Q1W1 8/13/18

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #1
Unit of InstructionModule 1
Standard(s) Taught

·         LAFS.5.RI.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 (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. (2) Demonstrate readiness for discussion by drawing on required reading or study of material and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

·         SS.5.G.1.3: Identify major US physical features on a map of North America.

·         SS.5.G.1.4 Construct maps, charts, and graphs to display geographic information.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

·         Students will identify features on a map of the US.

·         Students will discuss different features of the different regions of the US.

·         Students will write a brief introduction of themselves.

Classroom Activities

·         Introduction to 5th grade

·         Policies & Procedures – go through folder and explain contents

·         Escape Room activity

·         Greek and Latin roots – Greek root “photos”

·         Fluency practice

·         Centers: computer, word work, spelling, read to self, teacher table

·         Reading – land forms and regions of the US

·         Writing – personal introduction

Assignments Due

·         Spelling/Vocab test – 8/17

·         Landforms and regions/postcard – 8/17

·         Personal introduction – 8/15

·         Return all signed paperwork – 8/15

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Greek root – photos

1.      Photograph

2.      Telephoto

3.      Photometer

4.      Phototropic

5.      Photophobia

6.      Photosynthesis


7.      Echoes

8.      Mosquitoes

9.      Potatoes

10.  Matches

11.  Pictures

12.  Speeches