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An overview of the four novels is provided, as well as a suggested weekly and daily schedule for completing activities for the Revolutionary War Novel Study.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Revolutionary War

Language:

English

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Update Standards?

LA.4.LA.4.1.6.1: Reading and Language Arts

use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly;

LA.4.LA.4.1.6.2: Reading and Language Arts

listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text;

LA.4.LA.4.1.7.2: Reading and Language Arts

identify the author?s purpose (e.g., to inform, entertain, explain) in text and how an author?s perspective influences text;

LA.4.LA.4.1.7.3: Reading and Language Arts

determine explicit ideas and information in grade-level text, including but not limited to main idea, relevant supporting details, implied message, inferences, chronological order of events, summarizing, and paraphrasing;

LA.4.LA.4.1.7.6: Reading and Language Arts

identify themes or topics across a variety of fiction and nonfiction selections;

LA.4.LA.4.1.7.7: Reading and Language Arts

compare and contrast elements in multiple texts (e.g., setting, characters, problems); and

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.1: Reading and Language Arts

read and distinguish among the genres and sub-genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and media;

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.2: Reading and Language Arts

identify and explain the elements of plot structure, including exposition, setting, character development, problem/resolution, and theme in a variety of fiction;

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.3: Reading and Language Arts

identify and explain how language choice helps to develop mood and meaning in poetry (e.g., sensory and concrete words as well as figurative language);

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.4: Reading and Language Arts

identify an author?s theme, and use details from the text to explain how the author developed that theme;

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.5: Reading and Language Arts

respond to, discuss, and reflect on various literary selections, connecting text to self (personal connection), text to world (social connection), text to text (comparison among multiple texts);

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.6: Reading and Language Arts

write a book report, review, or critique that identifies the main idea, character(s), setting, sequence of events, conflict, crisis, and resolution;

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.7: Reading and Language Arts

identify and explain an author?s use of descriptive, idiomatic, and figurative language (e.g., personification, similes, metaphors, symbolism), and examine how it is used to describe people, feelings, and objects;

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.8: Reading and Language Arts

recognize that vocabulary and language patterns have changed in literary texts from the past to the present; and

LA.4.LA.4.2.1.9: Reading and Language Arts

select a balance of age and ability appropriate fiction materials to read (e.g., novels, mysteries, mythology, poetry), based on teacher recommendations, to continue building a core foundation of knowledge.

LA.4.LA.4.3.1.1: Reading and Language Arts

generating ideas from multiple sources (e.g., text, brainstorming, graphic organizer, drawing, writer?s notebook, group discussion) based upon teacher-directed topics and personal interests;

LA.4.LA.4.3.1.2: Reading and Language Arts

determining the purpose (e.g., to entertain, to inform, to communicate, to persuade) and the intended audience of a writing piece; and

LA.4.LA.4.3.1.3: Reading and Language Arts

organizing ideas using strategies and tools (e.g., technology, graphic organizer, KWL chart, log) to make a plan for writing that prioritizes ideas and addresses the main idea and logical sequence.

LA.4.LA.4.3.2.1: Reading and Language Arts

using a prewriting plan to focus on the main idea with ample development of supporting details that shows an understanding of facts and/or opinions;

LA.4.LA.4.3.2.2: Reading and Language Arts

organizing information into a logical sequence and combining or deleting sentences to enhance clarity; and

LA.4.LA.4.4.1.2: Reading and Language Arts

write a variety of expressive forms (e.g., short story, poetry, skit, song lyrics) that employ figurative language (e.g., simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification), rhythm, dialogue, characterization, plot, and/or appropriate format.

LA.5.LA.5.1.6.1: Reading and Language Arts

use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly;

LA.5.LA.5.1.6.2: Reading and Language Arts

listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text;

LA.5.LA.5.1.7.2: Reading and Language Arts

identify the author?s purpose (e.g., to persuade, inform, entertain, explain) and how an author?s perspective influences text;

LA.5.LA.5.1.7.3: Reading and Language Arts

determine the main idea or essential message in grade-level text through inferring, paraphrasing, summarizing, and identifying relevant details;

LA.5.LA.5.1.7.6: Reading and Language Arts

identify themes or topics across a variety of fiction and nonfiction selections;

LA.5.LA.5.1.7.7: Reading and Language Arts

compare and contrast elements in multiple texts; and

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.1: Reading and Language Arts

demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of various genres (e.g., poetry, fiction, short story, dramatic literature) as forms with distinct characteristics and purposes;

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.2: Reading and Language Arts

locate and analyze the elements of plot structure, including exposition, setting, character development, rising/falling action, problem/resolution, and theme in a variety of fiction;

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.4: Reading and Language Arts

identify an author?s theme, and use details from the text to explain how the author developed that theme;

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.5: Reading and Language Arts

demonstrate an understanding of a literary selection, and depending on the selection, include evidence from the text, personal experience, and comparison to other text/media;

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.6: Reading and Language Arts

write a book report, review, or critique that identifies the main idea, character(s), setting, sequence of events, conflict, crisis, and resolution;

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.7: Reading and Language Arts

identify and explain an author?s use of descriptive, idiomatic, and figurative language (e.g., personification, similes, metaphors, symbolism), and examine how it is used to describe people, feelings, and objects;

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.8: Reading and Language Arts

explain changes in the vocabulary and language patterns of literary texts written across historical periods; and

LA.5.LA.5.2.1.9: Reading and Language Arts

use interest and recommendations of others to select a balance of age and ability appropriate fiction materials to read (e.g., novels, historical fiction, mythology, poetry) to expand the core foundation of knowledge necessary to function as a fully literate member of a shared culture.

LA.5.LA.5.3.1.1: Reading and Language Arts

generating ideas from multiple sources (e.g., text, brainstorming, graphic organizer, drawing, writer?s notebook, group discussion, printed material) based upon teacher-directed topics and personal interests;

LA.5.LA.5.3.1.2: Reading and Language Arts

determining the purpose (e.g., to entertain, to inform, to communicate, to persuade) and intended audience of a writing piece; and

LA.5.LA.5.3.1.3: Reading and Language Arts

organizing ideas using strategies and tools (e.g., technology, graphic organizer, KWL chart, log).

LA.5.LA.5.3.2.1: Reading and Language Arts

using a prewriting plan to focus on the main idea with ample development of supporting details, elaborating on organized information using descriptive language, supporting details, and word choices appropriate to the selected tone and mood;

LA.5.LA.5.4.1.2: Reading and Language Arts

write a variety of expressive forms (e.g., fiction, short story, autobiography, science fiction, haiku) that employ figurative language (e.g., simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole), rhythm, dialogue, characterization, plot, and/or appropriate format.
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

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This resource received a 3* rating because it is part of Revolutionary War Historical Fiction Novel Study, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System and which you can see here: http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_hlengst/RevolutionaryWarHistoricalFictionNovelStudy

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