Open Court Theme:

Grade 3 - Unit 4 - Storytelling

Available Resources for Storytelling Unit:

Background for Teachers by Ms. Ott

Blog (tips for teaching the Open Court Reading Program)


Common Core


Concept Question Board

Decodable Book Activities:

Decodable Book Activities by Regan Kelly and Stacy 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)

Handwriting Practice


Independent Work Time

Integrating Technology

Lesson Plans

Links for Research

Literacy Coaches





Reader's Theater

Recommended Literature

Related Open Court Units

Second Grade: Sharing Stories

First Grade: Folktales

Response to Intervention (RTI) Resources

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Reading Remedies for iPod/iPad

Fluency Timer for iPhone/iPad

Spelling Activities

Standards by Paula Yonke

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Study Guides

Thinking Maps

Storytelling Thinking Map Task Cards by Stephanie Moorman

Unit Openers

Vocabulary Activities


Storytelling Interview by Regan Kelly

Storytelling: Myths by Corby Arthur
Assignment | Rubric | Checklist

Word Knowledge

Word Searches by Sandra Boccalatte

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