Third Grade Unit 2

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1. What are myths?
  a. This means I can retell myths from different cultures identifying themes, settings, plots, and lessons to be learned.
    Subject Title Series
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Alaska: Raven Steals the Daylight Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Annie Oakley Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Arabia: The Crown and the Sceptre Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Armenia: The Shoemaker's Son Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Australia: Bad Baby Amy Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Disney's Classics Fairy Tales
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Burkina Faso: The Tyrant and the Child Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Canada: Timoon and the Narwhal Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Caribbean: The Chief and the Carpenter Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Catalonia: The Manairons Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales China: The Magic Gourd Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales China: The Magic Paintbrush Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Cinderella
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Creating a Tall Tale Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Davy Crockett Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Denmark: The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Disney's American Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Elves and the Shoemaker
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales England: Cap O' Rushes Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Finland: The Raspberry Worm Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales France: Ewenn Congar Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Germany: Frau Holle Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Germany: The Enchanted Lion Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Greece: The Myth of Persephone Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Hansel and Gretel
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Harold's Fairy Tale
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Holland: The Tree with the Golden Apples Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales India: The Multi-Coloured Jackal Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Ireland: Fionn Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Ireland: The Boy Who Had No Story Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Israel: King Solomon and the Bee Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Japan: Crossing the Snow Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales John Henry Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales John Henry Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Johnny Appleseed Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Johnny Appleseed Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Katura and the Cat
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Legend of Sleepy Hollow Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Mongolia: Shepherd Boy Tumur Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Mose Humphreys Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Namibia: Omuninyan Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Norway: The Three Sisters Who Fell Into the Mountain Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Old Stormalong Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Pakistan: Podna and Podni Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Paul Bunyan Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Paul Bunyan Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Paul Bunyan: Lumber Camp Tales
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Paul Revere Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Pecos Bill Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Pecos Bill American Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Pocahontas Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Poland: The Flower of Fern Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Poland: The Story of Flax Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Regional Tall Tales Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Rumpelstiltskin Reading Rainbow Social Studies
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Rumpelstiltskin Familiar Tales Around the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Russia: The Two Brothers Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Scotland: The Green Man of Knowledge Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Scotland: The Loch Ness Kelpie Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Shoemaker and the Elves Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Singapore: Redhill Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Sleeping Beauty Fairy Tale Classics
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales South Africa: How Tortoise Won Respect Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales South Africa: Ummemo Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Taiwan: Aunt Tiger Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe Chronicles of Narnia
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales The Real Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales The Selfish Giant
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales The Sword in the Stone Disney's Classics Fairy Tales
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales U.S.A.: John Henry: Steel-Driving Man Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Wales: Kind March Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Wales: Merlin and the Dragons Animated Tales of the World
Myths, Legends, Tall Tales and Fairy Tales Wolves Alphabet Zoop
3. How do parts of speech help in writing?
  a. This means I can use nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs to strengthen my writing.
    Subject Title Series
Grammar Classroom Jeopardy! Grade 3, Part 2
Grammar Classroom Jeopardy! Language Arts Grade 3
Grammar Descriptive Words and Phrases Grammar for Children
Grammar Nouns Grammar for Children
Grammar Schoolhouse Rock! Grammar Schoolhouse Rock! Classroom Edition
Grammar Verbs Grammar for Children
Writing Expository Writing Writing for Children
Writing Story Writing Writing for Children
Writing The Writing Process Writing for Children
Writing Types of Writing Writing for Children
Writing Word Pup Discovers Endings Phonics in Context
Writing Writing Resources Writing for Children
4. What are new capitalization and punctuation uses?
  a. This means I can capitalize titles, use commas in addresses, and use commas in dialogue.
    Subject Title Series
Punctuation Exclamation Mark Rooster's Hamlet
Punctuation Punctuation Grammar for Children
Punctuation The Comma Rooster's Hamlet
5. What are the meanings of affixes and how are they used?
  a. This means I can explain the meaning of affixes and use them correctly in writing.
    Subject Title Series
Affixes Alphabet Pet: Making Changes Phonics in Context
Affixes Identifying Words Reading for Children
6. What are meanings of new words?
  a. This means I can figure out the meaning of words and phrases.
