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ELA G5:M3:U2

Opportunities to Lead Change: The Most Important Factors in Jackie Robinson’s Success

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 1Reading Informational Texts: Determining an Author’s Point of View

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing the Module Guiding Questions (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Describing Point of View: Promises to Keep, Page 29 (20 minutes)

B. Building Vocabulary: Interactive Word Wall (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Listening for Gist: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work” (10 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can describe an author’s point of view on the most important factor in Jackie Robinson’s success as a leader of social change. (RI.5.6)
  • I can use the relationship between words to better understand domain-specific Vocabulary about Jackie Robinson. (RI.5.4, L.5.5c)
  • Describing Point of View handout (RI.5.1, RI.5.6)
  • Participation during Interactive Word Wall protocol (RI.5.4, L.5.5b)
  • Interactive Word Wall

Lesson 2Listening Closely: Summarizing the Points a Speaker Makes

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Listening Closely: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work” (25 minutes)

B. Working with Vocabulary (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Group Share: Vocabulary Chart (10 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can identify the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by evidence. (SL.5.3)
  • I can determine the meaning of unfamiliar words from “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work.” (RI.5.4, L.5.4)
  • Listening Closely: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work” note-catcher (SL.5.3)
  • Vocabulary charts (RI.5.4, L.5.4)

Lesson 3Close Read: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work”

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Close Reading: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work” (35 minutes)

B. Summarizing a Text: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work” (10 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Research Reading Share (10 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can determine Jackie Robinson’s point of view on the most important factor in his success in leading social change. (RI.5.6)
  • I can summarize the points Jackie Robinson makes. (SL.5.3)
  • Close Reading: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work” note-catcher (RI.5.1, RI.5.4, RI.5.6, L.5.4)
  • Describing Point of View handout (RI.5.1, RI.5.6)
  • Summary: “This I Believe: Free Minds and Hearts at Work” (SL.5.3)

Lesson 4Listening Closely: Summarizing the Points a Speaker Makes

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Listening Closely: “Jackie Robinson: Royals to Obamas” (25 minutes)

B. Summarizing a Video: “Jackie Robinson: Royals to Obamas” (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Describing Point of View: “Jackie Robinson: Royals to Obamas” (15 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can identify and summarize the points the speaker makes in “Jackie Robinson: Royals to Obamas”, and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence. (SL.5.3)
  • I can describe the director’s point of view on the most important factor in Jackie Robinson’s success in leading social change. (RI.5.6)
  • Listening Closely: “Jackie Robinson: Royals to Obamas” note-catcher (SL.5.3)
  • Summary: “Jackie Robinson: Royals to Obamas” (SL.5.3)
  • Describing Point of View handout (RI.5.1, RI.5.6)

Lesson 5Reading Informational Texts: Comparing Point of View

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Engaging the Reader: Factors for Success (10 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Guided Practice: Comparing Point of View (25 minutes)

B. Independent Writing: Comparing Point of View (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Learning (5 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can explain the similarities and differences in different author’s points of view on the most important factor in Jackie Robinson’s success in leading social change. (RI.5.6)
  • I can write a paragraph comparing different authors’ points of view on the factor most important in Jackie Robinson’s success in leading social change. (RI.5.6, W.5.2, L.5.2b, L.5.2d)
  • Comparing Point of View Paragraph (RI.5.6, W.4.2, L.5.2b, L.5.2d)
  • Exit Ticket: Comparing Point of View (RI.5.6)

Lesson 6Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Summarizing a Short Video and Examining Point of View

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning End of Unit 1 Assessment (5 minutes)

B. B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mid-Unit 2 Assessment, Part I: Summarizing a Video (15 minutes)

B. Mid-Unit 2 Assessment, Part II: Examining Point of View (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (10 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can identify and summarize the points a speaker makes, and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence. (SL.5.3)
  • I can explain the similarities and differences in different people’s points of view on the most important factor in Jackie Robinson’s success in leading social change. (RI.5.6)
  • Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Summarizing a Short Video and Examining Point of View (RI.5.6, RI.5.10, SL.5.3)

Lesson 7Preparing for a Text-Based Discussion: Stating and Supporting an Opinion

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Building Vocabulary: Interactive Word Wall (10 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Developing an Opinion: Factors for Success (15 minutes)

B. Determining Reasons and Gathering Evidence: Factors for Success (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Learning (5 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can state an opinion and support it with reasons and evidence. (RI.5.9, W.5.1a)
  • Preparing for a Text-Based Discussion: Jackie Robinson note-catcher (RI.5.9, SL.5.1a)
  • Interactive Word Wall

Lesson 8Text-Based Discussion: Most Important Factors for Jackie Robinson’s Success in Leading Change

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Preparing for a Text-Based Discussion (10 minutes)

B. Participating in a Text-Based Discussion: Round I (15 minutes)

C. Participating in a Text-Based Discussion: Round II (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Key Ideas and Drawing Conclusions (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Choose and respond to an opinion QuickWrite prompt from your Unit 2 Homework.

