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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 7 
Focus Question ~ How was John Cabot's plan for exploring different from Christopher Columbus's?
 
Vocabulary ~ circumference, commodity, embark, geometry, merchandise, navigational, profits
 
Fill out explorer map
 
Classwork ~ Comprehension questions for John Cabot.
 

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 6 
Focus Question ~ What prompted the Spanish to want to settle in the America's?
 
Vocabulary ~ achievements, established, extinguish, investment, mainland, missions
 
Fill out explorer chart
 
Classwork ~  Map skills paper
                     Comprehension questions about Coronado
 

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 6 
Focus Question ~ What prompted the Spanish to want to settle in the America's?
 
Vocabulary ~ achievements, established, extinguish, investment, mainland, missions
 
Fill out explorer chart
 
Classwork ~  Map skills paper
                     Comprehension questions about Coronado
 

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 4 Part 2
Focus Question ~ Why did Hernando de Soto want to be an explorer and what did he discover?
 
Vocabulary ~ demoralized, disastrous,makeshift, mutiny, outposts, party, scouting, stranded
 
Fill out explorer chart
 
Classwork ~ Map skills paper
                     Comprehension questions on Hernando de Soto
 

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 6
Focus Question ~ What prompted the Spanish to want to settle in the Americas?
 
Vocabulary ~ established, extinguish, investment, mainland, missions
 
Questions about Spanish settlements. 

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 5 
Focus Question ~ Why did Coronado think there was gold in the southwest region of North America?
 
Vocabulary ~ blazed, convert, investigative, massive, roamed, stunned
 
 
Fill in Explorer chart.
Map skills ~ 5B
Comprehension questions on Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 5 
Focus Question ~ Why did Coronado think there was gold in the southwest region of North America?
 
Vocabulary ~ blazed, convert, investigative, massive, roamed, stunned
 
 
Fill in Explorer chart.
Map skills ~ 5B
Comprehension questions on Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 4 
Focus Question ~ Why did Hernando de Soto want to be an explorer and what did he discover?
 
Vocabulary ~ demoralized, disastrous, makeshift, mutiny, outposts, party, scouting, stranded
 
 
Fill in explorer chart
Map skills
Questions about Hernando de Soto 

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Unit Essential Question ~ How did European exploration and settlement of North America evolve and affect others over time?
 
Lesson 4 
Focus Question ~ Why did Hernando de Soto want to be an explorer and what did he discover?
 
Vocabulary ~ demoralized, disastrous, makeshift, mutiny, outposts, party, scouting, stranded
 
 
Fill in explorer chart
Map skills
Questions about Hernando de Soto 

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Essential Question ~ What were the contributions of Christopher Columbus during his explorations of the Americas?
 
Writing ~ Why did Christopher want to be an explorer?
 
Finish explorer chart on Christopher Columbus.

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Essential Question ~ What were the contributions of Christopher Columbus during his explorations of the Americas?
 
Read aloud ~ Encounter

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Essential Question ~ What were the contributions of Christopher Columbus during his explorations of the Americas?
 
Writing ~ Why did Christopher want to be an explorer?
 
Begin explorer chart on Christopher Columbus.

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Essential Question ~ What were the contributions of Christopher Columbus during his explorations of the Americas?
 
Writing ~ Why did Christopher want to be an explorer?

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Spirit Week:  Today is Ugly Holiday Sweater
 
We will finish rotations in the morning.  In the afternoon, we will watch the movie The Polar Express, and will compare/contrast it to the book.  
 
It will take a solid two days to complete all rotations.  We will work around this week's unusual schedule.
 
Unit Essential Question:  How can we show the spirit of giving?
Lesson Essential Question:  How can I work in small cooperative learning groups to complete skills/tasks that are centered around the book The Polar Express?
 
Listen to the read aloud:  The Polar Express  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELy_4fH_h0E  
Split into 3 to 4 groups and rotate through the following centers, and complete related small group tasks:  
Center 1:  Ask/Answer Questions  
Center 3:  Descriptive Writing
EXTEND:  Center 4:  Research/Non-fiction texts 

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Spirit Week:  Today is Dress Like a Snowman.
 
