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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Similes with Linking Words
Similes with Linking Words
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Similes with Linking Words
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand the structure and meaning of similes. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Soulful Similes and Musical Metaphors.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Various Volumes Solution
Various Volumes Solution
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Various Volumes Solution
Strengthen your students' understanding of cubic units and volume! They'll solve a realistic problem and explain key ideas about volume. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Volume and a Building.
5th grade
Math
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Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
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Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
Got facts? Got opinions? Use this lesson plan to teach your students to evaluate texts for facts and opinions. Students will use a non-fiction text selection to collect quotes as proof.
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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Curiosity vs. Judgment
Curiosity vs. Judgment
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Curiosity vs. Judgment
Curiosity can be a powerful way to work with our judgments. In this lesson, students will explore curiosity and judgment. They'll participate in an outdoor activity to practice mindfulness of senses and attentiveness to the present moment.
5th grade
Social emotional
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Word Wizards
Word Wizards
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Word Wizards
Help your students become word wizards! In this creative and engaging lesson, students will review roots, prefixes, and suffixes before creating their own words and definitions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Language About Line Plots
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.
5th grade
Math
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How Many Homographs?
How Many Homographs?
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How Many Homographs?
In this homograph lesson, your students will play a fun game of "homograph memory" in which they will have to identify multiple meanings of several common homographs.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Scale, Shapes, and Sets
Scale, Shapes, and Sets
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Scale, Shapes, and Sets
Use this fun and easy lesson plan to teach your students to predict and calculate dimensions for shapes to scale in sets.
5th grade
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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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Sentence Crafting
Sentence Crafting
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Sentence Crafting
Enjoy fun games and activities while learning to craft varied sentences! Creating sentences is like playing with construction blocks. You can combine ideas by making compound sentences — and link descriptive phrases into them. Students enjoy fun games and activities while learning to make varied sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Making a Verb Verdict
Making a Verb Verdict
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Making a Verb Verdict
It’s time to make some verb verdicts! In this lesson, your students will decide if present tense verbs have been correctly changed to reflect the past tense. A focal point of this lesson is the use of irregular verbs. The jury is out!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Mindful Eating: Remembering Our Interconnections
Mindful Eating: Remembering Our Interconnections
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Mindful Eating: Remembering Our Interconnections
In this lesson, students will discuss "interconnections," practice mindful eating and gratitude for the food we eat, and put together poems that illustrate interconnections and gratitude.
5th grade
Social emotional
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Hy-per-bowl-e
Hy-per-bowl-e
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Hy-per-bowl-e
Your students will consider this lesson the "Super Bowl" of all lessons as they learn to use hyperbole to enhance their own writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
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Understanding Prefixes: Dia- and Per-
Show students how knowledge of prefixes can help them determine word meaning. This lesson reviews the prefixes dia- and per- and gives students opportunities to think about how a word’s meaning is related to the prefix.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Deeper Meanings
Deeper Meanings
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Deeper Meanings
Do your students understand the deeper meaning or humor behind a play on words? In this lesson, students will learn how to interpret the meaning of oxymorons and puns, identify key words, and explain the meanings!
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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Subtracting Fractions Justifications
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.
5th grade
Math
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Comparing Fractions: Tell Them How You Know!
Comparing Fractions: Tell Them How You Know!
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Comparing Fractions: Tell Them How You Know!
Using this interactive lesson plan, your students will learn to read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths with a partner.
5th grade
Math
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Division as Multiplication Using Number Lines
Division as Multiplication Using Number Lines
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Division as Multiplication Using Number Lines
Use this lesson plan to teach your students to illustrate division as multiplication using number lines.
5th grade
Math
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Mindful Consumerism
Mindful Consumerism
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Mindful Consumerism
Practicing mindful consumerism is an important aspect of social and emotional learning. In this lesson, students will learn about consumerism, its impact on society, and tips on how to buy less.
5th grade
Social emotional
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Differentiating Main Ideas from Details
Differentiating Main Ideas from Details
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Differentiating Main Ideas from Details
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand main idea and supporting details in the context of sentences and paragraphs. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Power Reading lesson.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Polishing Your Written Work
Polishing Your Written Work
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Polishing Your Written Work
Whether students are revising handwritten drafts or work that has been composed on the computer, this lesson will help your writers understand some basic strategies and copyediting symbols for polishing their writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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5th Grade Lesson Plans

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