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ELA G5:M4:U3

Taking Action: Preparing for Natural Disasters

Lesson 1Online Research: Food for an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Performance Task (10 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Online Research: Food for an Emergency Preparedness Kit (30 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 research online using multiple sources to answer a question. (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.7, W.5.8, L.5.2a)
  • Student-designed research note-catcher and QuickWrite (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.7, W.5.8, L.5.2a)

Lesson 2Mid-Unit 3 Assessment: Research: Supplies to Include in an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning End of Unit 2 Assessments (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mid-Unit 3 Assessment: Research: Supplies to Include in an Emergency Preparedness Kit (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 research online using multiple sources to answer a question. (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.7, W.5.8)
  • Mid-Unit 3 Assessment: Research: Supplies to Include in an Emergency Preparedness Kit (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.7, W.5.8)
  • Tracking Progress: Research (W.7, W.8)

Lesson 3Writing an Opinion Essay: Planning an Essay and Drafting an Introduction

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Planning an Opinion Essay (25 minutes)

B. Peer Critique: Essay Planner Graphic Organizer (10 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Independent Writing: Drafting an Introduction (20 minutes)

4. Homework

A. 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. (W.5.5)
  • I can write an introductory paragraph for my essay, giving context on the issue and clearly stating my opinion. (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6)
  • Student-designed Essay Planner graphic organizer (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.5, W.5.9b)
  • Introductory paragraph of opinion essay (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.9b)
  • Peer Critique

Lesson 4Writing an Opinion Essay: Drafting Proof Paragraphs

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Independent Writing: Drafting Proof Paragraphs 1 and 2 (40 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Whole Group Critique: Proof Paragraphs 1 and 2 (15 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can write Proof Paragraphs 1 and 2 of my opinion essay using evidence from the text to a reason for my opinion. (RI.5.1, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6, W.5.9b)
  • I can give kind, helpful, and specific feedback. (W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.5)
  • Proof Paragraphs 1 and 2 of opinion essay (RI.5.1, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6, W.5.9b)

Lesson 5Writing an Opinion Essay: Drafting the Conclusion

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Independent Writing: Drafting Conclusion and Citing Sources (35 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Whole Group Critique: Conclusion (20 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can write the conclusion of my opinion essay. (RI.5.1, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6, W.5.9b)
  • I can cite my sources. (W.5.8)
  • I can give kind, helpful, and specific feedback. (W.5.1d, W.5.5, L.5.1, L.5.2)
  • Complete opinion essay with sources cited (RI.5.1, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6, W.5.8, W.5.9b)

Lesson 6End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing an Opinion Essay: Personal Items for My Emergency Preparedness Kit

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning Mid-Unit 3 Assessments (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing an Opinion Essay: Personal Items for My Emergency Preparedness Kit (80 minutes)

B. Peer Critique: Opinion Essays (20 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 write an opinion essay about personal items to include in an emergency preparedness kit. (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6, L.5.2e)
  • I can provide kind, specific, and helpful feedback. (W.5.5)
  • End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing an Opinion Essay: Personal Items for My Emergency Preparedness Kit (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6,L.5.2e)
  • Tracking Progress: Opinion Writing (W.1)

Lesson 7End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing an Opinion Essay: Personal Items for My Emergency Preparedness Kit

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning Mid-Unit 3 Assessments (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing an Opinion Essay: Personal Items for My Emergency Preparedness Kit (80 minutes)

B. Peer Critique: Opinion Essays (20 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 write an opinion essay about personal items to include in an emergency preparedness kit. (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6, L.5.2e)
  • I can provide kind, specific, and helpful feedback. (W.5.5)
  • End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing an Opinion Essay: Personal Items for My Emergency Preparedness Kit (W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.6,L.5.2e)
  • Tracking Progress: Opinion Writing (W.1)

Lesson 8Performance Task: Creating a Leaflet to Distribute

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Engaging the Writer: Performance Task Anchor Chart (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Analyzing Models: Emergency Preparedness Leaflets (20 minutes)

B. Partner Writing: Planning and Creating an Emergency Preparedness Leaflet (80 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Whole Group Share: Emergency Preparedness Leaflets (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Prepare your two personal items to bring in for Lesson 12 to use in your presentation.

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

  • I can create an emergency preparedness leaflet to prepare people to be ready for a natural disaster. (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.2, W.5.4)
  • Emergency preparedness leaflet (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.2, W.5.4)

Lesson 9Performance Task: Creating a Leaflet to Distribute

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Engaging the Writer: Performance Task Anchor Chart (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Analyzing Models: Emergency Preparedness Leaflets (20 minutes)

B. Partner Writing: Planning and Creating an Emergency Preparedness Leaflet (80 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Whole Group Share: Emergency Preparedness Leaflets (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Prepare your two personal items to bring in for Lesson 12 to use in your presentation.

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

  • I can create an emergency preparedness leaflet to prepare people to be ready for a natural disaster. (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.2, W.5.4)
  • Emergency preparedness leaflet (RI.5.1, RI.5.7, W.5.2, W.5.4)

Lesson 10Performance Task: Preparing for a Presentation

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Engaging the Writer: Performance Task Anchor Chart (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Target (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Preparing Presentations: Prompt Cards (40 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Practicing Presentations (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Use your prompt cards to practice your presentation.

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

  • I can prepare the prompt cards for my presentation about responding to a natural disaster. (SL.5.4, SL.5.5, SL.5.6)
  • Presentation prompt cards (SL.5.4, SL.5.5)

Lesson 11Performance Task: Practicing Presentations

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Performance Task Anchor Chart and Learning Targets (10 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Practicing Presentations (35 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Peer Critique: Presentations (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Use your prompt cards to practice your presentation.

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

  • I can effectively deliver my presentation. (SL.5.4, SL.5.5, SL.5.6)
  • I can provide kind, helpful, and specific feedback. (SL.5.4, SL.5.6)
  • Student presentations (SL.5.4, SL.5.5, SL.5.6)
  • Stars and steps on sticky notes (SL.5.4, SL.5.5, SL.5.6)

Lesson 12Performance Task: Delivering Presentations

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Performance Task Anchor Chart and Learning Target (10 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Delivering Presentations (45 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Learning (5 minutes)

4. Homework

A. N/A

  • I can effectively deliver my presentation. (SL.5.4, SL.5.5, SL.5.6)
  • Student presentations (SL.5.4, SL.5.5, SL.5.6)

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