Activity Overview

In this activity, students will identify the relationship between sections of the text or the reason the author included a particular section. In this example, students answer, “Why did the author include the opening six paragraphs?”

Possible answers include:

  • to show that an animal’s eye works the same as a human’s eye
  • to describe how the eye is useful in survival
  • to capture the reader’s attention in introducing the topic

Template and Class Instructions

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Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-5

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual or Partner

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RI/5/3] Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

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  • Innocent eyes • Pai Shih • License Attribution (
  • Reading • Wiertz Sébastien • License Attribution (
  • Sea Eagle with no Fish! • Wildlife Boy1 • License Attribution (
  • Tim.jpg • mark.pattersonII • License Attribution (
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