5th Grade Oral Language Resources
Students will:• Learn about the concept of camping out.
• Access prior knowledge and build background about camping out.
• Explore and apply the concept of camping out.
Students will:• Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of camping out.
• Orally use words that describe camping out.
• Extend oral vocabulary by speaking about terms that describe the experience of camping out.
• Use key concept words [thermos, fishing, camping, tent, mountains, hiking; navigate, scenery, nature].
Explain• Use the slideshow to review the key concept words.
• Explain that students are going to learn about:
• Camping out.
• Characteristics of camping out.
• Things you need to take with you when camping out.
Model• After the host introduces the slideshow, point to the photo on screen. Ask students: What are these people doing? (pitching a tent for camping).
• Ask students: What would you do when you go camping? (light a campfire, pitch a tent, roast marshmallows, tell ghost stories).
• Say: In this activity, we're going to learn about camping out. Where would you go camping? (outdoors, front lawn, in the woods).
Guided Practice• Guide students through the next two slides, showing them the experience of camping out. Always have the students describe how to be safe when camping.
Apply• Play the games that follow. Have them discuss with their partner the different topics that appear during the Talk About It feature.
• After the first game, ask students to talk about what they would take with them on a camping trip. After the second game, have them discuss what sort of things they might see when camping out.
Close• Ask students: Who would you camp out with?
• Summarize for students that camping out can be a lot of fun but there are certain things that you will need. Encourage them to think about some of the challenges when camping.