Radio Fifth Grade by Gordon Korman Lesson Plan

Instructor: Kerry Gray

Kerry has been a teacher and an administrator for more than twenty years. She has a Master of Education degree.

This lesson plan is a tool for helping students learn about the book 'Radio Fifth Grade' by Gordon Korman. Students will explore the elements of the story and analyze a character.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Determine the elements of the story of Radio Fifth Grade
  • Analyze the characters
  • Define unfamiliar vocabulary in Radio Fifth Grade using context clues

Length

60 minutes

Common Core Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.1

Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.2

Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.3

Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

Vocabulary

  • blackmail
  • evade
  • broadcaster
  • exclusive
  • mascot
  • mute
  • parrot
  • seminar
  • sponsor
  • studio

Materials

  • Copies of the quiz
  • Copies of the lesson

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