3rd Grade Journeys

5th Grade Journeys
5.1: School Spirit!
BIG IDEA: We never stop learning.
• A Package for Mrs. Jewls by Louis Sachar
• Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy by
Susan E. Goodman
• Off and Running by Gary Soto
• Double Dutch: A Celebration of Jump Rope, Rhyme, and
Sisterhood by Veronica Chambers
• Elisa’s Diary by Doris Luisa Oronoz
5.2: Wild Encounters
BIG IDEA: Nature deserves our respect.
• Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles by
Kathryn Lasky
• Old Yeller By Fred Gipson
• Everglades Forever: Restoring America’s Great Wetland
by Trish Marx
• Storm Warriors by Elisa Carbone
• Cougars by Patricia Corrigan
5.3: Revolution
BIG IDEA: History is made by individuals.
• Dangerous Crossing by Stephen Krensky
• Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George? By Jean
• They Called Her Molly Pitcher by Anne Rockwell
• James Forten by Walter Dean Myers
• We Were There, Too! by Phillip Hoose
5.4: What’s Your Story
BIG IDEA: Everyone has a story to tell.
Lunch Money by Andrew Clements
LAFFF By Lensey Namioka
The Dog Newspaper by Peg Kehret
Darnell Rock Reporting by Walter Dean Myers
Don Quixote and the Windmills by Eric A. Kimmel
5.5: Under Western Skies
BIG IDEA: Our country is always changing.
Tucket’s Travels by Gary Paulsen
The Birchbark House By Louise Erdrich
Vaqueros: America’s First Cowboys by George Ancona
Rachel’s Journal by Marissa Moss
Lewis and Clark by Conrad Stein
5.6: Journeys to Discovery
BIG IDEA: Discovery takes many paths.
• Animals on the Move
– Skywoman’s Resuce
• Poetry – The Whale / Wild Geese
• Mysteries at Cliff Place
– Cave of the Crystals
• Poetry – A Traveler’s Guide / Los Libros Books
• Fossils: A Peek Into the Past
– Trapped in Tar!
• Poetry – Journey of the Wooly Mammoth
• The Case of the Missing Deer
– Fossil Fish Found!
• Poetry – Encounter / Deep in the Forest
• Get Lost! The Puzzle of Mazes
– Journey to Cuzco
• Poetry – The Best Paths / Compass