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The Amazing Animal World

Week 6

Objectives:
  • RL.1.2: Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of the central message or lesson.
    RI.1.2: Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text
    L.1.5: With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
    W.1.3 Write a narrative that includes
    • Two or more events in order
    • Some key details
    • Transition words
    • Conclusion


    Assessment
    Product :
    (R.L.1.2/RI.1.2) Rewrite a story including the main idea and three supporting details.
    (L.1.5) Students will use the word lists that they created efficiently and explain their word choices in their writing.
    (W.1.3) Students will be in the editing/publishing stage of their narrative.

  • Key Questions (match Standard)What are the elements of a story?
    Why are story elements important?
    What are details?
    Why are details important to a story?
    What is the main idea? How do we know?
    How do we know what this word means?
    What words will help me with my story?
    What stage of the writing process are you in?
    What is a narrative?
    What words help you understand the order of events?
    What adaptions are used for protection?
  • Observable Student Behaviors
    1. TLW
    2. TLW
Suggested Activities:
Students are able to write the main idea and include details in a narrative piece of writing.
In a revision process, and under the guidance and support of an adult, add details to an informative text.
Readwritethink: Collaborating on a class book: Before During, and After Sequence http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/collaborating-class-book-exploring-415.html
Story map – include characters, setting, problem and solution
Retell story events in correct order to a partner (S)
Write a story about what happens to an animal if they change to a different habitat. Will their adaptations protect them and help them get food?

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