January 14, 2014 - RL5.4 and RI5.4

posted Jan 14, 2014, 4:25 AM by Jeff Maxim
We'll review RL5.4 (figurative language) and RI5.4 (unfamiliar words) today.


RL5.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

RI5.4 - Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

There's two minilessons today, and we'll review both in class.
  1. This minilesson reviews figurative language.
  2. This one helps you to remember more about unfamiliar words.

Today's assignment

Here's today's reading and here's the questions

What you'll be graded on

  1. Have you answered all parts of the question?
  2. Did you use RACECE?

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