Unit-at-a-Glance Detail | EL Education Curriculum

You are here

ELA G5:M3:U1

Opportunities to Lead Change: Case Study: Jackie Robinson

Each unit is made up of a sequence of between 5-20 lessons. The “unit at a glance” chart in the curriculum map breaks down each unit into its lessons, to show how the curriculum is organized in terms of standards address, supporting targets, ongoing assessment, and protocols. It also indicates which lessons include the mid-unit and end-of-unit assessments.

Lesson 1Discovering Our Topic: Jackie Robinson

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Discovering Our Topic: Mystery Quotes (15 minutes)

B. Introducing the Performance Task and the Module Guiding Questions (10 minutes)

C. Exploring the Text: Promises to Keep (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Launching Independent Reading (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Read and reflect on the guiding questions for the module. Talk about them with someone at home. How do the questions make you feel? Why? What do they make you think about? You can sketch or write your reflections.

  • I can infer the topic from information in mystery quotes. (RI.5.1)
  • I can support my inferences with details and examples from the mystery quotes. (RI.5.1)
  • Participation during Mystery Quotes protocol (RI.5.1, SL.5.1)
  • Participation during unpacking of module guiding questions (RI.5.1, SL.5.1)

Lesson 2Reading Informational Texts: Determining Main Ideas

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading for Gist: Promises to Keep, Pages 6–9 (15 minutes)

B. Language Dive: Promises to Keep, Pages 8–9 (15 minutes)

C. Guided Practice: Determining Main Ideas and Key Details (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Exit Ticket: Determining Main Ideas (5 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt to respond to in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions. (L.5.1c)
  • I can determine the main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details. (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • Finding the Gist and Unfamiliar Vocabulary: Promises to Keep, pages 6–9 (RI.5.1, RI.5.4, L.5.4)
  • Determining Main Ideas and Key Details: “A Black and White World” note-catcher (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • Exit Ticket: Determining Main Ideas (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)

Lesson 3Reading Informational Texts: Summarizing a Text about Jackie Robinson

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Engaging the Reader: Oral Summaries (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Language Dive: Promises to Keep, Pages 8–9 (15 minutes)

B. Summarizing the Text: Promises to Keep, Pages 8–9 (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Exit Ticket: Summarizing a Text (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Complete Language Dive Practice I: Promises to Keep in your Unit 1 homework.

B. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt to respond to in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can recognize inappropriate shifts in verb tense. (L.5.1d)
  • I can summarize an informational text. (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • Summary: “A Black and White World” (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • Exit Ticket: Summarizing a Text (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)

Lesson 4Reading Informational Texts: Summarizing a Text about Jackie Robinson

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading for Gist: Promises to Keep, Pages 10–17 (10 minutes)

B. Partner Practice: Determining Main Ideas and Key Details (15 minutes)

C. Summarizing the Text: Promises to Keep, Pages 10–17 (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Identifying Factors for Success (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Language Dive Practice II: Promises to Keep

B. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt to respond to in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details. (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • I can summarize an informational text. (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • Determining Main Ideas and Key Details: “Signs of Hope” note-catcher (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • Summary: “Signs of Hope” (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)

Lesson 5Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Reading and Summarizing an Informational Text

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Reading and Summarizing an Informational Text (30 minutes)

B. Tracking Progress (10 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Identifying Factors for Success (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details. (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • I can summarize an informational text. (RI.5.2)
  • I can recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense. (L.5.1c, L.5.1d)
  • Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Reading and Summarizing an Informational Text (RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.10, W.5.9b, L.5.1c, L.5.1d)

Lesson 6Reading Informational Texts: Identifying Factors for Success

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Summarizing: Promises to Keep, Pages 22–27 (20 minutes)

B. Identifying Factors for Success (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Partner Writing: Explaining Factors for Success (20 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can summarize an informational text read aloud. (SL.5.2)
  • I can write a paragraph explaining how people or events led to Jackie Robinson’s success using specific information in the text. (RI.5.1, RI.5.3, W.5.2)
  • Listening Closely: “1945: A Changing World” note-catcher (SL.5.2)
  • Support from Decision Makers paragraph (RI.5.3, W.5.2)

Lesson 7Reading Informational Texts: Explaining Factors for Success

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Summarizing: Promises to Keep, Pages 28–29 (20 minutes)

B. Rereading to Gather Evidence: Factors for Success (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Research Reading Share (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can summarize an informational text read aloud. (SL.5.2)
  • I can gather evidence that supports how people or events led to Jackie Robinson’s success. (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)
  • Listening Closely: “Why My Father?” note-catcher (SL.5.2)
  • Participation in additions to factors of success anchor charts (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)

Lesson 8Close Read: Pages 38–41 of Promises to Keep

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading for Gist: Promises to Keep, Pages 30–41 (10 minutes)

B. Close Reading: Promises to Keep, Pages 38–41 (30 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Identifying Factors for Success (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can explain how people or events led to Jackie Robinson’s success using specific information in the text. (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)
  • Close Reading Note-catcher: Promises to Keep, Pages 38–41 (RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, L.5.4a, L.5.4b)

Lesson 9Close Read: Pages 42–45 of Promises to Keep

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading for Gist: Promises to Keep, Pages 42–45 (10 minutes)

B. Close Reading: Promises to Keep, Pages 42–45 (30 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Identifying Factors for Success (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can explain how people or events led to Jackie Robinson’s success using specific information in the text. (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)
  • Close Reading Note-catcher: Promises to Keep, Pages 42–45 (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)

Lesson 10Reading Informational Texts: Summarizing and Explaining Factors for Success

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading for Gist: Promises to Keep, Pages 46–49 (10 minutes)

B. Summarizing the Text: Promises to Keep, Pages 30–49 (30 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Independent Writing: Explaining Factors for Success (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can summarize an informational text. (RI.5.2)
  • I can explain how people or events led to Jackie Robinson’s success using specific information in the text. (RI.5.1, RI.5.3, W.5.2)
  • Class Jackie Robinson timeline (RI.5.1, RI.5.2)
  • Support from Family, Friends, and Fans paragraph or A Way to Communicate the Vision paragraph (RI.5.3, W.5.2)

Lesson 11Reading Informational Texts: Explaining Factors for Success

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Back-to-Back and Face-to-Face Protocol: Factors for Jackie Robinson’s Success (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading for Gist: Promises to Keep, Pages 50–57 (10 minutes)

B. Rereading to Gather Evidence: Factors for Success (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Habits of Character (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can gather evidence that supports how people or events led to Jackie Robinson’s success. (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)
  • Participation in additions to factor for success anchor charts (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)
  • Participation in additions to habits of character anchor charts (RI.5.1, RI.5.3)

Lesson 12End of Unit 1 Assessment: Summarizing a Text Read Aloud and Explaining the Relationship between Key Ideas in an Informational Text

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning Mid-Unit 1 Assessments (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading for Gist: Promises to Keep, Pages 58–59 (7 minutes)

B. End of Unit 1 Assessment: Summarizing a Text Read Aloud and Explaining the Relationship between Key Ideas in an Informational Text (30 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (10 minutes)

B. Back-to-Back and Face-to-Face Protocol: Module Guiding Questions (5 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can summarize an informational text read aloud. (SL.5.2)
  • I can explain how people or events led to Jackie Robinson’s success using specific information in the text. (RI.5.3)
  • End of Unit 1 Assessment: Summarizing a Text Read Aloud and Explaining the Relationship between Key Ideas in an Informational Text (RI.5.3, RI.5.10, SL.5.2)

Get updates about our new K-5 curriculum as new materials and tools debut.

Sign Up