Letters as Informational Text: Comparing and Contrasting Three Accounts about Segregation (Promises to Keep, Pages 38–39)

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Letters ... a lost art or good resource? Scholars add letter writing to their informational text chart and describe the features of a letter. They then look at page 38 in Promises to Keep and complete a Perspectives Venn diagram. To finish, individuals read and answer questions about the letter written on page 39.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Incorporate with mechanics about different types of letters (friendly, business, etc.)
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson 11 of 17 in Grade 5 ELA Module 3A, Unit 2
  • Complete lessons in order
Pros
  • Includes a completed graphic organizer for teacher reference
  • Offers a lesson outline with times for each activity
Cons
  • None
Common Core