2nd Reading and Writing Planning
Feb. 8-12 and Feb. 15-19
Please come prepared to discuss an article or idea that you have recently seen on the Rees Twitter page. We will do this every planning for the first 5-10 minutes.
Reading TEKS 2.6 A, B
2.6 (B) compare different versions of the same story in traditional and contemporary folktales with respect to their characters, settings, and plot. *Bold face TEKS are specifically taught this grading period
2.6 (A) What did ___ learn in this story? This is a well-know fable that teaches the reader what lesson? What did you learn from reading this legend?
2.6 (B) What happened in the old version of this folktale that did not happen in the modern version? How are the settings different in different author’s versions of this folktale?
Academic Vocabulary: Narrative Fiction □ setting □ sequence of events □ characters □ sensory images □ plot □ facts □ problem □ details □ solution □ make predictions □ beginning □ character traits □ middle □ character motivations □ end □ character feelings □ inference Academic Vocab: Theme and Genre □ fable □ characters □ legend □ setting □ folktale □ plot □ myth □ problem □ fairy tale □ solution □ theme □ version □ moral □ sequence of events □ lesson □ sensory images
Writing TEKS 2.20 Persuasive Letters
(19C) write short letters that put ideas in a chronological or logical sequence and use appropriate conventions (e.g., date, salutation, closing)
Click, Clack, Moo books
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Dear Mrs. LaRue
My Teacher for President
A Fine, Fine School
The Reluctant Dragon
The Great Kapok Tree
TELPAS Writing begins the week of Feb. 16.
Social Studies TEKS
(6) Geography. The student understands the locations and characteristics of places and regions in the community, state, and nation. The student is expected to:
(B) locate places of significance, including the local community, Texas, the state capital, the U.S. capital, major cities in Texas, the coast of Texas, Canada, Mexico, and the United States on maps and globes.
(19) Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:
(A) express ideas orally based on knowledge and experiences; and(B) create written and visual material such as stories, poems, maps, and graphic organizers to express ideas.
Maps: Where Am I?