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Unit 3- Types of Non Fiction

Big Question: What should we learn?            
Big Question Words Reading Selections Reading Skill Literary Analysis Vocabulary Writing Workshop Language Progressive Skills
Analyze, discover, evaluate, examine, explore, facts, inquire, investigate, curiosity, experiment, information, interview, knowledge, question, understand Conversational Ballgames Common Core: RI.2, RI.5, RI.7 W.9 SL.2, SL.4 L.1, L.4.b Adjust your Reading Rate to Recognize the Main Idea: Skimming before reading Read closely for central ideas Scan for particular words or ideas Expository Essay:
1. Nonfiction piece that explains, defines, or interprets ideas, events, or processes
unconsciously, elaboration, murmuring, parallel, suitable, indispensable How-to-Essay pp. 484-489 Work in Progress pp. 439 and 459 Comparison-and-Contract Essay pp. 548-555 Work in Progress pp. 505 and 527 Conjunctions
  I am a Native of North America Common Core: RI.2, RI.3, RI.6, RI.7 W.2.a L.1.a, L.5.b, L.6 Making Connections to Identify the Main Idea:
1. Determine if main idea is stated or unstated
2. Make connections between key points and supporting details
Reflective Essay: Presents writer's thoughts, feelings, or reflections distinct, communal, justifies, promote, hoarding, integration   Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
  All Together Now Common Core: RI.8 W.1.a, W.1.b SL.4 L.4.b, L.6 Classify Fact and Opinion by Recognizing Clues that Indicate Opinion:
1. Look for the following signal words and phrases that indicate opinions: I believe, in my opinion, always, never, must, cannot, best, worst, all
Persuasive Essay: 1.Nonfiction that presents arguments to convince readers to believe or act in a certain way legislation, tolerant, culminated, fundamental, equality, optimist   Subjects and Predicates
  Rattlesnake Hunt Common Core: RI.4 W.3.d, W.4, W.5, W.8 L.4.b, L.6 Classifying Fact and Opinion: Use resources to check facts Word Choice and Diction:
1. Makes writing seem difficult or easy, formal or informal
2. Ask yourself, "What feeling will this work convey?"
adequate, desolate, forage, translucent, arid, mortality   : Compound Subjects and Predicates

Test Practice: Unit Overview pp. 562-567