INTEGRATION IDEAS what's this
- sequence (first, second, third)
QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION what's this
- Understanding that every paragraph consists of sentences that form a unit of thought or conversation based on one central idea supports the ability to read increasingly complex texts.
- Describing the connections (cause and effect, compare and contrast sequencing) between particular sentences within and between paragraphs supports all levels of reading comprehension.
- Making logical connections between sentences within a paragraph and between a series of paragraphs supports written and oral expression.
- Making connections between particular sentences and paragraphs requires a level of knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, particularly signal words.
- What is the relationship between a sentence and a paragraph?
- How are sentences connected and logically organized to form paragraphs?
- What must students know about cause and effect, compare and contrast, and sequencing to be able to describe logical connections between sentences and paragraphs?
- What “signal” (transition, connecting) words must students know to be able to describe connections between sentences and paragraphs.
Go to RI.2.8 to see skills mastered prior to this.