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```									 Third Grade Navigator Lesson Plan for Week of :                          Reading Selection: Bones and Joints
October 27 – 31, 2008                                                    (Story is a summary of key information for comprehension created by Wendy Drake –
2007.)
Content Base: Literature & Science Connection
Theme: Skeletal System                          genre: nonfiction

Timeline for the Story and Integrated Activities: Week 1
Instructional and assessment materials / lesson preparation / lesson plan are provided and typed by Jacqueline Wintruba.
Team members reviewed and provided feedback on the lessons and materials.
2G – Understand the functions of the skeletal system and label major bones in the human body
7F – Using various types of instruments measure:
   Length in millimeters, meters, kilometers
   Mass in grams and kilograms
   Capacity / volume in milliliters and liters
   Time to nearest minute
   Temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit
7A – Identify and compare differences among length, weight/mass, and capacity/volume using English and metric measures
7B- Choose appropriate units of measurement for length, weight/mass, and capacity /volume
Integrated Technology Activities: The following websites provide connections to other sites for additional instructional
resources, Web Quest activities, learning games and fun activities for the skeletal system unit:
www.unitedstreaming.com (videos)
www.kidinfo.com/health/human_body.html
http://vilenski.org/science/human/body/hb_html/skeleton.html
http://vilenski.org/science/humanbody/hb_html/selftest/skeleton/index.html- quiz on the skeletal system
http://yucky.discovery.com/flash/body/pg000124.html
http://42esplore.com/skeleton.html - step by step review of all websites and web quest activities
www.jc-schools.net
www.funbrain.com
www.learner.org
Differentiated Activities: Actual activities in each classroom may de different from the below. These are general suggestions to meet the needs of students. Copies of
activities to be considered were provided.
R 1D / 1F:       Create flashcard to understand, memorize and apply unfamiliar vocabulary. Create skeletons and label parts.
Use the unfamiliar story vocabulary to create a narrative paragraph.
R 2B4:           Use levelized skill cards or assignments to meet teach, reteach or extend the targeted lesson.
R 2D1 / 2D3: Create drawings of water to analyze, interpret and compare the skeletal system

Integration of suggested Thinking Maps and Arts activities within the theme / topic of study for whole group / small groups /
individual student instruction or assignments:

Thinking Maps / Write from Beginning:
Circle Map – Brainstorm facts, details, or key information known about the joints of the skeletal system.
Bubble Map – Describe a joint.
Tree Map - Classify the types of joints.
Brace Map – List the types of joints
Quarter 2.1 – 2.4 Competencies and Objectives

Language Arts

1d1                           Generate words into categories
1d2                           Determine relationships among words organized in categories
2b6                           Cause and effect in text
3a4                           Editing – revise paragraphs using a rubric
3b                            Compose descriptive text using specific details
4a7                           Prepositions
4b6                           Apostrophe (contractions and possessives)

Science

2g                            Understand the functions of skeletal system and label major bones of the human body
7a                            Identify and compare differences among length, weight/mass, and capacity/volume using English and
metric measures
7b                            Choose appropriate units of measurement for length, weight/mass, and capacity/volume.
7f                            Using various types of instruments measure:
 Length in millimeters, meters, and kilometers
 Mass in grams and kilograms
 Capacity / volume in milliliters and liters
 Time to nearest minute
 Temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit

Mathematics

1c                            Estimate sums and differences of whole numbers to include strategies such as rounding
GSD 4                         Round numbers to the nearest thousand. Explain reasoning.
4a                            Develop and use methods to find perimeter of polygons and to solve problems involving perimeter
GSD 20                        Use grid regions to determine perimeter and area of regular geometric figures with and without
manipulatives.
5a                            Compare data and interpret quantities represented on tables and different types of graphs (line plots,
pictographs, bar graphs), make predictions, and solve problems based on the information.

