RL.5.9

Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

 
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Remembering vs Reliving the Sinking of the Titanic

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Points of View on the Titanic
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Points of View on the Titanic
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

An author's point of view affects the readers's involvement in the story line presented. Authors can change how readers visualize and feel about events by the perspectives and emotions they add to their writing.

 
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saved from the titanic
   

Comparing Stories, Characters and Themes

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Guided Reading - Developing BIG Understanding in a Small Group Format
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Guided Reading - Developing BIG Understanding in a Small Group Format
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Comparing and contrasting ideas help readers build understanding. There are similar themes in many books that each can teach us why people immigrate to our country.

 
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afghanistan
   

Words as Free as Confetti

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Our words have a mood that is created by how they are used in our writing. This mood can influences how we feel when they are said.

 
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Character Actions and Reactions - Learning from Fable Characters

5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Characters in fables help teach us moral lessons.

 
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Sadness strikes; Comparing Theme in Poetry

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry: A Love/Hate Relationship- "Love That Dog"
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry: A Love/Hate Relationship- "Love That Dog"
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Two poems. Same theme. Yet completely different. How does that happen?

 
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sad
   

"Person"ality Traits in the Fables

5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Fables teach morals through the actions of the animals who act and think as people do.

 
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lion and
   

Compare and Contrast

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Interactive Read Alouds- Perfect Anytime
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Interactive Read Alouds- Perfect Anytime
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Compare Across Texts.

 
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How Many Ways Can We Learn Word Meanings?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Good readers read different versions of the same story to build deeper understanding of the story events.

 
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english
   

Two Poems, One Theme Formative

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry: A Love/Hate Relationship- "Love That Dog"
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry: A Love/Hate Relationship- "Love That Dog"
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Before we devour more poetry, it's time for a check up!

Standards:
 
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stand up
   

Nonfiction vs Fiction - What's the Difference?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Fiction is written for entertainment; nonfiction is written to inform.

 
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Who Played Against Casey on That Fateful Night?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

There are two sides to every story - depending upon who you talk to. It's fun to hear how the other side felt about the "Great Casey".

 
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casey at bat other
   

Are You Willing to Strike Out?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In sports one team always wins and one team always loses - Life is like that, too. It's the lessons we learn from both the wins and losses that creates the character we build through our life journeys.

 
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"Message in a Poem"

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Oh Me! Oh Life! Reading Poetry
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Oh Me! Oh Life! Reading Poetry
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Synthesize Messages in poems by same author.

 
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Connecting with Events and Characters

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Guided Reading - Developing BIG Understanding in a Small Group Format
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Guided Reading - Developing BIG Understanding in a Small Group Format
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Connecting what we know to stories we read helps us to better understand what's happening. The more we share what we have read the more similarities in characters and themes we can find.

 
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Different Stories Have Similar Messages

5th Grade ELA » Unit: How to Create Effective Literature Circle Discussions
5th Grade ELA » Unit: How to Create Effective Literature Circle Discussions
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We can learn lessons from everything we read, see and hear. Often different stories teach the same themes.

 
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