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Summarizing and Synthesizing: Planning for Writing an Apprentice Wanted Ad
In lesson 13 of this unit on colonial trade, young researchers learn about apprentices as they prepare to write help-wanted ads for the specific trade they have been researching. To begin, the class listens closely as the teacher reads aloud an informational text on apprentices while working in small groups to take notes on the information they hear.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 59 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Designed
End of Unit 2 Assessment: Working with Two Texts - Reading, Listening, Summarizing, and Synthesizing
As a summative assessment for this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders listen to and read informational texts in order to demonstrate their ability to take notes, write summaries, and draw connections. Young scholars first listen as the teacher reads aloud a text about a New York merchant, taking categorized notes on the information they hear.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 283 Views 206 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Aid readers in achieving fluency! Hone in on appropriate pacing, accurate pronunciation, and varied intonation through modeling and ample practice. In one-minute bursts, individuals rehearse reading a passage aloud, recording where they stopped each time.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 37 Views 435 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Two Greedy Bears
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts lesson. Young readers listen to the story Two Greedy Bears, stopping to have discussions with a partner. They predict outcomes and make inferences based on teacher prompts.
K - 2nd Language Arts 38 Views 175 Downloads
Reading Poems Aloud: Sound and Meaning
Poems are meant to be read aloud, so why not spend a whole class on poetry reading? This resource offers ideas and a basic outline for a poetry reading activity, as well as a list of suggested poems to read. The resource suggests that several individuals read the same poem one at at time and without hearing the other readers' versions.
7th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 14 Downloads
Reading Text with Appropriate Phrasing and Proper Expression
Practice reading with expression and appropriate phrasing with a scaffolded lesson. There is a detailed script here for you, but you could easily use it simply as an outline. Begin by modeling effective reading by displaying a large-text excerpt and reading through it.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads
Twain's Use of Descriptive Settings
Offer your class methods for understanding and creating setting in a written work. Much of the focus here is on fluency, so class members spend a good amount of time simply writing about places that are significant to them, and describing the setting using descriptive language.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 54 Downloads
Swing Your Partner!
This was written for ESOL learners, but could work for any elementary class. Learners read about the American dance style known as Square Dancing. They explore its use in literature, write a friendly letter about it, and then use their listening skills as they do the dance.
5th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 21 Downloads
Because of Winn-Dixie
Readers analyze an excerpt from Kate DiCamillo's novel Because of Winn-Dixie. They read silently, and then hear it read aloud. Definitions for underlined vocabulary words are in the margin, and other potentially difficult words are in bold.
3rd Language Arts 81 Views 575 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Building Background Knowledge: Learning About the Historical and Geographical Setting of Esperanza Rising (Chapter 1: “Aguascalientes, Mexico, 1924”)
Set up your class to read Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, through a class read-aloud and exploration of the setting. The detailed instructional activity outlines each step. First, class members read over the first few pages and focus on the setting, brainstorming ideas and talking with classmates to visualize the scene.
5th Language Arts 42 Views 105 Downloads CCSS: Designed