Building Community: Seedfolks

Lesson 10
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ELA

Unit 1

5th Grade

Lesson 10 of 16

Objective


Write a paragraph that describes how one person can impact a community.

Readings and Materials


  • Book: Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman 

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

How can one person impact a community? Revise your initial theories based on evidence from Virgil, Sae Young, Curtis, and Nora. 

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Common Core Standards


  • W.5.1 — Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information
  • W.5.1.a — Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer's purpose.
  • W.5.1.c — Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).
  • W.5.1.d — Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Supporting Standards

L.5.1
L.5.2
W.5.4
W.5.5
W.5.9.a
W.5.10
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