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Superstitions: Ideas for Writing
Superstitions: Ideas for Writing
Workbook
Superstitions: Ideas for Writing
No need to knock on wood, this book just takes a page from common superstitions to give kids great writing practice! They can consider some origins as they read and write about different beliefs.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Focus on Founding Fathers
Focus on Founding Fathers
Lesson Plan
Focus on Founding Fathers
This lesson will allow students to explore the backgrounds and contributions of the Founding Fathers by completing an online scavenger hunt and writing a basic biography.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Immigration: Ellis Island
Immigration: Ellis Island
Lesson Plan
Immigration: Ellis Island
This is a lesson about the immigration procedures at Ellis Island. Students will learn about the process and creatively write about what it was like for immigrants to pass through Ellis Island.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Power of Persuasion
The Power of Persuasion
Lesson Plan
The Power of Persuasion
Teach your students the power of persuasion by preparing them to write persuasive letters. This lesson, complete with brainstorming activities, allows young writers to unlock their inner rhetoricians.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Lesson Plan
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was an influential black man in U.S. history. In this lesson, the historical context is set for students so that they can conduct their own research on Frederick Douglass, using a graphic organizer and multiple sources, before writing an informational essay on him. Ideal for fourth and fifth grade students, this lesson plan not only gives students practice in research and essay-writing skills, it also has them exploring a fascinating part of our country's history.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Drafting, Formatting, and Editing a Letter
Drafting, Formatting, and Editing a Letter
Lesson Plan
Drafting, Formatting, and Editing a Letter
Walk your young writers through the letter-writing process, including formatting, drafting, and editing. Use the checklist to ensure that all of the important parts of the letter are included and the details are polished.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Whose Side of the Story?
Whose Side of the Story?
Lesson Plan
Whose Side of the Story?
Allow your students to explore how stories may change depending on the perspectives from which they're told. Interesting texts and a creative writing assignment make this quite the engaging lesson.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Argument Writing: Counter-Arguments
Argument Writing: Counter-Arguments
Worksheet
Argument Writing: Counter-Arguments
With this exercise, students will practice writing counter-arguments and rebuttals.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Haunting Plots
Haunting Plots
Workbook
Haunting Plots
Practice reading skills with the help of literary friends! From Frankenstein to Dracula and Mr. Hyde, the gory gang's all in this book, with read-and-respond passages from famous horror literature.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Reading Response Letters
Reading Response Letters
Lesson Plan
Reading Response Letters
How can you *see* what your students are thinking while they read? Try reading response letters in your class. Students will practice formatting letters and learn to discuss their thinking about literature in writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Narrative Writing: Prewriting Organizer
Narrative Writing: Prewriting Organizer
Worksheet
Narrative Writing: Prewriting Organizer
Teach students to organize their thoughts before they start writing with this prewriting organizer.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Holidays Around the World
Holidays Around the World
Lesson Plan
Holidays Around the World
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to learn about winter holidays that are celebrated all over the world. Learners will utilize a graphic organizer to guide their research of their chosen or assigned holiday. Then, they will share what they learned with their peers. Your students will hone their research skills by using the internet, books, or other available research materials, and they will practice their speaking and listening skills when they share the interesting facts and details they found. Designed for a second through fifth grade reading and writing curriculum, your learners will enjoy learning about some of the many holidays that are celebrated around the world.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Malala: Speaking Out for Girls' Rights
Malala: Speaking Out for Girls' Rights
Lesson Plan
Malala: Speaking Out for Girls' Rights
In this lesson plan, students learn about Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist who advocated for a girls' rights to an education.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Five Ways to Respond to Literature
Five Ways to Respond to Literature
Lesson Plan
Five Ways to Respond to Literature
Prepare your students to analyze and respond to literature by practicing five types of responses: predictions, questions, clarification, connections, and opinions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
My Research Notes
My Research Notes
Worksheet
My Research Notes
Help your students organize their notes as they conduct research for their informational writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Persuasive Writing Prompt Cards
Persuasive Writing Prompt Cards
Worksheet
Persuasive Writing Prompt Cards
Your students will be ready to share their opinions and evidence when answering high interest persuasive writing prompts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Revising Your Persuasive Letter
Revising Your Persuasive Letter
Lesson Plan
Revising Your Persuasive Letter
Once your students have drafted a persuasive letter, use this lesson to help them polish their writing. Students will use a checklist to ensure that all of the most important parts of their letter are included and the argument is solid.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Informative Essay: Anchor Paper
Informative Essay: Anchor Paper
Worksheet
Informative Essay: Anchor Paper
Students will look at a sample essay and try to pick out the kind of details and big ideas that make an informative essay tick.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Worksheet
Biography of Wangari Maathai
Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Oreo Persuasive Writing
Oreo Persuasive Writing
Worksheet
Oreo Persuasive Writing
Hook your students with this cookie-themed exercise that will teach the basics of strong persuasive writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Persuasive Writing: Soda
Persuasive Writing: Soda
Worksheet
Persuasive Writing: Soda
Students compose a persuasive paragraph stating their opinion, including an introduction, three supporting arguments, and a conclusion, with the help of this worksheet template.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
In this worksheet, children read the story of Parks' act of passive resistance, then follow a series of thoughtful prompts to reflect on why the boycott was successful, as well as why it inspired the support of so many people around the United States.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
31 Days of Giving
31 Days of Giving
Worksheet
31 Days of Giving
The most precious thing someone can give is their time. Reignite your love of giving with these time-giving activities. There are also some donation suggestions for used objects. This worksheet, 31 Days of Giving, can be used any 31 days of the year!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Map Your Essay: Graphic Organizer
Map Your Essay: Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Map Your Essay: Graphic Organizer
Young writers map out their essays with the help of this graphic organizer.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Super Survival Skills
Super Survival Skills
Lesson Plan
Super Survival Skills
Hone your students' close reading skills by using this interesting and fun lesson that teaches your class survival skills in an informational text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan