Integrated PLT activities for Third Grade

 

#1 The Shape of Things

 

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3.17

     

#2 Get In Touch With Trees

 

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3.1, 3.7, 3.9

 

#3 Peppermint Beetle

 

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3.1, 3.4

   

#4 Sounds Around

 

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

  3.1 

Connects Concept

 3.43.5, 3.63.10

#5 Poet-Tree

 

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Reinforces Concept

    3.9 

Connects Concept

     

#6 Picture This!

 

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Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

    3.1, 3.2  

Connects Concept

3.17    

#7 Habitat Pen Pals

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.6 3.10,3.11, 3.12 

Reinforces Concept

   3.4 

Connects Concept

       

#8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew

 

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Teaches Concept

      

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  3.6 3.4, 3.6  

Connects Concept

   3.9,      

#9 Planet Diversity

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.6    

Reinforces Concept

3.17    

Connects Concept

     

#10 Charting Diversity

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.4, 3.6    

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

       

#11 Can It Be Real?

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.4    

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

      

#12 Invasive Species

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

    

#13 We All Need Trees

 

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.11   

Connects Concept

3.17 3.13.7

#14 Renewable or Not?

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.11   

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

3.17     

#15 A Few of My Favorite Things

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.11   

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

      

#16 Pass the Plants, Please

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

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Connects Concept

  3.1, 3.11   3.7

#17 People of the Forest

 

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#18 Tale of the Sun

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

   3.1 

Connects Concept

  3.11  3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 

#19 Viewpoints on the Line

 

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#20 Environmental Exchange Box

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.9   

Connects Concept

  3.4, 3.7, 3.113.9, 3.11 

#21 Adopt a Tree

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

3.93.43.9 

Connects Concept

  3.7 

#22 Trees As Habitats

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.1, 3.5,      

Reinforces Concept

3.17 3.1, 3.2 

Connects Concept

 3.63.9, 3.11 

#23 The Fallen Log

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.1, 3.5   

Reinforces Concept

  3.73.1, 3.2, 3.9 

Connects Concept

       

#24 Nature’s Recyclers

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.1, 3.5, 3.7   

Reinforces Concept

   3.1, 3.2, 3.9 

Connects Concept

      

#25 Birds and Worms

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

 3.1, 3.4, 3.5     

Reinforces Concept

3.17    

Connects Concept

     

#26 Dynamic Duos

 

MATH

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#27 Every Tree for Itself

 

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

 3.1, 3.7, 3.9   

Connects Concept

      

#28 Air Plants

 

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#29 Rain Reasons

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

     

#30 Three Cheers for Trees

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

  3.10   

Connects Concept

       

#31 Plant a Tree

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

  3.6, 3.103.1, 3.9, 3.11 

Connects Concept

3.8  3.10

#32 A Forest of Many Uses

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.6, 3.103.1 

Connects Concept

       

#33 Forest Consequences

 

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#34 Who Works in This Forest?

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

    3.1, 3.6 

Connects Concept

  3.10 3.8

#35 Loving It Too Much

 

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#36 Pollution Search

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

3.17 3.10  

Connects Concept

  3.6  

#37 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

     

#38 Every Drop Counts

 

MATH

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

    

Connects Concept

     

#39 Energy Sleuths

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.11    

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

     

#40 Then and Now

 

MATH

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#41 How Plants Grow

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

 

 

   

Reinforces Concept

3.17, 3.19

3.7, 3.9

 

 

Connects Concept

 

3.8, 3.10

3.1

 

#42 Sunlight and Shades of Green

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.9, 3.11  

Connects Concept

  3.13.1 

#43 Have Seeds Will Travel

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

  3.8 3.1 

#44 Water Wonders

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.9   

Reinforces Concept

  3.8 3.9    

Connects Concept

  3.1, 3.10, 3.113.1 

#45 Web of Life

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

     

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#46 School Yard Safari

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.4, 3.6   

Reinforces Concept

  3.1   

Connects Concept

  3.7, 3.103.1, 3.7, 3.9 

#47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

 

 

3.1, 3.4, 3.6

   

Reinforces Concept

    

Connects Concept

  3.7, 3.103.1 

#48 Field, Forest, and Stream

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.1, 3.6, 3.7   

Reinforces Concept

    

Connects Concept

  3.4, 3.83.1 

#49 Tropical Treehouse

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.6, 3.103.6, 3.7, 3.9 

Connects Concept

  3.5 3.6

#50 400-Acre Wood

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

    

Connects Concept

    

#51 Make Your Own Paper

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.3    

Reinforces Concept

   3.1,    

Connects Concept

 3.10  

#52 A Look at Aluminum

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

    

#53 On the Move

 

MATH

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#54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where...

