Cultural Iceberg Visual
Countries to be Studied
Here are some of the countries/cultures the students are thinking about researching:
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates (Dubai)
United Kingdom (England)
Notecards are due: September 21
Projects must be finished before the gallery walk through on: September 25-26 .
Standards for Non-Fiction Literacy/Research
Here's the image of the variety of nonfiction genres they need to read. Obviously, they can't do all of these, but I would like to work in as many as we can.
Standard RI 6.1: Summarize key details and ideas to support analysis of central ideas.
6.1 Provide an objective summary of a text with two or more central ideas; cite key supporting details to analyze their development.
RI 7.1 Research events, topics, ideas, or concepts through multiple media, formats, and in visual, auditory, and kinesthetic modalities.
7.1 Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums to present a particular topic or idea.
Range and Complexity Standard 12: Read independently and comprehend a variety of texts for the purposes of reading for enjoyment, acquiring new learning, and building stamina; reflect on and respond to increasingly complex text over time.
12.1 Engage in whole and small group reading with purpose and understanding.
12.2 Read independently for sustained periods of time.
12.3 Read and respond according to task and purpose to become self-directed, critical readers and thinkers.
Standards Language, Craft, and Structure Standard 8: Interpret and analyze the author’s use of words, phrases, text features, conventions, and structures, and how their relationships shape meaning and tone in print and multimedia texts.
8.1 Determine figurative, connotative, and technical meanings of words and phrases used in a text
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