Common Core Aligned Resources for W.5.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)
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Who Am I? What Has Made Me Who I Am?
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
"Everything we have seen and touched and heard and experienced has, in some way, made us who we are." Your young learners will use this resource to create lists of influences (people, animal, nature, places, etc.) in their lives and to...
Persuasive Practice: A Mt. Rushmore Addition
5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Budding authors research a US President and persuade the National Park Service to add him to Mt. Rushmore. In addition to the persuasive essay, individuals are required to develop a visual presentation using a web-based software that...
Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Who are the Grimke sisters? Scholars find out with a activity that details the struggles and triumphs of the lives of Angelina and Sarah Grimke. After reading an informational text, class members have the opportunity to show what they...
My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Although this legislative process lesson is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington,...
Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking...
The Heroic Actions of the Passengers of Flight 93
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Superman, Spiderman, New York City Firefighters, passengers on Flight 93. As part of a study of the events of 9/11, class members consider the heroic actions of the passengers on Flight 93, and then craft an essay comparing their...
The Lightning Thief: During Reading Strategy
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading up to page 371 of Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, get insight into how Percy felt making a major decision through active discussion strategies that enable both academic and thoughtful...