Common Core Aligned Resources for RL.3.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
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Exploring Figurative Language in Fiction and Nonfiction
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
A reading of Pat Street's There's a Frog in My Throat launches a study of figurative language. Using a pocket chart, display one phrase containing figurative language. Class members choose the best explanation from three choices offered....
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm - "The Fisherman and his Wife"
3rd CCSS: Designed
Help young readers learn to read and interpret complex text independently. Teach young children to ask interpretive questions and use the text itself to answer them. Use art, word play and drama to provide a deeper understanding of...
Reading Comprehension: Thor and Sif
2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed
Expose your readers to the fascinating legends of Norse Gods Thor and Sif. They read a brief introduction about traditional stories and myths then read several paragraphs on these figures, marking unknown words as they go. Learners look...
Reading Comprehension: Aboriginal Myth About Thunderstorms
3rd - 4th CCSS: Designed
Get your anthropologists thinking with this aboriginal myth about thunderstorms. They read the brief myth and answer three comprehension questions. The directions indicate two myths, however there is just one here. Consider extending...
The Class Election from the Black Lagoon Storia Teaching Guide
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Designed
One of my favorite things about this resource is that they use a standardized lexile to help you determine who should be reading what book. I also love this great teacher's guide for the book, The Class Election from the Black Lagoon. In...
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
George Washington’s Socks Reader’s Guide
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Dive into a class reading of the book George Washington's Socks with the help of this guide. Including a vocabulary list and series of comprehension questions for each chapter, this resource provides an excellent foundation for exploring...
The Common Core Literacy Standards - Grade 3 Posters
3rd CCSS: Designed
Brighten your third grade classroom with this series of colorful Common Core displays. Including all of the English Language Arts standards and substandards, each with supporting illustrations and examples, this resource provides clear...