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Elementary Language Arts Activities (Grades 3-5)

Elementary Language Arts Activities (Grades 3-5)
Wet Words

Understands the power of language.
Understands that word choices can shape reactions, perception, and beliefs.
Understands the common features of a variety of literary forms.

Basic thinking tool: Brainstorming

Can You Imagine That?

Writes to communicate ideas and information.
Creates expository responses in which ideas and details follow an organizational pattern and are relevant to the purpose.

Basic thinking tool: Force-Fitting

Running on Empty

Uses writing processes effectively [preparation for writing]

Basic thinking tool: Morphological Matrix

Featured Funnies

Constructs meaning from a wide range of texts.
Identifies specific personal preferences relative to fiction and nonfiction reading.

Basic thinking tool: ALoU

Have It Your Way

Uses listening strategies effectively.
Listens and responds to a variety of oral presentations, such as stories, poems, skits, songs, personal accounts, and informational speeches.
Identifies specific personal listening preferences regarding fiction, drama, literary nonfiction, and informational presentations.

Basic thinking tool: Paired Comparisons

Mixed-Up Stories

Constructs meaning from a wide range of texts.
Reads text and determines the main idea or essential message, identifies relevant supporting details and facts, and arranges events in chronological order.

Basic thinking tool: Sequencing SML

Get the Message?

Uses viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media.

Basic thinking tool: Attribute Listing

Lights, Camera, Action!

(Speaking & Listening) 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;
(Foundational Skills) Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension;
(Writing) Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

Basic thinking tool: SCAMPER

Hit the Books!

Uses skills and strategies to read a variety of literary texts.

Basic thinking tool: Hits/Hot Spots

Rating the Writing

Uses the general skills and strategies of the writing process. Benchmark:  Evaluates own and others’ writing (e.g., determines the best features of a piece of writing, determines how own writing achieves its purposes, asks for feedback, responds to classmates’ writing).

Basic thinking tool: Evaluation Matrix

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