amazing animal world.jpgThe Amazing Animal World

Week 3

Objectives:
  • Explain the major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, such as _ and . (RL.1.5)
    Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims). (L.1.5b)
    Participate in shared research and writing projects, producing a class report on animal(s). (W.1.7)
    Recognize that there are different types of text
    Distinguish between text that gives information and text that tells a story
    Define the meanings of fiction and nonfiction
    Recognize similarities and differences
    Sort and classify words by similar attributes
    Justify the sorting and classification of words
    Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims).
    Recognize sequencing
    Explain the research process using different types of media materials

    Assessment
    Product :
    Complete a graphic organizer comparing fiction and nonfiction texts(RL.1.5)
    Vocabulary Open Response or similar assessment(L.1.5b)
    Beginning stages of research on a class selected topic. (W.1.7)

  • Key Questions (match Standard)What type of writing is this?
    What does this word mean and how could we explain/classify it?
    What stage of the writing process are you in?
    What is research?
    How do I conduct research?
    How do I communicate/organize my research findings?
  • Observable Student Behaviors
    1. TLW Participate in teacher led writing process
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