Today, we will be on an alternate schedule due to the Holiday Incentive Carnival.  Those students not attending  the carnival will complete an alternate activity in the classroom.  Examples:  IXL, AR
 
Then, we will continue rotations as time permitts.
 
It will take a solid two days to complete all rotations.  We will work around this week's unusual schedule.
 
Unit Essential Question:  How can we show the spirit of giving?
Lesson Essential Question:  How can I work in small cooperative learning groups to complete skills/tasks that are centered around the book The Polar Express?
 
Listen to the read aloud:  The Polar Express  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELy_4fH_h0E  
Split into 3 to 4 groups and rotate through the following centers, and complete related small group tasks:  
Center 1:  Ask/Answer Questions  
Center 3:  Descriptive Writing
EXTEND:  Center 4:  Research/Non-fiction texts 

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Spirit Week:  Today is Holiday Head to Toe-  holiday head gear and socks
 
It will take a solid two days to complete all rotations.  We will work around this week's unusual schedule.
 
Unit Essential Question:  How can we show the spirit of giving?
Lesson Essential Question:  How can I work in small cooperative learning groups to complete skills/tasks that are centered around the book The Polar Express?
 
Listen to the read aloud:  The Polar Express  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELy_4fH_h0E  
Split into 3 to 4 groups and rotate through the following centers, and complete related small group tasks:  
Center 1:  Ask/Answer Questions  
Center 3:  Descriptive Writing
EXTEND:  Center 4:  Research/Non-fiction texts 

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Essential Question:  How can I distinguish between goods and services?
-define each
-give examples of each
 
We will view and discuss the video:  Goods and Services:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Umq76iNkhx0
 
Complete the handout.  The teacher will model one.  Then, the students will complete one.

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Essential Question:  Do you really need it?
Objectives:  classify and describe the differnece between needs and wants.
Process: 
1.  Use Power Point slides to define and give examples of needs and wants.
2.  The students will use thier dry erase boards to vote need or want.
3.  With a partner, small group, or whole group complete the Silver Packages Needs/Wants graphic organizer.
4.  Write about something that you really want.  Give reasons as to why you want it, and tell why it's important to you.

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Essential Question:  Do you really need it?
Objectives:  classify and describe the differnece between needs and wants.
Process: 
1.  Use Power Point slides to define and give examples of needs and wants.
2.  The students will use thier dry erase boards to vote need or want.
3.  With a partner, small group, or whole group complete the Silver Packages Needs/Wants graphic organizer.
4.  Write about something that you really want.  Give reasons as to why you want it, and tell why it's important to you.

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Essential Question:  How can I describe natural resaouces, goods, and services in relation to Tennessee's economy? (3.14-3.18)
Complete a research activity w/ a powerpoint and/or interactive white board lesson.
Complete the product map of TN activity.

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Today we will do small groups, and will complete any and all unfinished work.

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Today we will do small groups, and will complete any and all unfinished work.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Amerigo Vespucci video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSuznTcWcP4
Read the Amerigo Vespucci informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Amerigo Vespucci video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSuznTcWcP4
Read the Amerigo Vespucci informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Amerigo Vespucci video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSuznTcWcP4
Read the Amerigo Vespucci informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Ferdinand Magellan video.  
Read the Ferdinand Magellan informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Ferdinand Magellan video.  
Read the Ferdinand Magellan informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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How can I persuade others to not eat Tom the Turkey, and help him to get out of town before Thanksgiving?
 
This will be  fun lesson where students will have the opportunity to be creative.  It will take both of our ELA and Social Studies blocks to complete.
They will:
  • use art supplies to disguise Tom
  • write a persuasive paragraph
  • use Social Studies/map skills to hide Tom

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We will finish up Christopher Columbus today.  
We will:
complete the assignment from earlier in the week
check and go over it
make corrections
 
We will save the rest of the explorers until after Christmas beacuse they will be incorporated into our next CKLA Domain.  
 
After Thansgiving, we will begin working on the Fifty Nifty United States, capitals, and government.

