RI.5.2

Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

 
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Structure

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Revving Up to Read Informational Text
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Revving Up to Read Informational Text
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Partners collaborate as they determine the main idea and supporting details of an informational article.

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Let's Sum it Up! Summarizing Nonfiction Text Day 1

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:

Summarizing goes beyond the 5 Ws. Once we know these structures, we should be able to summarize with them in mind.

 
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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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Remembering 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:

Visualizing the story structure helps readers to build pictures of the story ideas.

 
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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:

Visualizing the story structure helps readers to build pictures of the story ideas.

 
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titanic lifeboat
   

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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Does Gum Chewing Really Help with Testing?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing to make a point!
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing to make a point!
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Arguments need to be backed with facts and examples to make them reasonable to their audience.

 
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testing gum
   

Early Colonial Settlements - the Why? the Where? and the What Now?

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

Rules we follow and interests we have affect the choices that we make.

 
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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
   

Creating Book Baggies of Informational Texts

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Revving Up to Read Informational Text
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Revving Up to Read Informational Text
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Get students reading in self-selected high interest informational texts by having them fill book baggies.

 
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What's so Bad About Paying For a Stamp?

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:

To become an effective debater we need to learn both sides of the issue and then accumulate facts to support our opinions.

 
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Continental Congress - Everyone has a Demand and a Plan

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:

Group brainstorming for ideas is productive in getting many ideas shared, but can be a set back if the group cannot decide on one idea. Students become members of Continental Congress to help them decide on a course of action for the colonists.

 
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Exploring the Americas Game

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

Students will gain an understanding of what motivated the explorers to leave their countries.

 
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Michelle Kwan: Topic, Main Idea & Supporting details

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

What's the difference between a topic, a main idea & a supporting detail?

 
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Ants and Bees - More Alike or More Different?

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:

There are two sides to each issue that can be supported with evidence. We can form opinions from the ideas and facts that authors give us in various text about a subject. \

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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