
Subject & Predicate: Identify subject and predicate in single-clause sentences. Subject + Predicate = Sentence nonscored 3192
The Way a Sentence Works (subject and predicate) nonscored 3193
Lesson Quiz: Subject & Predicate quiz
Letter Writing: Use established punctuation and grammatical conventions when writing a letter. Be Friendly-Write Someone a Letter (writing: friendly letter) nonscored 3254
Letter Writing: Easy as A, B, C (writing: friendly letter) nonscored 3255
Lesson Quiz: Letter Writing quiz
Singular Forms of Nouns: Identify and use singular forms of regular nouns. One and Only One (singular nouns) nonscored 3256
Easy as ONE - TWO- THREE (singular nouns) nonscored 3257
Lesson Quiz: Singular Forms of Nouns quiz
Plural Forms of Nouns: Identify and use plural forms of regular nouns. What's in a Name? (plural nouns) nonscored 3196
Words That Multiply (plural nouns) nonscored 3197
Lesson Quiz: Plural Forms of Nouns quiz
Principles of Agreement: Use principles of agreement between subject and verb, noun and pronoun. Agreement Is the Key (subject-verb; noun-pronoun agreement) nonscored 3258
A Case for Agreement (subject-verb; noun-pronoun agreement) nonscored 3263
Agreement: It's a Good Thing (subject-verb; noun-pronoun) nonscored 3259
Lesson Quiz: Principles of Agreement quiz
Peer Editing: Edit others' writings by using the established conventions of punctuation and grammar. All Aboard the Edit Train (edit using symbols) nonscored 33996
Tools of the Trade (edit spelling, punctuation, grammar) nonscored 3198
Editing Checklist (edit spelling, punctuation, grammar) nonscored 3199
Lesson Quiz: Peer Editing quiz
Chapter Test: Grammar - Extension:


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Chapter 4: "Conventions of Spelling - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Spelling Compound Words: Knows and applies rules of spelling compound words such as everything, butterfly, and outside. Inside & Outside (compound words) nonscored 33998
Lesson Quiz: Spelling Compound Words quiz
Homophones: Knows and applies rules of spelling. Words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings (homonyms/homophones); such as flower/flour, tale/tail, peace/piece, break/brake. A Tale of a Tail (homophones) nonscored 33994
Lesson Quiz: Homophones quiz
Spelling Contractions: Consistently apply rules of spelling. Unit 9: Contractions; 20 words in which an apostrophe takes the place of one or more letters, such as that's, haven't, and you'll. Recycling Words (contractions) nonscored 34037
Lesson Quiz: Spelling Contractions
Chapter Test: Conventions of Spelling - Extension:


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Chapter 5: "Speaking and Listening - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Listening Effectively: Demonstrate the ability to listen effectively and respectively. Understand how to ask appropriate questions, how to paraphrase to confirm comprehension, and how to respond to comments and questions from the speaker. Getting to Know You (how to interview) nonscored 34021
Ruff's Road to Good Listening scored 34040
Lesson Quiz: Listening Effectively quiz
Listening to Oral Reports: Demonstrate the ability to listen and to respond to a variety of oral presentations (including stories, dramas, and informational reports). Listen and Learn nonscored 3202
Listening Skills nonscored 3203
Lesson Quiz: Listening to Oral Reports quiz
Chapter Test: Speaking and Listening - Extension:


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Chapter 6: "Writing Skills - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Prewriting Strategies: Use a variety of strategies to prepare for writing (lists, story maps, webs, group related ideas, and graphic organizers). Think Tank (graphic/web organizers) nonscored 33993
One Step at a Time: Writing Begins with Prewriting (prewriting) nonscored 3268
Start with a Plan (prewriting) nonscored 3269
Lesson Quiz: Prewriting Strategies quiz
Elements of a Paragraph: Demonstrate understanding of the elements of a paragraph by using a topic sentence and supporting sentences in a main idea. Absolutely Delicious Paragraphs nonscored 3206
A Handful of Sentences (paragraphs) nonscored 3207
Lesson Quiz: Elements of a Paragraph quiz
The Writing Process: Use the steps of the writing process (plan, draft, write, revise, edit, print, and share) to write a letter to a friend. The Writing Process (writing: friendly letter) nonscored 3270
Writing Step by Step (writing: friendly letter) nonscored 3271
Literature Response: Writing a Book Report (writing: book report) nonscored 3272
Lesson Quiz: The Writing Process quiz
Fictional Short Stories: Write a fictional short story using the steps of the writing process. Writing a Story (writing: fiction) nonscored 3208
Creative Writing (writing: fiction) nonscored 3209
Lesson Quiz: Fictional Short Stories quiz
Response to Literature: Write a response to literature by using the steps of the writing process. Literature Response: Write a Letter (friendly letter) nonscored 3273
Lesson Quiz: Response to Literature quiz
Informational Report: Write an informational report using the steps of the writing process. Writing a Research Report nonscored 3211
Lesson Quiz: Informational Report quiz
Poetry: Write a poem using the steps of the writing process. Write a Five Senses Poem (poetry) nonscored 3274
Write a Diamante Poem (writing: poetry) nonscored 3275
Lesson Quiz: Poetry quiz
Reference Material Uses: Understand the use of a variety of reference materials to gather information to write research reports, such as a dictionary, an encyclopedia, texts, maps, charts, and photos. The "I" search: A Meaningful Research Report nonscored 3276
The Travel "I" Search (research) nonscored 3277
Lesson Quiz: Reference Material Uses quiz
Occasions for Writing: Writes for a variety of occasions, audiences and purposes (letters to invite or thank, poems or stories to entertain, information to record). Hot Off the Press (writing: news story) nonscored 34028
Lesson Quiz: Occasions for Writing quiz
Chapter Test: Writing Skills - Extension:

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