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3rd Grade Field Trip to the Science Museum in Oakridge, TN

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Ferdinand Magellan video.  
Read the Ferdinand Magellan informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Hernando de Soto video.  
Read the Hernando de Soto informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes and contributions of the early explorers of the Americas? (SS-3.21, ELA- 3.RI.KID.1)
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Complete the K of the KWL chart.
View and discuss the Chirstopher Columbus video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYFySjjHKhw
Read the Christopher Columbus informational text and answer the conprehension questions. Provide text evidence for your answers.
Complete the WL of the KWL chart.

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Essential Question:  How can I identify the routes of early explorers, and describe the impact of exploration on the Americas?
 
Explorers:  Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Ferdinand Magellan, Amerigo Vespucci
 
Discuss what the word explore means.
View and discuss the Explorers video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXnt150JzkM  
Complete a Ticket Out the Door:  Which explorer are you mos interested in learning about and why?

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How can I ask and answer questions about the geographical features of Africa?
 
We Will: 
read and discuss the text, "What is Africa?"  
answer comprehension questions
label major geographical features on a map
 
Complete a Nearpod lesson about Africa

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How can I ask and answer questions about the geographical features of Africa?
 
We Will: 
read and discuss the text, "What is Africa?"  
answer comprehension questions
label major geographical features on a map

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We will continue to work on the skill compare/contrast during Social Studies.  Each day we will explore and learn about one of the continents, and will compare and contrast it to our own.  
 
Monday:  North America-teacher model
Tuesday:  South America- student exploration w/ teacher support
Wednesday:  Finish Halloween Centers
Thursday:  Africa-  student exploration w/ teacher support
Friday:  Austrailia- student exploration w/ teacher support

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We will continue to work on the skill compare/contrast during Social Studies.  Each day we will explore and learn about one of the continents, and will compare and contrast it to our own.  
 
Monday:  North America-teacher model
Tuesday:  South America- student exploration w/ teacher support
Wednesday:  Finish Halloween Centers
Thursday:  Africa-  student exploration w/ teacher support
Friday:  Austrailia- student exploration w/ teacher support

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Today, we will complete Halloween Centers.

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We will continue to work on the skill compare/contrast during Social Studies.  Each day we will explore and learn about one of the continents, and will compare and contrast it to our own.  
 
Monday:  North America-teacher model
Tuesday:  South America- student exploration w/ teacher support
Wednesday:  Finish Halloween Centers
Thursday:  Africa-  student exploration w/ teacher support
Friday:  Austrailia- student exploration w/ teacher support

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We will continue to work on the skill compare/contrast during Social Studies.  Each day we will explore and learn about one of the continents, and will compare and contrast it to our own.  Today, we will begin with North Amerrica.  This will be a teacher guided lesson in which the teacher will model how to complete the exploration activities.  After today, the students will explore and will complete activities on their own.  
 
Monday:  North America-teacher model
Tuesday:  South America- student exploration w/ teacher support
Wednesday:  Finish Halloween Centers
Thursday:  Africa-  student exploration w/ teacher support
Friday:  Austrailia- student exploration w/ teacher support

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We will finish RLA small group/center rotations during this time.

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We will finish RLA small group center rotations during this time.

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NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
Essential Question:  How can I identify anad locate the major physical and political features of Africa?
Examples:  continents, countries, Egypt, the Nile River, Sahara Desert, and the Mediterranean Sea
Listen and discuss a podcast:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPjQGYaBDtg
Cut and paste Physical Features in Africa Map
Comprehension:  The Gift of the Nile text and song

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NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
Essential Question:  How can I identify anad locate the major physical and political features of Africa?
Examples:  continents, countries, Egypt, the Nile River, Sahara Desert, and the Mediterranean Sea
Listen and discuss a podcast:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPjQGYaBDtg
Cut and paste Physical Features in Africa Map
Comprehension:  The Gift of the Nile text and song

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NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
Essential Question:  How can I identify anad locate the major physical and political features of Africa?
Examples:  continents, countries, Egypt, the Nile River, Sahara Desert, and the Mediterranean Sea
Listen and discuss a podcast:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPjQGYaBDtg
Cut and paste Physical Features in Africa Map
Comprehension:  The Gift of the Nile text and song

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Essential Question: 
How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
How can I ROCK my Label South America Quiz?
 
