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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island documents the story of Juana Maria, who spent 18 years alone on the most remote island of the Channel Islands chain. After watching West of the West's documentary and reading two print resources,...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Cache

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
The excavation of a cache of artifacts, believed to have been buried by Juana Maria, a Nicoleno Native American who lived alone on San Nicolas Island for over 18 years, is the focus of a unit that shows how archaeologists uncover...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Restoration

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The tale of the restoration of California's Channel Islands begins with a video that details the devastation of Santa Cruz Island by introducing species that are not native to the region. Additionally, the video discusses the controversy...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: The Last Roundup

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The Last Roundup explores the issues raised by the transitioning of Santa Rosa Island from a privately owned to a National Park. The documentary is short, poignant, and weaves together vintage family photos and videos with interviews...
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1st Grade Reading Comprehension

For Students K - 1st Standards
A series of worksheets make up a collection that develops young learners' reading comprehension skills. With each practice page, children read a text and then complete a series of short answer questions. The included passages are of a...
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5th Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Thirty-six practice pages make up a collection designed to develop reading comprehension skills. With each worksheet, students read the informational text then answer several short-answer questions related to main ideas, supporting...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Arlington Springs Man

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
West of the West's Arlington Springs Man series documents the history of the archeological digs on Santa Rosa Island and the discovery of human and mammoth bones that challenge the once-popular theories of human migration to the...
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Reading Fluency and Decoding Worksheets

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Sixteen reading worksheets, organized by vowel sounds, help instructors teach reading decoding and fluency. The activities, aligned with Common Core standards, are designed to develop the awareness skills needed to detect the vowel...
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Ereading Worksheets: Making Predictions

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
A series of five worksheets and a PowerPoint presentation gives readers a chance to practice making predictions and develop higher-level critical thinking skills. Scholars read short text that ends abruptly and gather textual evidence to...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3b: Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Balancing Competing Needs in Canada

For Teachers 5th Standards
The three units in Module 3B ask fifth-graders to consider multiple perspectives about using natural resources in Canada. In the first unit, young scholars study how hundreds of years ago, the Inuit people used the natural resources in...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3b, Unit 3: Case Study: The Mary River Project on Baffin Island

For Teachers 5th Standards
In this third unit, scholars read informational texts and view videos presenting multiple accounts and opposing viewpoints of the Mary River Iron Mine proposal. They then develop an essay that presents their own opinion about the mine.
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3b, Unit 2: How Canada’s Resources Are Used to Meet People’s Needs and Wants Today

For Teachers 5th Standards
Using what they have learned about how the Inuit people adapted to living in the Arctic, the lessons in Module 3B, Unit 2 ask fifth-graders to research how Canadians today use available resources to meet their needs and wants. Learners...
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5th Grade Emergency Sub Plans

For Teachers 5th Standards
Oh no! An emergency has emerged, and there is no time to leave plans for a substitute. Never fear; help is here in the form of an Emergency Sub Plan kit. Create a boldly labeled folder or basket and keep it near your desk where subs will...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3b, Unit 1: The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations

For Teachers 5th Standards
Long before grocery stores, refrigerators, insulated clothing, central heating, snowmobiles, and motorboats, the native Inuit people of Canada learn how to use the natural resources available to survive in the Arctic. In the first unit...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a: Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Sports and Athletes’ Impact on Culture

For Teachers 5th Standards
Sports are hugely important in American culture. A reading of Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America, Sharon Robinson’s biography of her father, provides the impetus for fifth graders to investigate respected sports...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: The Importance of Sports in American Culture

For Teachers 5th Standards
Two informational articles provide fifth graders the opportunity to consider the role sports have played in American culture. Over the course of the seven lessons in Module 3A, Unit 1, young scholars review how to read and write...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a, Unit 3: Culminating Project: Expert Groups Research and Writing an Opinion Letter

For Teachers 5th Standards
To conclude Module 3a, Unit 3 fifth graders choose to research either Roberto Clemente or Althea Gibson to understand the cultural context in which these athletes competed and the barriers these athletes broke during the times in which...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a, Unit 2: Case Study: Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America

For Teachers 5th Standards
The 17 lessons in Module 3A, Unit 2, have fifth-graders completing a close read of Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America. They examine how writers use evidence and reasons to support their opinions. The end of unit...
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Animated Fables and Beginning Readers

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Practice reading with children with a series of animated versions of a few of Aesop’s most famous fables: The Grasshopper and the Ants; Big Bug and Little Bug; A Toy for Spot; The Lion and the Mouse; and Ham with Jam?
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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 1: Building Background Knowledge: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom, Super Scientist and Considering How Technologies Are Developed to Meet Societal Needs

For Teachers 5th Standards
The first unit in the three-unit Module 2B series has fifth graders begin to build background knowledge about the process of scientific inquiry and how new or improved technologies are developed to meet society's needs. Scholars take a...
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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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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th Standards
The literacy focus of this three-unit module is on reading scientific and technical text and writing to inform and explain. In Unit 1, young scholars build background knowledge of the rainforest and the scientists who study them. Kathryn...