RI.5.4

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

 
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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
   

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
   

Introduction to Scientific Inquiry: The Eight Essential Science Practices

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 do scientists do, and how do they work? This engaging activity using chant, or rap, provides students with an overview of the eight essential Science Practices specified by the Next Generation Science Standards.

 
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Strategies for Content Specific Vocabulary

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:

Generate synonyms based on context clues to tackle challenging words with ample opportunities to read lots of text on high interest topics

Standards:
 
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Creating to Scale Planet 2D Models

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Cathy Skinner
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student astronauts explore science and math that is out of this world!

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

How do scientists collect data? What kinds of data do they collect? Students learn about qualitative and quantitative data.

 
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organizing data into
   

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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img 1933
   

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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Tier Two Words in 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:

Expand your student's vocabulary through explicit lessons on tier two root words and their derivatives.

 
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tier two words written on paint
   

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
   

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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first continental
   

Introduction to Controlled Experiments: Plaid Pete Guides the Way!

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 are the parts of a controlled experiment? A funny book of failed experiments, a monster in charge of the laboratory over spring break, and a guidebook from Plaid Pete, help students to figure out the parts and have some fun along the way.

 
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11 experiments that failed
   

Why George Washington? Analyzing a Text and Painting

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:

Leadership skills are something that we all can develop if we work hard and never give up on our goals. We will evaluate both a painting and a text to determine why George Washington was chosen to lead our country.

 
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Changing Matter: Mrs. Parker States Her Case

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 particles move in different states of matter? Students get to meet Plaid Pete's Mom, as they dive into an investigation into The Kinetic Theory of Matter.

 
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2014 10 22 14 28 55
Common Core ELA
 
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