Interactive Guided Instruction
Standards: Arizona 3rd Grade - RS1:C4:PO6;
RS1:C5:PO1; RS2:C1:PO1, PO2, PO7; WS1:C1:PO1; WS1:C3:PO3; WS2:C6:PO2,PO8
the following website for Arizona 3rd Grade Standards: http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/contentstandards.asp
Directions: Day 1
A. Spelling Lesson: (Words with Long a and e)
1. Lesson 3 - Complete page 16 in Harcourt Trophies
B. Reading Lesson: Harcourt Trophies Changing Patterns Book 3-1
Story- Nate the Great San Francisco Detective
Skill: Decode Long Words and Narrative Elements Review
Open the Harcourt Trophies student reader Level 3 - Book
1 to the story-
"Nate the Great San Francisco Detective" to pages 68-69. Read the Vocabulary
Words with the student. Then read the Vocabulary Power story together. Have student
point out the vocabulary words in the sentences and talk about their definitions.
2. Pages 70-71, Have student read the title. Read the name of the author.
Look at the illustrations on the pages. Read the information on page 44
to your student about Mystery stories.
3. Have your student read the story pages 72-94.
Go over the Think and Respond questions on page 94 from the story.
5. Read about the Authors and Illustrators on page 95.
6. Assign Harcourt Trophies Practice Book 1: page 11.
C. Online CompassLearning Odyssey Activities:
Log onto www.compasslearningodyssey.com Follow
Language Arts Icon:
onto LA/Comprehension/Characters/Characters: Interactive Guided Instruction.
Complete the activity.
Log onto LA/Comprehension/Characters/Characters: Quiz 1. Complete the quiz.
a Character Report Card on Manyara or on Nyasha. Use the Character Report
Card worksheet, p. 94 from your Guide/Student Materials Packet.
4. Log onto Language Arts/Fairy
Tales/Language Arts/Fairy Tale Characters. Respond to the first writing
prompt for odyssey writer about a character you create.
onto LA Extensions/Grammar/Use of Exclamation Marks/Express
Yourself (exclamation marks). Complete the activity.
Log onto LA Extensions/Grammar/Use of Exclamation Marks/Quiz.
Take the Quiz.
3. Log onto LA Extensions/Cause & Effect/Use of
Terminology/Character, Setting, and Plot (story elements). Complete
the activity on character, setting, and plot.
The setting is an important part of any fairy tale. Use the story
of Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters to complete the setting worksheet
p. 30 from your Guide/Student Materials Packet.
1. Begin the Box
It activity for the story Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters. Paper-cover the
top of a cereal box, being sure to leave the slat and tab operational.
You need to be able to open the box. Draw an illustration to cover one
large surface of the cereal box. Include on this section the name of the
story, its author, and your name. Look at the example on worksheet, p.
103 from your Guide/Student Materials Packet. Save this for tomorrow's
Time: 2 hours