Becoming Researchers - Grade 3 - Read, Write, Communicate - Unit 4

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The SLVBOCES has "enhanced" this curriculum overview sample by prioritizing the Learning Objectives students should learn during this unit. They are prioritized "to help teachers know how much time they should be devoting to a sparticular objective. Learning objective prioroties are color coded as follows: red - most important, blue - next most important, and black - least critical.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging - Debatable):

  • What are the characteristics of a researcher?  (RWC10-GR.3-S.4-GLE.1.2)
  • Why research?  (RWC10-GR.3-S.4-GLE.1) and (RWC10-GR.3-S.4-GLE.2-EO.f)
  • Should researchers share their finding with others? Why or why not? (RWC10-GR.3-S.4-GLE.1)

Concepts -

In content: research/researcher, evaluation, critical thinking, reasoning, points of view, infer/inference, analysis, sharing, collaboration, inform, topic, interpretation, collaborative discussion, sources, inferences, accuracy, fairness, relevance

In reading: phonics, fluency, phonological awareness, vocabulary, comprehension

In writing: phonics, fluency, phonological awareness, vocabulary, comprehension