Monthly Archives: May 2014

Generalizations Mini-Lesson

 

 

 

This week in Language Arts, our 5th graders added a new reading strategy to their “tool belt.” What’s the strategy you ask? …GENERALIZING!

 

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To help students understand the steps to formulating generalizations, the students made generalizations using information from magazine articles.

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The pictures below show students analyzing their magazine advertisement, which then helped them make generalizations on the product being advertised.

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To conclude the lesson, students used the document camera to share-out their magazine advertisements and generalizations!

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