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Learners read independently the novel, "Dragonwings," by Laurence Yep and make connections between a text and the world. They summarize, paraphrase, analyze and evaluate skimming and scanning techniques when reading a novel. Each student assesses the author's use of flat characters, elements of the plot, flashback, foreshadowing and tone.
Fifth graders read an autobiography. In this sequencing instructional activity, 5th graders learn the importance of putting events in chronological order. Students read about Rosa Park's and discuss the difficulty one may have when following a story with flashbacks. Students then complete a research project using the concept of chronological order.
What influence did the arrival of the Europeans have on the Cherokee nation? That's what the historical fiction story The Trail of Tears by Joseph Bruchac helps readers to understand. Reading comprehension is the focus as the class completes a variety of activities such as restating key details, comparing and contrasting information, and looking at vocabulary in context. Scaffolding is included for English language learners.