Parts of Nonfiction Layered Curriculum
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Layer C. You must complete
6. This section can be done during reading.
* indicates something everyone
- *Complete the daily word
sort with word list given by teacher. There will be a new sheet weekly
and a weekly test.
Mon- Free Sort, Tues-
Teacher Sort, Wed- Buddy Sort, Thurs – ABC Sort
- Use the title of each
chapter in your book to make a prediction about the information found
in that chapter. Write the title and your prediction.
- Copy the table of contents
from your group book and put it in your journal.
- Use the glossary of your
book to find the meaning of five difficult words.
- Using the index find out
what page the five words you found in your glossary are on.
- Find two charts or diagrams
in your book and copy them into your journal.
- Do the glossary worksheet.
- Do the table of contents
Layer B- You must complete 2.
- In a group of no more than
4 construct a brief skit with the title Table of Contents and Index
go the the_________________. The first character, table of contents
must show its meaning and Index must show its meaning.
- Make up a song Titled the
Glossary song. Sung to the tune of another song. Make sure you have the
definition and examples of Glossary in the song.
- Make up a game where you
use the table of contents, titles , glossary and indexes of your group
book to play.
Layer A- You must complete
- Write 3 poems about
table of contents, glossary, and indexes. One poem must be a limerick,
one a haiku, and one a rhyming poem example: AABB, ABAB, AABAAC ect.
- Write an essay describing
what you learned in this layered curriculum in your own words. Explain
why it is important to reading, and why, and how to use them.