Module 9-Analyzing History-Language Arts 5B - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this unit, students will learn how to analyze and compare two different historical accounts of the same event. Students will learn how to analyze the perspective of a historical accounts. Students will learn how to identify correlative conjunctions. Students will learn how to use correlative conjunctions to improve their own writing.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Comparing Historical Accounts None
2 The Author's Perspective None
3 Correlative Conjunctions None
4 Use Correlative Conjunctions highlighters (multiple colors);

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Comparing Historical Accounts
  1. Compare and contrast two accounts of the same event.
2 The Author's Perspective
  1. Analyze the perspective of an author writing about historical events.
3 Correlative Conjunctions
  1. Define and identify examples of correlative conjunctions.
4 Use Correlative Conjunctions
  1. Use correlative conjunctions to compare and contrast ideas.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
diary entry

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
4 Use Correlative Conjunctions 3 Using Correlative Conjunctions Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Comparing Historical Accounts In their Language Arts notebook, have your student explain the meaning of the words objective and subjective. Then have them explain the role objectivity and subjectivity plays when reading and comparing historical accounts.
2 The Author's Perspective In their Language Arts notebook, have your student explain what an author's perspective is and how it can impact a story.
3 Correlative Conjunctions In their Language Arts notebook, have your student explain what a correlative conjunction is and give examples.
4 Use Correlative Conjunctions

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
Comparing Historical Accounts
  1. Why would two historical accounts about the same event not be exactly the same?
The Author's Perspective
  1. How can an author's perspective affect a story?
Correlative Conjunctions
  1. What is a correlative conjunction?
Use Correlative Conjunctions
  1. When do you use correlative conjunctions?

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
Comparing Historical Accounts Robert Falcon Scott
  1. Who were the people that made the first few expeditions to the south pole?
  2. Describe their expeditions.
The Author's Perspective Point of View
  1. How does an Author's Perspective or point of view affect a story?
The Author's Perspective Lindbergh Videos
  1. How do the two news reels differ in the way they describe the kidnapping of Lindbergh's son?
  2. Why does the second news reel emphasize the tragedy of the kidnapping?
Correlative Conjunctions Conjunctions
  1. What are conjunctions?
  2. What are examples of conjunctions?
  3. What does the conjunction "and" show?
  4. What does the conjunction "but" show?
  5. What conjunctions show cause and effect?

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