RI.5.5 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.5

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"Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts."

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

Lesson Plans

Eyeing the Effects of Weather
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Eyeing the Effects of Weather
What are the effects of weather events? In this integrated science and language arts lesson, students will explore causes and multiple effect in the context of reading and learning about various weather events and natural disasters.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Analyzing Cause and Effect in Nonfiction Articles
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Analyzing Cause and Effect in Nonfiction Articles
Nonfiction texts offer a great lens into cause and effect relationships. Use this lesson plan to teach your class to compare cause-and-effect relationships across texts that share a topic.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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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
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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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Cause and Effect in Nonfiction Texts
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Cause and Effect in Nonfiction Texts
Use this lesson to help your ELs identify and write sentences with cause-and-effect relationships. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Analyzing Cause and Effect in Nonfiction Articles.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
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Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Use this lesson to help your ELs search for signal words in texts to determine if a statement is a fact or an opinion. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the Is It True? lesson.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect Structure
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Cause and Effect Structure
Use this lesson to help your ELs see patterns and signal words in the cause-and-effect text structure. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Eyeing the Effects of Weather.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Primary Sources vs. Secondary Sources
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Primary Sources vs. Secondary Sources
In this lesson, your students will identify and compare the features found in primary and secondary sources.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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