Language Arts

 

Unit 2 Nonfiction

Student Outcomes:

 Students will:

  • Read a variety of types of nonfiction, including reference, literary nonfiction, and biography

  • Use knowledge of genre, text structure, and text features to support understanding

  • Use comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading to monitor and deepen comprehension

  • Employ a repertoire of strategies and self-monitoring skills to figure out unfamiliar vocabulary while reading

  • Use textual evidence to support thinking about nonfiction reading in both conversation and writing

  • Infer an author’s purpose or point of view

  • Summarize and synthesize information to determine important ideas

  • Analyze the impact of the author’s language choices on the meaning and tone of the text

  • Analyze and evaluate arguments presented in nonfiction texts

  • Synthesize and compare information across texts in various formats (e.g., print, visual)

  • Determine and pursue meaningful goals for enhancing the reading of nonfiction

GETTING READING ON RAZ-KIDS

Sign in on raz-kids.com to read some great texts. 

The teacher username is ebradley11.

SORTS FOR THE WEEK OF 

Log into Spelling City to practice the vocabulary and spelling activities for your word list.  The groups sorts are listed below. REMEMBER TO LOGIN ONCE YOU ARE THERE. 

Yellow Sort  

Blue  Sort   

Orange  Sort

 

RESEARCH RESOURCES

Use the following websites to research information on your topic. 

If the site needs a username and password it would be:

username: ehsd

password: home

Britannica Online

Culture Grams

Groiler Online

Google for kids

Kiddle

Kidrex

Pebble Go

Kid dictionary

Epic Books

SPELLING WEBSITES

  • Go to Spelling City  to practice this week's spelling words.
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