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    Grade 3 Inquiry Unit

    Count on Me — How can we use math to help others?

    Big Ideas
    • empathy
    • taking action
    • problem solving
    Curriculum Connections
    • math (data management, number sense, problem solving)
    • citizenship (beliefs and values, relationships)

    This text engages students in the topic of using math to solve problems and help others. A discussion of the text can also contribute to activating background knowledge and promoting additional questions for further inquiries.


    Cover of One Hen Read Aloud – One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference

    Fiction: Realistic Story
    Based on true events, this book tells the story of Kojo—a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan from his mother into a thriving farm.

    Partner-Shared Reading Texts

    These narrative and information texts can help develop and expand students' thinking about the topic. They reveal how math can be applied to real situations, help solve problems, and sometimes even save lives.

    Cover of Earth Day – Hooray! Earth Day – Hooray!
    • 16 copies

    The students at Maple Street School have just finished cleaning up their park for an Earth Day celebration. They decide to collect and recycle 5000 cans to pay for flowers to plant. They need to use their math skills to save the day.

    Cover of Helping Humphrey Helping Humphrey
    • 16 copies

    Humphrey, a polar bear cub at the Toronto Zoo, has just been born, but he's getting weak. Zoo staff pull out all the stops—including using math—to help him survive.

    Cover of Count on Me Audio CD Audio CD
    A fluent reading of both Partner-Shared Reading texts for those students who would benefit.


    Cover of Count on Me Teaching Guide Teaching Guide — print and online

    Includes support for launching the inquiry, using the Read Aloud and Partner-Shared texts to activate and build knowledge, and extending the inquiry. Options are provided for independent reading, further whole-class inquiry, and student-led inquiries.
    Inquiry tools include BLMs, organizers, RAN charts, and mini-lessons.
    Assessment tools include rubrics, checklists, and student self-assessment tools.
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    554980095033125.000WPRDLSTYNNYYNNNNYYNNYSCHTM & C 2009 SCHOLASTIC Canada Ltd. 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A discussion of the text can also contribute to activating background knowledge and promoting additional questions for further inquiries.</p> <hr color='#aaa' size='1'> <p class='text-headings' style='margin-bottom: 0px;'> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/one-hen.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Cover of One Hen' /> Read Aloud &ndash; <span style='color: #5d1b6a; font-style: italic;'>One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference</span></p> Fiction: Realistic Story<br />Based on true events, this book tells the story of Kojo&mdash;a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan from his mother into a thriving farm.<br clear='all' /><hr color='#aaa' size='1'> <p class='text-headings' style='margin-bottom: 10px;'>Partner-Shared Reading Texts</p> <p style='clear: both;'>These narrative and information texts can help develop and expand students' thinking about the topic. They reveal how math can be applied to real situations, help solve problems, and sometimes even save lives.</p> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/earth-day-hooray.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Cover of Earth Day &ndash; Hooray!' /> <span style='font-style: italic; font-weight: bold; color: #5d1b6a;'>Earth Day &ndash; Hooray!</span><br /> <ul style='margin-left: 165px; margin-top: 0px;'> <li>16 copies</li> </ul> <p style='margin-left: 135px;'>The students at Maple Street School have just finished cleaning up their park for an Earth Day celebration. They decide to collect and recycle 5000 cans to pay for flowers to plant. They need to use their math skills to save the day.</p> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/helping-humphrey.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Cover of Helping Humphrey' /> <span style='font-style: italic; font-weight: bold; color: #5d1b6a;'>Helping Humphrey</span><br /> <ul style='margin-left: 165px; margin-top: 0px;'> <li>16 copies</li> </ul> <p style='margin-left: 135px;'>Humphrey, a polar bear cub at the Toronto Zoo, has just been born, but he's getting weak. Zoo staff pull out all the stops&mdash;including using math&mdash;to help him survive.</p> <p style='margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 40px;'> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/count-on-me-cd.png' style='float: left; margin-right: 10px;' alt='Cover of Count on Me Audio CD' /> <b>Audio CD</b><br /> A fluent reading of both Partner-Shared Reading texts for those students who would benefit.</p> <hr color='#aaa' size='1'> <p class='text-headings' style='margin-bottom: 0px;'> <img src='https://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/lpey-2016-images/count-on-me-tg.png' style='float: right; margin-left: 10px;' alt='Cover of Count on Me Teaching Guide' /> Teaching Guide &mdash; print and online</p>Includes support for launching the inquiry, using the Read Aloud and Partner-Shared texts to activate and build knowledge, and extending the inquiry. Options are provided for independent reading, further whole-class inquiry, and student-led inquiries. <br/><b>Inquiry tools</b> include BLMs, organizers, RAN charts, and mini-lessons. <br /><b>Assessment tools</b> include rubrics, checklists, and student self-assessment tools.</div>
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