Students will be able to identify weather patterns and land features and evaluate areas of weakness prior to assessment.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons, Connections, Cultures
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions.
R7: Combine and evaluate information from different sources, including media. Use media in various forms to enhance comprehension.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
W5: Develop and strengthen writing through planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
SL1: Participate effectively in a range of conversations demonstrating the ability to understand the ideas of others and clearly express your own.
SL2: Evaluate and use information from diverse media to understand and communicate.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, listening script, vocabulary lists, answer keys (calculators optional)
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to names of continents and oceans.
2. Students review temperatures, weather and land features.
3. Students reinforce learning with reading, listening and writing activities.
4. Students self-evaluate areas of weakness prior to assessment.