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 by Brian Selzinck
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Frindle by Andrew Clements
Comparing and Contrasting
Main Idea and Supporting Details
Comprehension Cold Read Tests - weekly
Group/Class Participation - 100 point grade
Extra Credit Opportunity: Maximum 25 points earned with every AR point earned and/or every score of a 100 on Digital Readworks passages.