SL.5.3

Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.

 
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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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organizing data into
   

Continental Congress - Everyone has a Demand and a Plan

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:

Group brainstorming for ideas is productive in getting many ideas shared, but can be a set back if the group cannot decide on one idea. Students become members of Continental Congress to help them decide on a course of action for the colonists.

 
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first continental
   

Exploring the Americas Game

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Explorers of America
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Explorers of America
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will gain an understanding of what motivated the explorers to leave their countries.

 
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student game
   

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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Applying Knowledge: Writing Opener Paragraphs for Narrative Stories

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:

Writing lets us use our creativity to share our great ideas with our readers. We can write as well as the good authors if we practice their same strategies for creating great beginnings for our stories.

 
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Introduction to Scientific Investigation: Plaid Pete is in a Pickle!

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 types of scientific study do scientists engage in? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each. Students meet "mentor scientists" and learn about the different ways that scientists explore the world around them.

 
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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
   

Who Played Against Casey on That Fateful Night?

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

There are two sides to every story - depending upon who you talk to. It's fun to hear how the other side felt about the "Great Casey".

 
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casey at bat other
   

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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image
   

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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2014 10 17 14 28 56
   

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
   

Writing a Suspense Passage to Convey a Sense of Waiting, Mental Uncertainty, or Excitement

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:

The best part of surprises is the excitement that leads up to the "reveal"!

 
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student
   

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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Great Writers Need an Editor

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:

Mistakes are a part of life. When we get our audiences opinion on our writing we can make our stories even better.

 
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students peer
   

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
Common Core ELA
 
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