We are learning to analyze texts and explain how elements in them contribute to meaning (ex. narrative: character, setting, main idea, problem/conflict and solution)
In this unit, students will learn to analyze texts and explain how various elements in them contribute to meaning (e.g. narrative: setting, character, plot, and theme).
This unit is ready to go and use. The unit is broken down into lessons that focus on various elements.
The lessons are a mix between modelled, shared, guided and independent learning opportunities.
This unit is suitable for junior classes.
I am used this unit (with some modifications) for grade 4,5,6.
This unit targets all language strands:
1. read and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of literary, graphic, and informational
texts, using a range of strategies to construct meaning
1. generate, gather, and organize ideas and information to write for an intended purpose and audience
1. demonstrate an understanding of a variety of media texts
1. listen in order to understand and respond appropriately in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes
Culminating Task is included in preview for your viewing pleasure.
The students show learning in the cereal box/shoe box task which assesses their reading skills and oral communication.