Common Core Aligned Resources for RL.3.9
Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).
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Weaving Picture Books into Narrative Writing
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
Children's picture books are a great resource for identifying and modeling components of narrative writing. A fun and interactive lesson about elements of a story prompts your class to use descriptive language as they analyze characters...
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse: Kevin Henkes
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Kevin Henkes has composed a series of books in which Lilly the mouse is a main character. Third graders use illustrations and key details as they compare and contrast the books, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and another story staring the...
The Common Core Literacy Standards - Grade 3 Posters
3rd CCSS: Designed
Brighten your third grade classroom with this series of colorful Common Core displays. Including all of the English Language Arts standards and substandards, each with supporting illustrations and examples, this resource provides clear...
A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...
Introduction to Compare and Contrast
7 mins 2nd - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Oranges and bananas, what do they have in common and how are they different? Have an interactive, virtual grand discussion with narrator, Carrie Carter, who explains what it means to compare and contrast. Viewers also discover how to...
Folklore and Fairytales: A Guide to Using Traditional Tales and Reimagined Classics
K - 8th CCSS: Designed
Every culture has its own stories to tell. An interesting educator's guide shares a large collection of fairytales and folktales, some from different cultures and some re-creations of classics. A summary and brief teaching ideas...