Students will visit the "Wonderopolis" Site and Read 2 Informational Articles and Complete the Following for each article:
Answer the 5w's about your article
Who or What is the article about?
Where did the action of the article occur?
When did this occur and what is the significance of this? ( Why is this important?)
Why did you pick this article? Explain.
Using quotation marks write out 1 sentence that you feel captures the main idea or thesis of this article.
Article Commentary (This section must be 4-5 complete sentences)
What did you take away from this article? What connection do you have to the topic discussed in the article? What is your personal reaction to this topic or issue?
Grammar Connection- Sentence Type Familiarity
Using quotation marks write out 1 complex sentence used in the article. Underline the independent clause once. Underline the dependent clause twice and circle the subordinating conjunction.
Using quotation marks write out 1 compound sentence used in the article. Circle the coordinating conjunction.