Opal Student Edition (3rd Grade)


  • 22 short stories
  • 1 play
  • 1 novella
  • 3 biographies
  • 2 nonfiction essays
  • 1 long narrative poem
  • 17 poetry selections
  • Index of Authors & Titles
  • vocabulary glossary
  • author biographies
  • Two-book set, each 340+ pages
  • Published 2013

ISBN 978-0-985-80783-2 (Two-Book Set)

SKU: 978-0-985-80783-2Categories: 3rd Grade (Opal)Tags: 3rd grade, opal, student edition

Opal integrates language arts and literature to build on newly acquired comprehension and reading fluency skills. This beautifully designed textbook offers the third grade reader a wonderful learning opportunity as they explore fine literature and discuss positive themes. Opal includes works by Myron Uhlberg, Ann Cameron, Berniece Freschet, and Russell E. Erickson. More than 15 poems follow prose selections with which they are thematically linked. Third grade learners are given the opportunity to appreciate poets that include Emily Dickinson, Jack Prelutsky, and Langston Hughes.

The two-book set that comprises the Opal curriculum is aligned with Common Core Reading Standards. Units 1–3 are in Part One and Units 4–6 are in Part Two. Opal is only sold as a two book set.

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