Q1, W3-4

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaLanguage Arts & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #3-4
Unit of InstructionModule 1
Standard(s) Taught

 

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.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

LAFS.5.RL.3.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty, of a text (e.g., graphic novel; multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

LAFS.5.RL.1.3 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.

LAFS.5.RL.1.2 Determine the 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.

LAFS.5.RL.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

LAFS.5.RL.1.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

LAFS.5.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on other’s ideas and expressing their own clearly.

LAFS.5.RL.2.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

LAFS.5.SL.2.4 Report on a topic or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

LAFS.5.RL.2.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

LAFS.5.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

LAFS.5.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

SS.5.G.1.6 Locate and identify states, capitals, and United States Territories on a map

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

·         Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 5 reading and content.

·         Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text including, figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

·         Provide an analysis of how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text.

·         Provide a comparison and contrast of two or more characters in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.

·         Provide a statement of a theme of the text including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how a speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic.

·         Provide a summary of the text

·         Demonstrate the ability to quote or reference from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.

·         Demonstrate the ability to quote or reference from a text when explaining inferences drawn from the text.

·         Provide an explanation of how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

·         Provide a description of how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

·         Provide a comparison and contrast of stories in the same genre in their approaches to similar themes and topics.

·         Locate and label states and capitals on a map of the United States.

Classroom Activities

Centers – independent reading, creative writing, computers (thinkCERCA, Digital Readworks), iPads (ixl, kidsa-z), vocabulary, small group with teacher working on main ideas and supporting details.

 

Book study – “Among the Hidden”

 

Review Figurative language

 

Thinking maps – bubble map and double bubble map

 

Map of US – fill in states and capitals

Assignments Due

Homework:  Due Thursday 8/31 and Friday 9/8

Comprehension for “Among the Hidden” – these are done every few chapters

Character traits graphic organizer – Monday 8/28

ThinkCERCA – Figurative Language – Monday 8/28, Connections with and Informational text – Wednesday 9/6, Musical Genes – Friday 9/8

Additional Resources

 

I have entered everyone in ClassDojo and sent home the code for you to view your students daily activity. Please be patient with me as I get back into the habit of using it regularly again.

I am also using Remind when I need to send out class-wide messages, if you have not already signed up for my Remind please do so by joining class code @gk76kf.

Vocabulary words – Savored, lofty, beckoned, skittish, reluctantly, beseechingly, reciprocity, stupefied, hordes, teetering, zeal, blubbered