Q1W1 August 12

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, introduce and review procedures

·         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 – 8/16

·         Landforms and regions/postcard – 8/16

·         Personal introduction – 8/14

·         Return all signed paperwork – 8/14

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Greek root – photos (light), graph (write or draw), tele (far away, distant), metron (measure)

1.      Photograph – (graph – write, draw) – Picture drawn by light

2.      Photophobia – (phobos – fear) – fear or dislike of light

3.      Photosynthesis – (syn – together, thesis – putting) – a process of putting things together by using light

4.      Autograph – (autos – self) – to write one’s own name

5.      Hologram – (holos – complete) – a three-dimensional photograph of a whole object

6.      Biography – (bio – life) – the writing of a person’s life

7.      Television – (video, visum – see) – seeing distant things

8.      Telephone – (phone – sound) – sound from far away

9.      Telegraph – (graph – write) – writing from a distance

10.  Telephoto – (photo – light) – light from far away

11.  Telescope – (skopeo – look at) – device for looking at distant objects

12.  Telepathy – (pathos – felling) – knowing how someone far away is feeling

13.  Hygrometer – (hygros – wet, moisture) – instrument for measuring the water-vapor content of the atmosphere.

14.  Barometer – (baros – weight, pressure) – any instrument that measures atmospheric pressure.

15.  Anemometer – (anemos – wind) – any instrument for measuring the speed of wind.

16.  Thermometer – (thermos – heat) – an instrument for measuring temperature

17.  Symmetry – (sym – same, equal) – one half being a mirror image of the other

18.  Meter – the fundamental unit of length in the metric system, equivalent to 39.37 U.S. inches

19.  Centimeter – (centum – hundred) – one 100th of a meter, equivalent to 0.3937 inch.

20.  Diameter – (dia – through, across) – the width of a circular or cylindrical object.

 

 

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