**** Reminder to review all Quarter 1 competencies and objectives.
Reading                                    Language Skills               Phonetic Lesson Skills                     Math Skill in focus:
Integrated Reading Instruction: Science,          Student will use Standard English to                                  Review/repeated skills:
Social Studies and Fine Arts                      communicate                            1a2- Review clusters,          5a-Compare data and interpret
R1e- Identify and use synonyms,                                       quantities represented on tables and
long vowel i, ow/aw/o, a
antonyms, and homonyms                                          different types of graphs (line plots,
Monday,           On going or repeating benchmark                                                          before l and unexpected        pictographs, bar graphs), make
October 27,       numbers or competencies and                       R1d1-Generate words into categories    consonant patterns to
R1d2-Determine relationships among                                    predictions, and solve problems based
2008              objectives from Language Arts                                                            produce and analyze new        on the information
words organized in categories
Framework:                                                                               words.                         GSD 4-Round numbers to the nearest
2b1-Answers and generates questions               Ongoing/Repeating:                      (DOK 1)                       thousand. Explain reasoning.
about the purpose of reading                      4c Subject noun                                                       1c -Estimate sums and differences of
Enrichment /                                                                                                                              whole numbers to include strategies
early             2a4-Genre (nonfiction)                            4a1 Singular and plural nouns          R1d1-Identigy and use
4a1 Common and Proper Nouns                                           such as rounding
finishers:        2a1- Use text features, parts of a book,                                                 synonyms, antonyms, and
4a1 Possessive nouns                                                  4a and GSD20: Find perimeter of the
See               diagrams, graphs, charts, and text                                                       homonyms.                      polygon and solve problems involving
structures to analyze text (DOK 2);               4c3 Run on sentences                   R1a4 -Compound words
suggested                                                           R1a4 Compound words                                                   perimeter; grid regions and geometric
Thinking          2b2- Recognize elements of a story such                                                                                 figures to determine perimeter and areas
4a2- Verbs, helping verbs, and
Maps and          as plot, character, character motivation,                                                Syllabication Review           (DOK 2)
irregular verbs                        1b-Syllabication types
Arts activities   sequence, setting, and incorporate them
4a3-Verb tense (conjugation and                                       Comp/obj. Science comp
on page 1.        into oral and written forms. (DOK 2/3)                                                   (open, closed, r-controlled,
2b6 – Cause and effect                            purpose for past, present, and                                        7f-Measures using various types of
vowel team, vowel-
2b8- Draws conclusions                            future)                                                               instruments-temp. in Celsius/ Fahrenheit
consonant+e, consonant
4a4-Subject- verb agreement
2b4-Identifies main idea and recalls details                                             +le)
4c2-Compose simple sentences
2b9-Makes and revises predictions                                                        Prefixes/ Suffixes             3a-Describe, compare, and analyze, and
2d- Analyze, interpret, compare, or respond       with compound subjects and or          1c: root or base words/        classify two-dimensional shapes by
compound predicates; compound          affixes: review all prefixes
to increasing complex literary text, literary                                                                           sides and angles.
sentences                              and suffixes                   3b- Explain and describe the process of
nonfiction and informational text, citing test-
4a7- Prepositions                                                     decomposing, composing, and
based evidence. (DOK 2).
4b6- Apostrophes (contractions                                        transforming polygons.
Word of the                                                         (R1a5) and possessives)                                               3c-Create three-dimensional shapes
Week:             Story: Bones and Joints                                                                  Story Vocabulary
from two-dimensional nets, and create
Citizenship                                                                                                 1f-Use context to determine   two-dimensional nets from prisms and
MCT 2 Oral Language Practice
The teacher will-- Utilize Thinking Maps,                                                the meanings of unfamiliar     pyramids.
other graphic organizers, or discussion to                                               or multiple meaning words      GSD17-Identify, compare, and contrast
Writing: Introduce and review           1h-Use reference materials
RED RIBBON        assess prior knowledge and build                                                                                        between parallel, intersecting, and
through integrated, instructional                                     perpendicular lines.
WEEK              background information as needed. Review                                                 to determine the meaning or
activities or weekly writing                                          GSD18-Identify, compare, and contrast
the genre (nonfiction)                                                                   pronunciation of unknown
assessment)                                                           right, acute, and obtuse angles
2b4- Use the vocabulary to connect the                                                   words
3a4-Editing – revise paragraphs
story theme                                       using a rubric                                                        The teacher will—Through guided
Science                                                                                  The teacher will----           instruction / practice and the use of
3b-Compose descriptive text using
2g- Understand the functions of skeletal                                                 Introduce phonetic skill in    manipulatives, sample problems, and
specific details
system and label major bones of the human                                                focus and story vocabulary     A.Math to teach the concepts stated
3d4-Parts of a friendly letter
body                                                                                     to integrate story             above/ 1-min. X’s drill
connection.
The teacher will----Teach and                                         The student will— Participate in guided
The students will—Complete choral                 model lesson objective through                                        and scaffolded practices to learn the
guided and scaffolded practices                                       stated objective. Demonstrate
through the use of various                                            proficiency through classroom
comprehension through the use of various                                                 aloud. Define and recite       assignments, including A. Math, small
instructional resources.
reading strategies. Participate in class                                                 story vocabulary.              group, and independent activities.
discussions of read-aloud story; make story       The students will — Utilize MCT 2
predictions using picture and context cues                                                                              Homework:
language practice and textbook         Homework:                            Teacher made review activity
as applied.                                       practices to demonstrate their
As determined by each                 in MCT 2 form.
knowledge of language skills of the
Homework:                                                                                individual teacher.
stated objectives above.
  A.R. books / weekly story                                                          (write words and sentences
2x and vocabulary
  Unfamiliar passage                          Homework:
definitions)
activity in MCT 2 form.
Reading                                    Language Skills               Phonetic Lesson Skills                  Math Skill in focus:
Integrated Reading Instruction: Science,                                                 1a2- Review clusters,          Review/repeated skills:
Social Studies and Fine Arts                      Spiral Review: See previous            long vowel i, ow/aw/o, a       5a-Compare data and interpret
Tuesday,                                                                                                   before l and unexpected        quantities represented on tables and
benchmarks listed on Monday.
different types of graphs (line plots,
October 28,       On going or repeating benchmark                                                          consonant patterns to
pictographs, bar graphs), make
2008              numbers or competencies and                       Student will use Standard English to   produce and analyze new        predictions, and solve problems based
objectives from Language Arts                     communicate                            words.                         on the information
Framework:                                        R1e- Identify and use synonyms,         (DOK 1)                       GSD 4-Round numbers to the nearest
Faculty           2b1-Answers and generates questions                     antonyms, and homonyms                                          thousand. Explain reasoning.
Meeting           about the purpose of reading                      R1d1-Generate words into categories    R1d1-Identigy and use          1c -Estimate sums and differences of
2a4-Genre (nonfiction)                            R1d2-Determine relationships among     synonyms, antonyms, and        whole numbers to include strategies
words organized in categories                                         such as rounding
2a1- Use text features, parts of a book,                                                 homonyms.
4a and GSD20: Find perimeter of the
diagrams, graphs, charts, and text                Ongoing/Repeating:                     R1a4 -Compound words
polygon and solve problems involving
Grade level       structures to analyze text (DOK 2);               4c Subject noun                                                       perimeter; grid regions and geometric
meeting           2b2- Recognize elements of a story such           4a1 Singular and plural nouns          Syllabication Review           figures to determine perimeter and areas
during            as plot, character, character motivation,         4a1 Common and Proper Nouns            1b-Syllabication types         (DOK 2)
