Ms. Lim Infographics


Ms. Tripoulas Infographics


Mr. Dennis Water Cycle






Anchor Text Skeletons Inside and Out


Essential Question: How do readers summarize ideas by using both text and supporting visuals for clues?

Readers use information presented in different ways to understand a topic.

Readers will be able to compare, gather, and understand ideas from multiple sources in informational texts.

Discussion Question: How does the skeleton protect the body differently when it is on the inside from when it is on the outside?


These are some suggested texts that connect closely to our anchor text:

My Bones

by Carol K. Lindeen

How Does My Body Work?

by Charlotte Guillain

Take a Closer Look at Your Muscles

by Jane P. Gardner


by Lily Wood

Take a Closer Look at Your Muscles

by Jane P. Gardner


by Lily Wood




Framework –a skeletal structure designed to support or enclose something

Affect-to act on; produce an effect or change in

Exoskeleton-an external covering or integument, especially when hard, as the shells of crustaceans

Endoskeleton-the internal skeleton or framework of the body of an animal

Cartlidge-a firm, elastic, flexible type of connective tissue of a translucent whitish or yellowish color;


Common Core Reading Standards

RI.4.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

RI.4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

RI.4.6 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.