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EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives

For Teachers 5th Standards
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives is an eight-week, three-unit module designed for fifth graders. In the first unit of the module, scholars examine and discuss a graphic novel,...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 3: Researching Inventions That Changed People’s Lives and Teaching through Graphic Novels

For Teachers 5th Standards
Seventeen lessons in Unit 3 of Module 2B have class members crafting a graphic novel about Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of television. They begin with a storyboard, then add text and images, a glossary of key words, table of contents,...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Study: The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth

For Teachers 5th Standards
In Unit 2, students continue to build their reading and writing skills and their understanding of how new or improved technologies are developed to meet the needs of society through a case study of Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of...
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Lesson Planet

Dictionary Skills

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Learning how to use a dictionary takes practice. Here, you'll find an anchor chart, activities, worksheets, and creative lesson plans to enhance your scholars' dictionary skills.
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Literature Circles: Getting Started

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Make reading more enjoyable and interactive with literature circles! Here you'll find detailed lessons to begin the literature circle process. Ten lessons introduce each role learners take on. Literature circle roles include...
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A Reading Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Eliminate the hard work of creating an entire literature unit with this reading guide for the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. From background information about the author and her motivation for writing the story to reading comprehension...
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements, Part 2: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewSolve the world's problems. Class members move on to section two of Investigating the Scientific Methods with Max Axiom Super Scientist and complete a similar activity as in the previous instructional activity. Next, they carry out a...
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End of Unit Assessment: On-Demand Informational Writing: Philo Farnsworth’s Invention of the Television and How It Changed People’s Lives, Part I

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewOn-demand isn't just for TV anymore. Writers complete their end of the unit assessment with an on-demand writing task. They read the article Television and answer questions about the gist, vocabulary, and content. They then complete a...
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Using Quotes to Explain: Why Philo Farnsworth Invented Television

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewTelevision or radio? Scholars read pages 18-28 of The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth to discover why Farnsworth thought TV was better than radio. They determine the gist of the section and then look closer at why...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Text-Dependent Questions about “The TV Guy”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewSay hi to the TV guy. Readers finish their mid unit assessments by reading The TV Guy and answering text-dependent questions. Learners complete multiple choice as well as short and long answer questions pertaining to comprehension,...
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Making Inferences: What Motivated Philo Farnsworth?

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewTurn on the tube. Learners take a look at pages 10-13 of The Boy Who Invented TV. They work in groups and complete a first read to determine the gist of the section. They then reread the pages to  make and revise previous inferences and...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Analyzing Visual Elements in a Graphic Novel

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewCan I get a visual? Scholars work on their mid-unit assessments by analyzing vocabulary and discussing visual elements in Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist. They then reflect on their learning by...
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements, Part 3: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewCome again? Scholars repeat actions taken in the last two lessons using section 3 of Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist. They first read the section to determine the gist and then carry out a second read...
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Final Performance Task: Presenting Graphic Novelettes

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLet's get graphic. Serving as the final performance task of the unit, scholars complete their graphic novelettes and design covers based on their sketches. Finally, they present their hard work to classmates. 
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Martin Luther King Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Martin Luther King, Jr. led the movement that came to define civil rights in 20th century America. Reinforce class members' knowledge of terms like segregation, tolerance, and peaceful  with a crossword puzzle.
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New Year's Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Three, two, one—Happy New Year! Ring in the magical moment between old and new years with an interactive crossword puzzle. Pupils read clues to guess words such as millennium, countdown, and fireworks.
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Presidents' Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
How much do you know about the United States presidents? Put your knowledge to the test with an interactive crossword puzzle all about American government.
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Hanukkah Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Hanukkah is the theme of a festive crossword puzzle. The online learning game challenges players to read and answer questions with holiday-related vocabulary terms. Hints are provided at the cost of points. 
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Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Solve an eight-question crossword puzzle all about Thanksgiving. Players click on rows and columns, read a question, and answer using the given letters. Hints are provided at a point cost. 
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Word Meaning

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Nine learning activities focus on vocabulary. Scholars work through practice pages and learning games to search for information in a dictionary and define multiple meaning words. 
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Matilda - The Weekly Test

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Readers take the main characters in Matilda and individually describe them through a mnemonic. To get there, group members create an acrostic poem describing the character they were given, and choose one of the words from the acrostic...
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Word Splash

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Challenge learners to do more with a word than simply define it. After perusing a newspaper article for an unfamiliar word, elementary and middle schoolers look up the definition, find synonyms and antonyms, draw a picture representing...
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Practice Book O

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
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Dictionary Skills Review

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Why do we use a dictionary? Your scholars will tell you why while demonstrating their dictionary skills. In addition to stating the purpose of using dictionaries, they will also show what they know about guide words, alphabetizing, and...