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Journeys Passages

 

Student ebook   

Vocabulary & Comprehension Worksheets 

 

Teacher's Editions Online

    

GENRE STUDIES

 

NOVELS

 

Reporting Category 1:  

Understanding and Analysis Across Genres (10)

 

 

Reading/Vocabulary Development

 

2A-RS

 

determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes;

 

Quizlet - Greek & Latin

 

 

 

Brainpop Etymology

 

Brainpop Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes

 

Storm Warriors

Genre - Historical Fiction

Comprehension - Drawing Conclusions, Making Generalizations

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Greek and Latin Roots (Greek =telephoto; Latin = scribrupt )

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational Text

 

James Forten

Genre - Biography

Comprehension - Sequence of Events

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Greek and Latin Roots

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational Text

 

Darnell Rock Reporting

Genre - Realistic Fiction

Comprehension - Persuasion

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Greek and Latin Suffixes -ist, -ism, -able, -ible

 Genre of Paired Passage - Persuasive Speech

 

2B-RS

 

use context (e.g., in-sentence restatement) to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple meaning words; 

 

Spelling City

 

Vocabulary Games

Brainpop Context Clues

 

Multiple Meaning Words:  Kids define coast on notecards, review definitions on Elmo, play country song "Coast" and discuss.

 

 

 

Off and Running

Genre - Realistic Fiction

Comprehension - Compare and Contrast

Vocabulary Skill - Multiple-Meaning Words

Genre of Paired Passage - Persuasive Text 

2E-RS

 

use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus (printed or electronic) to determine the meanings, syllabication, pronunciations, alternate word choices, and parts of speech of words.

 

Vocabulary Games

Brainpop Dictionary & Thesaurus

 

Dictionary

 

They Called Her Molly Pitcher

Genre - Narrative Nonfiction

Comprehension - Drawing Conclusions, Making Generalizations

Vocabulary Skill - Use a Thesaurus

Genre of Paired Passage - Drama

 

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Theme and Genre.

 

3A-SS

KUD Fiction

 

compare and contrast the themes or moral lessons of several works of fiction from various cultures.

 

Compare & Contrast 

 

Elisa's Diary

Genre - Realistic Fiction

Comprehension - Theme

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Suffixes -ly, -ful

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational Text 

Reading/Comprehension Skills

 

Figure 19F-RS 

make connections (e.g., thematic links, author analysis) between and across multiple texts of various genres and provide textual evidence.

 

Brainpop Reading Skills

 

Compare & Contrast 

 

Memoirs 

 

Reporting Category 2:

 

Understanding and Analysis of Literary Text (19)

 

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Theme and Genre

 

3B-SS

 

describe the phenomena explained in origin myths from various cultures;

 

Get Lost

Genre - Informational, Myth, Poetry

Comprehension - Main Idea and Detail

Vocabulary Skill - Word Origin

Genre of Paired Passage - Myth

 

3C-SS

 

explain the effect of a historical event or movement on the theme of a work of literature.

 

Lewis and Clark

Genre - Narrative Nonfiction

Comprehension - Author's Purpose

Vocabulary Skill - Analogies

Genre of Paired Passage - Drama 

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Poetry

 

4A-SS

 

analyze how poets use sound effects (e.g., alliteration,internal rhyme, onomatopoeia, rhyme scheme) to reinforce meaning in poems.

 

Brainpop Poetry

 

 Poetry

 

 

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Drama

 

5-SS

 

Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of drama and provide evidence from text to support their understanding.

 

Brainpop Drama

 

Inferences 

 

Animals on the Move

Genre - Informational Text

Comprehension - Text and Graphic Features

Vocabulary Skill - Multiple-Meaning Words

Genre of Paired Passage - Drama

 

Mysteries at Cliff Palace

Genre - Drama

Comprehension - Theme

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Suffixes -ness, -less, -ment

Genre of Paired Passage - Drama

 

Don Quixote And the Windmills

Genre - Humorous Fiction

Comprehension - Understanding Characters

Vocabulary Skill - Idioms

Genre of Paired Passage - Drama

 

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Fiction

 

6A-RS

 

describe incidents that advance the story or novel, explaining how each incident gives rise to or foreshadows future events;

 

What events foreshadow the following events?

 

 

Authors frequently use the WEATHER as a means of foreshadowing. 

6B-RS - Conflict/Resolution

 

explain the roles and functions of characters in various plots, including their relationships and conflicts;

 

Setting, Plot, Characters, Plot, Conflict, Theme RAP, Lyrics & Quiz

The Present from Jacob Frey on Vimeo.

Compare and Contrast Introduction - Compare the Characters

 

 

 

 

Conflict & Resolution - Character Relationships

 

 

 

 

6C-SS

 

explain different forms of third-person points of view in stories.

 

Brainpop Point of View 

 

 

Third person omniscient - the narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of all of the characters in the story

Third person limited - the narrator knows the thoughts and feelings one character

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction

 

(R)7A-SS

 

 

 

(SS)5.5.C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Sc)5.3D

 

(R)identify the literary language and devices used in biographies and autobiographies, including how authors present major events in a person's life.


(SS) identify the accomplishments of individuals and groups such as Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Dwight Eisenhower, Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell, the Tuskegee Airmen, and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team who have made contributions to society in the areas of civil rights, women's rights, military actions, and politics. 

