Students will be shown how to break-down ELA test type questions by putting them into more a simple question. This will help students more ably make their correct choice and gain a greater understanding of the question. Students will then apply this strategy on a non-fcition text, a fictional text a
In this lesson students will be introduced to the ELA strategy of perspective. Students will be taught this through, as well as how perspective differs from point of view, through a teacher model and independent practice. Students will also apply this ELA strategy to fictional texts that also contai
Students will be able to identify personification in a poem. Students will also learn how to reflect through writing on and review using a poem that has examples of the three figurative language types we've covered so far in class (Simile and metaphor).
Through the use of music, students will learn many literary terms and apply them to lyrics and poetry.
This is a creative, hands-on projects that can be used as a stand-alone unit, in conjunction with a poetry unit, or as a review unit at the end of the year.
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In this lesson teach will model, and students will then apply the strategy of formulating strong questions to help develop a deeper understanding of a text. The teacher will model the difference between a strong and weak question, the strong/weak resulted from each and also how to explain exactly wh