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Fifth Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 1

Substitutes can keep your students learning in your absence by using these engaging lessons, worksheets, and activities. In this daily sub plan, learners will make inferences in nonfiction texts, study the water cycle, and determine equivalent fractions.
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Learning Objectives

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  • With these lessons, activities, and worksheets, students will be able to:
    • Determine equivalent fractions with number lines
    • Add fractions with a number line
    • Study the water cycle and ecosystems
    • Make inferences in a nonfiction text
    • Write an informative essay using nonfiction texts
    • Identify a growth mindset and create a poster
    • Work with integrated social studies and science content in the form of literacy lessons


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  • Take the worry out of planning for a sub in the classroom when you use this one-day sub plan! All the resources are carefully chosen to allow students to continue their learning in your absence. Throughout this day, the substitute will conduct math, reading, and writing lessons that encourage student learning. The social studies and science content is both integrated in the literacy lessons and addressed in the connected content section of the sub plan.
  • In general, this daily plan breaks down into this approximate time frame for the day:
    • Two to three hours of literacy
    • One hour of math
    • One hour of connected content (social studies and/or science)
    • Thirty minutes of art, movement, or fun

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fifth grade
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