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
TODAY:  Students will complete the Label South America quiz, and will present their broshures to the class.
 
 

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SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
 
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
TODAY:  Students will present their broshures to the class.
 
 

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SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
 
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
TODAY:  Students will present their broshures to the class.
 
 

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SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
 
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
TODAY:  Students will present their broshures to the class.
 
 

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This week our text is The Harvest Birds.
 
Essential Question(s): 
How do I read and spell multisyllable words that use silent consonants? (consonant clusters)
How do I use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words? (words before or after the underlined or highlighted word)
 
We will review or focus wall for the week, and will complete that attached interactive lesson with whiteboard practice.  Then, we will read the story, The Harvest Birds together and discuss, paying special focus on the vocabulary.
 
The students will complete a spelling/vocabulary handout.  We will check and go ovet it tomorrow in class.

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Morning:  Ollie the Otter Presentation, make-up/re-do work, and set future learning goals.
Afternoon:  Behavior incentive fieldtrip to the park for those students that have not recieveed a citation or office referral.  There will be an alternative activity for those students that did not earn the incentive fieldtrip.

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SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
 
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
TODAY:  Students will present their broshures to the class.
 
 

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SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
 
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
 

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SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a multi-day lesson.
 
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
 

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Essential Question: 
How can I explain the function of verbs and form and use them correctly in a sentince?
(3.FL.6.a, 3.FL.SC.6.d)
 
We will complete a powerpoint lesson, and practice on our dry-erase boards.
 
Assignment:  Regular Verbs Practice page (small groups) and Regular Verbs Assessment (independanly)
 

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SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a two day lesson.
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
 

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Mrs. Jameson has a substitute teacher today.
 
SPECIAL NOTE:  This will be a two day lesson.
Essential Question:  How can I study the physical and political geography of South America? 
(3.06, 3.07, 3.08)
 
We will complete a power point lesson with a note taker and/or a nearpod with a virtual fieldtrip depending on laptop cart availability.  
 
Assessment:  use notes to complete comprehension questions, and to create a travel broshure for South America (rubric/check off list).
 
 

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Today, we will use Social Studies time to finish the Domain 2:  Classification of Animals comprehension and writing assessments.  The students will also conference with the teacher to discuss areas of strength, and areas that need improvement.  We will use that information to set future learning goals.

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Essential Question: 
How can I explain the function of verbs and form and use them correctly in a sentince?
(3.FL.6.a, 3.FL.SC.6.d)
 
We will complete a powerpoint lesson, and practice on our dry-erase boards.
 
Assignment:  Regular Verbs Practice page (small groups) and Regular Verbs Assessment (independanly)
 

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Level 5 Assembly in the gym

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FUN FRIDAY!!!!!!!!
Tomahawk Trot Activities
Review Center Rotations
IXL
Read for AR and Take Quizzes

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Essential Question(s):  How can I apply what I have learned about political features on maps and globes to help me read a political map and answer questions about geograpic information?
 
Review political features.  We will read an informational text about political features w/ graphics and a political map.  TSW use the text and map to answer geographical questions.

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Mrs. Jameson has a sub today.  This lesson will take our Reading and Social Studies blocks to complete.
 
Classification of Animals:  Mammals:  Live Bearing Milk Producers
 
Focusing Question:  What are the characteristics of mammals that set them apart from other animals?
 
Skill Essential Question:  How can I ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, and provide text evidence for my answers? (3.RI.KID.1)
 
Vocabulary
infancy, n.  The very early stage of life in which a mammal gets nourishment.
marine, adj.  related to the see :  Teacher note:  talk about multiple meaning of the word
Word Work Word:  stately, adj.  grand or impressive in size or manner.
                               Example:  Looking like a queen, the peacock spread out its stately wings and                                                  strutted around the yard at the zoo.
 
 
Review what recycling a question means per the RECYCLE A QUESTION ANCHOR CHART.
 
