Third Grade

 

 
 
 
 Houghton Mifflin Reading
 
 
 
 Theme One
Off to Adventure!
 
 
 
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The Lost and Found
 
The Lost and Found by Mark Teague
 
Vocab Words:
worried, directions, unusual, situation, triumphant, visible, practice, balance, rumpled
 
 
 
 Mark Teague
 
Printable Math Connection
 
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America on the Move A collection of classroom resources from the National Museum of American History that documents the history of transportation in America (a teacher resource).
 
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The Ballad of Mulan
 
The Ballad of Mulan by Song Nan Zhang
 
Vocab Words:
farewell, comrades, market, grumpily, victorious, shallow, endured, troops, armor
 
 
 
 Song Nan Zhang
 
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Revolutionary Period (1764-1789)Historical information from America's Story at The Library of Congress.
 
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 The Waterfall
 
The Waterfall by Jonathan London
 
 Vocab Words: 
boulders, canyon, cauldron, ledges, rapids, scouted, sheer
 
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Jonathan London
 
Jill Kastner
 
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 The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco

Vocab Words:

border, gathering, needles, scraps, sewn, threaded

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Activity Journal

 

 The Talking Cloth by Rhonda Mitchell

Vocab Words:

collector, collection, flourish, royalty, embroidered, symbols, wealth

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Skills Practice

Dancing Rainbows by Evelyn Clarke Mott

Vocab Words:

ancestors, elders, honor, respect, imitating

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Skills Practice

Main Idea Practice


 Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey

Vocab Words:

colossal, creature, herioc, horrifying, monstrous, terrifying, tremendous

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The Mysterious Giant of Barletta by Tomie Depaola

Vocab Words:

giant, mysterious, pedestal, square, statue, weakling

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Word Scramble

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Raising Dragons by Jerdine Nolen

Vocab Words:

appetite, chores, harvested, hitched, plow, sown, tended

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The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg

Vocab Words:

awesome, convinced, disappeared, discovered, incredible, impossible

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Maze

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Cursive Spelling List

Night of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan

Vocab Words:

ashore, burrows, instinctively, launching, stranded, unihabited, venture

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 Seal Surfer by Michael Foreman

Vocab Words:

basked, buffeted, horizon, quay, surf, swell, swooped

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Creature World

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 Two Days in May by Harriet Peck Taylor

Vocab Words:

appreciate, grazing, population, starve, surrounding, territory, wander

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Mystery Grid

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Across the Wide Dark Sea by Jean Van Leeuwen

Vocab Words:

anchor, cramped, journey, seeping, settlement, survive, weary

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Yunmi and Halmoni's Trip by Sook Nyui Choi

Vocab Words:

bustling, custom, foreigners, passport, sightseeing, skyscrapers, vendors

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Crossword Puzzle

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 Trapped by the Ice! by Michael McCurdy

Vocab Words:

barren, crevasse, deserted, floes, grueling, impassable, perilous, terain

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Pepita Talks Twice by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman

Vocab Words:

language, Spanish, enchilada, salsa, tortilla, tamales, taco

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Spanish Mystery Grid

 Poppa's New Pants by Angela Shelf Medearis

Vocab Words:

draped, fabric, hem, mended, pattern, plaid, rustling

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Logic Puzzle

 

 Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary

Vocab Words:

ceaseless, companionable, discouraged, dismal, dreary, exhausted, pelting, sullenly

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