 
(Sc) connect grade-level appropriate science concepts with the history of science, science careers, and contributions of scientists

 

Introduce: Brainpop Biography

 

Create a Venn Diagram to compare & contrast the life of Jane Goodall and Jane Addams

 

Suggested: Kidspiration, wiki, any other application that is teacher approved.

 

Extra credit: Compare & contrast the life of Jane Goodall and Jane Addams via video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Sensory Language

8A-RS

evaluate the impact of sensory details, imagery, and figurative language in literary text.

 

idioms

similes

metaphors

hyperbole

personification

 

 

Brainpop Similes and Metaphors

 

 

 

 

Rise and Shine MSWORD

 

Brainpop Mood and Tone

 

 

 

Many examples, including PERSONIFICATION:

 

 

Brainpop Idioms and Cliches

Idioms from Oh My! on Vimeo.

 

Old Yeller

Genre - Historical Fiction

Comprehension - Understanding Characters

Vocabulary Skill - Idioms (Adages & Common Sayings)

Genre of Paired Passage - Drama

 

Paul Revere's Ride - "The Shot Heard 'Round the World"

 

Reading/Media Literacy

14C-SS

identify the point of view of media presentations.

 

Brainpop Blogs 

 

Brainpop Reading a Newspaper

 

Tween Tribune

Reading/Comprehension Skills – Figure 19

Figure 19D-RS

Figure 19D-SS

(RS-Fiction)make inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding;

(SS-Literary Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama)

Make Predictions/Inferences - Pause Video to discuss

 

Inferences Activity

 

Brainpop Critical Reasoning

 

Inferences 

 

The Case of the Missing Deer

Genre - Realistic Fiction

Comprehension - Conclusions and Generalizations

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Greek and Latin Roots

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational

 

Figure 19E-RS

Figure 19E-SS

(RS-Fiction) summarize and paraphrase texts in ways that maintain meaning and logical order within a text and across texts. 

(SS-Literary Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama)

Summarize:

 

 Setting

 

A Package for Mrs. Jewls

Genre - Humorous Fiction

Comprehension - Story Structure

Vocabulary Skill - Using Context

Genre of Paired Passage - Drama

 

 

Reporting Category 3:

Understanding and Analysis of Informational Text (17)

  

Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Culture and History

10A-SS

draw conclusions from the information presented by an author and evaluate how well the author's purpose was achieved.

 

Brainpop Anne Frank

 

Lunch Money

Genre - Realistic Fiction

Comprehension - Author's Purpose

Vocabulary Skill - Foreign Words Used in English/Word Origins

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational Text  

Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Expository Text

11A-RS

summarize the main ideas and supporting details in a text in ways that maintain meaning and logical order;

 

Brainpop Main Idea

 

Vaqueros: America's First Cowboys

Genre - Informational Text

Comprehension - Main Idea and Details

Vocabulary Skill - Word Families

Genre of Paired Passage - Poetry

 

11B-SS

determine the facts in text and verify them through established methods;

 

Brainpop Fact & Opinion

 

Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?

Genre - Narrative Non-fiction

Comprehension - Fact and Opinion

Vocabulary Skill - Using Context

Genre of Paired Passage - Myth 

11C-RS

analyze how the organizational pattern of a text (e.g., cause-and effect, compare-and-contrast, sequential order, logical order, classification schemes) influences the relationships among the ideas;

 

Cause and Effect - Ask, "What do you think today's lesson is about based on video?"

 

 

 

TS CARDS   TS Passages   Text Structure

 

Laff

Genre - Science Fiction

Comprehension - Story Structure

Vocabulary Skill -Using Reference Sources

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational Text 

 

Rachel's Journey

Genre - Historical Fiction

Comprehension - Cause and Effect

Vocabulary Skill -Using Context

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational Text

 

Interrupted Journey

Genre - Informational

Comprehension - Cause and Effect

Vocabulary Skill - Antonyms (Using a Thesaurus)

Genre of Paired Passage - Myth

 

Double Dutch

Genre - Narrative Nonfiction

Comprehension - Sequence of Events

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Suffixes -ion, -tion

Genre of Paired Passage - Poetry

11D-RS

use multiple text features and graphics to gain an overview of the contents of text and to locate information;

 

Use With 3rd Grade Released Passage - Jessica the Hippo

 

 

 

Brainpop Reading a Newspaper

 

Blasting Off To Space Academy

Genre -Informational Text

Comprehension - Text and Graphic Features

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Prefixes non-un-dis-, mis-

Genre of Paired Passage - Informational Text

 

11E-RS

synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres.

 

Compare & Contrast 

 

We Were There Too!

Genre - Biography

Comprehension - Compare and Contrast

Vocabulary Skill - 2A-RS - Prefixes  in-, im-, il-, ir-

Genre of Paired Passage - Poetry

 

 

Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Persuasive Text

12A-SS

identify the author's viewpoint or position and explain the basic relationships among ideas (e.g., parallelism, comparison, causality) in the argument;

 

 

 

 

12B-SS

recognize exaggerated, contradictory, or misleading statements in text.

 

 

Brainpop Research

 

Brainpop Citing Sources 

 

Brainpop Online Sources

 

Brainpop Plagiarism *Show kids how the wiki checks for plagiarism.

 

Wikipedia - Novel username and password

Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Procedural Texts

13A-SS

interpret details from procedural text to complete a task, solve a problem, or perform procedures;

 

 Procedural

 

cranberry sauce lesson

 

 

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