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Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

 
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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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Sinking of the Titanic - Comparing Poetry and Prose

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:

Poetry is written to entertain readers.

 
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Character Actions and Reactions - Learning from Fable Characters

5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
5th Grade ELA » Unit: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Characters in fables help teach us moral lessons.

 
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aesops
   

The King's Taxation M & M's

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:

It is not until you have lived through difficult times that you can fully understand them.

 
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m m
   

Write an Essay: My City

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing to Learn: Boxes and Bullets- The 5 Paragraph Essay
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing to Learn: Boxes and Bullets- The 5 Paragraph Essay
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Give students practice with generating ideas, planning, and drafting a 5 paragraph essay about a topic which they are experts.

 
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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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stamp act
   

Writing about Ants and Bees - Are They 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:

Good writers use evidence from their research to support their opinions!

 
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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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student group
   

Hero or Not? Using Multiple Print Sources to Make an Argument

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

Would a knight show up to battle without a sword? Get ready to be armed with the power of words in order to prove an argument.

 
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The Stamp Act

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Colonists in Crisis
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Colonists in Crisis
Heather Robinson
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Taxation without representation...is no reason for a celebration.

 
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colonist
   

Ostrich: Friend or Foe?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Texts
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Texts
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will successfully read an informational text using word strategies and quote accurately from the text to answer main idea questions.

 
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Expositiory Writing: My Special Place

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing to Learn: Boxes and Bullets- The 5 Paragraph Essay
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing to Learn: Boxes and Bullets- The 5 Paragraph Essay
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Review the process of expository writing by having students write about a special place in their home.

 
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flash
   

Why do We Need Rules?

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:

Rules help us to feel safe and secure. Our classroom and communities are similar because they both have diverse people who want to live and work in a harmonious environment.

 
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student yard
   

Closely Looking at Conflicts in Fences, Act 1 Scene 4, to Analyze Character Development

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do the sins of the father visit the children? See Cory try to resist Troy's pull!

 
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Connecting with Events and Characters

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:

Connecting what we know to stories we read helps us to better understand what's happening. The more we share what we have read the more similarities in characters and themes we can find.

 
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Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer's purpose.

Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.

Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).

Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Common Core ELA
 
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