Module 21 Making Mistakes- Language Arts 3B - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will look at the -ed and -ing ending in words and learn new vocabulary words. They will take a closer look at characters as story elements. They will learn about adjectives. They will also take a look at adding content to writing. They will write a journal entry about a time they made a mistake.


Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 21.1 - Making Mistakes
  1. Distinguish the spelling pattern of the <i>-ed</i> and <i>-ing</i> ending in words.
  2. Read vocabulary words and definitions.
  3. Define characters as a story element.
  4. Define adjectives.
  5. Explain what content in writing is.
  6. Write a descriptive paragraph.
2 21.2 - Making Mistakes
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Set a purpose for reading “The Racing Game.”
  4. Identify adjectives in a sentence.
  5. Identify a paragraph written with detail.
  6. Form the cursive connection between <i>h</i>, <i>t</i>, and <i>p</i>.
3 21.3 - Making Mistakes
  1. Build spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Explain how more detail can be added to a paragraph.
  4. Apply rate, expression, and intonation when reading aloud.
  5. Identify adjectives in a sentence.
4 21.4 - Making Mistakes
  1. Spell phonics and sight words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension after reading.
  4. Identify adjectives in a sentence.
  5. Edit sentences to add content.
  6. Form the cursive connection between <i>h</i>, <i>t</i>, and <i>p</i>.
5 21.5 - Making Mistakes
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Apply vocabulary words to your own writing.
  3. Determine how the actions of the character contribute to the story.
  4. Edit writing for errors.
  5. Write a paragraph using details.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension after independent reading.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words Vocabulary Words
characters
adjectives
content
journal entry
<i>-ed</i>
<i>-ing</i>
cursive
handwriting
fluency
edit
independent reading
changing
swimming
taping
saving
coming
tapping
grinning
falling
taking
hoping
invited
stared
wrapped
planned
settled
liked
filled
rolled
used
worried
defend
friendship
accuse
opponent
convince
confess

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 21.1 - Making Mistakes 7 Journal Entry
2 21.2 - Making Mistakes 2 Spelling
2 21.2 - Making Mistakes 7 Handwriting
3 21.3 - Making Mistakes 3 Vocabulary
4 21.4 - Making Mistakes 2 Spelling
4 21.4 - Making Mistakes 6 Writing
4 21.4 - Making Mistakes 7 Handwriting
5 21.5 - Making Mistakes 2 Spelling
5 21.5 - Making Mistakes 7 Independent Reading


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 21.1 - Making Mistakes 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 21.2 - Making Mistakes
  • 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 21.3 - Making Mistakes
  • Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
  • As your student reads "The Racing Game," ask them to describe the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
4 21.4 - Making Mistakes Have your student choose five spelling words that they can illustrate and write a sentence describing their illustration in their Language Arts notebook.
5 21.5 - Making Mistakes 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
21.1 - Making Mistakes
  1. What tense is a word with -ed at the end?
  2. What tense is a word with -ing at the end?
  3. How do characters impact a story?
  4. What is an adjective?
  5. What is content in writing?
21.2 - Making Mistakes
  1. What tense is a word with -ed at the end?
  2. What tense is a word with -ing at the end?
  3. How do characters impact a story?
  4. What is an adjective?
  5. What is content in writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
21.3 - Making Mistakes
  1. What tense is a word with -ed at the end?
  2. What tense is a word with -ing at the end?
  3. How do characters impact a story?
  4. What is an adjective?
  5. What is content in writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
  7. When reading for fluency what is rate, expression and intonation?
21.4 - Making Mistakes
  1. What tense is a word with -ed at the end?
  2. What tense is a word with -ing at the end?
  3. How do characters impact a story?
  4. What is an adjective?
  5. What is content in writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
  7. When reading for fluency what is rate, expression, and intonation?
  8. What do you look at when revising and editing a story?
21.5 - Making Mistakes
  1. What tense is a word with -ed at the end?
  2. What tense is a word with -ing at the end?
  3. How do characters impact a story?
  4. What is an adjective?
  5. What is content in writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
  7. When reading for fluency what is rate, expression, and intonation?

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
21.1 - Making Mistakes Making Mistakes-Spelling Words
  1. What tense is a word with -ed at the end?
  2. What tense is a word with -ing at the end?
21.1 - Making Mistakes Making Mistakes-Content in Writing
  1. What is content in writing?

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 The Book of Mistakes Corinna Luyken AD520L
2 The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes Mark Pett AD520L
3 Beautiful Oops! Barney Saltzberg AD320L


Module Outing:

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

# Outing