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Flori Huitt, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction | Heidi Aranda, Senior Director of Curriculum Development

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Grade 3 English Language Development - Week Four

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3rd Grade ELD

Week 4 April 27-May 1


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Literacy Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • identify the main idea and two-to-three details from text
  • explain the meaning of academic vocabulary
  • apply understanding of content vocabulary
  • use the linking verb “to be” in sentences with instructional support

Read the persuasive article, “A Better Way” on pages 246-257. Link: A Better Way

Choose two or more key words from the article:
agriculture alternative conservation crop farmer field future harvest
method plow sustain

Tell a family member what the words mean. Draw and label pictures to show what the words mean.

Listen and follow along: Read with Me Stories

Segura and Simoes teach farmers about an alternative farming method. What are some benefits of this kind of farming to the whole community?
Find details in the text to answer the question. On a piece of paper, write your answer. Write two or more sentences.
Use the sentence starters:
“One benefit is ____. Another benefit is ____.”

Link: Write About It, page 258
YouTube: Finding and Using Evidence from the Text to Answer Questions

Practicing the Linking Verb “to be”

Practice Book page 4.5 – Sentence Match

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Practice Book Pages

Listening and Speaking
Invite a family member to sing a song and recite a chant.
A Healthy Idea
The Great Vegetable Debate
Sing With Me Songs

Phonics and Vocabulary
Choose from a variety of interactive games to learn new words and meanings.
Phonics Games
Vocabulary Game

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