Q1,W3 August 27

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #3
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. RI.1.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

·         SS.5.A.2.1: Compare cultural aspects of ancient American civilizations (Aztec/Mayas; Mound Builders/Anasazi/Inuit).

·         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.RI.3.9: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

·         Students will provide a statement of two or more main ideas of a text.

·         Students will provide a statement that integrates information from several texts on the same topic

Classroom Activities


·         Read and text mark passages – main ideas

·         Compare and contrast Mayans and Aztecs – Write paragraph and Create postcard

·         Greek root “tele”

·         Spelling/Vocabulary

·         Ready Reading Book continue Lesson 1

·         Fluency practice

·         Writing introductions

·         Explain the similarities and differences between the Mayans and Aztecs

·         Quick write prompts

·         Introduce Novel Study

Assignments Due

·         Spelling/Vocab test – 8/31

·         Ready Reading questions

·         Ready Writing – edit introductions and begin body paragraphs

·         ThinkCERCA – What is CERCA

·         Ixl.com – Language Arts – C.2, H.1, AA.9

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Greek root – tele – far away, distant

1.      Television – seeing distant things

2.      Telephone – sound from far away

3.      Telegraph – writing from a distance

4.      Telephoto – light from far away

5.      Telescope – device for looking at distant objects

6.      Telepathy – knowing how someone far away is feeling

7.      Headache

8.      Nearby

9.      Downpour

10.  Handwriting

11.  Thoughtless

12.  Hygrometer

13.  Barometer

14.  Anemometer

15.  Thermometer


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