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Because of Winn-Dixie

Subject English Language Arts — Language, Reading Foundational Skills, Reading Standards for Fiction, Speaking and Listening, Writing
Grade Level Grades 3-5
Resource Type Lesson Plan
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With a focus on comprehension and deep questioning, this exemplar asks students to use textual evidence to analyze the title and themes of an excerpt from "Because of Winn Dixie." The exemplar itself is user-friendly, providing an overview, activities and daily tasks, a culminating writing task, examples of text-dependent and non-text dependent questions, and additional teacher resources.

Common Core Standards Covered: RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RF.3.3, RF.3.4; W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.5, SL.3.1, SL.3.2, L.3.1, L.3.2, L.3.3, L.3.4, L.3.5

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February 10, 2020
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Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

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THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOU DID
THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOU DID A GREAT JOB AND MY STUDENTS REALLY WERE ABLE TO THINK AT A HIGHER LEVEL
srandle_1781268
October 16, 2016
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srandle_1781268
October 16, 2016
Thanks for sharing. I have learnt a lot from this exemplar.
mrswills1
July 17, 2014

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