Main Idea and Key Details RI.5.2 | Great Pacific Garbage Patch Article #5-1

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  1. Article of the Week Club, Grade 5 (5th Grade Nonfiction Articles + Activities)5th Grade Article of the Week Club is your solution for teaching ALL of the CCSS for Grade 5 Reading Informational Text! You’ll receive 25 nonfiction article + activity packs. This includes a pre-test, midterm, and final a
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Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #5-1: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

This is the first in a set of 25 informational text articles + activity packs designed to teach ALL of the reading informational text standards for 5th grade in a fun, rigorous, and easy to implement solution!

Download this FREE resource today, and then click here to view the rest of the article + activity packs available via this growing bundle. Your students will love reading about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and practicing their skills, including text evidence, main idea and details, and integrating multiple sources.

Each article + activity pack includes these components:

-original article written at the 5th grade level

-modified version of each article

-professional audio recording of each article and modified article

-editable version of all activities and assessments

-digital Google Slides version of all articles and activities

-self-grading Google Forms assessments (3 per article)

-articles also included digitally via Google Docs

More 5th Grade Articles and Activities

5-1: Skill RI.5.2 Main Idea & Details (The Great Pacific Garbage Patch)

5-2: Skill RI.5.2 Summarize (Making a Mummy)

5-3: Skill RI.5.3 Explain Relationships in a Text (Water Watching: How You Can Prevent Drowning)

5-4: Skill RI.5.3 Analyze Relationships in a Text (Volcano! The Eruption of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii)

5-5 Skill RI.5.2, RI.5.3 Central Ideas and Explain Relationships (Gaming Addiction Disorder)

5-6: Skill Spiral Review RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3 (Freedom Fighters: African Americans in the Civil War)

5-7: Skill RI.5.4 Domain-Specific Vocabulary (The Business of Halloween)

5-8: Skill RI.5.5 Analyze Text Structure (Fishing for Fins (Shark Finning))

5-9: Skill: RI.5.5 Analyze Text Structure (Red Tide)

5-10: Skill RI.5.6 Analyze Multiple Accounts & Point of View (One Person (Benevolence))

5-11: Skill RI.5.6 Analyze Multiple Accounts & Point of View (The Great Depression)

5-12: Skill Review RI.5.4, RI.5.5, RI.5.6 (Amazon.com How Do They Do It?)

5-13: MIDTERM Assessment RI.5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 (Life With a Peanut Allergy)

5-14: Skill RI.5.8 Analyze Claims and Reasons in an Argument (Made in China: The Outsourcing of American Goods)

5-15: Skill RI.5.8 Analyze Claims and Reasons in an Argument (School Uniforms)

5-16: Skill RI.5.7 Answer Questions Using Multiple Sources (Forest Fires)

5-17: Skill RI.5.9 Integrate Info From Multiple Sources (Perseverance)

5-18: Skill RI.5.9 Integrate Info From Multiple Sources (Soaring (Early African American Pilots))

5-19: Review RI.5.7, RI.5.8, RI.5.9 (Germs!)

5-20: Skill RI.5.1 Cite Text Evidence (Responsible Citizenship)

5-21: Skill RI.5.3 Explain Relationships and RI.5.6 Perspective & POV (Girls in Sports)

5-22: Test Prep/Test Practice

5:23: End of the Year Review ESCAPE ROOM (The California Gold Rush)

Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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