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The Future of the Amazon Conference

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Debate is a wonderful way to get kids interested in building strong arguments, answering with evidence and intent, as well as fostering an understanding of a specific topic. Learners are given the task of debating the future of the...
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Research: Close Read of Text 1 for Each Expert Group

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewTake a closer look to determine the legacy. Learners participate in a close reading of an informational text about either Roberto Clemente or Althea Gibson. Next, they determine how their athlete broke barriers and created a legacy,...
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Organizing Evidence and Writing an Opinion Paragraph: The Importance of Sports in American Society, Part II

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewBatter up! Using the resource, pupils continue reading an informational article about sports in America and identify evidence that supports the author's opinion. Scholars then write an opinion paragraph about sports.
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: Text-Dependent Questions and Storyboard Draft: “You Can Do a Graphic Novel” Excerpt

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewEyes on the finish line. Serving as the first part of the end of unit assessment, learners answer questions based on a text about how to write a graphic novel. Using what they've learned, they then create a storyboard about the invention...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: On-Demand Note-taking and Text-Dependent Questions

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewFlex those brain muscles! Scholars take a mid-unit assessment, conducting research to take notes about how a particular invention helped meet society's needs. To complete the test, they work on draft sketches for their graphic novelettes. 
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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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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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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewPay close attention. Learners discuss the things close readers do and record them in a chart. They then silently reading section 1 of Investigating the Scientific Method wit Max Axiom Super Scientist and write the gist of the text in...
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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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Creating a Graphic Novelette and Peer Critique: Glossary, Citations, and Table of Contents

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewA, B, C ... let's alphabetize to get organized! Using the informative resource, scholars create an alphabetized glossary of key words for their graphic novelettes. Additionally, they create a table of contents and citations page. 
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End of Unit Assessment, Part III: Storyboard Draft, Section 4

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewReflection is the best teacher. Using the resource, scholars complete the final part of their end of unit assessment, the fourth section of their storyboard about an invention. Next, they track their progress using a self-reflection form. 
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End of Unit Assessment, Part II: Storyboard Draft, Sections 2 and 3

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's time to demonstrate knowledge. With the instructive resource, pupils complete the second part of the end of unit assessment. They develop sections two and three of their storyboards about an invention, add visual elements, and then...
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Summarizing Notes: Planning a Graphic Novelette, Part III: The Invention of Television

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewHow did the television change people's lives? Learners consider the question as they complete their storyboards about the invention of the TV, adding visual elements along the way. Then, they participate in a peer review to offer and...
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Summarizing Notes: Planning a Graphic Novelette, Part II: The Invention of Television

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLet's work together! Using the collaborative resource, scholars work in triads to begin section two of their storyboards about Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of the television. They then practice using linking words and phrases to...
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Summarizing Notes: Planning a Graphic Novelette Part 1: The Invention of Television

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewWhat's the story? Learners create the first of four storyboards about the invention of the television, incorporating narrative techniques and descriptive details. Next, they offer and receive feedback by participating in a peer critique...
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Expert Research Groups: How the Traffic Signal and Airplane Met Society’s Needs, Part 3

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewPupils work in expert research groups, reading an informational article about an invention and completing a note-catcher worksheet. Afterward, scholars work in triads to answer questions based on the text.
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Expert Research Groups: How the Traffic Signal and Airplane Met Society’s Needs, Part 2

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewReady, set, act! Using the fun resource, pupils patriciate in a vocabulary charades activity to practice key terms from the unit. Next, scholars work in expert research groups to read an article about the invention of the traffic signal...
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Expert Research Groups: How the Traffic Signal and Airplane Met Society’s Needs, Part 1

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewWhere would society be without the TV? Working together, scholars complete an anchor chart about the invention of the television. Additionally, pupils complete vocabulary cards for key terms from the unit and organize them on a metal ring. 
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements, Part 4: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewProblem solved! Readers continue their work on determining gist and paraphrasing problem-solving steps by reading section four of Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist. Learners complete a graphic organizer...
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment: On-Demand Note-Taking about Howler Monkeys

For Teachers 5th Standards
Get the facts straight. Scholars complete their mid-unit assessment by reading a text, watching a video, and observing a picture about howler monkeys. They take notes about the facts they discover to use in future lessons.
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Structuring The Search: Categorizing Our Research

For Teachers 5th Standards
What can you contribute? Scholars read text to determine how ants contribute to the rainforest. First, they categorize and sort facts gathered from reading. Next, readers focus on specific terms in each paragraphs of the text Ants by...
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Conducting Research: Analyzing a Variety of Sources to Capture Information about My Insect

For Teachers 5th Standards
From picture to words. Scholars analyze a picture of an ant and then list two facts they observed and any questions that may arise. Expert groups from the previous lesson then look at a diagram about either an ant or butterfly and add to...
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Conducting Research: Asking and Answering our Questions about Rainforest Arthropods

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let's ask an expert. Scholars divide into groups to research and become experts on either ants or butterflies. Learners use task cards and text on their topic to complete a note catcher. At the end, they share their information with a...
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Taking Notes and Citing Quotes from Text: Gathering Information on our Rainforest Insects

For Teachers 5th Standards
In other words. Scholars practice using paraphrasing and quotes. They partner in pairs to write a paraphrase for an information text strip. Individuals then use their skills to paraphrase information from the text Fire Ants.