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Third graders discover geometric shapes by drawing everyday still objects. In this illustration instructional activity, 3rd graders discuss drawing techniques applying to still life and practice these techniques in class. Students identify the different shapes in objects before they begin to draw them, which makes it easier to draw correct proportions.
Provide a comprehensive exploration of bridges and civil engineering. First, learners discuss the different types of bridges. Then, they identify the characteristics of a suspension, beam, and arch type of bridge. In addition, they learn about famous bridges throughout the United States.
What are the characteristics of a good piece of writing? What makes a story interesting? Give your pupils a chance to define the qualities of good novels and what they see as the qualities of bad novels. Class members record these characteristics on a “Good Novel, Bad Novel” worksheet and keep these responses in their writing notebooks. Part 2 of a series of lessons that prepare young writers to compose a novel. Referenced worksheets are not included, but can be found online.