I can understand key details in a text by reading a book and answering questions about who the famous person was, what the famous person was remembered for and why the famous person is important in our history.
I can write a paragraph about a famous person using the sentence stems: _________ was… He, or she, lived during… We remember him, or her, for… One important thing he, or she did is…
ES2195 J) Technology S-2195-1 Technology B-2195-2-3 Uses to convey ideas and illustrate concepts–when the computers are available.
I can demonstrate understanding and application of a biography, and Google classroom, to write my own biography–or an opinion piece about the person.
I can explain to Mr. Neff the elements of a biography and use a Google form to write a rough draft of such a biography and use Google Classroom to write a revised scale biography, or opinion piece, appropriate for my grade level.
(Overall, I’m working to create a literature-based set of lessons that helps students with the most challenging ELA goals. [Technology use, in one way or another when the technology is available, will often relate to reading as I want to help all of my students become better readers.] This approach will move toward differentiated instruction for those who display mastery of reading, writing, and keyboarding. Whenever possible, I will work to include science, vocabulary, and other topics, so that I am helping students in a multi-disciplinary manner. These involve a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts, making connections; I can share connections about works of literature. I can read, view, & listen for information in any format to make inferences; I can share inferences. I can identify literary elements and plot components of folktales and stories. I can discuss literary elements and plot components. I can understand cause and effect in literature; I can summarize a story; I can discuss cause and effect as a class. I can understand central theme. I can determine a characters traits; I can tell the class the traits of a given character.)
Additional Objectives – I CAN ASK QUESTIONS TO SHOW I UNDERSTAND. I CAN ANSWER QUESTIONS TO SHOW I UNDERSTAND. I CAN LOCATE AN ANSWER TO A QUESTION. (STANDARD CC.3.R.L.1)I CAN RETELL A VARIETY OF GENRES. I CAN DETERMINE THE MORAL OF A Fable. I CAN DETERMINE HOW THE MORAL, LESSON, OR CENTRAL THEME ARE SHOWN THROUGH KEY DETAILS. (STANDARD CC.3.R.L.2) Many literary elements will be reviewed as this helps increase comprehension and helps students to become wordsmiths in time. (STANDARD CC.3.4.L.4)
I CAN DESCRIBE A CHARACTER’S FEELING BASED ON INFORMATION IN A TEXT. I CAN DESCRIBE A CHARACTER’S TRAITS/MOTIVATION. I CAN RETELL THE SEQUENCE OF EVENTS USING TIME ORDER WORDS. I CAN INFER A CHARACTER’S FEELINGS AND/OR EMOTIONS. I CAN INTERPRET HOW A CHARACTER’S TRAITS, MOTIVATIONS, AND FEELINGS LEAD TO ACTIONS. I CAN EXPLAIN HOW A CHARACTER’S ACTIONS CONTRIBUTE TO THE SEQUENCE OF EVENTS. (STANDARD CC.3.R.L.3)
I CAN IDENTIFY THEME, SETTING, AND PLOT. (STANDARD CC.3.R)