English Language Arts Grade 5
Reading: Informational Text Standard 4
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area
Eye Spy A Pattern
Students will learn how to see patterns by understanding how things work together.
Eye Spy a Rule
Students will learn to analyze a pattern and identify the rules for the pattern. They will also learn how to represent those rules.
History Detectives 5th Grade Standard IV Object. 1
Students will use primary source materials to investigate significant events in American History of the 19th Century.
How Big Are Martin's Big Words? Thinking Big about the Future
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Caldecott Honor book, Coretta Scott King Honor book, and an Orbis Pictus Award winner, tells of King's childhood determination to use "big words" through biographical information and quotations. Using this book as well as other resources on Dr. King, students explore information on King's "big" words. They discuss both the literal and figurative meanings of the word "big" and how they apply to Dr. King's words. They read an excerpt from Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech and note the "big" words. Students then choose one of two options: (1) they write about their own "big" words and dreams in stapled or stitched books, or (2) they construct found poems using an excerpt from one of King's speeches.
It Came From Greek Mythology
This page contains 6 EDSITEment lessons based around teaching Greek mythology. Students will study basic plots of three Greek myths and discuss three types of themes in Greek myths. They will also explore contemporary uses of terms from Greek mythology and analyze artistic and literary works based on or inspired by Greek myths.
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