3rd Reading and Writing Planning

January 5-8, 2016

Reading TEKS 3.8 A, B, C, 3.10 A (2 weeks)

3.8 A Fiction-sequence and summarize the plot's main events and explain their influence on future events.

B. describe the interaction of characters including their relationships and the changes they undergo.

C. identify whether the narrator of speaker of a story is first or third person.

3.10 A. identify language that creates a graphic visual experience and appeals to the senses. Sensory language, similes, metaphor

Looking Ahead:

1/11 continue Fiction

1/18 Theme and Genre (Monday is a holiday)

1/25 Informational Expository

2/1 continue informational Expository

2/8 Literary nonfiction

2/15 continue Literary nonfiction

2/22 Procedural

2/29 (DCA #2 on March 2) Review

3/7 Procedural

3/21 ? (end of grading period)

**We can talk about this more on Thursday.

Writing TEKS 3.20 A

Expository and Procedural are the 2 TEKS that need to be covered this grading period.

3.20 A, C Expository for the 1st 5 weeks

3.20 A, C Procedural for the last 5 weeks.


3.22 C simple and compound sentences, subject-verb agreement

3.23 C apostrophes in contractions and possessives

3.23 D Mechanics-paragraph indentations

Social Studies TEKS 3.5 A, B, C, D (2-3 weeks)

3.(5) Geography. The student understands the concepts of location, distance, and direction

on maps and globes. The student is expected to:

(A) use cardinal and intermediate directions to locate places on maps and globes such as the Rocky Mountains, the Mississippi River, and Austin, Texas, in relation to the local community;

(B) use a scale to determine the distance between places on maps and globes;

(C) identify and use the compass rose, grid system, and symbols to locate places on maps and globes; and

(D) create and interpret maps of places and regions that contain map elements, including a title, compass rose, legend, scale, and grid system.