Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 3

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 3

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Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 3

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Activity Page
Seabirds 12
Penguin Color 14
Bird Tears 16
Something Wrong 18
Flying Vomit 20
Where I Live 24
Sightseeing 26
Setting the Table 28
Fire Alarm Diary 30
What Stopped Planes 32
Old or Ancient? 38
HOMES 48
No More Pizzas! 49
Giraffe Heart 50
Action! 58
The Garden 68
Gorilla News 73
Death Valley 78
Travel Writer 86
Letter to the President 100
Tears of Laughter 106
The Fastest 116
School Day 124
What Calf? 128
Crossing South Georgia Island 130
Captain Cook 136
Raining Frogs 138
The Bet 154
Picture Poetry 166

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Activity Page
The Lazy Pelican 13
Bird Discovery! 15
On the Beach 17
The Suspect at the Zoo 19
The Ten Eyes 21
The Most Daylight 22
Interview from the Future 23
Details for the Alien 25
The Great Wall 27
Alien in the Kitchen 29
Fire Alarm Diary 30
100 Years in the Future 31
What Stopped Planes 32
Bread Danger! 33
Fast and Swift 39
Lost! 43
Insect Lesson 44
Bad to Good 45
Snake in the River 46
Third Grader Discovers Amazing Treasure 47
The Face in the Window 51
Like a Tortoise 52
Like a Cheetah 53
Boy or Girl? 55
Hippo Keeper’s Log 56
Pet Journal 57
Plane Down! 59
The Dove and the Ant 61
Seeing a Dodo 65
The Octopus 69
Earthquake! 75
Head to Toe 80
What Was I Petting? 81
What’s on Top? 83
The 50-Pound Box of Candy 91
Board Advice 93
The Bridge Painter 98
What Color? 99
The Date Line 102
Australia Diary 103
The Right Way 105
The Funny Dog 107
Game Action! 110
Bat, Ball, or Rope 111
When Trees Were Young 113
The Musician 114
The Race! 117
The Days of the Week 118
Potatoes All Week 119
Story Start 120
The Crow and the Water Pitcher 121
Phone Manners 122
No Such Thing! 123
School Day 124
Dogs that Sniff 125
Zoo Escape! 127
The Calf in the Barn 129
Staying Awake 131
Journey on Ice 132
Journey to Mars 133
Treasure Hunt 137
Raining Fish 139
A Big Surprise 145
Under the Bed 149
The Tallest Tale 153
Talking About… 155
It’s Gone! 157
Travel Shock 159
Stop the Hiccups! 161
Buy It! 163
Tied up in Kelp! 165

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

Activity Page
Not on This Train! 34
The Worst Meal 35
The Right Name 54
Super Bats 66
Vampire Bats 67
Ice Hotel 87
Open and Close 90
The Best Boarding 92
Bears 94
The Opposite 95
The Dog and the Wolf 96
Inside the Dog or Wolf’s Head 97
The Penny 108
Finding Treasure 109
The Best Tree 112
The Tallest Mountain 148
What Island? 158

