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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Management

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-motivation with a collection of curated units, lesson plans, graphic organizers, handouts, printables, and activities that encourage kindergarteners through fifth graders to be their best selves. Resource...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 4: Gathering Evidence and Speaking to Others: Natural Disasters in the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th Standards
The three units in ELA Module 4 integrate science content with social studies. Fifth graders read literature and informational text about natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes and how natural disasters impact the lives of...
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16 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 4, Unit 3: Research on 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, Learning about the Red Cross, and Writing an Opinion Speech

For Teachers 5th Standards
The 16 lessons in Module 4, Unit 3, ask fifth-graders to research the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. They analyze informational texts, primary source documents, and speeches to gather background information on how the United States responds...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 4, Unit 2: Analyzing Literature about Natural Disasters: Inferring about Impact on Survivors

For Teachers 5th Standards
The nine lessons in the second unit in Grade 5 ELA Module 4 focus on short fiction stories about characters who survive natural disasters. Readers analyze how the narrator's point of view influences descriptions of events and gain...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: The Last Roundup

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The Last Roundup explores the issues raised by the transitioning of Santa Rosa Island from a privately owned to a National Park. The documentary is short, poignant, and weaves together vintage family photos and videos with interviews...
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12 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3b, Unit 3: Case Study: The Mary River Project on Baffin Island

For Teachers 5th Standards
In this third unit, scholars read informational texts and view videos presenting multiple accounts and opposing viewpoints of the Mary River Iron Mine proposal. They then develop an essay that presents their own opinion about the mine.
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a, Unit 2: Case Study: Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America

For Teachers 5th Standards
The 17 lessons in Module 3A, Unit 2, have fifth-graders completing a close read of Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America. They examine how writers use evidence and reasons to support their opinions. The end of unit...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th Standards
The literacy focus of this three-unit module is on reading scientific and technical text and writing to inform and explain. In Unit 1, young scholars build background knowledge of the rainforest and the scientists who study them. Kathryn...
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15 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a, Unit 3: Reading and Writing Like a Scientist: Observing Nature, Conducting Research, and Creating a Field Journal Entry

For Teachers 5th Standards
The 15 lessons in Unit 3 focus on the reading and writing skills scientists use while observing, researching, and recording information in field journals. The unit begins with young scientists learning how to observe and to write precise...
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California Mission Lessons

For Teachers 4th Standards
The California missions were established by the Franciscans with the hope of converting Native Americans to Catholicism. The three lessons in this collection present fourth graders with primary source documents, paintings, and drawings...
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Whodunnit? The Case of the Missing Poodle

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Who purloined the poodle? Class groups read police reports and theorize whodunnit. The sixth of a ten-lesson series on mysteries.
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George Washington: A National Treasure

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image...
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Get it Write

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
In an effort to practice engineering design, STEM classes break out into teams and endeavor to make a working ink pen. To prepare, they read about writing implements through history, patents, and viscosity of liquids. Armed with this...
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Sugar Crystal Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Blow your learners' minds with a sweet lesson on nanotechnology that uses sugar to demonstrate the difference nanoscale surface area makes in dissolving and crystal formation. Plenty of supportive background information is read to...
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Working on the Slant

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Compare and contrast a major news story from various newspapers. How does the perspective change? Are certain things included in some of the stories and left out of others? Have pupils complete a graphic organizer to compare how...
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Justice Is Blind, Colorblind That Is

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's so interesting to see kids respond to articles about education. To start the day, prompt learners to discuss the words colorblindness and diversity. Then, split your class in two and have one side read an article from 2007 and the...
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Should the Colonists Have Revolted Against Great Britain?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Should the Americans have taken the plunge and revolted against Great Britain? Using documents, including the famed Common Sense and a Loyalist response, pupils conduct a lengthy investigation of the question. The interesting resource...
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Building Background Knowledge: Jigsaw to Build and Share Expertise about the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, Part 2

For Teachers 5th Standards
Calling all experts! Using the educational resource, pupils work together in small expert groups, reading an article about the 2010 Haiti earthquake. As they read, they record two main ideas and supporting details from the text.
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Examining Where Rosa Parks Sat

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
When Rosa Parks took her seat on a public bus to protest segregation, she also took her place in history. Learners examine a clue from this story—a diagram of the bus—to see if they can figure out the pivotal role of  this...
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Examining Rosa Parks's Arrest Record

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
There aren't a lot of details on the document, but Rosa Parks's arrest is now a legendary story of the civil rights movement. Class members examine the record—with Parks's names blotted out—to see if they can tell who this document...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: On-Demand Note-Taking, Analysis, and Reflection: “Should We Drill?”

For Teachers 5th Standards
Pupils take a mid-unit assessment, completing a point of view graphic organizer based on an informational article about offshore drilling. Next, learners answer text-dependent and short-answer questions about the text.
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Close Reading and Viewing: Nunavut Iron Ore Mine Approval

For Teachers 5th Standards
Using the thought-provoking resource, scholars continue researching opposing points of view about the Mary River Project proposal. They read an informational text, watch a video, and record the gist of the text and video in their journals. 
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Conducting Research: Analyzing Expert Texts about the Mary River Project

For Teachers 5th Standards
Pupils read informational texts about the Mary River Project, searching for the gist. As they read the expert texts, they complete a graphic organizer to identify and analyze point of view.
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Letters as Informational Text: Comparing and Contrasting Three Accounts about Segregation (Promises to Keep, Pages 38–39)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Letters ... a lost art or good resource? Scholars add letter writing to their informational text chart and describe the features of a letter. They then look at page 38 in Promises to Keep and complete a Perspectives Venn diagram. To...