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Unit 1- Fiction and Nonfiction

Big Question: What is the best way to find the truth?            
Big Question Words Reading Selections Reading Skill Literary Analysis Vocabulary Writing Workshop Language Progressive Skills
awareness, conclude, convince, debate, evaluate, explain, insight, perceive Papas Parrot Common Core: RL.2 W.2, W.2.b SL.6 L.2, L.4, L.4.a, L.5, L.5.b, L.6 Context Clues:
1. Recognize the different types of context clues-restatement, opposite/contrast, example and syntactic clues (word's position in the sentence) in addition to context clues
Narrative Texts:
1. Identify reasons stories are called narratives.
2. Importance of the order of events
3. Narrative can be presented in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
merely, clusters, ignored, shipments, resumed, perch Descriptive Essay, pp. 92-97 Work in Progress: pp.47, 69 Autobiographical Narrative pp. 176-183 Work in Progress: pp. 127, 151 Common and Proper Nouns
  From An American Childhood Common Core: RL.6 RI.6 W.2, W.2.d, W.7 L.4, L.4.a, L.5, L.5.b   1. Point of View: First Person Narrator
2. Subjective vs. objective point of view.
strategy, translucent, compelled, improvising, perfunctorily, righteous   Possessive Nouns
  Suzy and Leah Common Core: RL.3 W.2 SL.1.a, SL.1.b, SL.1.c, SL.1.d L.4.b, L.6 Author's Purpose: Did the author intend to entertain, inform or persuade his/her audience? Setting: The effect the setting has on a story refugee, penned, porridge, cupboard, falsely, permanent   Personal Pronouns Subject/Object
  My First Free Summer Author's Purpose: How does background knowledge help the reader understand the author's purpose? Historical Context: How does the historical context affect the actions in a story? vowed, repressive, extenuating, diplomats, summoned, contradiction   Possessive Pronouns

Assessment: Test Practice: Unit 1 Review pp.190-195