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Instructional Model Videos
Purpose of these resources is to hear models of instruction to use with any 3 rd grade
Complex text appropriate for this standard.
 https://learnzillion.com/lessons/454-write-simple-sentences You will need to
create a free account for full access. Video lesson model describing how to support
students with forming simple sentences.
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https://learnzillion.com/lessons/4966-produce-compound-sentences-using-a-commabefore-the-coordinating-conjunction Video lesson model describing how to support
students with combining sentences to make compound sentences using coordinating
conjunctions.
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https://learnzillion.com/lessons/456-write-complex-sentences Video lesson
model describing how to support students with forming complex sentences by
joining an independent clause with a dependent clause.
Rubrics/Checklists/Exemplars
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“3rd Grade Narrative Writing Rubric.” (PDF of rubric with same name found in
resources for this standard)
“Opinion Writing Rubric 3rd Gr” and “3rd Gr Opinion Writing Checklist” (PDFs with
same names found in resources for this standard)
“Grade 3 Narrative Writing Checklist” and “Grade 3 Narrative Writing Exemplars”
from Teacher College Reading and Writing Project (PDFs with same names found in
resources for this standard)
“Self-revision Checklist” (Doc with same name found in resources for this standard)
“Peer-revision Checklist”(Doc with same name found in resources for this standard)
“Editing Checklist” (PDF with same name found in resources for this standard)
“3rd Grade Listening and Speaking Rubric” and “Gr2-3 Speaking and Listening
Rubric” - Use as needed to assess SL1, 2, 3, 6. Select criteria to be scored based on task
requirements. (PDFs with same names found in resources for this standard
General Instructional Resources
NOTE: Resources that have practice worksheets should not be used to replace instruction
where learning is connected to literature and authentic reading and writing practice.
 http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Guide to grammar and writing – great
resource for teachers - has background information on various aspects of grammar.
 http://www.nancyfetzer.com/ - To access Narrative Writing resources: >“Online
Training” > “Common Core Standards Writing” > “Grades 2-3 Writing Curriculum Online
Training” Once here, scroll down to resources. Each of these headings have detailed
videos with Fetzer modeling and guiding instruction through each component.
 https://learnzillion.com/common_core/ela Site offers free (growing) sets of ELA
resources grades 2-12 developed by teachers using Common Core State Standards. Link
takes you to ELA Common Core Navigator. Select grade level then browse lessons by
standards. You will need to create a free account for full access.
 “Accountable Talk Stems EngSp” Sentence stems that provide language models to
support listening and communication skills through accountable talk. (Doc with same name
found in resources for this standard)
 “Think/Pair/Share” Reading Rockets article describing this collaborative learning
strategy. (PDF with same name found in resources for this standard)
 http://www.janrichardsonguidedreading.com/ Resources that support Guided Writing
during Guided Reading using The Next Step In Guided Reading by Jan Richardson. Click on
“Resources” then scroll down through list to find resources that match instructional needs
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http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/SCA_CCSS_index.shtm resources from Florida Center
for Reading Research. Link takes you to page listing ELA CCSS. Click on specific area for
grade level to find extensive list of activities specific to that standard.
“Everyday Editing” – Resource with guidelines on how to introduce and model editing
with learners. (PDF with same name found in resources for this standard)
http://readingandwritingproject.org/resources/student-work/student-writing samples of student writing
http://www.education.com/ Has wide range of resources to support instruction – many
free and some require $. Start by choosing grade level and subject, or by choosing from
resource categories then grade level and subject. You will need to create a free account for
full access. Does have a monthly limit of free downloads.
http://www.readwritethink.org/ Literacy resources that include standards
based lesson plans: search for lesson plans specific to topic and/or grade level.
http://www.k12reader.com/ Resources are categorized by subject, grade, CCSS, and theme.
http://englishworksheetsland.com/ Resources are categorized by grade level and topic.
If you start with grade level, you are able to see which CCSS are tied to the resources.
 The following resources can be used for guided/independent practice (be sure to have
students demonstrate learning in context with authentic writing):
o “Creating Complex Sentences”
o “Simple.Compound.Complex”(PDF
with same names found in resources for this
standard)
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