Grade 5 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 1 | EngageNY

Grade 5 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 1

NARRATIVES AS THEATER, PART I: WHAT IS READERS THEATER?

Students spent all of Unit 2 reading Esperanza Rising: First draft reading of all chapters for homework and more careful study of specific passages from each chapter during class. Thus, Unit 3 is the third read of Esperanza Rising, offering struggling readers an additional opportunity to work with this complex text to further support comprehension of the material. This also provides students an opportunity to go deeper with their analysis in the more creative form of Readers Theater.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.5.9 Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the...
W.5.11 Create and present an original poem, narrative, play, art work, or literary critique in response to...
SL.5.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and...

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