Language Arts

UNIT 3 READING CONTENT LITERACY (WEATHER)

Students will:

  • Participate in shared research projects about the topic of study;

  • Read a variety of types of content area texts, including nonfiction, fiction, and poetry;

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

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

  • Employ a repertoire of strategies to define and apply challenging academic and domain-specific vocabulary while reading, discussing, and writing;

  • Use essential questions as advance organizers and self-questions to monitor for understanding;

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

  • Infer an author’s purpose or viewpoint;

  • Determine important details in texts to summarize and notate key ideas and concepts;

  • Determine and analyze cause and effect relationships and similarities and differences;

  • Synthesize information across texts in various formats (e.g. primary and secondary visual and textual sources);

  • Communicate enduring content understanding orally and in writing; and

  • Write an informative/explanatory text about their topic of study using facts to develop important points.

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 FEBRUARY 25TH & MARCH 4TH

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  33  Vowels au & aw

Blue Group Sort  45  Long  & Short I homophones  

Orange Sort  11  Unusual Past Tense

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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