3rd Reading and Writing Planning

Feb. 22-26 and Feb. 29- March 4

Twitter Time

Please come ready to discuss a Twitter article you have recently seen or read on the Rees Twitter feed. We will do this at the beginning of every CPC for the first 5-10 minutes.


Week of Feb. 22-Review for DCA

Week of Feb. 29-Math DCA Tuesday, Reading DCA Wednesday

Most missed TEKS on DCA #1

#2, 21 [ELA-Gr3_10A] identify language that creates a graphic visual experience and appeals to the senses.

#6 [ELA-Gr3_7A] explain the elements of plot and character as presented through dialogue in scripts that are read, viewed, written, or performed.

[ELA-Gr3_Fig19E] summarize information in text, maintaining meaning and logical order

#11 [ELA-Gr3_4C] identify and use antonyms, synonyms, homographs, and homophones

#14 [ELA-Gr3_12] Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the authors purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.

#18 [ELA-Gr3_2B] ask relevant questions, seek clarification, and locate facts and details about stories and other texts and support answers with evidence from text

**Discussion of Achieve Report

Writing TEKS

Continue TELPAS Writing samples

3.20 A, C Expository

(i) establish a central idea in a topic sentence

(ii) include supporting sentences with simple facts, details, and explanations

(iii) contain a concluding statement

3.17 A, B, C, D, E-Writing Process

Social Studies TEKS 3.2 A, B, C

(2) History. The student understands common characteristics of communities, past and

present. The student is expected to:

(A) identify reasons people have formed communities, including a need for security, religious freedom, law, and material well-being;

(B) identify ways in which people in the local community and other communities meet their needs for government, education, communication, transportation, and recreation; and

(C) compare ways in which various other communities meet their needs.

Essential Resources

Scott Foresman Chapter 6 Lessons 1-3 pp.170-181, 186-188

Scott Foresman: Chapter 3 Lessons 3-4 pp. 84-86, 90-95

Lesson Plan: What is a Community?

Supplemental Resources

Lesson Plan: Freetown/Leadertown

Community Vocabulary Labels (5163)

Social Studies Alive! Lesson 4 & 5

Lesson Plans: Immigration

Immigration Images

Discovery Ed Streaming:

- Moving to America: Then and Now

- Immigration to the US