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Unit 3 Wonderstruck

Unit Goals:

Students read literary and informational texts to determine how characters respond to the challenges presented by language barriers and ineffective communication. Students understand and express their understanding of the importance of language, education, and communication by explaining the importance of effective communication for bridging differences and the impact of various innovations in communication.Wonderstruck

Texts:

Wonderstruck by Brian Selzinck

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Skills:

Summarizing

Characterization

Fluency

Comparing and Contrasting

Theme

Context Clues

Figurative Language

Main Idea and Supporting Details

Story Structure

4th 9 Weeks Assessments:

Comprehension Cold Read Tests – worth 100 points:  Dates: Thursday, 3/11; Thursday, 3/18; Wednesday, 4/21

Skills Review Tests worth 100 points:  Theme – Wednesday, 4/7; Context Clues & Theme – Thursday, 4/29

 

Group/Class Participation - 100 point grade

Digital Citizenship Quiz: 20 pt. quiz per day to equal a 100 point test grade. (4/12 – 4/16)

Extra Credit Opportunity:  Maximum 25 points earned with every AR point earned and/or every score of a 100 on Digital Readworks passages.

 

ILEAP (Reading) Practice Test Dates:  PRACTICE ONLY!  THESE TESTS WILL NOT BE ADDED IN THE GRADEBOOK.

Session 1 – Friday, March 5th, Session 2 – Monday, March 29th, Session 3 – Thursday, April 8thSession 4 – Monday, April 19th 

Digital Citizenship Lessons: Monday, April 12th – 16th. (20 point quiz each day); 4/22 & 4/23

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