RL.5.9 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.9

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"Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics."

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

Lesson Plans

Movies vs. Text
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Movies vs. Text
Adaptations are often used to retell old stories in new mediums. However, not all adaptations are exactly like their originals. This lesson helps students understand how inclusions and omissions can change a story.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Comparing and Contrasting Book Series
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Comparing and Contrasting Book Series
So many students love to read books in a series but they don't give much thought to what a series really is. In this lesson students discover the two kinds of book series and apply classifying criteria to examples in the library.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Exploring the Features of a Book Series
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Exploring the Features of a Book Series
Students will engage their analytical skills and literacy skills as they compare books within a series. The central activity in this lesson will have students identifying, comparing, and contrasting the shared features of books in a series.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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You Compare Them! Fiction in Sub-Genre
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You Compare Them! Fiction in Sub-Genre
Comparing and contrasting fiction sub-genres encourages young learners to recognise more intricate details in texts. Use this lesson plan to teach your students to compare and contrast traits within a sub-genre.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Fiction Investigations: Topics and Themes Between Texts
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Fiction Investigations: Topics and Themes Between Texts
Students can have a love affair with fiction while details of the genre can go unnoticed! Using this lesson, your students look under the hood of their favorite fiction by analyzing texts across common themes and topics that hook readers.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Head to Head Fiction Reflections
Lesson plan
Head to Head Fiction Reflections
Reading reflection topics like theme, problems, and solutions can be challenging concepts for young readers. Help your students make sense of these literary elements using dynamic organizers that draw comparisons between fiction texts.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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