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Ideas for Classroom Use

Concertina

Object Analysis

Using the worksheets found in the sidebar, complete an object analysis on the concertina.

Common Core State Standards Connections

Reading for Informational Text, Grades 3-5

Standard 1 - Ask and answer questions to demonstrate an understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Standard 2 - Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Writing, grades 3-5

Standard 1 - Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Standard 2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Standard 9 - Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Writing, Grades 6-12

Standard 1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Standard 2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Standard 7 - Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.

Standard 9 - Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Reading for literacy in History/Social Studies, Grades 6-12

Standard 2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source, distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

Writing for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Grades 6-12

Standard 9 - Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.