Elmwood 5th Grade

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Mrs. Kuehne - Language Arts

                        Week of February 13th-15th            

Unit 3: Research Simulation         

     In this unit students will read the novel "Inside Out and Back Again." They will also read the companion text, "Hope and Tears: Ellis Island Voices." Students will be comparing nonfiction texts analyzing multiple points of view, and discussing theme through the historical fiction novel. Students will learn to research and find the main ideas and details in the text. They will also read a variety of nonfiction in which they will learn to analyze how the text is structured. Students will continue to practice constructed writing responses using R.A.C.E as well as writing longer expository essays.  

A.C.T.I.V.E. Reader Video 

This week in Language Arts...

In Reading students will...

  • Finish part 2 of "Inside Out and Back Again." 
  • Learn about the ways in which a nonfiction text is structured, ie. compare and contrast, description, cause and effect, sequence, problem and solution.   

In Writing students will...

  • Learn to identify Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections and their function in a sentence. 


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