Reading: Author’s Purpose

This informational reading lesson features two graphic organizers aligned to meet Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Missouri Learning Standards (MLS). Continuing the immersive lesson theme for the visit to Grandma’s house, both Grandma and grandchild are sharing stories. Grandma broaches the topic of writing and authoring, which leads into author’s purpose.Teacher Tip: If you

Reading: “The Fireball Wand”

We have finished our journey through the woods. At her home, Grandma tells her grandchild a story about a wand. Using Grade 5 Common Core reading standards, students will read the 350+ word story and complete a multiple-choice quiz to continue the journey. For formative assessment, students can highlight textual evidence from the passage to

Division with ELA

Congratulations, you’ve passed multiplication! Now it’s time to take it further and practice division with any version of Making Camp along with writing. Activity 1 – Making Camp Open Making Camp. Go to the main choices screen by clicking on the small green icon with boxes at the lower left of the screen. Click NUMBERS.