Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]"Â).
Writing Narrative Stories to Entertain Your Readers
Big Idea:First impressions are everything when it comes to attracting your readers to story! When writers use creative opening sentences they attract readers who want to read more about what will happen next in their stories.
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.