Challenges: Three and Four
Genius Projects [ 3/26 and 4/18]
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I am preparing to share with:
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RI 6. 5 Consider the author’s organization of ideas through sentences,
paragraphs, chapters, sections:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.1c Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the
relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions,
concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2c Use appropriate transitions to clarify the
relationships among ideas and concepts.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2d Use precise language and domain-specific
vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Nonfiction Text Structures
Text structure for young readers
Text structure ppt
Understanding text structures
Teaching Text Structure
Text structure master chart Color Chart/Signal Words
RI 6.1 What textual evidence supports your analysis of what the text says explicitly and inferentially?
What is the central ideas of this text?
How is the central idea developed from the details?
Objectively summarize the the text.
Explain in details how a key individual, event or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text ( explain how the text developed the ideas -- examples, anecdotes, etc.)
What words have connotative meanings that help explain or visualize the text?
What words with denotative meanings make the text more clear?
How does figurative language enhance the meaning of the text?
What are technical meanings of words in the text?
What Greek or Latin affixes and roots help us understand a word’s meaning?
RI 6. 5 Consider the author’s organization of ideas through sentences, paragraphs, chapters, sections:
RI 6.6 Consider the author’s choice of words/phrases:
How do the media and text explain the ideas of the information?
How do they work together to help us understand the topic or issue?
I can participate in a collaborative discussion and support my claims and/or findings with textual evidence.
I can effectively use the correct conventions of language in my speaking and writing.
I can support my argument with textual evidence found in credible sources.
I can examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
I can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
I can gather credible evidence, use citations correctly, and incorporate technology to produce short and extended time frame research.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.9a Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres [e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories] in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics”).
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