Operation Wonka

Students will define key vocabulary, preview the text, and analyze a prompt. Students will read and mark the text, then answer the writing prompt.

By Mrs. Wooster
July 4, 2016
5th Grade English

Writing Prompt

Name two reasons why we may soon have a chocolate shortage. Explain how the International Cocoa Quarantine Center ensures that cocoa farmers receive disease-free plants. Use evidence from the text to support your answer.
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5th Grade English Language Arts Standards

This lesson teaches the following grade level appropriate state literacy standards. The cubes provide an abbreviation of the standard name and reference number. Click Add to My Lesson Plans to make a copy of the lesson. Making a copy will allow you to update any information including the literacy standards.


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

Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
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