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ELA G5:M4:U2

Analyzing Literature about Natural Disasters: Human Impact

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 Literature about Natural Disasters: Understanding Human Impact through an Analysis of Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reading in Triads: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (20 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Answering Questions about the Text: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Summarizing the Text: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (20 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can determine a theme from details in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti. (RL.5.1, RL.5.2)
  • I can summarize Eight Days: A Story of Haiti. (RL.5.1, RL.5.2)
  • Text-Dependent Questions: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, L.5.4, L.5.5c)
  • Exit Ticket: Summarizing Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (RL.5.1, RL.5.2)

Lesson 2Reading Literature about Natural Disasters: Analyzing How Visuals Contribute to the Meaning, Tone, and Beauty of Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

B. Reading in Triads: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (20 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Analyzing Visuals: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. QuickWrite: Visuals in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (20 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can provide kind, specific, and helpful feedback to peers about their reading fluency. (RF.5.4)
  • I can analyze how visuals in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti contribute to the meaning, tone, and beauty of the text. (RL.5.1, RL.5.7)
  • QuickWrite: Visuals in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (RL.5.1, RL.5.7)

Lesson 3Reading Literature about Natural Disasters: Understanding Human Impact through an Analysis of “In the Water Where the City Ends”

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reading in Triads: "In the Water Where the City Ends" (15 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Answering Questions about the Text: "In the Water Where the City Ends" (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Analyzing Visuals: "In the Water Where the City Ends" (20 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can refer to the text to answer questions about "In the Water Where the City Ends." (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, L.5.4, L.5.5c)
  • I can analyze how visuals in "In the Water Where the City Ends" contribute to the meaning, tone, and beauty of the text. (RL.5.1, RL.5.7)
  • Text-Dependent Questions: "In the Water Where the City Ends" (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.7, L.5.4, L.5.5c)

Lesson 4Reading Literature about Natural Disasters: Understanding Human Impact through an Analysis of “O’ Beautiful Storm”

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reading in Triads: Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" (15 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Answering Questions about the Text: Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Analyzing Visuals: "Katrina: Don't Let Her Go" (20 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can refer to the text to answer questions about Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm." (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, L.5.4, L.5.5c)
  • I can analyze how visuals in "Katrina: Don't Let Her Go" contribute to the meaning, tone, and beauty of the text "O' Beautiful Storm." (RL.5.1, RL.5.7)
  • Text-Dependent Questions: Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.7, L.5.4, L.5.5c)

Lesson 5Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing the Contribution of the Media

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

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

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing the Contribution of Multimedia (95 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (15 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can refer to the text to answer questions about "Job." (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, L.5.4, L.5.5c)
  • I can analyze how visuals in "Job" contribute to the meaning, tone, and beauty of the text. (RL.5.1, RL.5.7)
  • Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing the Contribution of Multimedia (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.7, RF.5.4, L.5.4a, L.5.5c)
  • Tracking Progress: Reading, Understanding, and Explaining New Text (R.1, R.4, R.10, L.4)

Lesson 6Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing the Contribution of the Media

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

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

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing the Contribution of Multimedia (95 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (15 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can refer to the text to answer questions about "Job." (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, L.5.4, L.5.5c)
  • I can analyze how visuals in "Job" contribute to the meaning, tone, and beauty of the text. (RL.5.1, RL.5.7)
  • Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing the Contribution of Multimedia (RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.7, RF.5.4, L.5.4a, L.5.5c)
  • Tracking Progress: Reading, Understanding, and Explaining New Text (R.1, R.4, R.10, L.4)

Lesson 7Analyzing Point of View in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

B. Reading in Triads: Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (10 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Whole Group QuickWrite: Point of View in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Research Reading Share (20 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can describe how a narrator's point of view in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti influences how events are described. (RL.5.1, RL.5.6)
  • Whole Group QuickWrite: Point of View in Eight Days: A Story of Haiti (RL.5.1, RL.5.6)

Lesson 8Analyzing Point of View in Stanza 1 of “O’ Beautiful Storm”

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

B. Rereading Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Language Dive: Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. QuickWrite: Point of View in Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" (30 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can compare and contrast the varieties of English used in stories and poems. (L.5.3b)
  • I can describe how a speaker's point of view in Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" influences how events are described. (RL.5.1, RL.5.6)
  • QuickWrite: Point of View in Stanza 1 of "O' Beautiful Storm" (RL.5.1, RL.5.6)

Lesson 9Analyzing Point of View in Stanza 1 of “O’ Beautiful Storm”

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

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

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. End of Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing Point of View in a Literary Text (35 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (15 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can compare and contrast the varieties of English used in stories and poems. (L.5.3b)
  • I can describe how a speaker's point of view in "Job" influences how events are described. (RL.5.1, RL.5.6)
  • End of Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing Point of View in a Literary Text (RL.5.1, RL.5.6, L.5.3b)
  • Tracking Progress: Reading, Understanding, and Explaining New Text (R.1, R.4, R.10, L.4)

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