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.3.4: With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
Seabirds 12
The Lazy Pelican 13
Penguin Color 14
Bird Discovery! 15
Bird Tears 16
On the Beach 17
Something Wrong 18
The Suspect at the Zoo 19
Flying Vomit 20
The Ten Eyes 21
The Most Daylight 22
Interview from the Future 23
Where I Live 24
Details for the Alien 25
Sightseeing 26
The Great Wall 27
Setting the Table 28
Alien in the Kitchen 29
Fire Alarm Diary 30
100 Years in the Future 31
What Stopped Planes 32
Bread Danger! 33
Not on This Train! 34
The Worst Meal 35
Tanka 36
Old or Ancient? 38
Fast and Swift 39
Selling Words 40
Action Packed 41
Sound Words 42
Lost! 43
Insect Lesson 44
Bad to Good 45
Snake in the River 46
Third Grader Discovers Amazing Treasure 47
HOMES 48
No More Pizzas! 49
Giraffe Heart 50
The Face in the Window 51
Like a Tortoise 52
Like a Cheetah 53
The Right Name 54
Boy or Girl? 55
Hippo Keeper’s Log 56
Pet Journal 57
Action! 58
Plane Down! 59
Mystery Item 60
The Dove and the Ant 61
Metaphor Poem 62
The Dodo 64
Seeing a Dodo 65
Super Bats 66
Vampire Bats 67
The Garden 68
The Octopus 69
Mood Poems 70
Night for the Fox 71
The Gorilla 72
Gorilla News 73
Stop, Drop, and Hold On! 74
Earthquake! 75
Here I Sit! 76
Dinner Party at the Farm 77
Death Valley 78
Pecos Bill 79
Head to Toe 80
What Was I Petting? 81
On This Date 82
What’s on Top? 83
Thank-You Letter 84
What a Gift! 85
Travel Writer 86
Ice Hotel 87
Tongue Twisters 88
Open and Close 90
The 50-Pound Box of Candy 91
The Best Boarding 92
Board Advice 93
Bears 94
The Opposite 95
The Dog and the Wolf 96
Inside the Dog or Wolf’s Head 97
The Bridge Painter 98
What Color? 99
Letter to the President 100
Silly Riddles 101
The Date Line 102
Australia Diary 103
Safety Talk 104
The Right Way 105
Tears of Laughter 106
The Funny Dog 107
The Penny 108
Finding Treasure 109
Game Action! 110
Bat, Ball, or Rope 111
The Best Tree 112
When Trees Were Young 113
The Musician 114
The Fastest 116
The Race! 117
The Days of the Week 118
Potatoes All Week 119
Story Start 120
The Crow and the Water Pitcher 121
Phone Manners 122
No Such Thing! 123
School Day 124
Dogs that Sniff 125
Pet Problem 126
Zoo Escape! 127
What Calf? 128
The Calf in the Barn 129
Crossing South Georgia Island 130
Staying Awake 131
Journey on Ice 132
Journey to Mars 133
Rhyming Poems 134
The Cheebra 135
Captain Cook 136
Treasure Hunt 137
Raining Frogs 138
Raining Fish 139
Blast Off! 140
A Capital Idea 142
Song and Movie Names 143
Facts About Butterflies 144
A Big Surprise 145
What Hour Is Our Train? 146
Glass Panes 147
The Tallest Mountain 148
Under the Bed 149
It’s or Its 150
The Note 151
Big, Bigger, Biggest 152
The Tallest Tale 153
The Bet 154
Talking About… 155
What the Rhino Knows 156
It’s Gone! 157
What Island? 158
Travel Shock 159
The Longest Hiccups 160
Stop the Hiccups! 161
Goose, Gooses, or Geese 162
Buy It! 163
Proofreading Marks 164
Tied up in Kelp! 165
Picture Poetry 166

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.3.5: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 3)

Activity Page
A Capital Idea 142
Song and Movie Names 143
Facts About Butterflies 144
A Big Surprise 145
What Hour Is Our Train? 146
Glass Panes 147
The Tallest Mountain 148
Under the Bed 149
It’s or Its 150
The Note 151
Big, Bigger, Biggest 152
The Tallest Tale 153
The Bet 154
Talking About… 155
What the Rhino Knows 156
It’s Gone! 157
What Island? 158
Travel Shock 159
The Longest Hiccups 160
Stop the Hiccups! 161
Goose, Gooses, or Geese 162
Buy It! 163
Proofreading Marks 164
Tied up in Kelp! 165
Picture Poetry 166

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.3.8: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

Activity Page
Old or Ancient? 38
Snake in the River 46
Third Grader Discovers Amazing Treasure 47
Super Bats 66
Mood Poems 70
Pecos Bill 79
Pet Problem 126

