SL.5.6

Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

 
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Let's Play Charades! Applying Inference Skills Through Visual Clues

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:

We can use clues in what we see around us to infer unknown meanings of events.

 
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The King's Taxation M & M's

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:

It is not until you have lived through difficult times that you can fully understand them.

 
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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 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
   

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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students reading
   

Comprehension through Performance: How was Tea Involved in the Boston Massacre?

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:

Students learn about the Boston Tea Party through acting out the scenes. Learning comes from taking on the persona and narratives of each person and from viewing others performances.

 
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tea
   

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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What's The Matter Plaid Pete? Unit Review

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 you study for a test? What are some strategies that can be easily used and will lead to success on assessments? Students learn how to use a study guide and games to review for the unit assessment.

 
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"Who's Talking to Whom?": Dialogue in Settings, Characters and Events

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:

Dialogue lets our readers believe they are inside our stories hearing and feeling the events as they occur.

 
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callie german
   

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
   

Post Assessment of Narrative Writing Skills to Determine Understanding

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:

Post assessments give us the opportunity to show others how much and how well we have learned.

 
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Interview: LIVE!

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra, Extra, Read all about it!
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra, Extra, Read all about it!
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can I conduct an entertaining, informative interview? Students will discuss interview techniques.

 
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sennmicrophone
   

Writing Where We Are: Crafting Effective 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:

Our settings help our readers "see" our story locations.

 
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mirage of the setting
   

Colonial Market: Market Day!

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Voices of the Revolution - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Voices of the Revolution - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Let's go sell some colonial goods!

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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