Big Idea:Students will demonstrate their understanding of the story Grandfather's Journey by inferring and referring to details and examples as they ask and answer text-based questions during a close read.
Big Idea:In this first day of our close read lesson on the book "Casey at the Bat," we will read through the text taking the time to zoom in on the key ideas and details. We will also create a character analysis of Casey using evidence from the text.
Big Idea:Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of what experiences bring different people together by creating a story map for the story Because of Winn-Dixie. The story map will aid students in sequencing and summarizing.
Big Idea:The students will use a graphic organizer to construct a character sketch in order to introduce the main character, Bud. They will provide textual evidence to support their description of Bud.