Objective/Learning Target: The student will apply his or her knowledge of text features to make a one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day card that draws mom’s attention to how much she is loved.
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Recommended Grade Range: K-5; K-1 Enrichment; 2 On-Level; 4-5 Reteaching
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text Cluster: Craft and Structure
Common Core Standard:
LA.2.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subhead- ings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
Materials: Make sure you have these materials ready
1. Make one copy of the following pages for each student.
a. Procedure Page
b. Pages 1-4
Time Required: thirty minutes
Assessment: Student’s card ~ Are the text features filled in correctly on the Planning Page (page 2)?
Marzano Elements: Element 12: Helping Students Represent Knowledge
Procedure/Preparation: Use the Procedure Page to explain the simple four-
page Mother’s Day project to your students.