Month
Character Trait
Reading Skill
Thinking Map
September
Citizenship
Sequencing/Main Idea




Helpful Websites:
http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/mainideap2.cfm
http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/samoset/mainideaprac.htm
http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/weblessons/gettheidea/default.htm#page1
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/book_buddy/rosie/skill_pre.html
Flow Map

October
Responsibility
Author’s Purpose/Story Elements
Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skX6RnnIkuM&feature=related
Other Resources:
http://www.fcatexplorer.com/media/parent/tiplister/flash/tip210a.swf
http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/j/authorpurposep.cfm
Circle Map
November
Respect
Inferences/Generalizations
inference_anchor_poster.jpg
http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/ttravis-57475-Make-Inference-know-inferences-everyday-real-world-an-inferen-Education-ppt-powerpoint/ http://bspinks.wiki.hoover.k12.al.us/file/view/Inferencing+PowerPoint.pdf
Bridge Map
http://www.mapthemind.com/thinkingmaps/themaps/bridge/index.html

http://www.nhcs.net/parsley/Curriculum/ThinkingMaps.html

bridge map ppt. of examples:
http://fdlrs.brevard.k12.fl.us/ThinkingMaps/bridge.htm
December
Compassion/Caring
Compare/Contrast & Cause/Effect


Great Posters for compare/contrast and cause/effect posters!
http://languagearts.pppst.com/cause-effect.html

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/a/causeandeffectl.cfm

http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/fwalters/cause.html

http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210124/cause&effect.html
Double Bubbledouble_bubble.jpg
Venn Diagram
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January
Courage
Fantasy/realism
Fantasy_and_Realism
Venn Diagram
Circle Map
February
Honesty
Details/Characterization
Bubble Map
March
Hope/Perservance
Classify/Categorize
Tree Map
Bridge Map
April
Fairness/Integrity
Review all Skills
Reviews all Maps
May
Excellence
Review all Skills
Reviews all Maps

Great graphic organizers:http://www.educationoasis.com/curriculum/GO/cause_effect.htm




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