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Macmillan McGraw-Hill TREASURES READING SERIES

Activity Supplement K e l l y Te n k e l y 2 0 1 0 h t t p : / / i l e a r n t e c h n o l o g y. c o m


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THIRD GRADE UNIT 4 TREASURES


Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- Cook-a-Doodle-Do

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Idioms

http:// www.childrensunivers ity.manchester.ac.uk/ interactives/literacy/ wordclasses/ idioms.asp

Idiom Game

Students match idioms to their meaning to advance in the game.

Students recognize and understand common idioms.

Idioms

http:// www.funbrain.com/ idioms/

Paint by Idioms

Students are given an idiom and must match the meaning. If correct, a portion of the picture is painted in.

Students recognize and understand common idioms.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Visual dictionary/ Thesaurus

Search vocabulary words and get a visual representation of related words/antonyms/ synonyms/definitions

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student/

Inferring (Magnifying Glass)

Students learn about making inferences while reading and practice making inferences with interactive activities.

Students think about and search the text, sometimes using personal knowledge to construct meaning beyond what is literally stated.

Comprehension /Vocabulary

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActiviti es/main1.php? activityID=267

Activity 1

Students identify pictures and drag them to the appropriate context.

Vocabulary and comprehension building


Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- Cook-a-Doodle-Do

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension /Vocabulary

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=266

Activity 2

Talk with a partner about which tools can be used to cook with. Catch the objects that can be used in a pot.

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Vocabulary

http:// www.mhschool.com/ mmh_games/ content/reading/ gr3/unit04/week1/ v1/index.html

Vocabulary

Students match words with their definitions. All vocabulary comes from the reading this week.

Vocabulary recognition and fluency

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.com /ktenkely/

Spelling City Games

Students can choose from a variety of games to practice spelling words.

Spelling au, ou, aw words

Promethean Flipchart: Unit 4 Wk 1

Students practice sequencing by filling in a sequence chart. Students practice comparing and contrasting with a venn diagram. (2 pages)

Compare/contrast and sequencing

Idiom Quiz Show

Students are contestants on a quiz show where they have to match idioms to their meanings

Students recognize and understand common idioms

Comprehension

Idioms

http:// www.iknowthat.com /com/L3? Area=QuizShow


Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- Seven Spools of Thread

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http://reading.ecb.org/ students

Inferring (Magnifying Glass)

Students drag the magnifying glass onto the book and practice inferring through an interactive activity.

Students think about and search the text, sometimes using personal knowledge to construct meaning beyond what is literally stated.

Grammar Blast: linking verbs

Students choose the sentence that contains the linking verb.

Students identify sentences that contain linking verbs.

Center Activity

Grammar

http:// www.eduplace.com/cgibin/hme-quiz-start.cgi? Grade=8&Unit=3&Topi c=Verbs&x=24&y=17 Center Activity

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Visual dictionary/ Thesaurus

Search vocabulary words and get a visual representation of related words/antonyms/ synonyms/definitions

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Oral Language Activity

http:// activities.macmillanmh.c om/ OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php? activityID=271

Teamwork Activity 2

Students identify and discuss pictures of various situations. Students determine if the children in the pictures are getting along.

Oral communication skills, discussion, empathy, recognition of emotions.

Oral Language/ character education

http:// activities.macmillanmh.c om/ OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php? activityID=269

Teamwork Activity 1

Students discuss activities that require teamwork

Oral communication skills, discussion


Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- Washington Weed Whackers

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http://reading.ecb.org/ students

Inferring (Magnifying Glass)

Students drag the magnifying glass onto the book and practice inferring through an interactive activity.

Students think about and search the text, sometimes using personal knowledge to construct meaning beyond what is literally stated.

Center Activity

Spelling

http://spellingcity.com/ ktenkely

Spelling City

Students choose a spelling game to listen to and practice their spelling words.

Students learn spelling words with soft g and c for Unit 4 Week 3 spelling.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Visual dictionary/ Thesaurus

Search vocabulary words and get a visual representation of related words/antonyms/ synonyms/definitions

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Grammar

http:// www.funbrain.com/ verb/index.html

To Be or Not to Be: Helping Verbs

Students choose the correct helping verb to complete the sentence.

Students identify the correct helping verb to complete each sentence.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanmh.c om/ OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php? activityID=350

Work with a partner Activity 2

Students catch garbage in the garbage can.

Oral communication skills, discussion


Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- Washington Weed Whackers

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language Activities

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=348 Center Activity

Activity 1

Students drag the picture to the correct category.

Students identify and categorize natural resources.

Comprehension /background information

http:// www.dnr.state.wi.us/ eek/ Center Activity

EEK! Environmental Education for Kids

Students explore this website to build background knowledge about Natural Resources

Students build background knowledge about Natural Resources for reading this week.

Comprehension /background information

http:// www.recycleworks.or g/kids/index.html

Recycle Works

Students explore this website to build background knowledge about Natural Resources Students can play related games.

Students build background knowledge about Natural Resources for reading this week.

