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Grade 5 ELD - Week Four

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5th Grade ELD

Week 3 April 20-26


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Learning Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • summarize the main idea and supporting details from text. (math, science, social studies).
  • distinguish between nouns that become plural by adding -s/-es and irregular plural nouns.
  • apply understanding of content vocabulary within math, science, and social studies texts.

Reach Reading Selection
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Click on My Books > Your Book Cover > type the page number > press ENTER. If the click does not work the first time, click again after you have logged in.

Read the Phyto Power in book pages 209 - 213.

After reading Phyto Power, fill out the worksheet about an amazing fact you learned in Practice book page 3.18.
Read Why are Bees Special dialogue on book page 184.
Click on the MP3 on page 184 to listen to the dialogue.
Log in to open the Practice page Click on Resources > Unit 3> Practice book > click the page number.

Use a Tree Diagram in Practice Book p. 3.12 to keep track of the main idea and details for the dialogue. Reread and relisten to Why are Bees Special, as needed to fill out the tree diagram

Log in to open the Practice page
Click on Resources > Unit 3> Practice book > click the page number.
Read about Irregular Plural Nouns on book page 215.
Watch Khan Academy lesson about irregular plurals.
Fill the worksheet on irregular plural nouns found in Practice book p. 3.15

Oral Language
Main Idea
After reading Phyto Power, talk to a friend or family member and tell them why phytoplankton are important.
Tell someone the size of a phytoplankton by comparing it is something.

Look at the diagram on pages 185 and 187








photo- synthesis



Add these vocabulary words to My Vocabulary Notebook. Remember to write the part of speech (noun, verb, adjective, etc.) and the definition.
Write a short paragraph about photosynthesis using at least 3 of the vocabulary words in the chart above.

Use the chart in Practice Book 3.19 to compare genres—the science article, Phyto-Power, to the Expert Interview, Fish of the Future.
Topic: What is nature’s network? Write a paragraph about the importance of nature’s network. Include two details.

Scholastic Learn At Home Projects
Dear students, explore something you are interested in on BookFlix!
Explore the games, videos and find out more information on farm animals.

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