Range of Writing

ELA.W.3.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Activity Page
Seabirds 12
The Lazy Pelican 13
Penguin Color 14
Bird Discovery! 15
Bird Tears 16
On the Beach 17
Something Wrong 18
The Suspect at the Zoo 19
Flying Vomit 20
The Ten Eyes 21
The Most Daylight 22
Interview from the Future 23
Where I Live 24
Details for the Alien 25
Sightseeing 26
The Great Wall 27
Setting the Table 28
Alien in the Kitchen 29
Fire Alarm Diary 30
100 Years in the Future 31
What Stopped Planes 32
Bread Danger! 33
Not on This Train! 34
The Worst Meal 35
Tanka 36
Old or Ancient? 38
Fast and Swift 39
Selling Words 40
Action Packed 41
Sound Words 42
Lost! 43
Insect Lesson 44
Bad to Good 45
Snake in the River 46
Third Grader Discovers Amazing Treasure 47
HOMES 48
No More Pizzas! 49
Giraffe Heart 50
The Face in the Window 51
Like a Tortoise 52
Like a Cheetah 53
The Right Name 54
Boy or Girl? 55
Hippo Keeper’s Log 56
Pet Journal 57
Action! 58
Plane Down! 59
Mystery Item 60
The Dove and the Ant 61
Metaphor Poem 62
The Dodo 64
Seeing a Dodo 65
Super Bats 66
Vampire Bats 67
The Garden 68
The Octopus 69
Mood Poems 70
Night for the Fox 71
The Gorilla 72
Gorilla News 73
Stop, Drop, and Hold On! 74
Earthquake! 75
Here I Sit! 76
Dinner Party at the Farm 77
Death Valley 78
Pecos Bill 79
Head to Toe 80
What Was I Petting? 81
On This Date 82
What’s on Top? 83
Thank-You Letter 84
What a Gift! 85
Travel Writer 86
Ice Hotel 87
Tongue Twisters 88
Open and Close 90
The 50-Pound Box of Candy 91
The Best Boarding 92
Board Advice 93
Bears 94
The Opposite 95
The Dog and the Wolf 96
Inside the Dog or Wolf’s Head 97
The Bridge Painter 98
What Color? 99
Letter to the President 100
Silly Riddles 101
The Date Line 102
Australia Diary 103
Safety Talk 104
The Right Way 105
Tears of Laughter 106
The Funny Dog 107
The Penny 108
Finding Treasure 109
Game Action! 110
Bat, Ball, or Rope 111
The Best Tree 112
When Trees Were Young 113
The Musician 114
The Fastest 116
The Race! 117
The Days of the Week 118
Potatoes All Week 119
Story Start 120
The Crow and the Water Pitcher 121
Phone Manners 122
No Such Thing! 123
School Day 124
Dogs that Sniff 125
Pet Problem 126
Zoo Escape! 127
What Calf? 128
The Calf in the Barn 129
Crossing South Georgia Island 130
Staying Awake 131
Journey on Ice 132
Journey to Mars 133
Rhyming Poems 134
The Cheebra 135
Captain Cook 136
Treasure Hunt 137
Raining Frogs 138
Raining Fish 139
Blast Off! 140
A Capital Idea 142
Song and Movie Names 143
Facts About Butterflies 144
A Big Surprise 145
What Hour Is Our Train? 146
Glass Panes 147
The Tallest Mountain 148
Under the Bed 149
It’s or Its 150
The Note 151
Big, Bigger, Biggest 152
The Tallest Tale 153
The Bet 154
Talking About… 155
What the Rhino Knows 156
It’s Gone! 157
What Island? 158
Travel Shock 159
The Longest Hiccups 160
Stop the Hiccups! 161
Goose, Gooses, or Geese 162
Buy It! 163
Proofreading Marks 164
Tied up in Kelp! 165
Picture Poetry 166

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