Archer Fish Video

Today my scholars continued to learn about the text structure of cause and effect. They read an informational text passage about llamas, archer fish, and cobras, and how they spit to survive. Please check out the brief video below of an archer fish spitting to catch it’s prey.

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Parts of Speech

We have been reviewing nouns, verbs, and adjectives during the last few weeks of school. It would be very helpful to have discussion focused around these parts of speech at home. A great idea would be to create flash cards with examples of nouns, verbs, and adjectives, and have your child answer each. Additionally, while […]

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Making Inferences Vine

Students practiced making inferences today using Informational Texts today. I’m proud of how hard they worked on learning a new skill. What is an inference? Good readers make inferences, or conclusions, as they read. It’s an important skill for understanding text, as authors often imply themes and ideas, without stating them outright. Great chart for […]

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Unit 2: Literacy

Literacy: Students will be completing the following Common Core Standards for Unit 2 in Literacy: Reading Informational Texts: Refer to details and examples in a text and explaining what the text explicitly states; Describe the overall structure (cause/effect, comparison, problem/solution, sequence, description) of events, ideas, and concepts. Interpret information visually, orally, and quantitatively (using charts, […]

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