The purpose of the video lesson is to review what contractions are and practice using them. The accompanying handout provides more practice.
Grade 3 DLC English Language Arts
This collection features resources developed by The Distance Learning Centre (DLC) for English Language Arts in Grade 3.
The purpose of the video lesson is to review what personification is and practice writing personification using objects and self-drawn pictures.
This resource provides a step-by-step overview of the writing process.
A YouTube video that outlines the writing process
Handout: HO-4 The Writing Process Unit 1 (overview sheet)
This resource provides students with an overview of how to write a postcard and the opportunity to create one of their own. Included:
YouTube video - How to Write a Postcard
Handout - HO-20 Write a Postcard
This resource provides students with an overview of how to write a friendly letter and the opportunity to create one of their own. Included:
YouTube video - How to Write a Friendly Letter
Handout - HO-9 - Friendly Letter Template
The purpose of this video lesson is to provide some guidance in writing your interview questions and how to conduct an interview. The accompanying handout provides guidance on how to write questions for and conduct an interview of an older person about their life as a child.
The purpose of this video lesson is to learn how to add and enhance conversation in writing. The accompanying handout offers practice with choosing strong verbs as an alternative to "said" to enable the speaker's "voice" to be heard.
The resource offers video lessons on the three of the writing traits at the grade 3 level, using the resource "Write Traits Student Traitbook" Grade 3, by V. Spandel and J. Hicks.
The traits covered include:
- word choice
- sentence fluency