Asking Questions: 5Ws and 1H

5Ws and 1H supports students as they ask and answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions while reading. Practicing asking these types of questions while reading stories and informational texts will improve students' comprehension. 

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Literacy Standards In Action

We've mapped our literacy lessons and reading, speaking, and writing skills to state standards, Common Core, and NGSS. The standards are "the what" to teach. Our lessons are "the how" to meet the expectations defined by the standards. Click on the links below to view our quick reference table that maps standards to literacy lessons.

R1
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; and cite specific evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
R2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
R4
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
L5
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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