These Daily ELA Practice worksheets are a way for students to independently practice the reading strategies/skills being taught in your classroom. These will align with Benchmark Advance, but can also be used independently with other curriculums. The lessons are aligned with third-grade reading strategies, but they can be used as challenge or review based on your grade level. Each unit has 3 weeks of lessons, organized by a range of ELA skills. These can be used as homework, morning work, early finisher activities, or extra practice. Print individually or give it to students as a booklet at the start of your week.
Included In This Resource:
• Lesson pages (with options to include spelling or extra reading skills practice)
Each Lesson Page Has:
• The reading strategy/skill in the bottom left corner
• A place to write in the day in the upper right corner for easy lesson planning
• The reading strategy/skill lesson on the top half
• Two options for the bottom half
• Spelling skills practice that emphasizes phonemes and patterns
• Extra skills practice of the same strategy/skill as the top half
Strategies/Skills Covered in this Unit:
• Making Inferences
• Analyze Character’s Actions
• Figurative Language – Similes
• Story Details
• Graphic Features – Illustrations
Which Editions of Benchmark Advance Does this Align to?
This is loosely aligned with all editions. We looked over the lessons from all editions firstly, and then chose the skills that overlapped. Because of this, you may not see every single exact lesson from your edition.
How are these different from the Close Reading Companions?
These are independent lessons based on the minilessons skills/strategies. They do not accompany the close reading lessons as the CRCs do. They would offer additional practice on some of the skills/strategies taught in Benchmark Advance.
Do I need to use Benchmark Advance to use these?
No, these lessons are based on the skills/strategies taught in Benchmark Advance but those skills are also taught in other curriculums. They are organized by strategy/skill, so you could find the one that corresponds to the lessons you are teaching.
✏️ See preview. Please note that by purchasing this file, you are only purchasing Unit 1 for third grade. This is compatible with the Benchmark Advance curriculum, but not the Benchmark Literacy or Benchmark Workshop programs.
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