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8 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 4, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: The Science behind Natural Disasters

For Teachers 5th Standards
The eight lessons in Module 4, Unit 1, are designed to provide fifth graders with background information on the science behind natural disasters. Scholars read informational texts about hurricanes and earthquakes and synthesize this...
12 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

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.
17 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

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...
3 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives

For Teachers 5th Standards
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives is an eight-week, three-unit module designed for fifth graders. In the first unit of the module, scholars examine and discuss a graphic novel,...
10 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom, Super Scientist and Considering How Technologies Are Developed to Meet Societal Needs

For Teachers 5th Standards
The first unit in the three-unit Module 2B series has fifth graders begin to build background knowledge about the process of scientific inquiry and how new or improved technologies are developed to meet society's needs. Scholars take a...
17 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 3: Researching Inventions That Changed People’s Lives and Teaching through Graphic Novels

For Teachers 5th Standards
Seventeen lessons in Unit 3 of Module 2B have class members crafting a graphic novel about Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of television. They begin with a storyboard, then add text and images, a glossary of key words, table of contents,...
3 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

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...
15 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a, Unit 2: Case Study: The Most Beautiful Roof in the World and the Work of Rainforest Scientist Meg Lowman

For Teachers 5th Standards
Fifth graders continue their investigation of the process scientists use to research by reading Kathryn Lasky’s The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy, the story of Meg Lowman, and the research methods she...
15 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

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...
5 Items in Unit Module
Lesson Planet

Internet Safety: It's Elementary!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Keeping kids safe on the Internet gains importance by the day, and this five-part unit gives them a head start in their vigilance online. Each full lesson comes with everything needed to facilitate discussion about safe online talk,...
Lesson Planet

The Power of Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Give youngsters the tools to approach cyberbullying and hostile language on the Internet. This lesson plan includes a variety of handouts and worksheets that will prompt discussion and inquiry with your class members around harmful...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Talking Safely Online

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is the difference between online and real-life friendships? Pupils learn how to keep information private online and maintain their safety in various situations requiring online communication.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

You've Won a Prize!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Spam! It's a thing any Internet user is used to seeing, but what do we do about it? Teach your class all about the dreaded spam and how they can avoid the spam traps and tricks that could easily draw a kid in. This is a common-sense...
Lesson Planet

Researching about the Red Cross, Continued: How Did the Red Cross Aid Haiti After the 2010 Earthquake?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewWhat a puzzle! Scholars participate in a Jigsaw discussion within their expert groups, determining the gist of an article about the 2010 Haiti earthquake. As they read and discuss the article, they record thoughts on their note catchers. 
Lesson Planet

Researching about the Red Cross, Continued: Who Is the Red Cross and What Does This Multinational Organization Do?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewCode red! Learners read an informational article about the Red Cross, discussing the gist of the text in small groups. On a three-column note catcher, pupils take notes to show how the Red Cross functions as a multinational aid...
Lesson Planet

Researching about the Red Cross: What Is a Multinational Aid Organization?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLend a helping hand. Pupils read two informational articles about international aid organizations and how they help areas affected by natural disasters. Scholars attempt to uncover the gist of each text, discussing their thoughts in...
Lesson Planet

Design and Engineer Solutions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
New ReviewWhat's the best way to collect all that trash? A culminating activity has scholars use the knowledge and skills from the unit to design a solution to the plastic trash island problem. They use 3-D pens or a 3-D printer to build models of...
Lesson Planet

Engineering 101

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
New ReviewMake a structure too sturdy to fail. Scholars first watch a video and consider the reasons for the Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse. They take part in two engineering challenges, one using newspapers and the other using spaghetti sticks...
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The Problem of Plastic Trash Islands

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
New ReviewTrash collection can be a hassle, especially out in the ocean. The second of four parts in the Adrift in a Sea of Plastic unit has pupils research plastic trash islands in marine ecosystems. They investigate why they occur and potential...
Lesson Planet

TinkerCAD: Introduction to 3D Printing

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
New ReviewSteer young minds to build better boats. Future engineers first spend a few days exploring the TinkerCAD software and completing some embedded lessons. They then design sea crafts with buoyancy in mind and print them using a 3-D printer.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: On-Demand Essay “What Makes A Hurricane A Natural Disaster?”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's time to refine writing and word choice. Learners work on Part 1 of their end of unit assessment by creating an essay titled What Makes a Hurricane a Natural Disaster? They use glossaries and graphic organizers from previous lessons...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Organizing Evidence from Multiple Informational Texts to Prepare for Writing: What Makes an Earthquake a Natural Disaster?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewFifth graders prepare for their end of the unit essay assessment by continuing to look at what makes an earthquake a natural disaster. They complete a graphic organizer and write a topic sentence. To finish, they view a model essay and...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Final Performance Task: Fishbowl Discussion about Editorial Essay

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewUsing the resource, learners share their essay revisions with a partner. Afterward, they participate in a Fishbowl discussion, receiving peer feedback about their editorial essays. 
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

End of Unit Assessment: Text-Dependent Questions and Draft Editorial: The Mary River Project on Baffin Island

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars complete an assessment, reading an informational article and answering text-based questions. Also, pupils use the Painted Essay technique to write a draft editorial about a topic they studied throughout the unit, the Mary River...