“Abracadabra! Changes in Matter” Informational Physical Science Bundle5th Grade • Lesson Plan Bundle
Subject: ELA, Informational
Type: Lesson Plan Bundle
Required: copies of Informational Text: “Abracadabra! Changes in Matter” by Jennifer Kaul found in the appendix of this document (1 per student)
CCSS: RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.6, RI.5.7, RI.5.8
File Type: PDF Document
Lesson Plan Description
Perfect for multilingual students learning English, this bundle of lessons includes 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) based around an Informational Physical Science text, “Space Junk: Earth’s Unofficial Ring,” by Jennifer Kaul. Your students will:
- Segment 1: work in partners with strategic sentence frames to take a literal interpretation of informational text to evaluation and synthesizing.
- Segment 2: complete a graphic organizer to classify three animal species and how they survive winter
- Segment 3: create a new layout for the informational text that incorporates purposeful text features
This lesson text addresses NGSS: PS1.B:
- Chemical Reactions When two or more different substances are mixed, a new substance with different properties may be formed. (5-PS1-4)
These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.