Students will develop comprehension skills using context clues to determine the meaning of Spanish words used in Gary Soto's OFF AND RUNNING. This can be done in small group guided reading, with partners/groups as, or independently.
RL.5.1 - Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RL.5.2 - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
L.5.4b - Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).