Dear Family Member:
This week our class will focus on the different ways people can find needed information. We will also be exploring stories and riddles that ask us to seek answers.
Here are some activities that you can do with your child to help reinforce the skills we’ll be practicing.
In this exercise, your child will compare and contrast similar activities, noting the specific traits that are alike and those that are different.
Genre: Fairy Tale, CCSS RL5.7, RL.5.10
Introduce the Concept: Build Background, CCSS RI.5.1b, RI.5.1c
Listening: Interactive Read Aloud, CCSS SL.5.1, RI.5.2
Strategy: Make Predictions, CCSS RI.5.1
Skill: Compare and Contrast CCSS RL.5.3, RL.5.1
Phonics: Plurals, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4c
Fluency: Phrasing, CCSS L.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Writing Traits: Organization, CCSS W.5.3b, W.5.10
Grammar: Singular and Plural Nouns, CCSS L.3.1b
Spelling: Plurals, CCSS L.5.2e
Vocabulary Strategy: Similie and Metaphor CCSS L.5.5a, L.5.4a, L.5.5c