Module 27 Lazy Days- Language Arts 3B - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will look at the -el and -le endings in words and learn new vocabulary words. They will take a look at conflict in stories. They will learn how to use commas in dates. They will take a look at how to revise writing. Students will practice forming words with cursive letters.


Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 27.1 - Lazy Days
  1. Identify the <i>-el</i> and <i>-le</i> ending in words.
  2. Read vocabulary words and definitions.
  3. Define the conflict of a story.
  4. Identify how commas are used in dates.
  5. Explain what it means to revise writing.
  6. Write a descriptive paragraph.
2 27.2 - Lazy Days
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Set a purpose for reading “July with Gram and Pop.”
  4. Use commas correctly in dates.
  5. Add details to writing that is lacking detail.
  6. Form common words in cursive.
3 27.3 - Lazy Days
  1. Build spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Use commas correctly in dates
  4. Remove words that don’t make sense in writing.
  5. Apply rate, expression, and intonation when reading aloud.
4 27.4 - Lazy Days
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension after reading.
  4. Use commas correctly in dates.
  5. Move and substitute words and sentences that need revision in writing.
  6. Form common words in cursive.
5 27.5 - Lazy Days
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Apply vocabulary words to your own writing.
  3. Identify the conflict in “July with Gram and Pop.”
  4. Edit writing for errors.
  5. Revise a piece of writing.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension after independent reading.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words Vocabulary Words
conflict
commas
dates
revise
journal entry
writing
cursive
handwriting
fluency
edit
independent reading
able
apple
circle
marble
juggle
pebble
rumble
waffle
twinkle
cycle
settle
double
maple
ankle
swivel
squirrel
level
shrivel
label
trowel
consider
contain
recall
peaceful
active
schedule

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 27.1 - Lazy Days 7 Journal Entry
2 27.2 - Lazy Days 2 Spelling
2 27.2 - Lazy Days 7 Handwriting
3 27.3 - Lazy Days 3 Vocabulary
4 27.4 - Lazy Days 2 Spelling
4 27.4 - Lazy Days 7 Handwriting
5 27.5 - Lazy Days 2 Spelling
5 27.5 - Lazy Days 6 Writing
5 27.5 - Lazy Days 7 Independent Reading


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 27.1 - Lazy Days 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 27.2 - Lazy Days
  • 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 27.3 - Lazy Days Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
4 27.4 - Lazy Days Have your student choose five spelling words to illustrate and write a sentence describing their illustration in their Language Arts notebook.
5 27.5 - Lazy Days 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
27.1 - Lazy Days
  1. What words end in -el or -le?
  2. What is the conflict of a story?
  3. How are commas used in dates?
  4. How do you revise writing?
  5. What does ARMS stand for when revising your writing?
27.2 - Lazy Days
  1. What words end in -el or -le?
  2. What is the conflict of a story?
  3. How are commas used in dates?
  4. How do you revise writing?
  5. What does ARMS stand for when revising your writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
27.3 - Lazy Days
  1. What words end in -el or -le?
  2. What is the conflict of a story?
  3. How are commas used in dates?
  4. How do you revise writing?
  5. What does ARMS stand for when revising your writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
  7. When reading for fluency, what are rate, expression, and intonation?
27.4 - Lazy Days
  1. What words end in -el or -le?
  2. What is the conflict of a story?
  3. How are commas used in dates?
  4. How do you revise writing?
  5. What does ARMS stand for when revising your writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
  7. When reading for fluency, what are rate, expression, and intonation?
27.5 - Lazy Days
  1. What words end in -el or -le?
  2. What is the conflict of a story?
  3. How are commas used in dates?
  4. How do you revise writing?
  5. What does ARMS stand for when revising your writing?
  6. What is realistic fiction?
  7. When reading for fluency, what are 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
27.1 - Lazy Days Lazy Days Spelling Words
  1. What words end in -el or -le?

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 Lazy Days of Summer Judy Young
2 Walter the Lazy Mouse Marjorie Flack


Module Outing:

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

# Outing