Come visit the Aloha state! Let tropical breezes stir your students imaginations with this
53 page nonfiction resource! This resource doesn't just tell interesting facts about Hawaiian history, it also sharpens reading skills. Passages, printables, task cards, and answer keys cover topics of high interest: history of hula, the Hawaiian language. the legend of Pele, Hawaiian politics, and the last queen of Hawaii, Liliuokalani. A how-to-read informational text with annotations is included to introduce your students to more in-depth reading resources.
Task cards are also available as Boom Cards! Note: the task cards contain the same material as the Boom Cards, but in a different format.
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These standards are covered (as well as other skills necessary to completing these standards):
L 6.1a, 7.1a - Explain the function of the parts of speech.
L 6.2, 7.2, 8.2 – Correct grammar
L 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a – Use context clues to define unknown vocabulary words.
L 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b - Understanding prefixes, suffixes, antonyms, and synonyms.
L 6.5. 7.5, 8.5 – Identify figurative language.
RI 6.1, 7.1, 8.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the passage, and make inferences.
RI 6.2, 7.2, 8.2 – Determine and analyze the main idea and supporting details of a passage.
RI 7.3, 8.3 - Determine and explain relationships between two people, events, characters, ideas, or subjects.
RI 6.4, 7.4, 8.4 – Develop vocabulary skills
RI 6.6, 7.6, 8.6 – Determine author’s point of view and support with evidence.