Resource Materials and Gathering Information: Reading Another “Choice” Text from the Research Folder

This Resource Materials and Gathering Information: Reading Another “Choice” Text from the Research Folder lesson plan also includes:

Look it up. Scholars use a dictionary and thesaurus to verify the meaning of the research vocabulary words they defined in the previous lesson. They then use sticky notes to write a synonym for each word. Finally, individuals choose a source from their research folders to read and gather more information for answering their research questions about DDT.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups sign up for articles to prevent all groups from choosing the same one 
Classroom Considerations
  • Installment five of 15 in Grade 6 ELA Module 4, Unit 2
  • Lessons should be completed consecutively
  • Uses a dictionary, thesaurus, and sticky notes
Pros
  • Provides pupils with a choice for reading
  • Includes an outline with suggested times for each activity
Cons
  • None
Common Core