• Unit 3 Comprehension and Vocabulary 

     

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    1. What did I discover about the topic from the text and text features?

    S=interpret text features (e.g. graphics, headings, subheadings, graphs, pronunciation guides, charts and tables.)

    S=Make connections between the information in the text and text features.

     

    2. How do I describe the overall structure of an informational text using details and text features?

    S=Use the events, ideas, concepts, or information and text features to determine the overall structure of a text or part of a text(cause/effect, compare/contrast, problem/solution, chronological, and description).

    S=Describe the overall structure of the text or part of the text.

     

    3. How do I use specific information in a scientific or technical text to explain the series of steps/events?

    S=Determine the important steps/events/ and explain them in sequential order.

    S=Explain what happened and why based on specific information in the text.

    D=Explain the relationship between two or more events or ideas.

    B=Analyze how an idea or event is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in a text (e.g. through anecdotes, examples, or sequence of steps).

     

    4. How can I figure out the meaning of a word?

    S=Use the roots port, trans, and vis to figure out the meanings of words.

    S=Brainstorm words with trans and port and use the root to explain the meaning of these words.

     

    5. How do I use specific information in a historical text to explain the series of events?

    S=Sequence the important events and explain what happened.

    S=Explain the causes of the important events

    D=Explain the relationship between two individuals events, or ideas (cause/effect, compare/contrast, problem/solution, chronological).

    B=Analyze how an individual, idea, or event is introduced, illustrated or elaborated in a text (e.g. through anecdotes, examples, or sequence of events).

     

    6. How do I synthesize information on a topic from more than one text?

    S=Integrate information from two texts on the same topic.

    D=Integrate information from several texts on the same topic.

    B=Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g. a memoir by and a biography on the same person).

     

    7. How can I figure out the meaning of a word?

    S=Use the suffixes able and ible to figure out the meanings of words.

    S=Brainstorm words with able and ible and use the root to explain the meaning of these words.

    D=Use the correct suffix, able or ible when writing words.

     

Last Modified on January 12, 2020