5th Grade Lesson Plans

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Decimal Product Reasonableness
Decimal Product Reasonableness
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Decimal Product Reasonableness
Discuss correct decimal placement using logical arguments and by multiplying whole numbers. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or use it as support to the lesson Multiply Decimals.
5th grade
Math
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Practice Using Prefixes to Determine Word Meaning
Practice Using Prefixes to Determine Word Meaning
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Practice Using Prefixes to Determine Word Meaning
Students will learn how knowledge of word parts can help readers determine the meaning of words. This interactive lesson will have students reviewing and putting into practice some of the most common prefixes.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Oxymoron
Oxymoron
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Oxymoron
Is it fairly accurate there is a 100% chance that trying to teach your students about oxymora is controlled chaos? Your students will find their lack of knowledge growing smaller after this teacher-approved figurative language lesson.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Head to Head Fiction Reflections
Head to Head Fiction Reflections
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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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Chemistry Is Marie Curie
Chemistry Is Marie Curie
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Chemistry Is Marie Curie
Marie Curie’s monumental achievements in chemistry and physics are remarkable. In this lesson, your students will read two accounts of her life, integrate the details, and assess the importance of having more than one source of information.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Survey Says...
Survey Says...
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Survey Says...
This hands-on lesson covers fractions and percentages. Children will have a great time interacting with their fellow classmates and completing surveys as they learn to represent parts of a whole.
5th grade
Math
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Text Features Evaluation
Text Features Evaluation
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Text Features Evaluation
Use this lesson to help your ELs evaluate the purpose of text features and justify their answers. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Comparing Nonfiction Text Features.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Statements About Text: Supported or Unsupported?
Statements About Text: Supported or Unsupported?
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Statements About Text: Supported or Unsupported?
Students will think analytically about nonfiction texts by providing evidence for supported or unsupported statements.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Arrays for Fraction Products
Arrays for Fraction Products
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Arrays for Fraction Products
Illustrating products for fractions with arrays is fun! Use this lesson plan to teach your students to visualize products as arrays when faced with multiplying fraction factors.
5th grade
Math
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Illustrating Mixed Number Sums with Tape Diagrams
Illustrating Mixed Number Sums with Tape Diagrams
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Illustrating Mixed Number Sums with Tape Diagrams
Your students will learn to add unlike mixed numbers using tape diagrams.
5th grade
Math
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What Do You Love About Them?
What Do You Love About Them?
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What Do You Love About Them?
In this lesson, students will express their love for someone they deeply care for. They will complete a guided mindfulness practice to send kind wishes and will make a craft that represents their love for this person.
5th grade
Social emotional
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Mash-Up Reading Reflections!
Mash-Up Reading Reflections!
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Mash-Up Reading Reflections!
Using this lesson plan, your students will synthesize literary information by reimagining storyline outcomes. Substituting characters from their favorite texts and reimagining the effects will excite and bring your class new insights!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Exploring the Features of a Book Series
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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Giving Earth
The Giving Earth
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The Giving Earth
The Earth is constantly giving us clean water, shelter, food, and so much more! Through this lesson, students will learn about how nature is always giving and discuss ways we can appreciate and take care of our environment.
5th grade
Social emotional
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A Biography of Mae Jemison
A Biography of Mae Jemison
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A Biography of Mae Jemison
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space! Use this lesson plan to help your students get to know this prominent scientist, and determine what makes her an influencial person.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Searching for Suffixes
Searching for Suffixes
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Searching for Suffixes
Invite your students to join the search for suffixes! In this lesson students will locate similar words that have gone through a suffix transformation. In addition to the mechanics, students will explore the meaning behind each word!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Sentence Structures for Summarizing
Sentence Structures for Summarizing
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Sentence Structures for Summarizing
In this support lesson, your ELs will use key vocabulary and sentence structures to summarize a story. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Comparing and Contrasting Book Series.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
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Let's Mingle with Irregular Verbs!
In this interactive lesson, students play a mingle game with their classmates to match the infinitive and past tense forms of irregular verbs. Students need exposure to irregular verbs in order to memorize them and this lesson makes it fun!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Adobe Spark: Parts, Purposes & Complexities
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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Read Across the World
Read Across the World
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Read Across the World
In this lesson, your students will explore the world through a variety of picture books. They will examine a variety of themes through each text that they read and determine any common themes among the texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Understanding Communities and Differences
Understanding Communities and Differences
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Understanding Communities and Differences
In this lesson students will complete an activity called "Raise Your Hand If You..." and be able to define the word “assumption.” This lesson supports the practice of compassion for oneself and others.
5th grade
Social emotional
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Doubling Multiples for Division
Doubling Multiples for Division
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Doubling Multiples for Division
Challenge students to use their understanding of standard algorithm division to list multiples while solving division problems. Focus on their language use and opinions in this pre-lesson to the Partial Quotients Method lesson.
5th grade
Math
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Mindfulness, Community, and Nature Stations
Mindfulness, Community, and Nature Stations
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Mindfulness, Community, and Nature Stations
In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
5th grade
Social emotional
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Movies vs. Text
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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Perspective in Text: Whose Voice is Missing?
Perspective in Text: Whose Voice is Missing?
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Perspective in Text: Whose Voice is Missing?
Critical thinking demands making inferences and having proof. Use this lesson plan with your students to teach how to infer author’s perspective and cite supporting quotes from text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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5th Grade Lesson Plans

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