Fifth in the Middle

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By Fifth in the Middle
I created these centers to use with the book If You Lived in Colonial Times by Ann McGovern to get my kids up and moving while they learn. In order to use these centers, you will need to have at least one copy of the book, but a class set is ideal.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$5.00
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By Fifth in the Middle
I created these centers to use with the book If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution by Kay Moore to get my kids up and moving while they learn. In order to use these centers, you will need to have at least one copy of the book, but a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.4, RI.5.10, L.4.6, L.5.6
$5.00
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Spring, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.4, RI.5.8...
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By Fifth in the Middle
I created these centers to use with the book If You Lived with the Iroquois by Ellen Levine to get my kids up and moving while they learn. In order to use these centers, you will need to have at least one copy of the book, but a class set is ideal.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Native Americans, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.4, RI.5.10, L.4.6, L.5.6
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Back to School, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.4, RI.5.8...
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Back to School, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.4, RI.5.8...
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By Fifth in the Middle
Encourage and reward students for reading across genres! Students earn cute tags from each genre to display with their other reward tags. You may also choose to incorporate colored beads for the different genres. These tags come in color AND
Subjects:
Reading, Other (ELA)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$10.00
137 ratings
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By Fifth in the Middle
Included you will find directions and materials for a colonial shop sign, a quilt square, a story of my name homework assignment, a "cross-stitch" name sampler, and a bartering activity. For many years I have used these craftivities in my social
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
106 ratings
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Thanksgiving, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.4, RI.5.8...
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Winter, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.7, RI.5.9, RI.5.10, W.5.1, L.5.4, L.5.6
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Spring, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.7, RI.5.9, RI.5.10, W.5.1, L.5.4, L.5.6
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By Fifth in the Middle
Brush up on your ELA skills with this Thanksgiving-themed ELA center activity. Would work well for guided reading centers. Turkey Talk {freebie} - Identify the point of view and practice editing skills Latin and Greek Gravy - Practice using Latin
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Thanksgiving, Autumn
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.4.6, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, L.4.1, L.4.2, L.4.4, L.5.1, L.5.2, L.5.4
$5.00
77 ratings
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Autumn, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$8.50
78 ratings
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Winter, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.7, RI.5.9, RI.5.10, W.5.1, L.5.4, L.5.6
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading passages with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$8.50
70 ratings
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By Fifth in the Middle
Celebrate winter sport competitions in your math classes! Eight “events” are each paired with a Common Core standard and differentiated into three levels of difficulty.Great for:• Math centers• Homework• Early finishers• Guided mathWhat Students
Subjects:
Math, Word Problems, Winter
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Math Centers
CCSS:
5.MD.A.1, 5.NBT.A.3, 5.NBT.A.4, 5.NBT.B.5, 5.NBT.B.6, 5.NBT.B.7, 5.OA.A.1, 5.NF.A.1, 5.NF.A.2, 5.NF.B.6, 5.NF.B.7...
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading texts with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Spring, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.7, RI.5.9, RI.5.10, W.5.1, L.5.4, L.5.6
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used close reading texts with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text multiple times. The
Subjects:
Reading, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
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By Fifth in the Middle
Brush up on your ELA skills with this newspaper-themed ELA center activity. Would work well for guided reading centers. Editor-in-Chief {freebie} - Students will find twenty mistakes, one in each sentence. Newspaper Scramble - Students will make
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.4.1, L.4.2, L.5.1, L.5.2
$5.00
51 ratings
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By Fifth in the Middle
I have used these nonfiction close reading texts with my own fifth graders to promote more meaningful interactions with text. I purposefully wrote these texts to be high-interest and short so that the students would be motivated to read the text
Subjects:
Summer, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.4, RI.5.8...
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I started teaching fifth grade in 1999. I have my masters in Educational Technology.

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