Common Core Aligned Resources for SL.5.4
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
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The Great Depression and New Deal
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
Australian Aboriginal Art and Storytelling
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Young explorers investigate Australian Aboriginal culture by listening to traditional Dreamtime stories and examining dot paintings created by Aboriginal artists. In addition, they locate the country on maps, discuss the geography of...
Consumer Product Testing Experiment
4th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Project-based learning is featured in a lesson that has class groups using a variety of Google tools to conduct consumer product testing experiments. After deciding on a topic, groups formulate a question, select a target group, develop...
Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
3rd - 8th CCSS: Designed
Why 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...
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,...
Teaching Tolerance: Accepting and Embracing Differences
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Since the attacks on September 11th, people have become less accepting of others that are different. By reading picture books that focus on teaching tolerance, learners learn how to accept and respect people's differences.
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...