L.5.5

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

 
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Words as Free as Confetti

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

Our words have a mood that is created by how they are used in our writing. This mood can influences how we feel when they are said.

 
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What's the Main Idea of Casey's At-Bat in the Game?

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

Poems have plots and themes just like those found in stories. We are going to read this poem to outline the events that occur and the outcome of the game.

 
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Wake Me Up: Poetry through song

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give It All You've Got - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Give It All You've Got - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Songs have really cool lyrics: consider what they mean!

 
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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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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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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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Inferring Meaning From Text Events

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:

Reading between the lines helps us to understand ALL that is going on in the story. We will create a chart to share our inferences and text evidence.

 
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Words - Words - Words - How Many Ways Can We Describe Words?

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 be used to help or to harm so we need to use them with care.

 
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The New Colossus: Our Beacon to Immigrants

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

Our Statue of Liberty is a symbol for the welcoming attitude our forefathers established for our United States. Poetry is one way for us to express our agreement with these beliefs.

 
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What Happens When You See A Bird on Your Walk?

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

Poets use fewer words so each word needs to be chosen carefully because it has a purpose for the readers. We will create a story line from the events in each stanza of this poem to learn the reactions and the outcome.

 
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Figurative Language Formative

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry: A Love/Hate Relationship Part II - "Hate That Cat"
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry: A Love/Hate Relationship Part II - "Hate That Cat"
Dana Patton
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Figurative language is like seasoning. It can enhance poetry, but isn't necessary. Let's see if you can identify some of them.

 
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Nature's Fury: Summative Review

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature's Fury - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature's Fury - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We learned it once, but I need a refresher, let's get ready for game day tomorrow!

 
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Game Day: Summative for Nature's Fury

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature's Fury - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature's Fury - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We've worked hard, let's go attain our goals!!

 
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Island of the Blue Dolphins: Summative Review

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We've worked hard, let's remember all that we've learned!

 
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GAME DAY: Summative for Animal Encounters

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part III
5th Grade ELA » Unit: Animal Encounters - Part III
Christina Jarvi
Easton, MD
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We've worked hard, let's go attain our goals!

 
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Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.

Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.

Common Core ELA
 
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