Contractions Game (Attached)

Students play offline game to practice contractions

Students identify contractions

Center Activities

Grammar


Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- Here’s My Dollar

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http://reading.ecb.org/ students

Questioning for Author’s Purpose

Students drag the question mark onto the book and practice questioning through an interactive activity.

Students ask questions about the text and the author’s intentions and seek information to clarify and extend their thinking before, during, and after reading.

Center Activity

Spelling

http://spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City

Students choose a spelling game to listen to and practice their spelling words.

Students learn spelling words with soft g and c for Unit 4 Week 4 spelling.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com IWB

Visual dictionary/ Thesaurus

Search vocabulary words and get a visual representation of related words/antonyms/ synonyms/definitions

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Grammar

http:// www.missmaggie.org/ scholastic/ supermatch_eng_launch er.html Center Activity

Homophone Super Match

Students match up homophones in Maggie’s Earth Adventures.

Students identify and match up homophones.

Grammar

http:// www.learninggamesforki ds.com/word_games/ word_games_homophon es.html Center Activity

Homophone Learning Games

Students learn when and how to use homophones correctly in this pairs word game.

Students identify and decode the meaning of homophones.


Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- Here’s My Dollar

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension /Oral Language

http:// activities.macmillanmh. com/ OralLanguageActivities /main1.php? activityID=352 Center Activity

Activity 1: Here’s My Dollar

Students work with a partner to talk about how they can get involved in service projects.

Students talk with a partner about ways they can help the community to build oral language and comprehension for this weeks reading.

Comprehension /Oral Language

http:// activities.macmillanmh. com/ OralLanguageActivities /main1.php? activityID=359 Center Activity

Activity 2: Here’s My Dollar

Students find ways to get involved and help out in the community.

Students think about and discuss ways that they could help their communities to build comprehension for this weeks reading.

Comprehension /Vocabulary/ Grammar/Math

http://freerice.com Center Activity

Free Rice

Students practice vocabulary, grammar, or math while earning grains of rice for hungry people around the world.

Students get involved in changing the world by earning grains of rice for those who are hungry around the world. This is realworld tie into the concepts being learned about in this weeks reading.


Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 4 Third Grade- My Very Own Room

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Spelling

http://spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City

Students choose a spelling game to listen to and practice their spelling words.

Students learn spelling words with soft g and c for Unit 4 Week 4 spelling.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com IWB

Visual dictionary/ Thesaurus

Search vocabulary words and get a visual representation of related words/antonyms/ synonyms/definitions

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Grammar

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ skillswise/words/ spelling/plurals/ pluralrules/flash0.shtml

Gnome Fishing Plural Game

Students choose a plural rule to practice. Students are given a word and go fishing for the correct plural form of the word.

Students identify the correct plural form of words.

Students learn when and how to use homophones correctly in this pairs word game.

Students match singular and plural nouns.

Center Activity/IWB

Roy the Zebra Singular and Plural noun match

http:// www.manythings.org/ wbg/irr-plurals1-jw.html IWB

Irregular plurals match.

Students take turns matching up nouns to their plural form.

Students identify and match nouns with their plurals.

Center Activity

Grammar

Grammar

http:// www.roythezebra.com/ reading-games/singularor-plural-1.html


Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 4

Focus/ Essential Learnings

Third Grade- My Very Own Room

Web Address

Grammar

Comprehension

http://teach.fcps.net/ talk/lesson_display.asp? lessonID=87

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

I Have Who Has Contraction Game (Attached)

Students stand in a circle and each take a game card. The first students starts by reading their card “I have aren’t, who has do not?” The students with the “don’t” contraction answers, “I have don’t, who has could not?” Play continues until every student has found their match.

Students practice active listening and matching words with their contractions.

Making Predictions story.

Students view a series of pictures taken from an online story. They make predictions about what the story will be about. Students read the online story to find out if their predictions were right.

Students practice making predictions about a story before reading.

Make Predictions

Students click on squares to reveal parts of a picture. Students try to predict what the picture is of by uncovering the fewest amount of squares.

Students look for clues to make predictions.

IWB whole class activity/Center activity with a partner.

Comprehension Strategy

http:// www.philtulga.com/ Prediction.html IWB whole class activity/Center activity with a partner


For use with:

2nd and 3rd Grade

I HAVE/WHO HAS CONTRACTION GAME


I have: can not

Who has: aren’t

I have: do not

Who has: doesn’t


I have: are not

Who has: don’t

s: a h o h W I have: uldn’t o c t o n does


s: a h o h : W e v I ha ’t n d l u o t o w n could

I have: Who has: won’t should not


s: a h o h W : e I hav dn’t l u o h s t o n would

I have: will not

Who has: haven’t


as: h o h : W e v a Ih dn’t a t h o n e v a h

I have: has not

Who has: isn’t


I have: had not

I have: is not

Who has: hasn’t

Who has: wasn’t


I have: was not

Who has: weren’t

s: a h o h W : e I hav an’t c t o n e r we


Treasures Reading Supplement 3rd Grade Unit 4