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Unit 4 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

3rd 9 Weeks Assessments:

Comprehension Cold Read Tests – worth 100 points:  Every Wednesday

Skills Review Tests worth 100 points:  Theme –  Context Clues & Theme – 

 

Group/Class Participation - 100 point grade

Digital Learning Portfolio – 100 point grade each 9 weeks.  This is a culmination of our learning throughout the 9 weeks.  Students should work hard at completing all assignments to the best of their ability to earn full credit.

Extra Credit Points: Maximum 20 points earned each 9 weeks for up to 2 completed book reports.  Students have the book report options available to them in the classroom.  These will be due by the end of the 9 week period in order to obtain credit for the current grading period.

Digital Citizenship Quiz: 20 pt. quiz per day to equal a 100 point test grade. 

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. (25 point quiz each day); 4/22 & 4/23

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