SL.5.1

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

 
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Frozen: Understanding Theme

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

Grab and keep your readers attention as they investigate themes!

 
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frozen movie
   

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
   

Paul Revere or Sybil Ludington - Who Warned About the British Coming?

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:

In our country's history, women did not have the same rights as men even if they may have done the same tasks or taken the same risks. In today's lesson, research gives us the ability to find out the unbiased truth about one of these such heroic American

 
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sybil
   

Creating to Scale Planet 2D Models

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Cathy Skinner
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student astronauts explore science and math that is out of this world!

 
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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
   
5th Grade Science » Unit: What's The Matter Plaid Pete?
Amy Miller
Lynden, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How do scientists collect data? What kinds of data do they collect? Students learn about qualitative and quantitative data.

 
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Introduction to Scientific Models: Day One of Seth and the Yak Attack!

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:

What is a Scientific model? Why do scientists use models? Students engage in a guided exploration that helps them to understand that models are sophisticated tools that advance scientific understanding.

 
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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
   

Introduction to Matter: Plaid Pete & Seth Sort Out Their Homework

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:

What is matter? Students help Plaid Pete and Seth with a homework assignment that has them sort items from a list into categories of matter and non-matter.

 
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Metaphorically Speaking

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Words can have more than one meaning depending upon how they are used in sentences. We will define and illustrate metaphor phrases to show the different visual images the words create for readers.

 
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metaphor
   

Our Words Can Influence How We Feel

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poems Everyone can TRY
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Words have moods all to themselves that affect how we feel and react. We will create our favorite confetti words to show an emotion.

 
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Introduction to Controlled Experiments: Plaid Pete Guides the Way!

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:

What are the parts of a controlled experiment? A funny book of failed experiments, a monster in charge of the laboratory over spring break, and a guidebook from Plaid Pete, help students to figure out the parts and have some fun along the way.

 
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11 experiments that failed
   

Introduction to Scientific Models: Day Two of Seth and the Yak Attack!

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 use models to revise their thinking and understanding of phenomena? Students use their new knowledge about scientific models to make a claim and provide evidence to support it.

 
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Introduction to the Particle Theory of Matter: Day Two of Plaid Pete's Particles

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 does the arrangement of particles in different states of matter affect their properties? Students work in pairs to further refine their understanding of the particle theory of matter by investigating the compression of a solid, a liquid, and a gas.

 
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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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fight in ice

Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.

Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.

Common Core ELA
 
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