Retelling of The Monkey King: A Famous Chinese Story
In honor of Chinese New Year, share with your students a famous Chinese story called *The Monkey King*. Students will practice their comprehension skills as they retell the story, identifying what happens in the beginning, middle, and end.
Planning for a substitute in the classroom has never been easier than with this third grade, week-long sub packet! Your substitute can supercharge learning with lessons about how we are all connected that will educate and inspire students!
Your students will enjoy reading the classic story “The Ugly Duckling,” written about a very lovable duck! This reading lesson also includes a fun partner activity to help your students practice comprehension.
In this lesson, students will practice listening comprehension skills after reading “The Paper Bag Princess” together as a class. Afterward, students will role-play, make inferences, and use summarization to strengthen literacy skills.
Have students justify their thought process in this lesson about order of events. This lesson is a great way to start discussing the importance of understanding causal relationships to fully understand chronology in fictional texts.
Use the fun and simple Third Grade Independent Study Packet to help learners keep their skills fresh and flourishing. Support students who may be away from school for a variety of reasons—whether it's home hospital, snow days, hurricane days, or a holiday break—and give them the opportunity to practice and strengthen their grade-level skills.
Reading can be a rollercoaster with its ups and downs! Use this lesson that features a rollercoaster-themed story map to teach your students about story structure and how to use a graphic organizer to visualize it.
Use this lesson to teach your students how to retell the beginning, middle, and end of a story using sequencing words and phrases. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Story Structure Rollercoaster* lesson.
Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the characters' actions using the basic sentence structure of subject + verb + object. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *How Do You Solve a Problem?* lesson.
How does your garden grow? In this lesson, students will practice listening comprehension, vocabulary, and story sequencing. This hands-on art and literacy lesson is perfect for Earth Day, or any nature unit.
This comprehensive overview of story elements will definitely leave students with a better understanding of author's purpose, character traits, sequence, and main idea. It features the acclaimed Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus.
Graphic novels, animated stories, and storytelling videos pop with enhanced meaning, tone and beauty. Use this lesson plan with a mentor text to teach your students to note how such features contribute to the reader’s experience.
In this lesson, you will read the heartwarming story of Bun Bun Button by Patricia Polacco to your class. Students will then use their own reading skills to describe the two main characters in the story.
Planning for a substitute in the classroom has never been easier than with this daily sub plan! Your substitute can keep your students learning in your absence by using these lessons, worksheets, and activities.
This engaging lesson teaches students about the famous author Faith Ringgold. Students will explore two pieces of literature, comparing and contrasting story elements, then write opinion pieces to illustrate which book they liked best.
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