RI.5.1

Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

 
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Thomas Edison: What it Takes to be a Scientist

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Light Energy
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Light Energy
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore and investigate naturally - as people. This literacy/science lesson is designed to help them notice the personality traits that they possess, and will need to continue to strengthen, as they become successful scientists.

 
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thomas edison
   

What the heck is that? Inferring the Purpose of an Object

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Reading for Meaning, Evidence, and Purpose
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Reading for Meaning, Evidence, and Purpose
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Learning comes from what we already know combined with what we can figure out.

 
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peugeot coffee grinder
   

Let's Play Charades! Applying Inference Skills Through Visual Clues

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Reading for Meaning, Evidence, and Purpose
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Reading for Meaning, Evidence, and Purpose
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We can use clues in what we see around us to infer unknown meanings of events.

 
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Hero or Not? Close reading of Biography to Support an Argument

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing into Informational Text
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing into Informational Text
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Congratulations! You have been selected to choose the world's next hero. Let's see if you have what it takes to choose wisely.

 
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hero3
   

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
   

What's Your Problem? Problem and Solution Text Structure

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing Into Informational Text Part II
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing Into Informational Text Part II
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

But I thought Problem and Solution was only in fiction? It's a nonfiction structure as well, but looks a little different.

 
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problem and
   

Everyone Loves a Little Structure: Structures of Informational Text Overview

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing into Informational Text
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing into Informational Text
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Just like houses, nonfiction writing needs a solid structure to keep it from collapsing.

 
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structure of books
   

Busy Bees or The Super Ant"- Who works harder?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Busy as a Bee (or Ant)
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Busy as a Bee (or Ant)
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Organizing our thoughts in writing helps us to evaluate text. An author's purpose and perspective influence how an what he writes.

 
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bee and ant
   

Paul Revere or Sybil Ludington - Who Warned About the British Coming?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Our American's Revolution - A Time For Change
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Our American's Revolution - A Time For Change
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In our country's history, women did not have the same rights as men even if they may have done the same tasks or taken the same risks. In today's lesson, research gives us the ability to find out the unbiased truth about one of these such heroic American

 
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sybil
   

Cornerstone: Rosa Parks - Analyzing Multiple Accounts of the Same Event

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give It All You've Got - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give It All You've Got - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How can two people experience the same thing and retell what happened differently?

 
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rosa parks bus 120110
   
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing into Informational Text
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If a descriptive text structure just describes something, then wouldn't everything be descriptive? Well...not exactly.

 
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Why Did That Happen? Cause and Effect Text Structure

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing Into Informational Text Part II
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing Into Informational Text Part II
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What if an author wanted to write about the formation and destruction of tornadoes? Would a cause and effect structure relay the information the best?

 
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cause and effect
   

Impact of the Early Explorers

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Explorers of America
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Explorers of America
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The history of our country's development is filled with both positive and negative consequences

 
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explorer cards
   

Same Battle Different Continents

5th Grade ELA » Unit: People Who Changed Our World
5th Grade ELA » Unit: People Who Changed Our World
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We can all make the world a better place to live.

 
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mlk and nm chart
   

Students At Work: Workstations for Chronological Text Structure

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing into Informational Text
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Tearing into Informational Text
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Looking for a fun way to practice using the chronological text structure and enhance your reading?

 
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