This grade 5, 6, and 7 ELA unit is designed to assist students in understanding the point of view in which texts are written as well as the point of view (perspective) of an author when he/she writes a text. It also forces students to examine the purpose for which author's write (PIE-ED). This unit provides activities that to teach the content as well as practice these skills in a rigorous unit with texts that will catch the readers attention (topics include Donald Trump, boa constrictors, Twitter, and the Great Chicago Fire). This is a wonderful unit to use with an entire class or to target students who struggle with this specific standard.
This unit is wonderful for an additional way to track data on the mastery of a specific standard. The unit, questions, I CAN statements, and activities are based off of research based practices and have been developed by an experienced and practicing ELA teacher who understands what you need. Lessons are intended to reach a wide variety of learners.
This unit could be used to teach an entire class, for Morning Work, intervention purposes, etc. It is very flexible and should fit the needs of your class no matter how you decide to implement the unit. lessons, and resources. I am thrilled to make this resource available to your and your students and hope it saves you a ton of time!
Included in this Unit:
• Pre Test (ANSWER KEY PROVIDED)
• Post Test (ANSWER KEY PROVIDED)
• I CAN Statements (FIP Ready)
• Standard specific vocabulary form
• Internet resources for practice and fun
• A variety of activities to practice this standard/skill that use relatable texts. (ANSWER KEYS PROVIDED)
MORE UNITS LIKE THIS (Over OTHER Informational Reading Standards):
•RI5.1, 6.1, 7.1 - Reading Informational Text: Citing Direct Evidence and Inferencing Text.
•RI5.2, 6.2, 7.2 - Identifying and explaining the central/main idea of a paragraph, excerpt, or text, explaining this idea with key details from the text, and summarizing what we read.
•RI5.3, 6.3, 7.3 - Analyzing in detail how a key individual, idea, or event is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.
•RI5.4, 6.4, 7.4 - Figurative language, word connotation, denotation, and how word choice can impact tone.
•RI5.5, 6.5, 7.5 - Understanding Text Structure and How/Why Writers Include Parts of a Text as They Attempt to Develop Ideas and Topics
(STAY TUNED... More Informational Text units to come!)
More Targeted Skill Practice Lessons Based on LITERATURE Common Core Standards Available on my Store Site and via the Links Below:
•RL5.1, 6.1, 7.1 - Citing Textual Evidence
•RL5.2, 6.2, 7.2 - Focus: Central/Main Idea of Literary Text
•RL 5.3, 6.3, 7.3 - Learning all About Plot!
•RL5.4, 6.4, 7.4 - Learning all About Figurative Language, Figures of Speech, and Connotation
•RL5.5, 6.5, 7.5 - Analyzing how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot
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