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Grade 03 ELA - EC: E03.D.1.1.3

Grade 03 ELA - EC: E03.D.1.1.3

Continuum of Activities

Continuum of Activities

The list below represents a continuum of activities: resources categorized by Standard/Eligible Content that teachers may use to move students toward proficiency. Using LEA curriculum and available materials and resources, teachers can customize the activity statements/questions for classroom use.

This continuum of activities offers:

  • Instructional activities designed to be integrated into planned lessons
  • Questions/activities that grow in complexity
  • Opportunities for differentiation for each student’s level of performance
Related Academic Standards / Eligible Content

Activities

 

  1. Which of the following sentences contains an abstract noun?
  1. Identify the abstract nouns in the following sentences.
  1. Explain the difference between abstract nouns and other nouns.
  1. Create a graphic organizer to sort the following nouns into the categories person, place, thing, and abstract (idea).
  1. Choose an abstract noun and draw a picture to represent the noun.
  1. Choose an abstract noun and write a cinquain poem about your noun. Use the following format:

Line 1---Your noun
Line 2---2 adjectives describing the noun
Line 3---3 verbs describing or related to the noun
Line 4---A sentence about your noun.
Line 5---1 word related to your noun

Answer Key/Rubric

  1. Students will identify the sentence that contains an abstract noun. They will demonstrate that they can differentiate between abstract nouns and nouns that name people, places and things.
  1. Students will identify the abstract nouns in the sentences. They will demonstrate that they can differentiate between abstract nouns and nouns that name people, places and things.
  1. Students should explain that abstract nouns are ideas, and can’t be observed with their senses. They do not name people, places, or things as other nouns do.
  1. Students will be given a list of nouns. They will create a graphic organizer that has the categories person, place, thing, and abstract (idea). They will write the nouns in the appropriate place on the graphic organizer.
  1. Students will draw a picture that represents the abstract noun they chose. The picture should contain elements that define the abstract noun. Others should be able to name the abstract noun that was illustrated.
  1. Students will follow the given format to create a cinquain poem about an abstract noun of their choice. They will create a visual interpretation of this abstract noun using words.
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