What you are expected to know...
-Common prefixes and suffixes
-Elements of fiction and nonfiction
-how to identify the type of text you read
-use context clues to identify meaning of words
what you are expected to understand...
What is courage?
The difference between fictional and informational texts that face conflict.
Explain how knowing the historical context of a story may enhance your understanding of a story.
what you are expected to do...
-Analyze primary and secondary sources
-Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact( i.e. how the setting might affect a character or plot)
-Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the duration of the text
-provide an objective summary of the text
-conduct short research projects while using terms effectively
-Participate in discussions
-Pose questions to the class and yourself that elicit higher-order thinking
-Create a piece of narrative writing (Lucy Calkins Writers Workshop)
-Explain author's use of literary techniques such as diction and imagery.
-Compare and Contrast two texts.
Character's Conflict (External & Internal)
Point of View