Grade Level: Third Grade
Objectives: 1. Students will record data with drawings and phrases. 2. Students
will respond to questions. 3. Students will develop vocabulary and concepts of
unknown text. 4. Students will demonstrate (with artwork) the phases of the
CDE Language Arts: Reading 1.0: Word Analysis: Vocabulary and Concept
Development: ?1.8 Use knowledge of individual words in unknown compound words to
predict their meaning. ?1.10 Identify simple multiple-meaning words.
CDE Science: Earth Sciences 4b: Students know the way in which the Moon's
appearance changes during the four-week lunar cycle.
CDE-ELL Literacy Component: Reading (Word Analysis and Fluency): Recognize and
produce English phonemes that are like phonemes students hear and produce in
their primary language. Recognize and produce English phonemes that are not like
phonemes students hear and produce in their primary language. Produce most
English phonemes while beginning to read aloud. Produce simple vocabulary (e.g.,
single words or very short phrases). Demonstrate comprehension of simple
vocabulary with an appropriate action. Retell stories using simple words,
phrases, and sentences.
BTSA Component: Use
for Standard 19 compliance. Anticipatory
Critical Tasks: (in any order)
1. Students should create visual images in order to support their
understanding. 2. Allow for one-on-one instruction as well as group
collaboration. 3. Model good English and habits. 4. Teacher must model fluent
reading of the text. 5. Practice own and student ORAL delivery of content. 6.
Navigate alternative moon sites. Assessment: Informally through observation and
formally through the rubric building website located at