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Nelson Literacy 5b - Student Textbook

Nelson Literacy 5b - Student Textbook

Nelson Literacy 5b - Student Textbook

Model: 9780176291105
Price: $25.95 CAD


Nelson Literacy 5b - 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 5b - 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: Historical Fiction
In this unit, the student will:
- make inferences while reading;
- make inferences while listening;
- identify characteristics of historical fiction;
- match voice to purpose while writing;
- explain why different audiences respond differently to media texts.

Science Unit 1: Conservation of Energy
this unit, the student will:

- ask himself or herself questions while reading;
- identify characteristics of charts and graphs;
- develop a strong voice in nonfiction writing;
- use appropriate speaking behaviours in front of an audience;
- identify characteristics of ads;

- learn about conservaton of energy.

Social Studies Unit: Citizenship and Government
In this unit, the student will:
- summarize main ideas;
- identify characteristics of sequence text pattern;
- eliminate wordiness in his or her writing;
- identify conventions of signs;
- learn about Canadian citizenship and government.

Science Unit 2: Properties of Matter
In this unit, the student will:
- monitor comprehension while reading;
- identify characteristics of question-and-answer text pattern;
- use synonyms to improve voice;
- identify point of view in media texts;
- elaborate and add detail when he or she speaks;
- learn about properties of matter.

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.