Young Thomas Edison Journeys
3rd Grade Unit 2 Lesson 10
The first few pages are cover, table of contents, common core alignment, explanation of pack.
Table of Contents:
1. Vocab Flip-Flap p.5-8
2. ABC Order Spelling p.9-10
3. Shades of Meaning Practice Sheet p.11
4. Pronouns and Antecedents Interactive Journal
5. Summarize It! Page p.15
6. Main Idea and Details Mobile p.16-20
7. Inventor Brochure Project p.21-23
8. Spelling Practice p.24-25
9. Comprehension Tri-Fold p.26-27
10. Thanks and Credits p.28
Explanation of Pack
Vocab Flip-Flap- Print these pages back to back. Students
fold these pages “hot dog” ways. They fill out the flip flap
accordingly. If they are struggling with the definition
portion, they can look it up in the glossary at the back of
ABC Order Spelling- Students put the spelling words in
alphabetical order. When they are done the pick 7 of the
words, and put it in sentences on the back
Shades of Meaning Practice Sheet- Students practice
recognizing the “strongest” shade of meaning on this sheet.
Pronouns and Antecedents Interactive Journal Page-
Students practice recognizing the difference in sentences
that just have a pronoun only, and ones that also have an
Summarize It! Page- Students summarize the story on this
Main Idea and Details Light Bulb Mobile- Students use the
story to fill out the light bulbs with the main idea and details.
Inventor Brochure Project- You can do this in class or as a
take home project. Students pick the inventor they want to
research, and fill out their brochure about them.
Spelling Practice- You will need a dice for this activity.
Students will roll to find out what spelling word to write.
They keep going until all squares are filled. They also pick
some of the words, and put them into sentences.
Comprehension Tri-Fold- Print front to back and fold like a
brochure. Students fill this out about the story.
These materials were prepared by a teacher in Washington and have neither been developed, reviewed, nor endorsed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, publisher of the original Journeys work on which this material is based.