W.5.1b

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

 
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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
   

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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Building Understanding of the "Tale of Oki Islands"

5th Grade ELA » Unit: A Tale of the Oki Islands
5th Grade ELA » Unit: A Tale of the Oki Islands
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Reading is interactive when we "get to know" the characters. "Getting" a story helps us support our responses to questions!

 
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sea serpent
   

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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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
   

Inferring Meaning From Text Events

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:

Reading between the lines helps us to understand ALL that is going on in the story. We will create a chart to share our inferences and text evidence.

 
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making inferences
   

Elaborate! From Boxes and Bullets to a Paragraph

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:

Teach students to write complete sentences in an organized paragraph.

 
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role play using boxes and
   

Is it Really "Ok" to Say What We are Thinking?

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:

Life changes. People change. Ideals change as society grows and matures. What was good for mankind years ago may not continue to be good for people of today. To ensure we protect our freedoms we need to evaluate what ideals we still believe in.

 
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enough is enough
   

Assessing Their Written Abilities to Debate

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:

A claim is only an opinion unless it is supported by evidence and details from the text. Good writers write with strong facts to persuade their audience to their viewpoints.

 
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student peer
   

Opinion Writing

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Historical Fiction- American Revolution
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Historical Fiction- American Revolution
Teresa Klein
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Revisit nonfiction writing using Boxes and Bullets!

 
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students at
   

Writing to Convince our Audience

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:

Writing is a communication tool that influences readers. By writing with facts and supported opinions we can persuade readers to agree with our thesis statement.

 
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Who's on First, What's on Second - Good Writers Know Who They Are Playing Against

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writers Structure Their Text With a Purpose in Mind
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writers Structure Their Text With a Purpose in Mind
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

When we write we need to think of who will be reading it. We're not writing for us - we're writing for our audience. How we write affects who we attract and how much they like it.

 
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Helping Ideas That Work

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:

Our thoughts and effort affect the results we get. Our hard work towards achieving a goal can have a positive ripple effects on those who we come in contact with.

 
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