Reflection: Relevance Dark Day in the Deep Sea: Day One of Five, Diving In! - Section 3: Prereading Activities to Navigate the Dark, Deep Sea!


This book has a few true historical references.  The students were very interested about the HMS Challenger after seeing it in our presentation.  I feel they understood the story better, too, because of the background knowledge they had before reading. 

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  Relevance: Historical Reference
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Dark Day in the Deep Sea: Day One of Five, Diving In!

Unit 2: Ocean Inspired Unit
Lesson 1 of 13

Objective: SWBAT ask and answer relevant questions from the text to show their understanding. SWBAT identify character traits and emotions, giving evidence from the text to support their choice.

Big Idea: Dive in, and kick off Dark Day in the Deep Sea today! Your crew will assemble a flip book to cover standards this week, gain background information about the HMS Challenger, learn about their new skills and vocabulary, and begin the novel.

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English / Language Arts, Writing, character trait, character emotion, Reading, character action, feeling, technology in education, Grammar and Mechanics, sentence structure, Nonfiction (Reading), third grade, speaking, listening, fantasy, sea, grade 3, Dark Day in the Deep Sea, Mary Pope Osborne, ask, answer, write, flip book, evidence, character traits, emotion, dialogue, trait, smart board, read closely, close reading, discussions, questioning
  60 minutes
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