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5th Grade - Follow Instructions


Follow multi-tasked instructions in informational and technical texts (e.g., programming technological equipment, complete/repair a model plane/car). 0501.6.9

Links verified on 9/11/2014

  1. Activity: Following Directions - suggested activities from a home schooling site
  2. Building a simple spectroscope - step by step instructions using common materials, scroll down to find the instructions
  3. Cook hot dogs with the Sun in minutes - how to make a powerful solar concentrator that can cook four or five hot dogs in minutes, scroll down to find the instructions
  4. Following Directions: A Skill Worth Teaching - an Education World article that includes links to a variety of activities
  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsFollowing Directions: How Do I Teach this Skill? - from a Learning Specialist Materials site
  6. George Washington Teaches Map Directions - follow directions to create profile of Washington
  7. Go Make Somet6hing: How-To Instructions - over 160 articles and how-to lessons on a variety of altered art and paper crafts topics. Just follow the steps from start to finish
  8. How To Build a Baking Soda Volcano
  9. How to Build a Toy Paddle Boat - step-by-step instructions from eHow
  10. How to Build a Spaghetti & Marshmallow Tower - step-by-step instructions from eHow
  11. How to Make a Dream Catcher
  12. How to Make Paper Hats
  13. How to Write Clear Instructions - basic steps in creating a clear, logical and achievable set of instructions
  14. Make a Light Bulb
  15. Make a Paper Balloon in 8 Easy Steps - includes a short video and a document to download and print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  16. Make a solar powered marshmallow roaster - scroll down to find the instructions
  17. The "Minimum" Solar Box Cooker - A great solar oven you can build quickly from two cardboard boxes
  18. Native American Mandala - [This expired page of instructions is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  19. Origami Instructions - includes photographs of the folding process to help you along
  20. Wallpaper Bookmarks

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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