Fifth Grade ELA- Comprehensive Curriculum 2008

 

Unit Five (5)

Unit One (1)

Unit Three (3)

Unit Four(4)

Unit Two (2)

Unit Six (6)

Title

Poetry

Tall Tales and Legends/Folktales

Biography/Autobiographies

Short Stories

Informational Resources

Novels

Time Frame

Appro. 4 Weeks

August 12, 2008- September  12, 2008

5 Weeks

September 15, 2008-October 17, 2008

5 Weeks

October 20, 2008 – November 21, 2008

6 Weeks

December 1, 2008 – January 23, 2009

5 Weeks

January 26, 2009-February 27, 2009

6 Weeks

March 2-13, 2009 & April 20, 2009-May 15, 2009

GLEs

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Text Resources

·     Harcourt trophies-\

Sounds of Nature p. 64-65

Teachers Edition:

20G

Souvenier p.238

Earth Songs p.340

Celebration and Eagle Right p.482-483

About Notebooks p.528

·     Harcourt Collections

Arithmetic p.498

 

 

 

 

·     Holistic Reading Assessment- Tam and Cam

Harcourt trophies-

Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett

Folktales from Asia

 

 

 

 

 

 

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·     Roberto Clemente; World of William Joyce; Evelyn Cisneros; Little by Little; What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin

·     Take Home Books- Wise Ben, Susan B. Anthony; Who Was Poor Richard?; The Pirate Hero

·     Holistic Reading Assessment- Curious Jane Goodall

·     Timeless Tales- My Imaginary World; Lourdes Lopez: Ballet Story

·     Reader’s Choice Library- Bear Benjamin Banneker; And Then What Happened Paul Revere?; The Tarantula in My Purse

·     Harcourt Trophies

 

Island of the Blue Dolphins; Iditarod Dreamer Woodsong; Across the Dark Wide Sea; Hattie’s Birthday Box; Black Frontiers

Timeless Tales- Peppermint- Peanutbutter Fudge; Cindy “Science” Spots the Clues

Elena

Flying Saucer

 

 

Harcourt Collections

Earthquake Terror Take Home Books- Roberto Clemente

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·     Harcourt trophies

Dear Rosa Parks,  Summer of Fire, Educating About the Internet, Brass Instruments

Holistic Reading Assessment- Sweet on Chocolate, Treasure of the Plains, Desert Home

 

·     Harcourt Collections

Mts. Of Fire,

The Many Lives of Ben Franklin, Cowboys of the Wild West,

·     , High Flying Facts

·     Take Home Books- Vivarium Tips, Taming the Land, The Great Barrier Reef, Energy from Water, Heroes in the Flames, The Record-Breaking Summer

 

Check Comprehensive Curriculum for Novels

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive Curriculum Resources

 

 

·     Activities: Activities: 1,2,6,7,9,,1011,12,13,15

·     Activities: 1,2,4,6,7,8.

·     Activities: 5,6,7,9,13,14

·     Activities: 1,2,5,7,8,9,10,14.

·     Activities: 5,6,7, ,1213,14.

·     Activities: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12

Language Resources

·     ** Narrative writing in writing packet

 

·     ** Activity: 3

 

Writers Express

Reader’s Handbook

 

·     ** Activitiy: 3

 

 

 

Writers Express

Reader’s Handbook

·     ** Research unit in writing packet

Activity 3

 

Writers Express

Reader’s Handbook

 

 

 

 

 

·     How to Unit in writing packet; Activity 3

 

 

 

Writers Express

Reader’s Handbook

·     Activity 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writers Express

Reader’s Handbook

·     **Business Letter-Writing Packet

·     Activity 3

 

 

 

 

Writers Express

Reader’s Handbook

Additional Resources

·     Vermilion Parish School Board On-line Lessons/ Resources Database

·     www.poetryteachers.com

·     “Reader’s Handbook:  A Student Guide for Reading and Learning” (See Jeannie)

·     “Read and Understand Poetry” (See Jeannie)

“Comprehension Activities in Poetry” (See Jeannie)

·     Literature Pockets Tall Tales Grades 4-6

·     Vermilion Parish School Board On-line Lessons/ Resources Database

·     Timed Reading Plus – “The Legend of Robin Hood” & “Sheriff in the Greenwood”

·     http://www.aaronshep.com/stories/

·     http://42explore.com/talltale.htm

·     Music and lyrics for John Henry http://www.ibiblio.org/john_henry/music1.html

