RI.5.7

Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

 
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Similar & Different Stars

5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students explore how stars are similar and different by researching online sources. Then, students construct evidence-based arguments using their research.

 
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Measuring Time as the Earth Rotates and Revolves

5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students construct a Sun, Earth, & Moon model to demonstrate the rotation and revolution of Earth. Students also conduct online research to explore the relationships between Earth's motions and the measurement of time.

 
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Patterns of the Moon

5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students obtain and evaluate information on the moon phases using multiple resources, including a moon phase calendar, video, online text, and a hands-on model.

 
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Constellation Patterns

5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students evaluate and communicate information on the apparent movement of constellations using a variety of resources: interactive star map, planisphere, videos, modeled demonstration, and online resources.

 
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Researching The Rain Shadow Effect

5th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Systems
5th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Systems
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will begin creating a 3D model of the rain shadow effect. Then, students will explore the rain shadow effect by accessing several online resources.

 
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students painting model
   

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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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
   

Ready, Set, Go! Chronological and Sequence Text Structure

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

Writers have a plan of attack in mind when writing nonfiction pieces in time order.

 
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ready set go
   

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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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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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
   

Weight, Mass, & Gravity

5th Grade Science » Unit: Gravity
5th Grade Science » Unit: Gravity
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will explore why an astronaut can jump higher on the Moon than on Earth by researching weight, mass, and gravity.

 
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students working
   

The Location of Earth

5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students explore the location of Earth by learning new vocabulary, watching a video, researching online sources, and sharing fact-based arguments.

 
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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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students working on activating
   

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
Common Core ELA
 
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