Q2, W4 – 11/6/2017

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #13 - 11/6/17
Unit of InstructionModule 2
Standard(s) Taught

·         LAFS.5.L.3.5a Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. (a) Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context

·         LAFS.5.L.3.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies

·         LAFS.5.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

·         LAFS.5.SL.2.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.

·          LAFS.5.RL.1.2 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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


Students will demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of similes and metaphors in context

Students will provide a statement of a theme of the text including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges

Classroom Activities

·         Small group learning centers – students will work in small groups to further enhance concepts introduced in whole group instruction. Center rotations include reading, writing, computer work (ThinkCERCA & ixl), vocabulary, ipads (ixl), and teacher conferencing/small groups instruction for further individualized work (writing conferencing, main idea practice).

·         Rti – Mon, Tues

·         Kennedy Space Center Field Trip 11/9

·         The One and Only Ivan – Reading and Questions

·         Daily writing prompts

·         Compare and Contrast Characters

·         The Original 13 Colonies – Reading

Assignments Due

ThinkCERCA – The Signs of Language – 11/8

The One and Only Ivan p27-45, 46-59, 60-74 – Reading and Questions

Ixl.com – T.6

Additional Resources

Spelling Words:

1. dissolve

2. distract

3. distribute

4. distance

5. disrupt

6. disappearance

7. disheveled

8. disgust

9. disappoint

10. disorder

11. disloyal

12. discovery

13. discomfort

14. discouragement

15. disruptive