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Nelson Literacy 5a - Student Textbook

Nelson Literacy 5a - Student Textbook

Nelson Literacy 5a - Student Textbook

Model: 9780176291099
Price: $25.95 CAD

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Nelson Literacy 5a - Student Textbook is one of the 3 books set, 
which is: 
Nelson Literacy 5a - Student Textbook, 

Nelson Literacy 5b - Student Textbook, 
Nelson Literacy 5c - Student Textbook.

The set is approved by the Ontario Ministry of Education for the Grade 5 English Language course.

Author Team: Jennette MacKenzie, Miriam Trehearne, Carmel Crévola

Nelson Literacy 5a - Student Textbook is full of fascinating stories and articles.  Many of the topics are the same as those that the student will come across in their science, social studies and health study units.

It has 4 units.

Literature Unit: Mystery
In this unit, the student will:
- make connections to self and text;
- identify characteristics of mystery stories;
- narrow the focus in writing;
- identify purpose and audience in book covers;
- match language to suit audience in conversation.

Science Unit: The Human Body
this unit, the student will:

- visualize while reading;
- identify characteristics of descriptive text pattern;
- make connections while listening;
- identify characteristics of magazine articles;
- expand sketchy writing;

- learn about the human body.

Social Studies Unit: Early Civilizaitons
In this unit, the student will:
- make predictions while reading;
- identify characteristics of timelines;
- stay on topic while writing;
- identify conventions of brochures;
- learn about early civilizations.

Health Unit: Making Choices
In this unit, the student will:
- identify the main idea and supporting details while reading;
- identify characteristics of cause-and-effect text pattern;
- choose effective organizational patterns for writing;
- identify the main idea and supporting details while listening;
- identify overt and implied messages in ads;
- learn about healthy living.

Throughout the book, the student will learn the strategies on reading, writing, speaking, listening and media literacy, and trying out these strategies.

Full colors, 128 pages.