# SL.5.1 Lesson Plans

#### CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1

:"Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly."

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

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Giving Directions: Tell Me How

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Giving Directions: Tell Me How

Students will have fun engaging in activities that develop their ability to write sequential step-by-step directions. This lesson helps young learners with being detailed and using transition words in their writing.

Year 5

Reading & Writing

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Mastering the Possessive Apostrophe

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Mastering the Possessive Apostrophe

Who would have thought possessive apostrophes could be this fun or easy? With one simple rule and some fun sentences, students will become masters at indicating possession.

Year 5

Reading & Writing

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Prepositions vs. Conjunctions

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Prepositions vs. Conjunctions

Challenge students with a discussion about prepositions and conjunctions in this lesson. Your class will write a journal entry to explain the function of the prepositions and conjunctions in a specific sentence.

Year 6

Reading & Writing

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Adobe Spark: Parts, Purposes & Complexities

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Adobe Spark: Parts, Purposes & Complexities

Discover a new tool for creative assessments and lessons! In this lesson, students will investigate Adobe Spark using Agency by Design thinking routines to help them understand how they can use technology to communicate ideas.

Year 5

Reading & Writing

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Constitution Carousel

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Constitution Carousel

In this civics lesson, your students will examine artwork and participate in a carousel activity as they discuss the Constitution of the United States.

Year 6

Reading & Writing

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Rounding Roundtable

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Rounding Roundtable

Challenge students to talk about rounded numbers to the millions place value. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Numbers All A-Round.

Year 5

Maths

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Decimal Placement with Division

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Decimal Placement with Division

Encourage learners to discuss decimal point placement with division and apply their understanding of standard algorithm decimal division. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Dividing Decimals Dash.

Year 6

Maths

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Describing Angles

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Describing Angles

You'll see angles from every angle! Students will describe and compare different angles they see in everyday situations. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Classifying Triangles by Internal Angles.

Year 6

Maths

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Subtracting Fractions Justifications

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Subtracting Fractions Justifications

Continue to build on your students' understanding of unlike denominators by asking students to justify their answers of fraction subtraction. Use this lesson with the Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators lesson.

Year 6

Maths

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Explaining Expressions

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Explaining Expressions

Challenge students to decompose numbers within multiplication expressions. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Solving Expressions in Word Problems.

Year 6

Maths

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Decimal Multiplication Estimations

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Decimal Multiplication Estimations

Challenge students to relate the multiplication of decimals to that of whole numbers. Have them justify their estimations in partners. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Multiply Decimals with Models.

Year 6

Maths

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Metric Conversions Conversations

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Metric Conversions Conversations

Challenge students to convert measurements between their metric counterparts! Students will relate the measurements to real-world objects. Use this lesson as support for the Converting Metric Measurements in Word Problems lesson.

Year 6

Maths

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Comparing Two Division Methods

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Comparing Two Division Methods

Challenge students to compare two strategies for solving division expressions! Students will focus on their language use in this pre-lesson to the Dicey Division lesson.

Year 6

Maths

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Area Arrangements

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Area Arrangements

Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.

Year 5

Maths

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Visually Multiplying Fractions

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Visually Multiplying Fractions

Help students colour-code their way to multiplying fractions! Students will learn how to multiply fractions using area models. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplying Fractions.

Year 6

Maths

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Area with Multiplying and Adding

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Area with Multiplying and Adding

Start a dialogue around area models! In this lesson, encourage students to ask questions as they multiply using area models. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplication.

Year 6

Maths

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Explaining Fraction Addition

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Explaining Fraction Addition

Help your students show their understanding as they explain how to add fractions with unlike denominators. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.

Year 6

Maths

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Compare Common Denominators Methods

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Compare Common Denominators Methods

Challenge your students to compare two methods for finding the least common multiple between two fractions. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.

Year 6

Maths

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Explain Fraction Conversions

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Explain Fraction Conversions

Encourage students to explain their processes when converting from a mixed number to an improper fraction, and back again. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers.

Year 6

Reading & Writing

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Modeling Fraction Subtraction

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Modeling Fraction Subtraction

Encourage student explanations and visual representation of fraction subtraction in this interactive lesson. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction.

Year 6

Maths

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Word Problem Vocabulary Preparation

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Word Problem Vocabulary Preparation

Prepare your ELs for word problems involving income and money in this vocabulary-based lesson. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Multi-Step Word Problems.

Year 6

Reading & Writing

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Language About Line Plots

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Language About Line Plots

Encourage your students to describe line plots and the data they represent using peer supports. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Linking Line Plots and Fractions.

Year 6

Maths

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Comparing Tape Diagrams

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Comparing Tape Diagrams

Compare two different ways to use tape diagrams! This lesson discusses fractions and multiplication within tape diagrams. Use this lesson as support for the lesson Illustrating Fractions and Whole Number Products with Tape Models.

Year 6

Maths

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Writing About maths Expressions

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Writing About maths Expressions

Have your students evaluate orally and in writing what happens to expressions when there are two or more operations. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Express Yourself.

Year 6

Reading & Writing

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Area Models and Mixed Numbers

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Area Models and Mixed Numbers

Help students visually represent multiplication with mixed numbers and whole numbers. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson, or as support for the lesson Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models.

Year 6

Maths

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Division with Fair-Sharing Language

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Division with Fair-Sharing Language

Encourage your students to describe elements of a division problem using peer supports and an information gap game. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Multi-Digit Division.

Year 6

Maths

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Order of Operations Sequencing

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Order of Operations Sequencing

Challenge students to listen to instructions to create expressions with parentheses. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson PEMDAS: Order Up.

Year 6

Reading & Writing

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Read about and Discuss Historic Heroes

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Read about and Discuss Historic Heroes

In this lesson plan, students will discuss characteristics of a hero and how to get information from texts to understand why a person is considered a hero. Partner discussions will help students have a deeper understanding.

Year 5

Reading & Writing

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Discuss Fall Equations with Two Truths and One Lie

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Discuss Fall Equations with Two Truths and One Lie

In this lesson, students will consider equations with fall pictures serving as the number value and decide which equations are true and which is a lie. The worksheets in this speaking and maths lesson follow the Two Truths and One Lie game.

Year 6

Maths

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Classroom Time Capsule

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Classroom Time Capsule

Help show your students' growth with a time capsule. Use the lesson plan Classroom Time Capsule to have students prepare any academic work they want to include in the capsule. They will also add a completed worksheet about their goals for 2020.

Year one

Reading & Writing

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