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Let’s Go Rock Collecting Resource Set

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Summary

Let’s Go Rock Collecting by Roma Gans

Let’s Go Rock Collecting is an engaging book about geology. Full of bright illustrations and fun facts about rocks, students will enjoy learning how rocks are formed, how rocks can be used, and how igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks differ from one another – all while strengthening their use of key comprehension strategies.

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  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Antonyms
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
  • and More!
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CCSS Alignment
TEKS Alignment
  • Asking Questions: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RI.3.1 RI.3.10 RI.3.4 SL.3.1c SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Determining Importance: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RI.3.10 RI.3.2 RI.3.5 RI.3.6 RI.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Understanding Text Structure: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RI.3.10 RI.3.5 RI.3.7 RI.3.8 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Word Work: RF.3.3 RF.3.4
  • Vocabulary: L.3.4a L.3.5b L.3.6
  • Asking Questions: 3.13A 3.13C 3.13E 3.13H 3.1A 3.1C 3.1D 3.1E 3.6A 3.6B 3.6I 3.7B 3.7C 3.7D 3.7E 3.7F 3.7G 3.9D(i) 3.9D(ii) 3.9D(iii)
  • Determining Importance: 3.10A 3.13C 3.13E 3.13H 3.1A 3.1C 3.1D 3.1E 3.6A 3.6B 3.6E 3.6G 3.6I 3.7A 3.7B 3.7C 3.7D 3.7E 3.7F 3.7G 3.9D(i) 3.9D(ii) 3.9D(iii)
  • Understanding Text Structure: 3.10B 3.10C 3.13C 3.13E 3.13H 3.1A 3.1C 3.1D 3.1E 3.6A 3.6H 3.6I 3.7B 3.7C 3.7E 3.7F 3.9D(i) 3.9D(ii) 3.9D(iii) 3.9E(iii)
  • Word Work: 3.2A(ii) 3.2B(i) 3.2B(iv) 3.3D
  • Vocabulary: 3.3A 3.3B 3.7E 3.7F
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    Let’s Go Rock Collecting Resource Set

    Asking Questions with Let's Go Rock Collecting

    Capture your students' curiosity about rocks to help them deepen comprehension while reading Let's Go Rock Collecting. By asking questions throughout the text, students will learn how to set a purpose for reading and how to adjust their purpose as they learn new information.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RI.3.1 RI.3.10 RI.3.4 SL.3.1c SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    3.13A 3.13C 3.13E 3.13H 3.1A 3.1C 3.1D 3.1E 3.6A 3.6B 3.6I 3.7B 3.7C 3.7D 3.7E 3.7F 3.7G 3.9D(i) 3.9D(ii) 3.9D(iii)

    Determining Importance with Let's Go Rock Collecting

    Let's Go Rock Collecting is smart choice to use with readers who are interested in learning about rocks. Use this lesson plan and set of resources to show readers how to find the important information about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks inside of a text.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RI.3.10 RI.3.2 RI.3.5 RI.3.6 RI.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    3.10A 3.13C 3.13E 3.13H 3.1A 3.1C 3.1D 3.1E 3.6A 3.6B 3.6E 3.6G 3.6I 3.7A 3.7B 3.7C 3.7D 3.7E 3.7F 3.7G 3.9D(i) 3.9D(ii) 3.9D(iii)

    Understanding Text Structure with Let's Go Rock Collecting

    Roma Gans does a really nice job of using text structures to tell about rocks. Help students to name and notice the ways in which the author uses sequencing, description, cause and effect, and compare and contrast in this informational text.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RI.3.10 RI.3.5 RI.3.7 RI.3.8 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    3.10B 3.10C 3.13C 3.13E 3.13H 3.1A 3.1C 3.1D 3.1E 3.6A 3.6H 3.6I 3.7B 3.7C 3.7E 3.7F 3.9D(i) 3.9D(ii) 3.9D(iii) 3.9E(iii)

    Let's Go Rock Collecting Extension Activity

    The BookPagez extension activities are a great way to push student engagement beyond the pages of the text. Try using this activity with early finishers, with students who show a deeper connection with the text, or as a center activity.

    Let's Go Rock Collecting Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Let's Go Rock Collecting. Track meaning, structure, and visual accuracy using the first 100 words of the text to determine whether or not this book is a good fit for the readers in your classroom.

    Let's Go Rock Collecting Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Let's Go Rock Collecting.

    Student Resources in Spanish

    This set of Spanish student facing resources includes comprehension strategy practice pages, reader's notebook prompts (complete with Spanish Common Core "I Can" statements), and extension activities for use with Let's Go Rock Collecting by Roma Gans. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Let's Go Rock Collecting Word Work - Antonyms

    Make classroom reading time even more productive by using Let's Go Rock Collecting to teach word study. This book is an excellent resource for teaching a phonics lesson about antonyms. To access these classroom-ready lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets, download this individual Word Work package or look for them in your Super Pack.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.3.3 RF.3.4
    TEKS Alignment:

    3.2A(ii) 3.2B(i) 3.2B(iv) 3.3D

    Let's Go Rock Collecting Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can successfully comprehend and enjoy Let's Go Rock Collecting, they must be able to decode new vocabulary used in the story. When you choose any of our comprehension strategy packs, you’ll also receive resources and activities that support vocabulary growth through fun and productive interactions with new words. Download these resources to pre-teach Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary words.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.4a L.3.5b L.3.6
    TEKS Alignment:

    3.3A 3.3B 3.7E 3.7F

    TEKS Alignment

    Complete TEKS alignment for all of the mini lessons, resources, and activities in the Let's Go Rock Collecting Resource Set.

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