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Countries to be Studied

Here are some of the countries/cultures the students are thinking about researching:

Australia

Argentina

Bahamas

Brazil

Canada

Cherokee

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

France

Germany

Holland/Dutch (Netherlands)

Hungary

India

Ireland

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Kenya

Mexico

Nigeria

Puerto Rico

Samoa

The Gambia

Trinidad and Tobago

United Arab Emirates (Dubai)

United Kingdom (England)

 

Non-Fiction Literacies

 

Cultures Assignment

Due date: Projects must be finished before the gallery walk through on Friday, November 4th .

 

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.

Standards:

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. 

While researching:

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

Writing:

Range and Complexity (RC)
Standard 6: Write independently, legibly, and routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences over short and extended time frames. 6.1 Write routinely and persevere in writing tasks over short and extended time frames, for a range of domain specific tasks, and for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Communication:
2.1 Gather relevant information from diverse print and multimedia sources to develop ideas, claims, or perspectives emphasizing salient points in a coherent, concise, logical manner with relevant evidence and well-chosen details.
3.2 Utilize multimedia to clarify information and emphasize salient points.​
 

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