The Ultimate Grade 3 ELA Choice Board Kit

The Ultimate Grade 3 ELA Choice Board Kit
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A Complete Kit of 3rd Grade ELA Lesson Plans - Plus Accompanying Choice Board Activities

Build your students' reading and writing skills with 11 weeks' worth of ELA lesson plans and choice boards. Each choice board contains fun ELA activities that will help students build reading and writing skills and understand key topics and concepts. The activities align with the ELA Common Core State Standards set in place for Grade 3. Students will build upon creative, informative, and journal writing skills, vocabulary and word building skills, spelling skills, grammar skills, and fiction and nonfiction reading response skills. Everything in this comprehensive choice board kit is ready to print and hand out hassle-free!

What's Included In This Choice Board Kit

For the Teacher

  • Common Core ELA Map for Grade 3
  • Choice boards for language arts - plus accompanying printable activities
  • 3rd grade ELA lesson plans - mapped out across 11 weeks

For the Students

  • Fun ELA activities - lots of engaging tasks to build reading and writing skills
  • Student choice activities that allow 3rd grade students to take some control of their ELA learning
  • Ready-to-print journal prompts and reading comprehension questions

What You'll Find Inside

Common Core Standards Map (page 3-7)

Word Study and Spelling (pages 4-17)

  • Choice Board #1: Word Study / Spelling
  • Alphabetizing
  • Sentence Practice
  • Practice Spelling Test
  • Rainbow Words
  • Syllable Sort
  • Plan a Game
  • Hidden Words
  • Acrostic Poem

Vocabulary (pages 18-27)

  • Choice Board #2: Vocabulary
  • Dictionary
  • Word Game
  • Draw the Word
  • Sentence Practice
  • Word Search
  • Word Sort
  • Vocabulary Quiz
  • Story Creation

Grammar (pages 28-37)

  • Choice Board #3: Grammar
  • Parts of Speech
  • Past Tense Verbs
  • Quotations
  • Book Titles
  • Addresses
  • Possessive Nouns
  • Grammar Lesson
  • Drawing Nouns

Reading Response to Fiction (pages 38-47)

  • Choice Board #4: Reading Response to Fiction
  • Story Time
  • Recommendation Page
  • Sequencing Worksheet
  • Predicting
  • Questioning Practice
  • Visualizing
  • Making Inferences
  • Point of View

Reading Response to Nonfiction (pages 48-57)

  • Choice Board #5: Reading Response to Nonfiction
  • Biography
  • How-To
  • Main Idea
  • Questioning Practice
  • Make a Glossary
  • Compare and Contrast - Venn Diagram
  • Plan a Trip
  • Text Features

Reading Response to Poetry and Drama (pages 58-67)

  • Choice Board #6: Reading Response to Poetry and Drama
  • Poetry Picture
  • Poem Theme
  • Drama Contrast
  • Parts of a Drama
  • Stanza Summary
  • Favorite Poet
  • Drama Characters
  • Nonliteral Language Search

Reading Response to Traditional Literature (pages 68-77)

  • Choice Board #7: Reading Response to Traditional Literature
  • Comparing Fairy Tales
  • The Moral of the Story
  • Exaggerations
  • Myth Summary
  • Magical Elements
  • Favorite Part
  • Create a Quiz
  • Make a Glossary

Fluency and Accuracy Practice (pages 78-87)

  • Choice Board #8: Fluency and Accuracy Practice
  • Monitoring
  • Fluency Practice
  • Performing a Play
  • Partner Practice
  • Poem Fluency
  • Fluency Check
  • Timed Trials
  • Expression

Creative Writing (pages 88-97)

  • Choice Board #9: Creative Writing
  • Story Time
  • Play Writing
  • Acrostic Poem
  • Persuasive Paragraph
  • Write a Song
  • Fantasy
  • Thank You Template
  • Create a Planet

Informative Writing (pages 98-107)

  • Choice Board #10: Informative Writing
  • Research Report
  • Autobiography
  • Journal Entry
  • Save the Animals
  • How-To Writing Practice
  • Time for Text Features
  • Letter Writing Template
  • Read All About It

Journal Writing (pages 108-117)

  • Choice Board #11: Journal Writing
  • An Exciting Memory
  • Spending Spree
  • Plan a Meeting
  • Splendid Seasons
  • Superpower Prompt
  • New Invention
  • Perfect Day
  • Great Gift

TeacherVision The Ultimate Grade 3 ELA Choice Board Kit Sample

TeacherVision The Ultimate Grade 3 ELA Choice Board Kit Sample

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About the author

Tara Dusko


About Tara

Tara Dusko is a reading coach who helps teachers implement a reading workshop model in their classrooms. She previously taught 5th grade for one year and 3rd grade for 13… Read more

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