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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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Fact or Opinion
Fact or Opinion
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Fact or Opinion
Being able to distinguish between fact and opinion is really important for young students. Help your third-graders understand the difference between them with this worksheet-enriched reading lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Read It With Expression!
Let's Read It With Expression!
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Let's Read It With Expression!
Teach your students about text clues that will help them read with expression. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Reader's Theater: Read the Script lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Characteristics of Polygons
Characteristics of Polygons
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Characteristics of Polygons
Bring on the polygons! Your students will build their understanding of polygons and sort shapes into categories based on their attributes in this lesson.
3rd grade
Math
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Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
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Changing 'I Can't' to 'I Can't Yet'
In this lesson, students will explore phrases related to growth mindset through the eyes of basketball player Michael Jordan. They will hear a story about Jordan overcoming his self-doubts and reflect on ways they can approach challenges.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
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Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Help your class grasp the concept of "main idea" with this fun, hands-on lesson. Students will dive into mystery bags full of supportive detail clues to determine the main idea of each bag.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 3
Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 3
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Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 3
Keep your third-grade classroom prepared with this daily sub plan! Your substitute can keep your students learning in your absence by using these expertly crafted lessons, worksheets, and activities. This teaching resource packet includes material covering nonfiction comprehension, opinion writing, geometry skills, and more.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Folding for Angles
Folding for Angles
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Folding for Angles
Students will create angles by folding construction paper, creating angle addition sentences, and then adding the sum of angles on their models.
3rd grade
Math
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Get Descriptive on Easter
Get Descriptive on Easter
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Get Descriptive on Easter
Easter is a special holiday for many families, and kids enjoy traditions such as decorating their Easter eggs. Teach your students to use strong descriptive language in their creative writing with this holiday lesson plan!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Subtraction with Regrouping
Subtraction with Regrouping
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Subtraction with Regrouping
Help your students subtract with confidence by sharing two different strategies. Use this lesson to build on students’ understanding of subtraction and to evaluate this key skill.
3rd grade
Math
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Get Together to Regroup
Get Together to Regroup
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Get Together to Regroup
Teach your students to confidently follow the steps of regrouping in subtraction problems. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction.
3rd grade
Math
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Addition with Regrouping
Addition with Regrouping
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Addition with Regrouping
In this lesson, students will add three-digit numbers using expanded form addition and standard algorithm addition. They'll explain their answers and highlight the steps for each of the strategies.
3rd grade
Math
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Yoga Flow
Yoga Flow
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Yoga Flow
In this lesson, students will learn self-regulation techniques and be guided through yoga stretches and movements. Then, they will write about how yoga makes them feel and how it may help reduce stress.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
Mindfulness & Creation Stations
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Mindfulness & Creation Stations
In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
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Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
Can you break a ten? An everyday exchange of money can help students think about regrouping to subtract. Students will use bundled popsicle sticks to see how values grouped into tens can be regrouped into ones to allow us to subtract.
3rd grade
Math
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Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
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Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
Fractions can be tricky, but looking at them visually can help your students understand them. This lesson will help students with equivalent fractions, number lines, and making real world connections.
3rd grade
Math
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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
St. Patrick's Day is a widely popular holiday all over the world. Teach your students about some interesting traditions as they write an informative text about how St. Patrick's Day is celebrated.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Supply and Demand
Supply and Demand
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Supply and Demand
Do you want an interactive lesson that puts all the decision making in the palm of your students' hands? Supply and demand is a fun, interactive, and hands on activity that will help your students understand economics on a smaller scale.
3rd grade
Math
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Mindfulness: A Home Inside
Mindfulness: A Home Inside
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Mindfulness: A Home Inside
We all have our own home of feelings inside, like a shell that we can tuck into when needed. This we learn from turtles, and now your students can too. This lesson helps students access that place inside full of feelings, emotions, and thoughts.
3rd grade
Social emotional
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Making Predictions Lesson
Making Predictions Lesson
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Making Predictions Lesson
This lesson thoughtfully scaffolds the reading skill of predicting. Students are introduced to the concept and get to practice making predictions. They will apply what they have learned during a focused independent reading activity.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing More Complex Sentences
Writing More Complex Sentences
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Writing More Complex Sentences
Students will become sentence construction gurus as they learn to craft more sophisticated sentences. Specifically, young writers will use subordinating conjunctions to combine dependent and independent clauses to craft complex sentences.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Time to the Nearest Minute
Time to the Nearest Minute
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Time to the Nearest Minute
Teach your students a vital life skill with this lesson on telling time to the nearest minute! Students will be hands on changing the times on their own clocks and get plenty of practice reading times both with the class and individually.
3rd grade
Math
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Suffixes
Suffixes
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Suffixes
This introductory lesson on suffixes is sure to get your young scholars excited about root word modification. Students will work both independently and in pairs as they work on a bunch of fun worksheets.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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All About Landforms
All About Landforms
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All About Landforms
Through creative and engaging activities, your students will explore and learn about landforms. In this lesson, they will make their own mini dictionary of landforms.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Third graders benefit greatly from a well-rounded curriculum that builds upon the mastery of the basics, especially with the introduction of more complex mathematics such as fractions, decimals, and division. Give students a head start by constructing upon their strong foundation with the applicable complex skills that Education.com's third grade lesson plans provides!