W.5.9a

Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]").

 
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A Great Beginning Makes Us Stop, Think, and Read

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

First impressions are everything when it comes to attracting your readers to story! When writers use creative opening sentences they attract readers who want to read more about what will happen next in their stories.

 
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great opener
   

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
Common Core ELA
 
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