Unit Plan

Third Grade Skills Unit 4: Stories of Ancient Rome

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A unit covering stories of Ancient Rome examines spelling rules, suffixes, verbs, quotation marks, writing, and dictionary skills. Lessons follow a similar routine; reading, skills practice, and extension activities, followed by take-home materials. Assessments highlight pupils' strengths and areas to address.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Combine ELA periods with Social Studies
  • Allow pupils to use hard copies and digital reference tools
Classroom Considerations
  • The fourth unit in an 11-unit series created by Core Knowledge
  • Set aside prep time to make copies and gather lesson-specific materials
  • The standards alignment chart details which Common Core standards each lesson addresses
  • A table of contents makes locating lessons easy
  • None