    Subject Title Series
Phonics and Grammar Alphabet Pet All About Words Phonics in Context
Phonics and Grammar Alphabet Pet: Making Changes Phonics in Context
Phonics and Grammar Descriptive Words and Phrases Grammar for Children
Phonics and Grammar Identifying Letters and Sounds Reading for Children
Phonics and Grammar Identifying Words Reading for Children
Phonics and Grammar Reading Aloud Reading for Children
Phonics and Grammar Reading Comprehension Reading for Children Comprehension
Phonics and Grammar Reading Fiction and Nonfiction Reading for Children
Phonics and Grammar Word Pup Discovers Phonics in Context
Phonics and Grammar Word Pup Discovers Endings Phonics in Context
Phonics and Grammar Word Pup Discovers Middles Phonics in Context
Phonics and Grammar Word Pup Discovers Rhymes, Contractions and "R" Phonics in Context
7. What are settlements and geography?
  a. This means I can determine the relationships between human settlement and geography.
    Subject Title Series
Settlement and Geography Communities and How They Work
Settlement and Geography Daily Pioneer Life Pioneer Life for Children
Settlement and Geography Geography of Mexico Mexico for Children
Settlement and Geography How Geography Affects Communities Community Helpers
Settlement and Geography How Geography Shapes a Community Understanding My Community
Settlement and Geography Learning About Geography: Landforms Earth Science Collection Primary
**Sarah Plain and Tall films are recommended for 4th grade level and higher. Teacher use judgment.
Sarah Plain and Tall Sarah Plain and Tall
Skylark: Sequel to Sarah Plain and Tall Sarah Plain and Tall
Sarah Plain and Tall: Winter's End Sarah Plain and Tall
8. How do communities adapt to existing environments and/or modify environments?
  a. This means I can describe how various communities have adapted to existing ecosystems (environments) and how other communities have modified the environment.
    Subject Title Series
Ecosystems and Environment A Tree is More than Just a Tree Nature Knows Best
Ecosystems and Environment Adaptations Nature of Living Things
Ecosystems and Environment All About Deserts and Grasslands Ecosystems for Children
Ecosystems and Environment All About Forest Ecosystems Ecosystems for Children
Ecosystems and Environment All About Water Ecosystems Ecosystems for Children
Ecosystems and Environment Case of the Mysterious Neighbor Environment
Ecosystems and Environment Desert Life: Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus/Alejandro's Gift Reading Rainbow Favorites
Ecosystems and Environment Deserts Bill Nye the Science Guy
Ecosystems and Environment Ecosystems and Habitats Science Clips for Children
Ecosystems and Environment Ferngully: The Last Rainforest Ferngully
Ecosystems and Environment Ocean Life Bill Nye the Science Guy
Ecosystems and Environment Once There Was a Tree Reading Rainbow Science
Ecosystems and Environment The Shaman's Apprentice Reading Rainbow Science
9. How are living things and non-living things classified?
  a. This means I can classify living and non-living things based on characteristics.
    Subject Title Series
Characteristics of Living Things Adaptations Nature of Living Things
Characteristics of Living Things Characteristics of Animals Science Clips for Children
Characteristics of Living Things Characteristics of Plants Science Clips for Children
Characteristics of Living Things Classifying Living Things
Sea Animals All About Amphibians Animal Life for Children
Sea Animals Coral Reef: Rain Forest of the Sea World of Nature
Sea Animals Crab That Played with the Sea Just So Stories
Sea Animals Fish, Shellfish and Other Underwater Life Tell Me Why
Sea Animals Killer and Beluga Whales Alphabet Zoop
Sea Animals Life in a Tide Pool Alphabet Zoop
Sea Animals Magic School Bus Takes a Dive Magic School Bus
Sea Animals Sea Otters Alphabet Zoop
Sea Animals Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses Alphabet Zoop
Sea Animals Three By the Sea Reading Rainbow General Education
Water Environments Alligator Swamp Wild Places
Water Environments Dive to the Coral Reefs Reading Rainbow Science
Water Environments Exploring Freshwater Biomes Biomes of the World
Water Environments Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story Reading Rainbow Science
Water Environments Jack, The Seal and the Sea Reading Rainbow Science
Water Environments Let's Explore: Down By the Water Let's Explore
Water Environments Ocean Life Reading Rainbow Favorites
Water Environments Polar Prowl Really Wild Animals
Water Environments Sam the Sea Cow Reading Rainbow Science
Water Environments Seashore Surprises Reading Rainbow Science