Dear Family Member:
This week our class will be focusing on our experiences with nature. We can experience nature almost anywhere, even in a big city.
Here are some activities you can do with your child to help reinforce the skills we’ll be practicing.
Read two stories with your child. Have your child think and write about two possible effects after reading each story.
Genre: Informational Text: Narrative Non-Fiction, CCSS RL.4.3, RL.5.7
Introduce the Concept: Build Background, CCSS RI.5.6, RI.5.10
Listening: Interactive Read Aloud, CCSS SL.5.2
Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions, CCSS RI.5.1
Skill: Text Structure: Cause and Effect, CCSS RI.5.3
Phonics: Short Vowels, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4c
Fluency: Words with U, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Writing Traits: Word Choice, CCSS W.5.3d, W.5.10
Grammar: Compound Sentences, CCSS L.5.1a
Spelling: Words with U, L.5.2e
Vocabulary Strategy: Words in Context, CCSS L.5.6, L.5.5c, L.5.4a