Module 34 Immigration-Language Arts 3B - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will recognize words with the -able and -ably endings. Students will learn new vocabulary words and definitions. They will understand cause and effect. Students learn about prepositions. Students will identify the parts of a biography. They will write a biography.


Module Materials:

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

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 34.1 - Immigration
  1. Recognize words with the <i>-able</i> and <i>-ably</i> endings.
  2. Read vocabulary words and definitions.
  3. Define cause and effect.
  4. Define prepositions.
  5. Identify the parts of a biography.
  6. Write a descriptive paragraph.
2 34.2 - Immigration
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Set a purpose for reading “Lawrence’s Journey to America.”
  4. Identify prepositions in sentences.
  5. Prewrite for a biography.
  6. Write a paragraph in cursive.
3 34.3 - Immigration
  1. Build spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Identify prepositions in sentences.
  4. Write a rough draft of a biography.
  5. Apply rate, expression, and intonation when reading aloud.
4 34.4 - Immigration
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension after reading.
  4. Identify and use prepositions correctly.
  5. Revise and edit a biography.
  6. Write a paragraph in cursive.
5 34.5 - Immigration
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Apply vocabulary words to your own writing.
  3. Complete cause and effect relationships from “Lawrence’s Journey to America.”
  4. Edit writing for errors.
  5. Publish a biography in written and oral form.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension after independent reading.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words Vocabulary Words
immigration
cause and effect
prepositions
biographies
journal entry
cursive
handwriting
rough draft
biography
fluency
revise
edit
independent reading
comfortable
erasable
available
portable
disposable
reusable
livable
fixable
wearable
laughable
capable
honorably
irritably
probably
miserably
noticeably
reasonably
unseasonably
disease
pause
disease
pause
actual
continent
brief
cling

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 34.1 - Immigration 7 Journal Entry
2 34.2 - Immigration 2 Spelling
2 34.2 - Immigration 6 Writing
2 34.2 - Immigration 7 Handwriting
3 34.3 - Immigration 3 Vocabulary
4 34.4 - Immigration 2 Spelling
4 34.4 - Immigration 6 Writing
4 34.4 - Immigration 7 Handwriting
5 34.5 - Immigration 2 Spelling
5 34.5 - Immigration 6 Writing
5 34.5 - Immigration 7 Independent Reading


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 34.1 - Immigration During Independent Reading time, please have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to identify the beginning, middle, and end of their story.
2 34.2 - Immigration
  • In your student's Language Arts notebook, have them write for each of their vocabulary words the following: Definition for the word in their own words, illustration for the word (if possible), synonym or antonym for the word, and a sentence using the word.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to describe the character traits of the main characters in the story they read.
3 34.3 - Immigration Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
4 34.4 - Immigration Have your student choose five spelling words to illustrate and write a sentence describing their illustration in their Language Arts notebook.
5 34.5 - Immigration Quiz your student on their spelling words before they take their test with their teacher. Be sure your student uploads all of their assignments for this module.

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
34.1 - Immigration
  1. What is a suffix?
  2. What does the suffix -able mean?
  3. What does the suffix -ably mean?
  4. What are cause and effect?
  5. What is a preposition?
  6. What is a biography?
34.2 - Immigration
  1. What is a suffix?
  2. What does the suffix -able mean?
  3. What does the suffix -ably mean?
  4. What are cause and effect?
  5. What is a preposition?
  6. What is a biography?
  7. What is realistic fiction?
34.3 - Immigration
  1. What is a suffix?
  2. What does the suffix -able mean?
  3. What does the suffix -ably mean?
  4. What are cause and effect?
  5. What is a preposition?
  6. What is a biography?
  7. What is realistic fiction?
34.4 - Immigration
  1. What is a suffix?
  2. What does the suffix -able mean?
  3. What does the suffix -ably mean?
  4. What are cause and effect?
  5. What is a preposition?
  6. What is a biography?
  7. What is realistic fiction?
34.5 - Immigration
  1. What is a suffix?
  2. What does the suffix -able mean?
  3. What does the suffix -ably mean?
  4. What are cause and effect?
  5. What is a preposition?
  6. What is a biography?
  7. What is realistic fiction?

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
34.1 - Immigration Preposition
  1. What is a preposition?
  2. Give examples of prepositions.

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
1 Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist Julie Leung 890L
2 Coming to America: The Story of Immigration Betsy Maestro AD890L
3 All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel Dan Yaccarino AD830L
4 Grandfather's Journey Allen Say AD650L


Module Outing:

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

# Outing