Continents: Understanding the World

Lesson 12

Objective

Describe some of the famous tourist spots in Asia and how the text features help the reader better understand the locations.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Explore Asia by Bobbie Kalman  pp. 20 – 31

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

What are some of the famous tourist spots in Asia? How do the text features help the reader better understand the locations?

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Key Questions

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  • What type of ecosystems will you find in Asia? What text features does the author include to help the reader better understand the different ecosystems?

  • Compare life in rural Asia with life in urban Asia. How do the text features help the reader better understand the difference?

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.1.1 — Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • RI.1.5 — Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

  • RI.1.7 — Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.