Dear Family Member:
This week our class will be discussing ways to accomplish a goal. Students will be reading varied stories about overcoming obstacles to succeed in reaching a goal.
Here are some activities you can do with your child to help reinforce the skills we’ll be practicing.
You child will read two short stories and determine the theme. Then he or she will write the theme in the space under the story.
Genre: Poetry, CCSS RL.4.5, RL.5.10
Introduce the Concept: Build Background, CCSS SL.5.1b, SL.5.1d
Listening: Interactive Read Aloud, CCSS SL.5.2,
Strategy: Make Predictions, CCSS RL.5.1
Skill: Theme CCSS RL.5.2
Literary Elements: Repetition and Rhyme, CCSS RL.4.5
Phonics: Closed Syllables, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Fluency: Closed Syllables, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Writing Traits: Word Choice, CCSS W.5.3d, W.5.10. W.5.5
Grammar: Prepositional Phrases, CCSS L.5.1a, L.5.2d
Spelling: Closed Syllables, L.5.2e
Vocabulary Strategy: Homographs CCSS L.5.6, L.5.4