Third Grade Language Arts Lesson

Fresh From the Farm

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Lesson Objectives

    • 3.RN.1: Read and comprehend a variety of nonfiction within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 2-3. By the end of grade 3, students interact with texts proficiently and independently.
    • 3.RN.2.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
    • 3.RV.1: Build and use accurately conversational, general academic, and content-specific words and phrases.
    • 3.RV.3.2: Determine the meanings of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a third grade topic or subject area.

Time

This lesson should take approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the students choices throughout the lesson.

Introduction

Watch this video about Farmer's Markets!

Farmers Markets: Fresh, Nutritious, Local (USDA)
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Instruction

Now that the introduction is completed you are ready to begin your Bonus Lesson in Achieve 3000. Log in to Achieve 3000. Go to your mailbox and find the Bonus Lesson called "Fresh From the Farm" that I sent to you. Remember when the email comes up to click on the title in the body of the email. You should be ready to begin!

Activities

Complete each of the following steps for your Achieve 3000 Bonus Lesson called, "Fresh from the Farm."

Before Reading Poll

Article - AT LEAST 7 minutes of reading

Graph - Read it!

FAQ Sheet - Read it!

Activity - Answer the six multiple choice questions.

You DO NOT need to do the Thought Question for this lesson!

Assessment

Complete the following question page in the packet. These are the questions you are looking for. This paper MUST be completed and turned in to Mrs. Kneeland to receive full credit for your eLearning time.

Name _________________________

eLearning Lesson - Fresh from the Farm

Achieve 3000 Short Answer Questions


7. Study the graph called “Number of Farmers’ Markets in the U.S.” What can you tell about farmers’ markets in the U.S.


8. Think about how “Farmers’ Markets: Frequently Asked Question”(FAQ) is written. Explain what the writer of an FAQ must do.

Extension

Explore the following if you need additional help understanding this lesson!

[optional... you may want to insert a "button" that takes students directly to their next lesson.]