5th Grade / Week 7 / April 27-May 1

Learning Goals: 

  • I can summarize text using main ideas and key details 
  • I can summarize text by keeping the main events in the sequence they happened 
  • I can make and confirm predictions before, during, and after reading  

Choice Activities:  

For Mr. Starkweather, Mrs. Olsen, and Mr. Wildman’s Students: 

For Mrs. Ryan’s Students: 

EVERY DAY READ A BOOK OF YOUR CHOICE FOR 20 MINS. DISCUSS WHAT YOU READ WITH SOMEONE IN YOUR HOUSE. 

Mon:  

  • Remember how we summarized last week, using this graphic organizer:  

  • We are going to use the same graphic organizer this week. Listen to this story and summarize the story using the graphic organizer. 

Snappsy The Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) read by David Harbour

Tues: 

  • Remember: Summarizing a story keeps it short, while retelling is telling a story in your own words 

 

  • Think of a fairy tale (Cinderella, Three Little Pigs, Tortoise and the Hare) and retell the story. You can email or send a Class Dojo message 

Wed: 

  • Today we are going to review what a biography is.  

  • Watch Video: Biography

  • Read Klondike Kate pg. 696 

  • Answer these questions:  

  1. How did Klondike Kate become a “sourdough”? 

  1. How might you have handled the hardships of Klondike Kate’s journey? 

  1. Summarize what caused Klondike Kate to be famous all through the North.  

Thurs:  

  • We are going to review Sequencing today.  

  • Watch Video:  Elements of a Biography

  • Think: How can sequence help in a summary or retelling? 

  • Take the Quizizz on Sequencing 

Fri:  

  • Write a summary of Klondike Kate using the graphic organizer as your guide 

 

EVERY DAY READ A BOOK OF YOUR CHOICE FOR 20 MINS. DISCUSS WHAT YOU READ WITH SOMEONE IN YOUR HOUSE.  

Mon:  

  • Watch this video, can you solve the riddle?  

  • Read Why People Love Mysteries on page 236-237 in your reading book 

  • Click here to answer some questions about what you read.  

Tues:  

  • Watch to learn about the elements of the mystery genre 

  • Look at this picture to review making, changing, and confirming predictions