Reflection: Vertical Alignment Chapter Connections - Section 3: Assessment

 

It may seem as though the concept of chapter is rather simple. However, it is extremely important that students understand the connection between them because it provides the foundation for what they will do in subsequent grades. For example, in grade five, they will have to explain how a series of chapters fit together to provide the overall structure of a particular story. In grade six, they will be required to analyze how a particular chapter fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot. Making the connection now sets them up for future success.

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Chapter Connections

Unit 2: Sarah, Plain and Tall
Lesson 8 of 9

Objective: SWBAT refer to parts of stories when writing using the term chapter and describe how successive parts build on earlier sections.

Big Idea: Students have read the chapter book, Sarah, Plain and Tall. Now, they pay close attention to the individual chapters and how they are connected.

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