Informational Text: Glacier (Synthesizing Photographs and Text)
5th Grade• 1 Hour Lesson
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Subject: ELA, Informational
CCSS: RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4
Skills: Close Reading: Synthesizing, Key Details, Cause & Effect, Vocabulary, Message of Informational Text, Summarizing
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank pieces of white paper, pencil and crayons (markers or colored pencils), document camera or similar device (to share color photos, text, and drawings with class); Optional: dictionaries
Printable Resources: Required: copies of informational text, (1 copy per student) -or- display on a document camera (optional)
Lesson Plan Description
This is a 1 hour ELA lesson plan addressing several ELA standards using photographs and informational text to synthesize key details. This lesson includes close reading comprehension techniques, synthesizing text and key details, cause & effect, and vocabulary. Your students will produce a “book” which includes: cause and effect, vocabulary and key details.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Informational Text: Glacier. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicated content.