3. Student Learning Map

  • Topic:Unit 09: Inferencing Review Using Poetry
  • Subject(s):English Language Arts
  • Days:21
  • Grade(s):3
Key Learning: Poems look different than other kinds of writing. Sometimes readers have to make inferences to understand the meaning of a poem.
Unit Essential Question(s):
How do I distinguish between a poem and other kinds of writing? How do I infer the meaning of a poem from details in the poem and my own experience?
Concept: Teacher-Directed Reading: Inferences Using Poetry
Concept: Word Work: (Vocabulary, Daily Word Routines, Spelling) (see spelling list attached) Daily Word Routines should be a review of previous units.
Concept: Self-Selected Reading (Fluency)
Concept: Writing (Response to Literature)
Concept: Flexible Grouping Teachers will decide in collaborative planning on the teaching point for flex groups using the other 4 Block concepts.
Concept: Listening, Speaking, Viewing The Listening, Speaking, Viewing Standards will be incorporated throughout the entire year.
Lesson Essential Question(s):

How do I summarize the meaning of a poem? How do I identify homographs? (*instruct and practice with dictionary entries) (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

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Additional Information:

Additional signal words: guess, probably, happened, clues, judging, conclusion, feel, think, believe, referring, describe, reason, determined, implied Activboard various trade books

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