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Resources for Grades 3 4
Third and fourth grade mean full days with lots of reading and writing! The materials here can help you make the most of the time outside of school.
|Activities & Projects|
Use recipes to help children practice reading and writing step-by-step instructions. Have them sample the results to see how they did.
Have children practice combining sentences using initial impressions of music. The finished message goes on an illustrated postcard.
|Games & Tools|
Diamante poems are poems where the longest line comes in the middle, creating a diamond-like shape. The Diamante Poems tool helps children write these patterned poems.
|Tips & How To's|
Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. Its part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.
Encourage children to ask questions about the natural world, to make observations, and to use their imaginations. They use their findings to create their own book.
In this episode Emily shares picture books and novels that stir things up with weather-filled action.
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