Common Core Aligned Resources for W.5.3
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
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Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
A picture is worth a thousand words, but a comic strip combines both images and words for the ultimate narrative effect. After reading The Three Little Pigs and deciphering the plot elements, elementary readers work through four...
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...
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Digging for Clues
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Make critical and creative thinkers out of your class, with an archeology-based project they'll love. They start the activity by first researching what archeologists do, then they generate a list of the qualities archeologists need to be...
Settings that Reinforce Characters
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
A vivid setting can bring a story to life. Challenge your writers to dive into this element as they complete worksheets in preparation for their first draft. This packet starts by giving an example of a description that simply tells who...
Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
3rd - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhy doesn't the government provide all goods and services if we pay taxes? Pupils investigate the difference between public and private services. They analyze their communities together with an interactive classroom model and...