By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
How was the world created: with a bang, with a word, with a splash? Through Iroquois' creation story, students identify the elements of a creation myth and the role of balance in the natural world.
Surveys and Seating Charts and Syllabi. Oh my! Students will address one of the "Big Questions" for the year to get them thinking about their origins (their lives and goals), cultural origins (myths), and story origins (plot and themes).
In order to become a more fluent reader, students need to read regularly and at their grade level. To support this, it is essential for a teacher to set aside time for choice reading in the language arts classroom.