planning          sequence, setting, and incorporate them           4a1 Possessive nouns                   (open, closed, r-controlled,
period            into oral and written forms. (DOK 2/3)            4c3 Run on sentences                   vowel team, vowel-             Comp/obj. Science comp
2b6 – Cause and effect                            R1a4 Compound words                    consonant + e, consonant       7f-Measures using various types of
2b8- Draws conclusions                            4a2- Verbs, helping verbs, and         +le)                           instruments-temp. in Celsius/ Fahrenheit
2b4-Identifies main idea and recalls details      irregular verbs                        Prefixes/ Suffixes
2b9-Makes and revises predictions                 4a3-Verb tense (conjugation and        1c: root or base words/
purpose for past, present, and                                        3a-Describe, compare, and analyze, and
2d- Analyze, interpret, compare, or respond                                              affixes: review all prefixes   classify two-dimensional shapes by
to increasing complex literary text, literary     future)                                and suffixes                   sides and angles.
Enrichment /      nonfiction and informational text, citing test-   4a4-Subject- verb agreement                                           3b- Explain and describe the process of
early             based evidence. (DOK 2).                          4c2-Compose simple sentences           Story Vocabulary               decomposing, composing, and
finishers:                                                          with compound subjects and or           1f-Use context to determine   transforming polygons.
compound predicates; compound          the meanings of unfamiliar     3c-Create three-dimensional shapes
Story: Bones and Joints                           sentences                                                             from two-dimensional nets, and create
See                                                                                                        or multiple meaning words
4a7- Prepositions                                                     two-dimensional nets from prisms and
suggested         The teacher will-- Model fluent reading and                                               1h-Use reference materials    pyramids.
Thinking                                                            4b6- Apostrophes (contractions         to determine the meaning or
review summarize strategy to reinforce                                                                                  GSD17-Identify, compare, and contrast
Maps and                                                            (R1a5) and possessives)                pronunciation of unknown
student learning. Monitor student                                                                                       between parallel, intersecting, and
Arts activities   discussions and learning accountability                                                  words                          perpendicular lines.
on page 1                                                                                                                                 GSD18-Identify, compare, and contrast
during cooperative group activities. If           MCT 2 Oral Language Practice           The teacher will----           right, acute, and obtuse angles
applicable, conduct skill group lessons and
assess student progress.                                                                 Introduce phonetic skill in
The teacher will----Teach and                                         The teacher will—Through guided
focus and story vocabulary
model lesson objective through                                        instruction / practice and the use of
to integrate story             manipulatives, sample problems, and
guided and scaffolded practices        connection.
The students will— Complete choral                                                                                      A.Math to teach the concepts stated
through the use of various
reading or pair reading of the story to                                                                                 above/ 1-min. X’s drill
instructional resources.               The students will----
Chorally read and spell        The student will— Participate in guided
comprehension through the use of various
aloud. Define and recite       and scaffolded practices to learn the
reading strategies. Participate in class          The students will — Utilize MCT 2                                     stated objective. Demonstrate
discussions of read-aloud story and make                                                 story vocabulary.
language practice and textbook                                        proficiency through classroom
story predictions using picture & context         practices to demonstrate their                                        assignments, including A. Math, small
cues.                                             knowledge of language skills of the                                   group, and independent activities.
Homework:
stated objectives above.               As determined by each
If applicable, participate in skill group                                                                               Homework:
lessons and complete differentiated                                                      individual teacher.                  Teacher made review activity
individual assignments.                                                                  (write words and sentences            in MCT 2 form..
2x and vocabulary
Homework:                              definitions)
  A.R. books / weekly story                         activity in MCT 2 form.
HW: Test Prep Mixed Practice
  Unfamiliar passage
Reading                                 Language Skill                Phonetic Lesson Skills                  Math Skill in focus:
Integrated Reading Instruction: Science,                                                                             Review/repeated skills:
Social Studies and Fine Arts                                                                                         5a-Compare data and interpret
Wednesday,                                                                                              Review: See skills stated      quantities represented on tables and
Review: See skills stated from the
different types of graphs (line plots,
October 29,       Spiral Review: See benchmarks stated          previous days (Tuesday and              from the previous days
pictographs, bar graphs), make
2008              from the previous days.                       Wednesday)                              (Tuesday and Wednesday)        predictions, and solve problems based
on the information
Story: Bones and Joints                       Teacher will— Review for weekly                                        GSD 4-Round numbers to the nearest
mixed practice exam and monitor         Assess and monitor             thousand. Explain reasoning.
Teacher will ----Model fluent reading and     students’ understanding and             students’ progress by          1c -Estimate sums and differences of
readiness. Reteach in skill groups      conducting a Spelling and      whole numbers to include strategies
Enrichment /      review summarize strategy to reinforce                                                                               such as rounding
early             student learning. Monitor student             as needed.                              Vocabulary Bee
4a and GSD20: Find perimeter of the
finishers:        discussions and learning accountability                                               (optional).
polygon and solve problems involving
See               during cooperative group activities. If       Review or reteach skills                                               perimeter; grid regions and geometric
suggested         applicable, conduct skill group lessons and   based upon assessment data                                             figures to determine perimeter and areas
Thinking          assess student progress.                      or teacher observation.                 The teacher will ---- Give     (DOK 2)
Maps and                                                                                                spelling pretests. Grade and
return the pretests. Provide   Comp/obj. Science comp
Arts activities   Students will -----Read selected passages     MCT 2 Oral Language Practice
feedback.                      7f-Measures using various types of
on page 1.        aloud; practice reading fluency and                                                                                  instruments-temp. in Celsius/ Fahrenheit
story selection. Participate in class                                                 The students will---- Take
The students will--Participate in
discussion to demonstrate their knowledge                                             spelling pretest and           3a-Describe, compare, and analyze, and
weekly language review through
of the story and reading skills in order to                                           vocabulary pretest.            classify two-dimensional shapes by
scaffolded practices in skill groups,
prepare for the weekly reading exams.                                                 Evaluate their mistakes and    sides and angles.
independent practices, and/or
In cooperative group setting, complete                                                reflect on their progress in   3b- Explain and describe the process of
whole group as needed.
order to be prepared for       decomposing, composing, and
Thinking Map activities to demonstrate
knowledge of reading selection & content                                              Friday’s exams.                transforming polygons.
3c-Create three-dimensional shapes
information                                                                                                          from two-dimensional nets, and create
two-dimensional nets from prisms and
If applicable, participate in skill group                                             Homework:                      pyramids.
lessons and complete differentiated                                                   As determined by each          GSD17-Identify, compare, and contrast
individual assignments.                                                               individual teacher.            between parallel, intersecting, and
(write words and sentences     perpendicular lines.
2x and vocabulary              GSD18-Identify, compare, and contrast
definitions)                   right, acute, and obtuse angles
Review or reteach skills based upon
assessment data or teacher                                                                                           The teacher will—Through guided
observation.                                                                                                         instruction / practice and the use of
manipulatives, sample problems, and
A.Math to teach the concepts stated
above/ 1-min. X’s drill
Homework:                                                                                                            The student will— Participate in guided
  A.R. books / weekly story                                                                                      and scaffolded practices to learn the
  Unfamiliar passage                                                                                             stated objective. Demonstrate
proficiency through classroom
assignments, including A. Math, small
group, and independent activities.

