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Lesson plan

Day 4: " Camouflage Wizards"

teaches Common Core State Standards RI.3.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3/8
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.3.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3/5

Day 4: " Camouflage Wizards"

This lesson focuses on the text features used by the author to help students enhance their understanding of the key concepts in the text. This lesson also guides students to demonstrate and apply the information they have learned from text features in their culminating writing task. The day begins with an independent reading of the text by the students as they explore the text-dependent questions. Students will stop and jot important details on the student guided notes sheet independently. The focus question should be also be completed independently. Special Materials: Students should have access to the following materials for this lesson: - Student guided notes sheet - Copies of the anchor text for all students