By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as necessary at the high end of the range.
Big Idea:Making inferences can be fun! We will learn about inferences in this lesson and use our knowledge about inferences as we read chapter 2 in the novel "The Whipping Boy" by Sid Fleischman, we will be be making inferences based on clues we read in the text.
Big Idea:There are many great biographies, in the fall Columbus is a great one. With the holiday in October, students can connect what they have previous been taught or told of Columbus with his actual story.