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Standard RI

RI Reading Informational Text

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Rhetoric & Space Race
Rhetoric & Space Race

Lesson

Students will engage in a debate over whether the United States should enter the Space Race using rhetoric and historical information.

“Inspiring Inventions!” (Design)
“Inspiring Inventions!” (Design)

Lesson

This lesson falls into the second nine weeks of school, after the study of Westward Expansion. This design project will lead to a new unit that focuses on the Industrial Revolution. Collaborating in...

Reconstruction Amendments
Reconstruction Amendments

Lesson

Students will complete research on one of the Reconstruction amendments. After completing research, students will create a project demonstrating their knowledge of that particular amendment as if they...

Non-Fiction Text Features
Non-Fiction Text Features

Lesson

Students will use non-fiction books to identify and explain how text features help them as individual readers.

Nonfiction Book Hunt
Nonfiction Book Hunt

Lesson

The students will be able to label and understand the meaning of text features in a nonfiction book.

Summarizing Texts
Summarizing Texts

Lesson

Students will review what a summary is and complete a worksheet for practice. They will then write their own informational text and a peer will summarize.

Two Voices and a Tableau: Pearl Harbor and 9/11
Two Voices and a Tableau: Pearl Harbor and 9/11

Lesson

The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 shocked the nation. Citizens and servicemen were caught off guard and left vulnerable to the Japanese attacks. Sixty years later in 2001, the United States endured...