A. Reading:2. The student constructs meaning from a wide range of texts.:3-5:The student...
LA.A.2.2.1 Add Website - Add Activityreads text and determines the main idea or essential message, identifies relevant supporting details and facts, and arranges events in chronological order.
Activity: main Idea and supporting details Enlish as a 2nd language
This website has many reproducible activities and lesson plans that can be used to teach ESOL students how to understand teh main idea of a text.
LA.A.2.2.2 Add Website - Add Activityidentifies the author's purpose in a simple text.
The Read In
This site contains lots of information concerning reading and authors.
LA.A.2.2.3 Add Website - Add Activityrecognizes when a text is primarily intended to persuade.
LA.A.2.2.4 Add Website - Add Activityidentifies specific personal preferences relative to fiction and nonfiction reading.
Activity: Feudal Pyramids Book Adventure
It is a free, non-profit, kid oriented, on-line reading program designed to encourage students in grades K-8 to read more often, for longer periods of time, with greater understanding.
LA.A.2.2.5 Add Website - Add Activityreads and organizes information for a variety of purposes, including making a report, conducting interviews, taking a test, and performing an authentic task.
The Nasa Shuttle Web
Site has a variety of information on the current space missions, crew members, and numerous links.
Activity: Dinosaurs From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E.Frankweiler: A Yahooligans! Sacavenger Hunt
Take your students on a scavenger hunt based on the adventures of Claudia and Jamie in From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Includes extensive teacher information on implementing this activity as well as the activity page for students.
LA.A.2.2.6 Add Website - Add Activityrecognizes the difference between fact and opinion presented in text.
LA.A.2.2.7 Add Website - Add Activityrecognizes the use of comparison and contrast in a text.
LA.A.2.2.8 Add Website - Add Activityselects and uses a variety of appropriate reference materials, including multiple representations of information, such as maps, charts, and photos, to gather information for research projects.
"CyberGuides are supplementary, web-based units of instruction centered on core works of literature. They are designed for the classroom with one online computer. Each CyberGuide contains a student and teacher edition, objectives,a task and a process by which it may be completed,teacher-selected web sites and a rubric." This site contains lesson plans for well-known books used in the classrooms. What is unique is that the plans incorporate technology into them in the form of online links that are related to the story.
Activity: Research and a HyperStudio Presentation