Module 1 My Adventures-Language Arts 3A - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will be learning about the CCVC pattern in our spelling words. They will also preview their vocabulary words and set a purpose for reading their story. They will look at what makes a complete sentence and explore personal narratives. They will finish up with a journal entry. They will also be writing a personal narrative. They will practice their fluency. They will also read a short adventure poem. They will take a closer look at story structure.


Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 1.1 - My Adventures
  1. Use the CCVC pattern to read words.
  2. Identify the parts of story structure.
  3. Explain the components of a complete sentence.
  4. Identify the parts of a personal narrative.
  5. Write a journal entry using two of our vocabulary words.
2 1.2 - My Adventures
  1. Use the CCVC pattern to spell words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with their definitions.
  3. Explain how you can make a personal connection while reading.
  4. Write complete sentences from incomplete sentences.
  5. Brainstorm and generate ideas for your personal narrative.
  6. Practice cursive letters c, a, d, and g.
3 1.3 - My Adventures
  1. Use the CCVC pattern to spell words.
  2. Correctly place vocabulary words into a paragraph.
  3. Answer comprehension questions after reading a story.
  4. Determine whether a sentence is complete or incomplete.
  5. Write a rough draft of a personal narrative about an adventure.
  6. Read a passage fluently.
4 1.4 - My Adventures
  1. Use the CCVC pattern to spell words.
  2. Correctly identify complete sentences.
  3. Rewrite incomplete sentences as complete sentences.
  4. Answer comprehension questions after reading a story.
  5. Correctly match vocabulary words with their definitions.
  6. Revise and edit a personal narrative.
  7. Write the letters c, a, d, and g in cursive.
5 1.5 - My Adventures
  1. Use the CCVC pattern to spell words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with their correct definitions.
  3. Identify the story structure of our story.
  4. Edit writing for errors.
  5. Publish a personal narrative.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Sight Words Spelling Words Vocabulary Words
CCVC
adventure
story structure
personal narrative
complete sentences
comprehension
fluency
cursive
edit
publish
and
away
big
blue
can
come
down
find
for
funny
go
flag
crab
sled
drip
trim
clog
flop
drum
club
frighten
wander
stray
romp
boisterous
harness
away
down
find
funny
come
frighten
wander
stray
romp
boisterous
harness

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 1.1 - My Adventures 7 Journal Entry
2 1.2 - My Adventures 2 Spelling
2 1.2 - My Adventures 5 Grammar
2 1.2 - My Adventures 6 Writing
2 1.2 - My Adventures 7 Handwriting
4 1.4 - My Adventures 2 Spelling
4 1.4 - My Adventures 5 Grammar
4 1.4 - My Adventures 6 Writing
4 1.4 - My Adventures 7 Handwriting
5 1.5 - My Adventures 2 Spelling
5 1.5 - My Adventures 4 Reading
5 1.5 - My Adventures 6 Writing
5 1.5 - My Adventures 7 Independent Reading


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 1.1 - My Adventures
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write. Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them questions about the structure of the story they read (setting, characters, plot).
2 1.2 - My Adventures
  • As your student reads, “Finding Agent Barkley,” have them write in their Language Arts notebook, what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write. Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
  • 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 questions about what they read when they are finished.
3 1.3 - My Adventures
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write. Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
  • Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
4 1.4 - My Adventures
  • Have your student choose five spelling words that they can illustrate and write a sentence describing their illustration in their Language Arts notebook.
  • Have your students practice spelling their spelling and sight words each day. Students should spell them correctly when they write. Use the sight word flashcards daily with your student. Mix them up, show them the words, and ask them to read the sight word. Next, do not show them the word but say the word and ask them to spell the word.
5 1.5 - My Adventures Review the spelling words with your student before they take their spelling test. Remember to have your student complete their Independent Reading Log.

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
1.1 - My Adventures
  1. What does CCVC stand for?
  2. What words have the CCVC pattern?
  3. What is story structure?
  4. What is the setting of the story?
  5. What are characters?
  6. What is the plot of a story?
  7. What makes a complete sentence?
  8. What is a subject?
  9. What is a predicate?
  10. What is a verb or verb phrase?
  11. What is a personal narrative?
1.2 - My Adventures
  1. What does CCVC stand for?
  2. What words have the CCVC pattern?
  3. What is story structure?
  4. What is the setting of the story?
  5. What are characters?
  6. What is the plot of a story?
  7. What makes a complete sentence?
  8. What is a subject?
  9. What is a predicate?
  10. What is a verb or verb phrase?
  11. What is a personal narrative?
1.3 - My Adventures
  1. What does CCVC stand for?
  2. What words have the CCVC pattern?
  3. What is story structure?
  4. What is the setting of the story?
  5. What are characters?
  6. What is the plot of a story?
  7. What makes a complete sentence?
  8. What is a subject?
  9. What is a predicate?
  10. What is a verb or verb phrase?
  11. What is a personal narrative?
1.4 - My Adventures
  1. What does CCVC stand for?
  2. What words have the CCVC pattern?
  3. What is story structure?
  4. What is the setting of the story?
  5. What are characters?
  6. What is the plot of a story?
  7. What makes a complete sentence?
  8. What is a subject?
  9. What is a predicate?
  10. What is a verb or verb phrase?
  11. What is a personal narrative?
1.5 - My Adventures
  1. What does CCVC stand for?
  2. What words have the CCVC pattern?
  3. What is story structure?
  4. What is the setting of the story?
  5. What are characters?
  6. What is the plot of a story?
  7. What makes a complete sentence?
  8. What is a subject?
  9. What is a predicate?
  10. What is a verb or verb phrase?
  11. What is a personal narrative?

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
1.1 - My Adventures My Adventure Spelling Words
  1. What does CCVC stand for?
  2. What words have the CCVC pattern?
1.3 - My Adventures My Adventure Spelling Words
  1. What does CCVC stand for?
  2. What words have the CCVC pattern?

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 Your Very Own Robot R. A. Montgomery
2 Dino Lab Anson Montgomery
3 Sand Castle R.A. Montgomery


Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Work with your student to plan an outing that they feel would be an adventure and go on the outing with them.