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5th Grade - Irrelevant Sentences

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Identify the sentence irrelevant to a paragraph's theme or flow. SPI 0501.3.4


Links verified on 2/4/2012


  1. Determining Relevancy - help students understand the practice and value of evaluating information for relevancy to their research question A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Highlighting Relevant Information - teach students how to find and highlight the relevant information that answers their research question A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. How to Edit or Proofread an Essay or Paper - article with suggestions
  4. How to Use Word Choice That Catches the Reader's Eye - article with suggestions
  5. Identify the Topic Sentence and Information that Does not Belong - print the page and follow directions [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. Information Elimination (designed for grades 6-8) model, instruct, and practice narrowing a topic for expository writing. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. Irrelevance Quiz - select the sentences that are irrelevant. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. Logical Fallacies - article with examples - Fallacies can be either illegitimate arguments or irrelevant points, and are often identified because they lack evidence that supports their claim
  9. Organizing and Linking Your Ideas - lab activity to practice organizing and linking ideas This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Paragraph Unity Worksheet - Cross out the irrelevant sentences and put the numbers of those in the spaces provided. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. Practice Exercises - this six page document to print includes a number of exercises; one of them asks students to select eight irrelevant sentences from a paragraph A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded
  12. Reading Skills Practice - identify the irrelevant sentenceThis site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  13. Reading Skills Practice - identify the topic sentenceThis site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  14. Relevant vs Irrelevant Details - [designed for grade 4] lesson plan with links to related documents A lesson plan can be found at this site
  15. Staying On Topic - [designed for grade 6] identify sentences that do not belong A lesson plan can be found at this site
  16. Straying off the point - Identify which sentences are not connected to the main focus of the paragraph. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  17. Troubleshooting Sentences - examples and ideas



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

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