Dear Family Member:
This week our class will be focusing on events from the past. We will explore how historians and archeologists work to figure out how people lived hundreds of years ago.
Here are some activities that you can do with your child to help reinforce the skills we’ll be practicing.
You will read a passage with your child. Then work together to answer questions so as to understand the author’s point of view.
Genre: Informational Text: Persuasive Article CCSS RI.5.8, RI.4.7
Introducing the Concept: CCSS SL.5.1c, SL.5.1b
Listening: Interactive Read Aloud, CCSS SL5.2
Strategy: Summarize CCSS RI.5.2, RI.5.6
Skill: Author's Point of View, CCSS RI.6.6, RI.5.8
Phonics: r Controlled Vowel Syllables, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Fluency: Expression and Phrasing, CCSS RF.5.3a, RF.5.4b
Writing Traits: Sentence Fluency, CCSS, L.5.1e, W.5.10, W.5.1c
Grammar: Irregular Verbs, CCSS L.5.1b, L.3.1d
Spelling: r-Controlled Vowel Syllables, CCSS L.5.2e
Vocabulary Strategy: Greek Roots, CCSS L.5.6, L.5.4a, L.5.4b
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