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Grade 3 Unit 1: Great Readers See Themselves as Readers
Essential Questions Content Standards CCSS Common Core Resources Mentor Texts Assessment
How do great readers see themselves as readers?

What is descriptive writing?
Shared Reading: Taking Care of Books, Choosing Books, Knowing Yourself as a Reader, Build Reading Stamina Phonics and Vocabulary: short vowels, syllables VC/CV, plurals (s, es, ies), base words and endings, vowel digraphs, high frequency words, introduction, usage and development of new vocabulary words Shared Writing: Writing Teacher's Guide Descriptive Poem, Descriptive Paragraphs Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Descriptive Writing Poetry: Limerick, Description, Photo Writing Conventions/Language Progressive Skills (LPS): Abbreviations, Combining Sentences, Common and Proper Nouns RL. 3.1. RL. 3.2. RL. 3.4
RL. 3.7. RL. 3.9.
RI. 3.1.
RI. 3.4.
RF. 3.3. RF. 3.4.
W.3.2. W.3.3. W.3.4. W.3.5. W.3.6. W.3.8. W.3.10. SL.3.1. SL.3.3. SL.3.4. SL.3.5. SL.3.6. L.3.1
*GHGR Shared Reading Teacher's Guide
*GHGR Planning and Implementation Guide
* GHGR Reader's Theater Anthology
*GHGR Assessment Handbook
*Teacher Resource CDs
* GHGR Decodeable Readers
*Leveled Library (Guided Reading)
*GHGR Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Rubrics and Supplemental Support
*GHGR Writing Teacher's Guide
*Conference Card
*Writing Teacher Resource CD (rubrics)
*Phonics and Vocabulary Teacher's Guide
*Words Their Way
*Continuum of Literacy Learning
Zebras; "Firelies" " The Family of the Sun" "Hot Enough to See" "The Earth's Most Delicate Things" "Orange" "Green" "My Favorite Place" "The Mummy's Tomb" Folk Tales of Latin America ; New Language, New Friends *F&P Benchmark (beginning, middle and end of year)
*Reading Writing Portfolio (Fall and Spring Writing Sample) Assessment Handbook:
*Running Record (3 times per year between benchmarks)
*Retelling Rubric(Oral)
*Reading Log
*Story Frame
*Text Frame
*Early Reading Behavior Checklist (AIS/RTI)
*Performance-Based Assessment
*Checklist of Good Habits (AIS/RTI)