RI.4.5 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.5

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"Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

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What's Your Phase?
What's Your Phase?
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What's Your Phase?
This lesson engages students in activity to help them understand the phases of the Moon, and why they occur. Students read literature, analyze it, and then apply it to the small group performance of one cycle of the Moon’s phases.
Year 4
Science
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Southeast and Gulf State Weather
Southeast and Gulf State Weather
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Southeast and Gulf State Weather
Whoa, weather! Using technology as an aid, students will put their research skills to the test while learning about hurricanes.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
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Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
Improve your students' comprehension of non-fictional reading through this lesson that teaches them about text features. Students will find their own text features and explain why they aid in the reading process.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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Reading the Clues, Understanding Plot Lesson Part II
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Reading the Clues, Understanding Plot Lesson Part II
Have you ever wished that books, like movies, would state their conflict and genres on the cover? With the help of an Education.com workbook, students will learn to find the clues and read like a writer.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect: The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Cause and Effect: The Montgomery Bus Boycott
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Cause and Effect: The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Your students may know about Rosa Parks, but do they know about the Montgomery Bus Boycott that her famous action inspired? Enhance students' knowledge of this important part of the Civil Rights movement while teaching cause and effect.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Timelines and Nonfiction Text
Timelines and Nonfiction Text
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Timelines and Nonfiction Text
Teach your students how to use timelines to organise information from nonfiction texts.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Is It True?
Is It True?
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Is It True?
Don't believe everything you read! Teach students to differentiate between statements of fact and opinion. This important skill will help students become critical and discerning readers.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect with Comic Strips
Cause and Effect with Comic Strips
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Cause and Effect with Comic Strips
Pow! Bam! Splat! In this integrated reading and science lesson, students will explore the relationship between cause and effect. They will get creative and create cause-and-effect comic strips!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Writing Facts and Opinions
Writing Facts and Opinions
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Writing Facts and Opinions
State your opinion but know your facts! Get your students jazzed about facts and opinions with this lesson that has them writing and sorting both types of statements.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Personal Timeline
Personal Timeline
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Personal Timeline
Use this lesson to help your ELs strengthen their vocabulary and learn how to create a personal timeline. Teach this lesson as a standalone lesson or use it as support for the lesson Timelines and Nonfiction Text.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Words That Show Cause and Effect
Words That Show Cause and Effect
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Words That Show Cause and Effect
This lesson helps students recognise cause-and-effect relationships in fiction and nonfiction writing by identifying clue words. It can be used on its own or as a precursor to Cause and Effect with Comic Strips.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Influentual Women Worldwide
Learning About Influentual Women Worldwide
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Learning About Influentual Women Worldwide
Rad (awesome, brave, radical, cool) women have been around since the beginning of time, but so often their stories are overlooked. Take your students on a journey through history with this lesson that uses the book *Rad Women Worldwide* by Kate Schatz. The lesson exposes students to the stories of 40 rad women from around the world and throughout various time periods, who challenged and changed the world. Students will read the profiles of a few of the women before analyzing their journeys and accomplishments using graphic organizers.
Reading & Writing
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