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Day 5: "Ever Wonder Why Babies Drool?"

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2
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After four days of dissecting the informational article "Ever Wonder Why Babies Drool?" and answering countless questions pertaining to the ideas presented by the author, the students will be asked to craft a summary for the article. The students will need to take the information they have gained over the course of the week and use it to determine the main ideas of the text and summarize the article completely. When students successfully complete this activity, they will be proving they can determine main ideas, summarize thoroughly and comprehend grade-level ideas and information. Special Materials: - Copy of "Ever Wonder Why Babies Drool?" by Howard Bennett - Copy of the Student Guided Notes Sheet - Highlighter to use when referring to the text (optional)
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