Module 1-Processes-Language Arts 5A - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module students learn what they will learn in language arts this year. Students will review the skills and strategies involved in reading. Students will review the stages of the writing process. Students will learn what is meant by the phrase "standard English," and they will explore situations that require its use.

Module Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Notebook
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Highlighter
  • Markers
  • Blank paper

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 The Reading Process
  1. Describe the skills and strategies involved in the process of reading.
2 The Writing Process
  1. Identify the stages of the writing process, and explain how each stage helps you write well.
3 Standard English
  1. Define "standard English," and explain when and where it is most appropriate.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
standard English

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 The Reading Process 3 How Do You Read? Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 The Reading Process In their Language Arts notebook, have your student write down the steps to decoding words that are listed on page 4 of this lesson.
2 The Writing Process In their Language Arts notebook, have your student write the steps of the writing process down and explain each process.
3 Standard English In their Language Arts notebook, have your student write about when to use standard English.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
The Reading Process
  1. What kinds of places require you to use reading skills?
The Writing Process
  1. What approach to writing is used by most good writers?
Standard English
  1. Do you know when it's important to use "good English" and when it's not?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
The Reading Process Reading Strategies
  1. What can you learn from reading?
  2. What are some strategies you can use to help you with reading?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing