INTEGRATION IDEAS what's this
- feeling words
- vivid words
- Being able to identify words that suggest feeling or appeal to the senses supports the ability of more mature readers to make meaning of a wide range of authentic text and literature at increasingly higher levels of complexity.
- Being able to identify words that suggest feeling or appeal to the senses provides relevancy, taps into background knowledge, and helps all learners interact with, and make meaning of, text.
- Understanding how words or phrases can evoke feelings supports the more mature reader’s ability to describe the author’s tone and purpose for writing
- Understanding how words or phrases can evoke feelings strengthens the reader’s ability to describe characters as well as setting and plot.
- Understanding how words or phrases suggest feelings can support discussion and strengthen understanding of how feelings and perceptions relate to cause and effect.
QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION what's this
SAMPLE PERFORMANCE TASK
- In what ways does the ability to identify feeling words, words that appeal to the senses, and vivid verbs help readers comprehend and analyze text?
- How does the ability to identify feeling words, words that appeal to the senses, and vivid verbs help young readers interact with text and/or use background knowledge?
- What are the evidence-based practices that strengthen children’s ability to identify words that suggest feelings or that appeal to the senses.
- What role does oral language in helping children identify words that suggest feeling or appeal to the senses
– Students identify words and phrases within Mollie Berg’s The Paper Crane that appeal to senses and suggest the feelings of happiness experienced by the restaurant owner such as clapped, overjoyed, loved, and played. (http://web.me.com/acaciatc/UACC/ELA.html)
Go to RL.K.4
to see skills mastered prior to this.
Go to RL.2.4
to see the progression of related skills.