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Teaching Navigating the Stars

Navigating the Stars

This set celebrates Asian/Pacific American heritage. Students will synthesize information from ancient Polynesian legends and informational texts to construct a better understanding of Polynesian culture and their sailing and navigation techniques. Students will also learn how Polynesians today are working to revive ancient traditions and values.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.7 - Diverse Media, RI.9 - Compare Texts, RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.7 - Diverse Media

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3,4
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