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Crow and the Pitcher & Rounding Bundle

3rd Grade • Whole Day Lesson Plan
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Lesson Plan Description

This whole day bundle contains:

ELA:

This half day of lesson plans is broken down into 4 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing several ELA standards using the fable, “The Crow and the Pitcher”. Your students will use close reading comprehension techniques (3.RL.1-4), create a graphic novel, write a summary, and create a cartoon strip.

  • Segment 1: students will synthesize a fable to discover key details and find a central message.
  • Segment 2: students will determine the main events of a fable and analyze a character. In addition, students will create a graphic novel to show their understanding of main events and sequential order.
  • Segment 3: students will identify words or phrases that help with visualizing the fable. Segment 4: students will write a summary and create a cartoon strip identifying key details from the fable.

These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.

Math:

This half day of lesson plans is broken down into 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Numbers and Operations in Base Ten: place value rounding to the nearest tens place or hundreds place. (3.NBT.A.1). Students will learn key place value vocabulary, take helpful notes for reference, round three-digit numbers using both a rounding rule and a vertical number line, complete independent practice of concepts and play a game to reinforce the concept of rounding and play a rounding game.

  • Segment 1: students will use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10’s place on a vertical number line.
  • Segment 2: students will use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 100’s place on a vertical number line.
  • Segment 3: students will demonstrate their understanding of rounding while playing a card game in pairs or small groups.

These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.