Common Core Aligned Resources for W.5.1
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
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Persuasive Writing - Introductory Paragraph Review
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Master a well-organized thesis statement with a short activity for a persuasive writing unit. Young writers read five different introductory paragraphs about various topics, find the main ideas addressed in each thesis statement, and jot...
Voices of the Revolution: Challenge Activities (Theme 3)
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Paul Revere, Mercy Otis Warren, James Forten, Henry Knox. The voices of the American Revolution come alive in this enrichment packet designed to challenge learners who have mastered the basic concepts in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt...
Separate But Equal - Is It Black or White?
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
The story of Ruby Bridges and the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education are fantastic tools for discussing the concept of separate but equal. Kids tackle some big questions about what is fair, what is civil, and what rights or laws...
Titus Andronicus: Study Guide
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewExplore a captivating play about murder, politics, and revenge with the Titus Andronicus curriculum guide. Scholars paraphrase characters' lines and write reviews of the production. The resource also includes handouts about performance...
Lesson 5: Create Dances With Prosody For “Sparklers;” TRAIL Marker #1
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewAfter a brain dance to warm up gross motor skills, small groups create and present a dance that showcases the free-verse poem "Sparklers" by Mark Vinz. The lesson closes with a progress monitoring system designed to assess comprehension...
The Two Fellows and the Bear
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow does trust grow between friends, and why is it so important? Aesop's 142-word fable "The Two Fellows and the Bear," addresses the question and challenges readers to think about whether they should trust the friends in their lives. To...
Extended Performance Task: Painting a Wall Mural
5th CCSS: Designed
Boost math skills and healthy eating choices with a four-part assessment that tackles concepts such as graphing, fractions, and measurement. Scholars work independently and together to design a mural showcasing the current MyPlate food...
Person to Person: Challenge Activities (Theme 4)
5th CCSS: Adaptable
The world is a big place—discover it! A series of challenge activities designed to accompany Theme 4: Person to Person encourages learners to explore the world around them. Project-based activities promote research and writing skills in...