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Glacier & Equivalent Fractions 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 Informational standards based around analysis of photographs and 2 Informational texts. Your students will use close reading comprehension techniques, create a book; as an analysis of the text (vocabulary, cause and effect, and key details).

  • Segment 1: students will analyze and make judgments about photographs of an unknown location.
  • Segment 2: students will produce a “book”; which includes: cause and effect, vocabulary, and key details.
  • Segment 3: students will analyze a second text source to continue their creation of a book which includes: cause and effect, vocabulary, and key details.
  • BONUS- Segment 4: students will create a visual comparison of glaciers and ice cubes and write a Haiku poem that captures the intent of the text.

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-Fractions: recognizing and generating equivalent fractions. These lessons included: key vocabulary, helpful notes for reference, generating and identifying fractions using visual models (shapes & number lines), guided and independent practice of concept, and a game to reinforce the concept of equivalent fractions.

  • Segment 1: students will generate equivalent fractions using a visual model (shapes).
  • Segment 2: students will locate equivalent fractions on a number line and generate equivalent fractions on a number line.
  • Segment 3: students will locate equivalent fractions on a number line and compare fractions (<, >, or =).

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