Journeys 5th Grade Units 1-6 Early Finishers Task Cards 2011 - Full Year

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Journeys 5th Grade Units 1-6 Early Finishers Task Cards 2011 - Full Year : This task card bundle is made for the Journey’s 2011 version of Journeys.

(A set of task card has also been designed for the Journeys Common Core 2014 as well)

This set of task cards is for “Early Finisher’s” as well as “Centers” and are designed by using the content from each lesson in Units 1 through 6 to facilitate student engagement through the use of supplemental, enrichment, and sometimes challenge activities associated with each lesson.

These are perfect for a “Center” or a rotation of “Daily Five” (some tasks can fit in the writing rotation, word work rotation, or possibly “read to someone else” rotation if they are reading the task on the card to someone else as they work on the activity together.

Here are the stories in the Units 1 through 6, 2011 version product:

Unit 1:

• Lesson 1 “A Package for Mrs. Jewls” (Humorous Fiction), “Questioning Gravity” (Readers’ Theater/ Interview)
• Lesson 2 “Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy” ( Informational Text), “Profile of a Spacewalker” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 3 “Off and Running” (Realistic Fiction), “Vote for Me!” (Persuasive Text)
• Lesson 4 “Double Dutch: A Celebration of Jump Rope, Rhyme, and Sisterhood” (Narrative Nonfiction), “Score!” (Poetry)
• Lesson 5 “Elisa’s Diary” (Realistic Fiction), “From Tragedy to Triumph” (Informational Text)

Unit 2:

• Lesson 6 “Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles” (Informational Text), “Skywoman and Turtle” (Myth)
• Lesson 7 “Old Yeller” (Historical Fiction), “What Makes It Good?” (Readers’ Theater/ Persuasive Text)
• Lesson 8 “Everglades Forever: Restoring America’s Great Wetland” (Narrative Nonfiction), “National Parks of the West” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 9 “ Storm Warriors” (Historical Fiction), “Pea Island’s Forgotten Heroes” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 10 “Cougars” (Informational Text), “Purr-fection” (Poetry)

Unit 3:

• Lesson 11 “Dangerous Crossing” (Historical Fiction), “Preparing for Hurricanes” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 12 “Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?”(Narrative Nonfiction), “Zeus and the Titans”(Myth)
• Lesson 13 “ They Called Her Molly Pitcher” (Narrative Nonfiction), “A Spy for Freedom” (Play)
• Lesson 14 “James Forten” (Biography), “Modern Minute Men” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 15 “We Were There, Too!” (Biography), “Patriotic Poetry” (Poetry)

Unit 4:

• Lesson 16 “Lunch Money” (Realistic Fiction), “Zap! Pow! A History of the Comics” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 17 “LAFFF”( Science Fiction), “From Dreams to Reality ”(Informational Text)
• Lesson 18 “The Dog Newspaper” (Autobiography), “Poetry About Poetry” (Poetry)
• Lesson 19 “ Darnell Rock Reporting” (Realistic Fiction), “De Zavala: A Voice for Texas” (Persuasive Speech)
• Lesson 20 “Don Quixote and the Windmills” (Humorous Fiction), “Live Beat: Live from La Mancha” (Play)

Unit 5:

• Lesson 21 “Tucket’s Travels” (Historical History), “Desert Survival” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 22 “The Birchbark House”( Historical Fiction), “Four Seasons of Food”(Informational Text)
• Lesson 23 “Vaqueros: America’s First Cowboys” (Informational Text), “Rhyme on the Range” (Poetry)
• Lesson 24 “ Rachel’s Journey” (Historical Fiction), “Westward to Freedom” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 25 “Lewis and Clark” (Narrative Nonfiction), “A Surprise Reunion” (Play)

Unit 6:

• Lesson 26 “Skywoman’s Rescue ” (Play), “Animals on the Move” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 27 “Mysteries at Cliff Palace”( Readers’ Theater)”Cave of the Crystals ”(Readers’ Theater)
• Lesson 28 “Fossils: A Peek Into the Past” (Informational Text), “Trapped in Tar!” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 29 “Fossil Fish Found!” (Informational Text), “The Case of the Missing Deer” (Realistic Fiction)
• Lesson 30 “Journey to Cuzco” (Myth), “Get Lost! The Puzzle of Mazes” (Informational Text)

This product contains 240 individual task cards representing all five lessons, and six total units.

Just print, laminate, and cut! You can bind them together on a ring or put them in small box.

**IMPORTANT NOTE: A few of the task cards do have an option for Internet research. At our school we are fortunate enough to have technology where our students have access to computers, chrome books, laptops, and / or IPads, so if your students do not have access to technology, just remove these task cards.

The task card templates are created by Amy Alvis. Here is a link to her store: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Amy-Alvis

If you like this product, please check back soon as we will be posting new products in the near future. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will promptly help you. Thank you!

“JOURNEYS”, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, copyright 2011
ISBN 13: 9780547251578

The Teacher Team

Please click on the titles below to view each product individually:

Journeys 5th Grade Unit 1 Early Finishers Task Cards

Journeys 5th Grade Unit 2 Early Finishers Task Cards

Journeys 5th Grade Unit 3 Early Finishers Task Cards

Journeys 5th Grade Unit 4 Early Finishers Task Cards

Journeys 5th Grade Unit 5 Early Finishers Task Cards

Journeys 5th Grade Unit 6 Early Finishers Task Cards

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