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
Frindle by Andrew Clements
Comparing and Contrasting
Main Idea and Supporting Details
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 8th, Session 4 – Monday, April 19th
Digital Citizenship Lessons: Monday, April 12th – 16th. (20 point quiz each day); 4/22 & 4/23