Learn about the -ous and -en suffixes, read a nonfiction text about salmon, and examine an exemplar for narrative writing.
I can break down unknown words into units of meaning (affix, root) to determine definitions.
I can define prefix and suffix. I can identify common prefixes and suffixes. I can explain the meaning of common prefixes and suffixes and understand how they change the meaning of the root word.
I can determine the meaning of words with Latin suffixes.
I can define event, procedure, idea and concept. I can identify events, procedures, ideas, and/or concepts in different types of information text. I can explain how events procedures, ideas, and concepts connect to one another. I can use language that shows time, sequence, and cause/effect when describing a text.
I can define narrative text and describe the basic part of plot (introduction, rising action, climax, falling actions, and resolution). I can introduce my characters and the events/situation that starts the story. I can organize the events in an order that makes sense in my narrative .
I can write an effective conclusion.