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Grade 3 Unit 4: Great Readers Understand How Stories Work
Essential Questions Content Standards CCSS Common Core Resources Mentor Texts Assessment
How do great readers understand how stories work?

What is creative writing?

Shared Reading: Understanding Story Grammar, Identifying and Understanding Literary Devices, Identifying and Using Text Features Phonics and Vocabulary: spellings of /j/, /s/, /k/, suffixes, consonant patterns irregular plurals, high frequency words, introduction, usage and development of new vocabulary words Shared Writing: Writing Teacher's Guide Realistic Short Story, Free Verse Poem Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Creative Writing Fiction, Imaginative Story, Writing For Tests, Free Verse Poetry Conventions /LPS: Action and Linking Verbs, Subject and Object Pronouns, Compound Sentences, Adverbs RL.3.1 RL.3.2 RL.3.3 RL.3.4 RL.3.5 RL.3.6 RL.3.7 RL.3.10 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.3.5 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
The Fortune-Tellers; The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs; "Keep a Poem in Your Pocket" " Railroad Reverie" "Bullfrog Communique" "Bed in Summer" " Adventures of Isabel" An Amazing Journey; "Pedal, Timothy!" "Sparky the Wonder Dog" The Fortune-Tellers Isla; The True Story of the Three Little Pigs; "Desert Morning" "If I Were a Zebra" "Pure Hands" "Bullfrog Communique" *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)