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By Mrs. Harvey
January 13, 2015
3rd Grade English


Writing Prompt

Explain how visual elements in _______________ (title of story) contribute to the meaning and tone of the story. Refer to the visual elements in the text as you explain your analysis.

Student Activities (Approximate Time 40 Min.)

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Making Inferences (15 min)

Draw conclusions about ideas in a text that are not directly stated.

Marking a Text (25 min)

Identify and isolate essential ideas in a text.
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3rd Grade English Language Arts Standards

This lesson teaches the following grade level appropriate state literacy standards. The cubes provide an abbreviation of the standard name and reference number. Click Add to My Lesson Plans to make a copy of the lesson. Making a copy will allow you to update any information including the literacy standards.

Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.
Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
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