RI.5.3

Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

 
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Planning a Controlled Experiment: Jason's Revenge - or is it?

5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
Amy Miller
Lynden, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How do scientists plan their experiments? What do they include in their plans? Students develop a written plan in their notebooks that will be used to conduct a controlled experiment.

 
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2014 10 05 14 20 12
   

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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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
   

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
   

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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Introduction to the Particle Theory of Matter: Day One of Plaid Pete's Particles

5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
Amy Miller
Lynden, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How are particles different in solids, liquids, and gases? Using Plaid Pete and Seth's research notes and cereal rings students construct particle models of solids, liquids, and gases.

 
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2014 10 15 14 33 55
   

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
   

Introduction to Scientific Models: Day One of Seth and the Yak Attack!

5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
Amy Miller
Lynden, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What is a Scientific model? Why do scientists use models? Students engage in a guided exploration that helps them to understand that models are sophisticated tools that advance scientific understanding.

 
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2014 09 10 14 21 35
   

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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Practice, Practice, Practice...

5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Practice makes perfect!

Standards:
 
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Introduction to Matter: Plaid Pete & Seth Sort Out Their Homework

5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
Amy Miller
Lynden, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What is matter? Students help Plaid Pete and Seth with a homework assignment that has them sort items from a list into categories of matter and non-matter.

 
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2014 10 07 14 56 30
   

Our Constitution: The Who - The What - The Why

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating our Government Through Blood, Sweat and Fears
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating our Government Through Blood, Sweat and Fears
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The Constitution is important so we need to make sure we not only follow all its rules, but also know what all the rules are.

 
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Mae Jemison: Unpacking relationships in text

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:

How are events, ideas and people related in text?

 
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Memory Map Personal Narratives

5th Grade ELA » Unit: We're Always Writing Something!
5th Grade ELA » Unit: We're Always Writing Something!
Heather Robinson
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Every story has a beginning, middle, and end.

 
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memory maps bulletin board w student
   

Valid Vs. Faulty Generalizations

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Accounts and Viewpoints and Bias, Oh My!
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Accounts and Viewpoints and Bias, Oh My!
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Does everyone speak the truth when they express a viewpoint? Sometimes generalizations are made, and it's up to us to figure out which are valid and which are faulty.

 
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penguin generalization
Common Core ELA
 
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