Homework:
Teacher made review activity in MCT 2
form.
Reading                                 Language Skill                Phonetic Lesson Skills                         Math
Social Studies and Fine Arts                  Review: See skills stated from the
previous days (Tuesday and
Thursday,     Spiral Review: See benchmarks stated          Wednesday)                                                              Review: See skills stated from the
October 30,   from the previous days.                                                                                               previous days (Tuesday and
2008                                                        Teacher will— Review for weekly         The teacher will---- Review     Wednesday)
Story: Bones and Joints                       mixed practice exam and monitor         phonetic skill in focus and
students’ understanding and             story vocabulary to integrate
Teacher will ----Model fluent reading and     readiness. Reteach in skill groups      story connection.               The teacher will---- Review,
review summarize strategy to reinforce        as needed.                                                              reteach and reassess students’
student learning. Monitor student                                                                                     understanding of the weekly math
discussions and learning accountability       Review or reteach skills                The students will ----          skills in focus.
Grade Level   during cooperative group activities. If       based upon assessment data              Review phonetic skill and
Planning      applicable, conduct skill group lessons and   or teacher observation.                 story vocabulary.
Meeting       assess student progress.                                                                                               The student will— Participate in
MCT 2 Oral Language Practice                                            guided and scaffolded practices to
Students will -----Read selected passages                                             Homework:                       learn the stated objective.
aloud; practice reading fluency and                                                   As determined by each           Demonstrate proficiency through
understanding to summarize details about      The students will--Participate in       individual teacher.             classroom assignments, including
story selection. Participate in class         weekly language review through          (write words and sentences      A. Math, small group, and
discussion to demonstrate their knowledge     scaffolded practices in skill groups,   2x and vocabulary               independent activities.
of the story and reading skills in order to   independent practices, and/or           definitions)
prepare for the weekly reading exams.         whole group as needed.
In cooperative group setting, complete                                                                                Assessment:
Thinking Map activities to demonstrate                                                                                        Math Test
knowledge of reading selection & content                                                                                      One Minute Multiplication
information                                                                                                                    Test
All assessments will be graded and
If applicable, participate in skill group                                                                             returned to students.
lessons and complete differentiated
individual assignments.

