This PPT allows you to introduce Central Park to your students in 45 minutes. To align with the requirements of CCLS, the texts chosen are high in complexity (complex sentences and juicy vocabulary) for lower elementary students, compelling and concise.In addition, this PPT also allows you to conduct a quick (1-2 min) grammar lesson, investigating the language function of "by". This suits those who use whole-language approach to teach content and language in their classroom.
It is time to enhance the text complexity in content area subjects, especially for lower elementary students! They need to be provided with juicy vocabulary and texts to be better readers and writers, so they will be ready to tackle the CCLS and standardized tests.