SL.5.4

Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

 
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Logan Explains the Engineering Design Process

5th Grade Science » Unit: Plaid Pete Engineers A Solution
5th Grade Science » Unit: Plaid Pete Engineers A Solution
Amy Miller
Lynden, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What are the steps in the engineering design process? What activities do engineers actually complete during those steps? Students learn the steps and then apply their new knowledge in their first design challenge.

 
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What the heck is that? Inferring the Purpose of an Object

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Reading for Meaning, Evidence, and Purpose
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Reading for Meaning, Evidence, and Purpose
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Learning comes from what we already know combined with what we can figure out.

 
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peugeot coffee grinder
   

Comparing Stories, Characters and Themes

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:

Comparing and contrasting ideas help readers build understanding. There are similar themes in many books that each can teach us why people immigrate to our country.

 
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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
   

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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Ants and Bees - 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:

There are two sides to each issue that can be supported with evidence. We can form opinions from the ideas and facts that authors give us in various text about a subject. \

 
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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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Please Show Me...Don't Tell Me: Writing Descriptive Setting Paragraphs

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:

Showing readers your story details helps them "jump" into your stories. Telling them what to think leaves them feeling uninvolved.

 
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show dont tell
   

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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word
   

Why George Washington? Analyzing a Text and Painting

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:

Leadership skills are something that we all can develop if we work hard and never give up on our goals. We will evaluate both a painting and a text to determine why George Washington was chosen to lead our country.

 
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george
   

Nonfiction vs Fiction - What's the Difference?

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:

Fiction is written for entertainment; nonfiction is written to inform.

 
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Getting our Audiences Attention with a Great Introduction

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Step-By-Step to Producing Amazing Research Presentations!
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Step-By-Step to Producing Amazing Research Presentations!
Rose Ortiz
Stockton, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Got your attention! The opening paragraph introduces the reader to the purpose and topics of discussion addressed in a report.

 
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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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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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Common Core ELA
 
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