Shared Reading/Comprehension:  Rattenbrough's Guide to Animals:  Unit Two Reader:  Chapter 8:  Mammals, and complete comprehension questions in small groups, with a partner, and/or individually.
 
Writing:  Web Graphic Organizer (8B-1), Classification Journal:  Use the word mammal in 2-3 complete sentences describing the characteristics of that group, and illustrate an animal that you learned about from today's lesson.
 

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Essential Question(s):  How can I apply what I have learned about physical features on maps and globes to help me read a physical map and answer questions about geograpic information?
 
Review physical features.  We will read an informational text about physical features w/ graphics and a physical map.  TSW use the text and map to answer geographical questions.

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Verbs
Essential Question:  How can I explain the function of verbs and form/use them correctly in a sentence?
 
Mini Lesson:  Regular Verbs Power Point
Use notes on the power point to complete the assignment.
Read excerpt from CKLA:  CH 7:  Birds and complete a verb scavenger hunt in small groups, with a partner, or independently.

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Jameson has a substitute teacher today.  We will finish physical/political maps, catch up, and will complete IXL activites on the computer.
 
Keeble:  Essential Question:  How can I examine major political features on a map and globe?  
 
Features:  boundries, cities, highways, reailroads, and roads
 
Today, we will identify each feature on a political map, and will ask and answer questions about a political map. Handout:  Political Maps/Switzerland, Indiana
 

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Essential Question(s): 
How can I examine major political features on a maps and globes including:  boundries, cities, highways, railroads, and roads?  
 
How can I use different types of maps to interpret geographic information?
 
Features:  boundries, cities, highways, reailroads, and roads
 
Today, we will identify create our own map of a made up country that will include the features listed above.

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Homework:  Berry Social Studies Wednesday, September 12, 2018 DUE Thursday, September 13th

-Go to the loudoncounty.org school website

-Click on Schools-Loudon Elementary

-Click on Academics-Classes

-Click on Third Grade

-Scroll down to Third Grade Social Studies

-Click on today’s lesson to view the video and/or power point, and use them to help you to complete your quiz.

  • I have attached a paper copy of the power point for those students that do not have internet access/computer at home.

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Essential Question(s):
How can I examine major physical and political features on maps and globes?  
How can I use a physical and political map to interpret geographic information?
 
Today, we will compare and contrast a physical map and a political map.  Then, we will apply what we have learned to read and answer questions about each type of map.
 
Physical Maps/Political Maps Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3fFSgGRhy0
Physical and Political Maps Part 2:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T9AlAnjHis 

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Homework:  Jameson Social Studies Tuesday, September 11, 2018 DUE Wednesday, September 12th

-Go to the loudoncounty.org school website

-Click on Schools-Loudon Elementary

-Click on Academics-Classes

-Click on Third Grade

-Scroll down to Third Grade Social Studies

-Click on today’s lesson to view the video and/or power point, and use them to help you to complete your quiz.

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Essential Question(s):
How can I examine major physical features on maps and globes?  
How can I use a physical map to interpret geographic information?
 
Today we will complete a quiz on Lanforms and Bodies of Water.
 

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Essential Question(s):
How can I examine major physical features on maps and globes?  
How can I use a physical map to interpret geographic information?
 

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Week of 9/4/18 - 9/7/18
This week we will be working on Geography standards:
 
3.03- examine physical features on globes and maps
3.04- examine major politial features
3.05 - use different types of maps (physical, political) to interpret geographic information.

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We will be sending home mid-term progress reports on Wednesday, September 5.  Please review with your child, sign, and return.

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Week of 8/27/18 - 8/31/18
This week we will continue our study of maps and using common terms to analyze the information on a map.  We will have our map assessment on Tuesday, August 28th.  A copy of the study guide went home last week.  Then, we will apply what we have learned about maps to complete a project on Friday:  What Do Hikers See

Due:

Social Studies:  Week of 8/20-/28 - 8/24/18
This week we will continue to analyze maps and globes using common terms.  Our assessment will be on Friday, August 24th.  Be looking for a study guide in your child's folder on Wednesday, August 22, and study notes will be posted to this page.