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

  • I can effectively participate in a text-based discussion about which factors I think were most important to Jackie Robinson’s success in leading social change. (RI.5.9, SL.5.1)
  • I can review the key ideas discussed and draw conclusions. (SL.5.1d)
  • Participation in text-based discussion (RI.5.9, SL.5.1a, SL.5.1b, SL.5.1c, SL.5.1d)
  • Discussion Notes Form: Jackie Robinson (SL.5.1c,SL.5.1d)

Lesson 9Writing an Opinion Essay: Analyzing a Model

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Research Reading Share (15 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Analyzing a Model (20 minutes)

B. Language Dive I: Model Essay: Branch Rickey (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Debrief: Opinion Writing Checklist (5 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Choose and respond to an opinion QuickWrite prompt from your Unit 2 Homework.

B. Complete the Language Dive I Practice: Model Essay: Branch Rickey in your Unit 2 Homework.

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

  • I can use the Painted Essay® structure to analyze a model. (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.5)
  • The Painted Essay® template (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.5)

Lesson 10Writing an Opinion Essay: Planning

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Guided Practice: Planning an Opinion Essay (15 minutes)

B. Independent Practice: Planning an Opinion Essay (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

C. Peer Critique: Opinion Writing Planning (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Complete the Introductory Elements I in your Unit 2 Homework.

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

  • I can plan an essay that states an opinion and has reasons that are supported by facts and details. (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.9b)
  • I can give kind, helpful, and specific feedback to my partner. (W.5.5, SL.5.1)
  • Opinion Writing Planning graphic organizer (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.5, W.5.9b)

Lesson 11Writing an Opinion Essay: Drafting an Introduction

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. The Painted Essay®: Sorting and Color-Coding the Parts of an Introductory Paragraph (10 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Language Dive II: Model Essay: Branch Rickey (15 minutes)

B. Independent Writing: Drafting an Introduction (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Learning (5 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Choose and respond to an opinion QuickWrite prompt from your Unit 2 Homework.

B. Complete the Language Dive II Practice: Model Essay: Branch Rickey in your Unit 2 Homework.

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

  • I can use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence. (L.5.2b)
  • I can write an introductory paragraph for my essay giving context on the issue and clearly stating my opinion. (W.5.1b, W.5.4, W.5.9b)
  • Introduction to Opinion Essay (W.5.1a)

Lesson 12Writing an Opinion Essay: Drafting Proof Paragraph 1

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. The Painted Essay®: Sorting and Color-Coding the Parts of Proof Paragraphs 1 and 2 (15 minutes)

B. Reviewing the Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Independent Writing: Drafting Proof Paragraph 1 (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. The Painted Essay®: Sorting and Color-Coding the Parts of the Conclusion (20 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Complete the Introductory Elements II in your Unit 2 Homework.

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

  • I can write Proof Paragraph 1 of my essay using evidence from the text to support a reason for my opinion. (W.5.1a, W.5.1b)
  • Proof Paragraph 1 of Opinion Essay (W.5.1a, W.5.1b)

Lesson 13End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part I: Writing an Opinion Essay

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning Mid-Unit 2 Assessment (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing the Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part I: Opinion Essay: Factors of Jackie Robinson’s Success (35 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (15 minutes)

4. Homework

B. Choose and respond to an opinion QuickWrite prompt from your Unit 2 Homework.

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

  • I can write Proof Paragraph 2 and the conclusion of my essay using evidence from the text to support a reason for my opinion. (RI.5.9, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1d, W.5.4, W.5.9b, W.5.10)
  • End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part I: Opinion Essay: Factors of Jackie Robinson’s Success (RI.5.9, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.9b, W.5.10)

Lesson 14Peer Critique

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mini Lesson: Linking Words and Phrases (15 minutes)

B. Peer Critique: Linking Words and Phrases (35 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Annotating Draft for Revision (5 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Complete the Athlete Leader of Social Change form in your Unit 2 Homework.

B. Choose and respond to an opinion QuickWrite prompt from your Unit 2 Homework.

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

  • I can link my opinion and reasons using linking words and phrases. (W.5.1c)
  • I can use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence. (L.5.2b)
  • I can give kind, helpful, and specific feedback to my partner. (W.5.5, SL.5.1)
  • Draft Opinion Essay with Revision Notes (W.5.1c, W.5.5, SL.5.1, L.5.2b)

Lesson 15End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part II: Revising an Opinion Essay

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part II: Opinion Essay: Factors of Jackie Robinson’s Success (40 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Writer’s Gallery (15 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can revise my writing to link my opinion and reasons using linking words and phrases. (W.5.1c, W.5.5)
  • I can revise my writing to correctly use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence. (W.5.5, L.5.2b)
  • End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part II: Opinion Essay: Factors of Jackie Robinson’s Success (W.5.1c, W.5.5, L.5.2b)

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