Mindfulness 101! Students focus on the present moment using their senses to observe what is happening right now. They are introduced to the idea that mindfulness is about paying attention to the present.
Help students learn about descriptive writing with this engaging lesson. Your class will learn to show character emotions though the “show, don’t tell” writing technique with videos, practice writing, and class participation.
Respect, honesty, compassion, and following the rules and laws are all ways to be a good citizen. Use this civics lesson with your students to explore the ways in which children can be good citizens now and in the future.
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!
Cats are the best! Pizza is better! My teacher rules! In Fact or Opinion: Part 1, your students will combine reading and writing to learn about the differences between facts and opinions and how those differences are communicated.
Do you plan on being out of classroom soon? With this thorough sub plan, your classroom's substitute will be prepared to keep your third graders learning in your absence. It includes lessons, worksheets, and activities that cover math word problems, reading and writing skills, and more.
Teach your students to edit peer writing with a three-step process that will improve their writing skills and overall confidence. In this lesson, students will practice editing short pieces of writing using specific criteria.
Improve your students' comprehension of non-fictional reading through this lesson that teaches them about text features. Students will find their own text features and explain why they aid in the reading process.
Opinion Writing: Brainstorming to Establish Credibility
Opinion writers need to establish credibility so that their audience will value their opinion. In this lesson, your students learn how to establish themselves as authorities on their chosen writing topics.
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
Students will have a blast as they engage in interactive projects to learn about the characteristics of urban, suburban, and rural communities. This lesson will help them develop both their writing and social-studies skills.
Challenge your students to make their personal narratives come to life with strong action words, feelings, and thoughts. This lesson will help young learners develop their creativity and writing skills.
Give your students a chance to share some interesting anecdotes with this simple lesson. By brainstorming ideas about past experiences, young writers will learn to develop their own personal narratives.