RL.3.2 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.2

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"Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

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Character Traits
Character Traits
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Character Traits
What makes a character special? Their traits, of course. With help from The Wretched Stone by Chris Van Allsburg, students will enjoy completing character maps and learning about different character traits.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Traditional Literature: Story Mapping
Traditional Literature: Story Mapping
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Traditional Literature: Story Mapping
Students will learn how to identify story elements and create a short and sweet summary. They will fill out a graphic organizer and solidify their understanding by creating illustrations to show major plot points that they find themselves!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Summary Raceway: Summarizing Fiction
Summary Raceway: Summarizing Fiction
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Summary Raceway: Summarizing Fiction
Start Your Engines! It's time to teach your students how to summarize fiction text as you race down Summary Raceway.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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We’ve Got a Problem!
We’ve Got a Problem!
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We’ve Got a Problem!
What’s the problem? Teach your students to identify the problem and solution in a piece of fiction.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Elements of a Story
Elements of a Story
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Elements of a Story
In this interactive lesson, your students will learn to identify four elements of a fictional story: characters, setting, problem, and solution.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Simple Summaries
Simple Summaries
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Simple Summaries
Keep it simple! Teach your students to write a summary using the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then frame for analyzing a story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sequencing the Order of Events
Sequencing the Order of Events
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Sequencing the Order of Events
The sequence of events help readers recount the most important parts of the story in order. Use this lesson with your students to read fables and a classic picture book as you practice recounting the sequence of events.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Structure Rollercoaster
Story Structure Rollercoaster
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Story Structure Rollercoaster
Reading can be a rollercoaster with its ups and downs! Use this lesson that features a rollercoaster-themed story map to teach your students about story structure and how to use a graphic organizer to visualize it.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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A Simple Summary
A Simple Summary
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A Simple Summary
Use this lesson to help your ELs learn how to create a simple summary, paying attention to the sequence in a story. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Simple Summaries* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fiction Comprehension: Problem and Solution
Fiction Comprehension: Problem and Solution
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Fiction Comprehension: Problem and Solution
If you've ever had something go wrong, you know how it feels to search for a solution! Use this lesson to teach your students to identify problems and solutions in fictional text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Finding the Moral
Finding the Moral
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Finding the Moral
In this lesson your students will find and examine the morals in the classic folktales of "Stone Soup" and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Problem and Solution Summaries
Problem and Solution Summaries
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Problem and Solution Summaries
Use this lesson to guide your ELs towards identifying and discussing the problem and solution in a story. Teach this lesson as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Traditional Literature: Story Mapping.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sub Plans for Third Grade
Sub Plans for Third Grade
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Sub Plans for Third Grade
Planning for a substitute in the classroom has never been easier than with this third grade, week-long sub packet! Your substitute can supercharge learning with lessons about how we are all connected that will educate and inspire students!
3rd grade
Math
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Tree of Cranes
Tree of Cranes
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Tree of Cranes
This winter-themed lesson plan, which incorporates the book *Tree of Cranes* by Allen Say, teaches students about Japanese traditions and customs. They will review the basic elements of a narrative story, and then write their own narratives about a special event or moment in their life.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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