RI.5.10

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

 
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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
   

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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stwer  1
   

Who Really Discovered the Americas?

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

We can use research to compare and contrast different sources of information on a subject

 
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christopher
   

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
   

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
   

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
   

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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stamp act
   

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
   

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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george
   

Impact of the Early Explorers - continued

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

Our country was created by people who believed in their dreams.

 
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early explorer
   

Comprehension through Performance: How was Tea Involved in the Boston Massacre?

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:

Students learn about the Boston Tea Party through acting out the scenes. Learning comes from taking on the persona and narratives of each person and from viewing others performances.

 
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tea
   

Timeline of the War - What Made Them Keep Fighting?

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:

Both sides had belief in the cause they were fighting for - and both sides had belief that they would win. Sharing and summarizing helps us realize how when times got tough it was the leadership and the group unity that helped them persevere.

 
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revolutionary war board
   

We Declare Independence!

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:

We can learn a lot about a person by what's on his desk. Thomas Jefferson was an important spokesperson for declaring independence. Let's help him "RE"write the Declaration of Independence!

 
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declaration of
   

Journaling Our Memoirs of the Revolutionary War

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:

Every person sees things from a different perspective. Good writers can take on the persona of their characters to make their stories real to their audiences.

 
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students writing
Common Core ELA
 
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