Last Updated: 3/11/2018

## Bay Boosters

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Informational Text:Exploring for Details: answer questions about informational text and refer to the text for answers. (LAFS.3.RI.1.1)Exploring the Main Idea: identify the main idea and supporting details of informational text and explain how the details support the main idea. (LAFS.3.RI.1.2)Exploring Sequencing in Text: identify the sequence of events or ideas in a text and make connections between the events or ideas. (LAFS.3.RI.1.3)Literature:Detail Detectives: answer questions about a story and refer to the text. (LAFS.3.RL.1.1)Terrific Traits: describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. (LAFS.3.RL.1.3)Making Meaning: context clues, literal and non-literal language. (LAFS.3.RL.2.4)Language:Verb Mania: action verbs, helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses and multiple verbs in compound sentences. (LAFS.3.L.1.1)Dialogue Under Construction: use of commas and quotation marks. (LAFS.3.L.1.2)Adjectives: Visit this website for a variety of games to practice identifying adjectives. (LAFS.3.L.1.1)Adverbs: Visit this website for Adverb practice (LAFS.3.L.1.1)Pronouns: Visit this website for practice with pronouns (LAFS.3.L.1.1)Simple and Compound Sentences Practice: Quiz format, good practice prior to test.(LAFS.3.L.1.1:j)Khan Academy Simple and Compound Sentences PracticeWriting:Bon Voyage: opinion writing. (LAFS.3.W.1.1)Diving in to Informative Writing: informative /explanatory writing (LAFS.3.W.1.2)Resources: Compass Learning: This website connects directly with students performance on the STAR tests. It creates a path of learning activities and quizzes to move them along to fit their individualized needs. Moby Max: This website & app covers it all! It is adaptive, so it adjusts to be at your child's level. Each child can review, practice and improve their skills in reading, vocabulary and math. Students sign in with the same username and password that they use for STAR and AR tests. Newsela: Read current news articles written at a 3rd grade level (or higher).Epic: A website setup like Netflix but with eBooks! Educators get a free account. All students have been added, they just need to sign in. Scholastic News: Read Scholastic News articles, watch videos, complete activities. Click blue Sign In button. Password: yeswecan3AR BookFinder: Look up a book to find the level (BL) and number of points it is worth. ABCya Reading Games: Spelling practice, parts of speech, word searchesReading Strategy - UNRAAVELUnderline the title.Now predict the passage.Run through & number the paragraphs.Are you reading the questions?Are the important words circled?Venture through the passage.Eliminate incorrect answers.Let the questions be answered. What does it mean?Underline the title of the passage.Now write a sentence predicting what it will be about?Run through - number all paragraphs so you can easily refer to them later (questions will ask about specific paragraphs).Are you reading the questions - read the test questions BEFORE you read the passage. Now you know what to look for.Are the important words circled? Mark the questions - circle question words, key words so you understand the question.Venture through the passage - read the text, marking as you go. Underline main ideas, key details, circle important vocabulary words. Eliminate incorrect answers - read all the answer choices and cross out the ones you know are wrong.Let the questions be answered. Reread the question, the answer choices remaining, check back in the text and choose.## Social StudiesGeography:Geography Spin: (Magazine by Scholastic) Click blue sign in button. Password: yeswecangeo3Continents and Oceans game Map Skills: simple game to practice using a compass rose, grid references, symbols and keys and a scale. Reading a map: from the National Park Service. Uses topographical maps. Map Builder: choose a black and white map to decorate and label it.Regions of the U.S.: learn facts about states, cities and landmarks in each region.States: many different state games from Mr. Nussbaum.Tour the States Song: youtube video of the Tour the States song. ## Science |
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General:Key Math Vocabulary3rd Grade Skills Practice: Khan Academy practice exercises - short fun skills to practice.Eureka Math Practice: Zearn.orgMultiplication Times Table Practice:Adapted Mind MathMultiplication MathQuick Flash CardsMath PlaygroundRounding:To the nearest 10: Khan Academy videoTo the nearest 100: Khan Academy videoTo either the nearest 10 or 100: Khan Academy practiceTo the nearest 10 or 100 on a number line: Khan Academy practiceAddition & Subtraction:Adding 3 digit numbers: Khan Academy VideoAdding with regrouping: Khan Academy VideoAdding 3 digit numbers with regrouping: Khan Academy VideoSubtracting with regrouping: Khan Academy VideoSubtracting 3 digit numbers with regrouping: Khan Academy videoTime:Interactive clock:Use this site to practice your skills of reading an analog clock.Telling time practice, click the clock to match the time given: Mr. NusbaumTelling time practice: Interactive site (choose random, 3 different levels for difficulty)Elapsed time practice: Interactive siteElapsed time practice (2): Interactive siteMultiplication Properties:Properties of multiplication: LearnZillionAssociative Property: LearnZillionDistributive Property: LearnZillion Perimeter:Introduction: from Khan AcademyPerimeter Explorer: website to practice finding the perimeterArea & Perimeter Shape Builder: websiteGeoboards: website to create perimeter with geoboardsArea:Building a Square Garden: learn to identify one square unit that can be used to measure area.Techies Talk Area: learn to use square units to cover the interior of a rectangle and know this is a measurement of the area of the rectangle.Area & Perimeter:Area and Perimeter practice: Khan Academy activities to practice skills. Geometry:Introduction to Quadrilaterals: Khan Academy videoClassify Quadrilaterals: interactive websitePolygons: an interactive website explaining polygonsPolygon Sort: interactive site to sort polygonsShape Tool: interactive site to create and adjust different shapesFractions:Intro to Fractions: Khan Academy tutorial and practice, cutting shapes into equal pieces. Fraction book: Introduction. Simple online book to show fractions are parts of a whole. Math Goodies: website with overview of fractions as parts of shapes. Good visuals. Fraction Garden: Online story about a garden to help teach fractions.Frank & Fran's Fabulous Fractions: story to help teach fractions.Fraction Matcher: online game to match equal fractions.Half a Circle: problem solve to determine which shows half a circle. Half A Shape: problem solve to determine which shows half a square. Resources: Compass Learning: This website connects directly with students performance on the STAR tests. It creates a path of learning activities and quizzes to move them along to fit their individualized needs. Lumio: Math games tied to our standards. Fun and educational. Moby Max: This website & app covers it all! It is adaptive, so it adjusts to be at your child's level. Each child can review, practice and improve their skills in math and fact fluency. Students sign in with the same username and password that they use for STAR and AR tests. ABCya Math gamesClear It multiplicationMath MatchNumber Ninja (multiples)Division Drag Race |