Lesson Name
Reading Standards for Literature
What is it all about?
Prove it! (With evidence from the text)
And the point of this is...?
Use those clues - make an inference
One thing leads to another
When and where?
Who or what?
A matter of attitude
How it's made and what it means
What a character!
Based on a true story - history and fiction
Laughing and screaming - humor and suspense
Finding patterns - comparing and contrasting
Reading Standards for Informational Text
Key Ideas and Details
Get right to the point
Relationship between people and events
Getting technical
How is it built? Analyzing structure
What's the author's angle?
Comparing Media
Equal? Alike? Different? Comparing authors
What's the author's point?
Writing Standards
Beginnings and endings
Building your foundation
Getting from here to there - transitions
A picture is worth a thousand words
Mixing it up - more interesting sentences
Say what you mean
Who are you talking to?
Measure twice, cut once - the importance of planning
Take another look - revising your work
Taking a closer look - editing
Sifting through the nonsense - finding information
Give credit where credit is due
In your own words, or not
Language Standards
Managing modifiers
Good sentences are built on agreement
Who do you mean? Him? Me? Using pronouns effectively
Phrases and clauses are coming to town
To be...and other verbals
Activate! (active and passive voice)
Change your mood - with a verb!
With a capital C - Capitalization practice
Express yourself with punctuation
Spellcheck!
Figuring it out with context clues
How to Look it Up
How to look it up
Re+view - Roots and Affixes
Give it a shot - figures of speech
We're related - word relationships
Would you rather own a boat or a yacht? Denotation and connotation
Using Coordinate Adjectives
Precise and Concise Language
Consulting Sources
Learning and Using Academic Vocabulary