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Grade 5: Language: Reading

Suggestions, activities and tools are available to assist you in advancing your skills in reading writing and oral communication.

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Logins for all VLC databases are found on the back of the VLC Bookmark.

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How to explain what you read

APE is an excellent learning and application tool . After reading, answer questions using (APE): Answer, Prove, Extend.

Answer the Question:

Directly answer questions like:

- who, what, where, why, when, how

- use the word "because" to explain/summarize/agree/disagree

Prove the Point:

Use examples, proof, quotations to support your answer:

- I know this because...

- An example of this is...

- When the author states... it implies...

Extent your Answer:

Provide connections between your answer and the read world, other texts you have read, and your experiences

- You should use at least one of the following: text to self, text to text, and text to world.

Teacher Created

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"Wonder" - character's rooms as imagined by grade 5 NSPS students

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Fun Learning

The photos in the Gallery Box above are impressions of how the grade 5 students perceive the bedrooms of the characters in the book Wonder.

How would you draw certain characters rooms if you read the book?

 

Below you will find links to fun facts about various authors and fun activites to enhance your reading skills.

K-Gr. 6: Ask Us/Demande Moi

K-Gr. 6: How do I find out about my topic?

Get Organized

Use the chart above to check your reading progression

C - Comprehension - I understand what I read.

A - Accuracy - I can read a variety of words.

F - Fluency - I can read with accuracy and expression.

E - Expand Vocaulary - I know, find and use interesting words.

 

K-Gr. 6: How do I create & cite my work?

Examples of citing sources