Determining Word Meaning – Students learn different strategies to build on reading comprehension skills.
Summarize Written Text – Students will summarize written text through the use of main ideas, recall of details, and analyzing paragraphs.
Support Main Idea – Students will identify important details that enable them to answer questions. Lessons will so teach students how to determine the setting and mood of a story, and whether details are specific or general.
Recognizing Relationships – Teaches students how to recognize the cause and effect of relationships in each passage. Students learn the skills of analysis through use of cause and effect and organizational patterns.
Analyze Text – Teaches skills of analyzing literary texts. Students learn how to use inferences, draw conclusions, find the author’s purpose, understand themes, and discover the development of the plot.
Evaluate Point of View – Teaches students how to evaluate the point of view in a story through facts and opinions, comparing and contrasting character changes, and determining the author’s point of view.
Parts of Speech – Students will identify possessive nouns, verb tense, subject and verb agreement, the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, the placement and use of prepositional phrases, and the correct use of conjunctions to connect ideas
Module 1 Inside Out & Back Again Thanhha Lai
Module 2A To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Module 2A To Kill a Mockingbird (film) Directed by Robert Mulligan (1962)
Module 3A Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption*** Laura Hill
Module 2B A Midsummer Night’s Dream William Shakespeare (Folger Shakespeare Library)
Module 3B A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School Carlotta Walls LaNier and Lisa Frazier Page
Module 3B Little Rock Girl 1957: How a Photograph Changed the Fight for Integration Shelley Tougas