Unit Plan

Classification of Animals Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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Animal classification is the theme of a three-week read-aloud anthology. Scholars listen to and discuss a reading and complete extension activities throughout nine lessons. Writing opportunities delve deep into the process of writing an informational essay, and assessments gauge comprehension.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Combine your classroom's ELA period with science to boost the interdisciplinary approach
  • If your school has a dedicated science teacher, invite them to contribute to the life science portion of the unit
Classroom Considerations
  • The second unit in a series of 11 read-aloud anthologies created by Core Knowledge for third graders
  • Materials vary—check each lesson's required materials to gather what is needed
  • Provides carefully detailed and scaffolded lessons
  • Lessons offer skills practice in ELA and explore animal classification in science
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