Module 31 Rolling Objects-Language Arts 3B - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will look at words with double consonants and learn new vocabulary words. They will take a closer look at the characteristics of nonfiction text. They will learn about analogies. They will learn how to write an informational paragraph.


Module Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Notebook
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Highlighter
  • Markers
  • Blank paper

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 31.1 - Rolling Objects
  1. Recognize words with double consonants.
  2. Read vocabulary words and definitions.
  3. Define the characteristics of nonfiction text.
  4. Define an analogy.
  5. Identify the parts of an informational paragraph.
  6. Write a descriptive paragraph.
2 31.2 - Rolling Objects
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Set a purpose for reading “The Wheel.”
  4. Complete analogies.
  5. Write questions to research about at a set of topics.
  6. Prewrite for an informational paragraph.
  7. Form common words in cursive.
3 31.3 - Rolling Objects
  1. Build spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Complete analogies.
  4. Write a rough draft of an informational paragraph.
  5. Apply rate, expression, and intonation when reading aloud.
4 31.4 - Rolling Objects
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension after reading.
  4. Complete analogies.
  5. Revise and edit an informational paragraph.
  6. Form common words in cursive.
5 31.5 - Rolling Objects
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Apply vocabulary words to your own writing.
  3. Explain one of the text features from “The Wheel.”
  4. Edit writing for errors.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension after independent reading.
  6. Publish an informational paragraph in written and oral form.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words Vocabulary Words
double consonant
nonfiction
analogy
informational writing
research
journal entry
analogies
informational paragraph
cursive
handwriting
rough draft
fluency
revise and edit
text features
edit
independent reading
hugged
correct
funny
happy
puppy
common
collect
bottles
different
lesson
error
pulled
begged
silly
matter
supper
setting
jelly
ladder
tunnel
function
enable
ancient
steer
invention
reverse

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 31.1 - Rolling Objects 7 Journal Entry
2 31.2 - Rolling Objects 2 Spelling
2 31.2 - Rolling Objects 6 Writing
2 31.2 - Rolling Objects 7 Handwriting
3 31.3 - Rolling Objects 3 Vocabulary
4 31.4 - Rolling Objects 2 Spelling
4 31.4 - Rolling Objects 6 Writing
4 31.4 - Rolling Objects 7 Handwriting
5 31.5 - Rolling Objects 2 Spelling
5 31.5 - Rolling Objects 6 Writing
5 31.5 - Rolling Objects 7 Independent Reading


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 31.1 - Rolling Objects During Independent Reading time, please have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to identify the beginning, middle, and end of their story.
2 31.2 - Rolling Objects
  • In your student's Language Arts notebook, have them write for each of their vocabulary words the following: Definition for the word in their own words, illustration for the word (if possible), synonym or antonym for the word, and a sentence using the word.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to describe the character traits of the main characters in the story they read.
3 31.3 - Rolling Objects Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
4 31.4 - Rolling Objects Have your student choose five spelling words to illustrate and write a sentence describing their illustration in their Language Arts notebook.
5 31.5 - Rolling Objects Quiz your student on their spelling words before they take their test with their teacher. Be sure your student uploads all of their assignments for this module.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
31.1 - Rolling Objects
  1. What words contain double consonants?
  2. What are the characteristics of nonfiction text?
  3. What is an analogy?
  4. What is an informational paragraph?
  5. What is research?
31.2 - Rolling Objects
  1. What words contain double consonants?
  2. What are the characteristics of nonfiction text?
  3. What is an analogy?
  4. What is an informational paragraph?
  5. What is research?
31.3 - Rolling Objects
  1. What words contain double consonants?
  2. What are the characteristics of nonfiction text?
  3. What is an analogy?
  4. What is an informational paragraph?
  5. What is research?
31.4 - Rolling Objects
  1. What words contain double consonants?
  2. What are the characteristics of nonfiction text?
  3. What is an analogy?
  4. What is an informational paragraph?
  5. What is research?
31.5 - Rolling Objects
  1. What words contain double consonants?
  2. What are the characteristics of nonfiction text?
  3. What is an analogy?
  4. What is an informational paragraph?
  5. What is research?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
31.1 - Rolling Objects Rolling Objects-Spelling Words
  1. What words contain double consonants?
  2. What are the characteristics of nonfiction text?
31.1 - Rolling Objects Rolling Objects-Analogies
  1. What is an analogy?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Mr. Ferris and His Wheel Kathryn Gibbs Davis
2 Molly Gets Here Wheels Sherry Carnahan
3 Wagon Wheels Barbara Brenner 500L
4 Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile Sharlee Glenn


Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing