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Quarter 2 of School Year 2014-2015

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Monday 12/15

EQ: Explain what causes wind?

Rubric:
1. Draw, label & color the high & low pressure for 12 Noon. Complete sentence frames on side 1.
2. Draw, label & color the high & low pressure for 3 am. Complete sentence frames on side 2.
3. Complete DLIQ Summary

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Side 2 & Summary
Side 1


12/16 Wind Article pg 64
EQ: Explain why wind is important?

Rubric:
1. Mark the text on page 1. # paragraphs, circle key words, highlight or underline main ideas, & write a level 1 or 2 questions for each main idea.
2. Complete the questions on page 2.
3. Complete DLIQ summary on bottom of page 2.



Rubric:
1. Circle Key Words & Underline/Highlight Main Ideas
2. Create a level 1, 2 test question for every paragraph
3. Create a summary by answering the thinking questions in the back of the worksheet.

Marking the Text is an important reading strategy because it encourages higher level reading comprehension that will enable us to understand the text, learn important concepts, make connections to the real world, adds background knowledge, and create new information. Every time you get a science article mark the text to help organize the information.
1. Pre-Reading
- Scan the article by looking at the headings and captions. Make predictions about what the article is about and create questions that you could answer.

2. Write the Essential Question on the Top:
- Create essential question from the title or the first paragraph. Identify the articles main idea from the author. What is the purpose of the author writing the article? What does he want you to know?

3. Number the paragraphs on the left margin
- Before your read, take a moment to understand how the information is organized
- Chronological (By Time)
- Place (By Geography)
- Main Idea (Sub Titles)

4. Circle Key Words "Academic Vocabulary"
- Word Wall, Flash Sheets (Academic Vocabulary)
- Key Concepts
- Words you don't know but sound important (Academic Vocabulary)
- Example atmosphere

5. Underline Main Ideas
- definitions
- data
- examples
- explanations
- hypothesis
- methods

6. Create a Level 1, 2 question on the right side. This is important because it will help make connections to what you are learning and practice creating test questions my utilizing your inquiry skills.

7. Complete a summary. Answer the thinking questions in 3-5 sentences that utilizes main ideas and key words you circled and underlined. Summarize those main ideas in your own words and predict what main ideas would be on the unit test.