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

   3.3, 3.6 

Connects Concept

   3.1 

#55 Planning the Ideal Community

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

        3.6

Reinforces Concept

    3.1 

Connects Concept

      

#56 We Can Work It Out

 

MATH

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#57 Democracy in Action

 

MATH

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#58 There Ought To Be a Law

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      3.10

Reinforces Concept

       

Connects Concept

   3.1, 3.7 

#59 Power of Print

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

   3.6    

Connects Concept

    3.7, 3.10 

#60 Publicize It!

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

      

#61 The Closer You Look

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

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Connects Concept

      

#62 To Be a Tree

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.9   

Connects Concept

  3.5, 3.7    

#63 Tree Factory

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.5, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9   

Connects Concept

       

#64 Looking At Leaves

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

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Connects Concept

      

#65 Bursting Buds

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.8    

Reinforces Concept

  3.1, 3.6   

Connects Concept

      

#66 Germinating Giants

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

      

#67 How Big Is Your Tree?

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

3.4, 3.17     

Reinforces Concept

3.93.1, 3.6   

Connects Concept

3.1    

#68 Name That Tree

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

  3.8    

#69 Forest for the Trees

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

    

#70 Soil Stories

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

 3.7  

Reinforces Concept

3.9   

Connects Concept

    

#71 Watch on Wetlands

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

     

#72 Air We Breathe

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

     

#73 Waste Watchers

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

     

#74 People, Places, Things

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

  3.1   3.10

#75 Tipi Talk

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

      

#76 Tree Cookies

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

3.93.103.7 

Connects Concept

  3.5  

#77 Trees In Trouble

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

2,11, 3.9, 3.17     

Connects Concept

  3.6, 3.93.5 

#78 Signs of Fall

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.1, 3.83.5  

Connects Concept

    3.1, 3.9 

#79 Tree Lifecycle

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.8    

Reinforces Concept

  3.5   

Connects Concept

  3.73.1 

#80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

 3.83.5 

Connects Concept

3.9, 3.12, 3.19 3.6, 3.10   

#81 Living With Fire

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  3.1    

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

     

#82 Resource-Go-Round

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.11   

Reinforces Concept

      3.6, 3.7, 3.8

Connects Concept

  3.10  

#83 A Peek at Packaging

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

       

#84 The Global Climate

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

    

Reinforces Concept

    

Connects Concept

    

#85 In the Driver’s Seat

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

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Connects Concept

     

#86 Our Changing World

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

      

#87 Earth Manners

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  3.10 3.1, 3.53.10

Connects Concept

  3.6   

#88 Life on the Edge

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.6, 3.10   

Reinforces Concept

  3.4   

Connects Concept

3.17,    3.7 

#89 Trees for Many Reasons

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  3.10    

Reinforces Concept

   3.1, 3.5 

Connects Concept

  3.11  3.9, 3.10

#90 Native Ways

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

     

#91 In the Good Old Days

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

      

#92 A Look at Lifestyles

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

      3.8, 3.9

#93 Paper Civilizations

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

      

#94 By the Rivers of Babylon

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

    3.7

#95 Did You Notice?

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

    3.1, 3.7 

Connects Concept

  3.10  

#96 Improve Your Place

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

     

Abbreviations and Symbol Key:

CE       =          Civics and Economics

HSS     =          History and Social Science                                        

LS        =          Life Science

PS       =          Physical Science

USI      =          United States History to 1877

USII      =          United States History:  1877 to the Present

VS       =          Virginia Studies

WG      =          World Geography

WHI     =          World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

Teaches Concept         Teaches the concept; main focus of the activity

Reinforces Concept         Includes some teaching of the concept; reinforces the concept; concept is

part of the focus of the activity

Connects Concept         Reinforces, supports, or addresses the concept; connects concept to an

environmental issue

Note: The SOLs referred to in this document are the 2009 SOLs for math, 2010 SOLs for science and English, and 2008 SOLs for history/social science.