Dear Family Member:
This week our class will be focusing on how technology leads to creative ideas. We will be discussing how scientific investigation and invention can lead to new tools, technologies, and products.
Here are some activities that you can do with your child to help reinforce the skills we’ll be practicing.
In this activity, you will help your child to remember events from the life of someone they know. Your child will then arrange these events into a biographical paragraph.
Genre: Informational Text: Biography, CCSS RL.5.10
Introduce the Concept: Build Background, CCSS RI.5.1b, RI.5.1d
Listening: Interactive Read Aloud, CCSS SL.5.2
Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions, CCSS RI.5.1
Skill: Text Structure: Sequence, CCSS RI.5.5
Phonics: r-Controlled Vowels, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Fluency: Expression and Phrasing, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Writing Traits: Organization, CCSS W.5.3c, W.5.10
Grammar: Complex Sentences, CCSS L.3.1i, L.5.2b
Spelling: r-Controlled Vowels, CCSS L.5.2e
Vocabulary Strategy: Greek Roots, CCSS L.5.4b, L.5.5b