Homework:
Review or reteach skills based upon                                                                                        Accelerated Math
assessment data or teacher                                                                                                 Multiplication Practice
observation.

Homework:
  A.R. books / weekly story
Reading                                 Language Skill               Phonetic Lesson Skills                         Math
Social Studies and Fine Arts

Friday,                                                                                                                             Conclude Math Assessment if
October 31,                                                                                                                         needed
2008           Story: Bones and Joints
Assessment:                            Assessment:
Assessments:                                          English Mixed Practice                Spelling Test
   Reading Comprehension and Skill              Weekly Writing Prompt                 Vocabulary Test        Accelerated Mathematics
Connection                           All assessments will be graded and     All assessments will be
TST Meetings                                                 returned to students.                  graded and returned to
   Unfamiliar passage
students.                       One Minute Multiplication timed test
All assessments will be graded and
returned to students.                                                                                                ( grade / return)
The teacher will — Assess and
monitor students’ progress by giving   The teacher will---- Review
The teacher will — Assess and monitor         the weekly mixed practice exam         phonetic skill in focus and
students’ progress by giving the weekly       and the writing prompt. Utilize        story vocabulary to integrate
comprehension exam and the unfamiliar         scaffolded practices as needed.        story connection.
passage. Utilize scaffolded practices as
needed.                                       The students will---- Complete the
weekly assessment in Language          The students will ----
The students will---- Complete the weekly     Arts and practice good test taking     Demonstrate their
assessment and practice good test taking      skills by demonstrating their          knowledge of this week’s
skills by demonstrating their personal best   personal best efforts in following     objectives.
efforts in following both written and oral    both written and oral directions, as
directions.                                   well as proofreading their work.
Begin the Writing Assessment.

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