Open Court Theme:

Grade 3 - Unit 1 - Friendship

Available Resources for Friendship Unit:

Friendship Video

Additional Literature Recommendations

Activities/Books for the First Day of School

Blog (tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)


Common Core

Comprehension Activities

Concept Question Board

Decodable Book Activities:

Decodable Book Activities for OCR 2000 by R. Kelly & S. Lapinski
Decodable Book Activities Pt. 2 by Paula Yonke

Discussion Board (ask a question, network with other OCR teachers)



Fluency Timer for Mac OS

General Open Court Resources (not grade level specific)

Graphic Organizers

Handwriting by Paula Yonke

Homework/Study Guides

Independent Work Time

Integrating Technology

Lesson Plans

Links for Research

Literacy Coaches




Reader's Theater

Recommended Literature

Related Open Court Units

Second Grade: Kindness

Response to Intervention (RTI) Resources

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Reading Remedies for iPod/iPad

Fluency Timer for iPhone/iPad

Spelling/Dictation Activities

Standards by Paula Yonke

Story Summaries

Submit Resources

Study Guides

Thinking Maps

Unit Opener Activities

Vocabulary Activities

Word Knowledge

Word Searches

Writing Activities

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