Period One- (6.6c, 7.6i, 8.6i Summarize Supporting Details) This week we are going to switch our focus to nonfiction text and do an activity on summarizing information. Before you watch the short video on summarizing, think about what we've learned in the past about how to summarize information while you are reading and about how summarizing helps you to read for better understanding.
 
Now watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSOsezIR4kk

The next thing you are going to do is read informational text about the country of Ireland.  Before you read, think about what you might already know about this country. Maybe you know some things or maybe you've never heard of this country before, but either way, you'll learn something new when you read the article.


elem-country-ireland-40409-article_only - Copy.pdf

After you have read the information, fill in this graphic organizer that will help you to do a good summary of this information.  The summary follows the article section by section, so it will be easy to pick out the supporting details for your summary. 

Countries of the World summarizing.docx

Period Three, Four, and Seven- (6.6c, 7.6i, 8.6i Summarize Supporting Details) This week we are going to switch our focus to nonfiction text and do an activity on summarizing information. Before you watch the short video on summarizing, think about what we've learned in the past about how to summarize information while you are reading and about how summarizing helps you to read for better understanding.
 
Now watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSOsezIR4kk

The next thing you are going to do is read informational text about the country of Ireland.  Before you read, think about what you might already know about this country. Maybe you know some things or maybe you've never heard of this country before, but either way, you'll learn something new when you read the article.


elem-country-ireland-40412-article_only.pdf


After you have read the information, fill in this graphic organizer that will help you to do a good summary of this information.  The summary follows the article section by section, so it will be easy to pick out the supporting details for your summary. 

Countries of the World summarizing.docx

Period Five- This week we're going to do a review of irregular past-tense verbs in English.  There are many of these and they can be difficult to remember if you're not using them often. First watch this video to see how many of these are familiar to you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4be5ARBawVU&t=2s

After you watch the video, you can play this game to practice.  You might want to do it a few times.

https://quizlet.com/276666590/irregular-past-tense-verbs-in-english-flash-cards/


Period Six- (6.6c Summarize Supporting Details) This week we are going to switch our focus to nonfiction text and do an activity on summarizing information. Before you watch the short video on summarizing, think about what we've learned in the past about how to summarize information while you are reading and about how summarizing helps you to read for better understanding.
 
Now watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSOsezIR4kk

The next thing you are going to do is read informational text about the country of Ireland.  Before you read, think about what you might already know about this country. Maybe you know some things or maybe you've never heard of this country before, but either way, you'll learn something new when you read the article.


elem-country-ireland-40409-article_only - Copy.pdf

After you have read the information, fill in this graphic organizer that will help you to do a good summary of this information.  The summary follows the article section by section, so it will be easy to pick out the supporting details for your summary. 

Countries of the World summarizing.docx