W.5.4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)

 
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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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Making Inferences with quotes

5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What does it mean to make an inference & how is it done?

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The Organization of Life - From Organelles to Organism

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

By investigating the impact of mitochondrial disease on cells, students discover why cells matter.

 
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Mae Jemison: Unpacking relationships in text

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give it All You've Got! - Part I
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give it All You've Got! - Part I
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How are events, ideas and people related in text?

 
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Using quotes to answer explicit questions

5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Quotes make our response stronger - Let's strengthen our responses!

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Conducting 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 analyze data in a controlled experiment, and communicate their findings? Students conduct their controlled experiment, analyze their data to write a four part conclusion, and have a little fun with a science induced soda-pop geyser.

 
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Why are rules and consequences so important?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Rules and consequences help us attain our goals!

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Introduction to Island of the Blue Dolphins

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part II
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part II
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What does it mean to really use your resources?

 
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Setting Goals, Winning BIG!

5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
5th Grade ELA » Unit: We Are a Team: Building the Foundation
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Without goals, we are aimless and unproductive. Let's set some goals!

 
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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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Island of the Blue Dolphins: Karana and Ulape-Similarities & Differences!

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part II
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part II
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How do we compare and contrast two characters from the same text?

 
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Michelle Kwan: Summarizing Informational Text

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give it All You've Got! - Part I
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give it All You've Got! - Part I
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Summaries are just like movie trailers - Keep it short & simple!

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How Else Do We Communicate?

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Communication Nation:Writing With Audience and Purpose in Mind
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Communication Nation:Writing With Audience and Purpose in Mind
Heather Robinson
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Ways to get your message out there are as varied as what you have to say, so let's make a Communication Museum!

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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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Rosa Parks Performance Task

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give It All You've Got - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give It All You've Got - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Which account is more historically accurate? YOU DECIDE!

 
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