·     Activity 2: www.vrml,k12.la.us/tnunez

·     Activity 3: Teacher Activity

·     Activity 4: From Teacher’s List

·     Vermilion Parish School Board On-line Lessons/ Resources Database

·     www.unitedstreaming.com search “folktales”

·     http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/

·     Readers’ Theaters www.aaronshep.com/rt/RTE26.html

·     http://www.americanfolklore.net/

·     http://mcs.k12.in.us/les/ihnen/folktale.htm

·     http://www.toptags.com/aama/tales/tales.htm

·     Types of folklore http://www.geocities.com/varda_valar/papers/typesFlk.htm

·     Timed Reading Plus “A Modern-Day Fable”

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·     Vermilion Parish School Board On-line Lessons/ Resources Database

·     www.unitedstreaming.com search word “Jean Fritz”

·     “Reader’s Handbook:  A Student Guide for Reading and Learning” (See Jeannie)

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·     Vermilion Parish School Board On-line Lessons/ Resources Database

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·     Vermilion Parish School Board On-line Lessons/ Resources Database

·     “Reader’s Handbook:  A Student Guide for Reading and learning” (See Jeannie)

·     Informational Resource Packet (See Jeannie)

 

·     Vermilion Parish School Board On-line Lessons/ Resources Database

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** Language Teachers Note Double Asterisks

** Language Teacher is responsible for the following skill: Punctuation- parenthesis, commas, quotation marks (parentheses and commas in direct quotations)   Capitalization- titles, proper nouns    Sentence Structure- 4 kinds of sentences, simple and compound, agreement of subject/verb in complex sentences, double negatives, fragments and run-ons   Parts of Speech- verb tense, nouns, pronouns, verb use  

I-LEAP      Review March 16-31, 2009                                 I-LEAP Testing!! April 1-3 and 6-7 2009

 

 
** Spelling- Spell high frequency words and commonly misspelled words correctly, use of informational resources to spell frequently misspelled words

 

 

 

 

 

Language Pacing 2008-09

Week

Grammar Skill

1.     Aug. 18

Sentences— four types, punctuating sentences

2.     Aug. 25

Subjects/Nouns – complete, simple, compound

3.     Sept. 2

Predicates/Verbs – complete, simple, compound

4.     Sept. 8

Simple and Compound Sentences – semicolons and conjunctions

5.     Sept. 15

More Nouns – common, proper, singular, plural, abbreviations

6.      Sept 22

Possessive Nouns – singular, plural and apostrophes

7.     Sept. 29

Action and Linking Verbs--- forms of the verb Be

8.     Oct. 6

Main and Helping Verbs—contractions with Not

9.     Oct. 13

Simple Tenses --- past, present , future, and subject- verb agreement

10.                         Oct. 20

More about Verb Tenses --- principal parts, using Do and See correctly

11.                        Oct. 27

Irregular Verbs

12.                         Nov. 3

Review skills previously taught for iLEAP practice

13.                        Nov. 10

The Perfect Tenses

14.                        Nov. 17

Pronouns—subject and object and antecedents

15.                        Dec. 1

More Pronouns—possessives, reflexive and contractions

16.                        Dec. 8

Adjectives

17.                        Dec. 15

Adverbs

18.                        Jan. 5

Combined adjectives and adverbs

19.                         Jan. 12

Prepositions

20.                        Jan. 20

Phrases and clauses

21.                        Jan. 26

Phrases and clauses cont.

22.                        Feb. 2

Complex Sentences

23.                        Feb. 9

Run ons, comma splices

24.                        Feb. 16

Commas

25.                         Feb. 26

Review

26.                         Mar. 2

Quotation Marks, and Colons

27.                        Mar. 9

Punctuation—titles, using hyphens

28.                        Mar. 16

 Review Usage Problems

29.                        Mar. 23

iLEAP Review – cover skills addresses at the bottom of ELA Pacing Chart

30.                        Mar. 30

iLEAP Review and Testing

31.                        April 6

iLEAP test

32.                        April 20

Activities related to the Novels, revisit previously taught skills

33.                        April 27

Activities related to the Novels, revisit previously taught skills

34.                        May 4

Activities related to the Novels, revisit previously taught skills

35.                        May  11

Activities related to the Novels, revisit previously taught skills

36.                        May 18

Activities related to the Novels, revisit previously taught skills

37.                        May 22

Activities related to the Novels, revisit previously taught skills

 

**** Note--- Dates are subject to change due to Parish Writing Assignments