Q2, W1

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #10
Unit of InstructionModule 2
Standard(s) Taught

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.

LAFS.5.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

SS.5.A.3.2: Investigate (nationality, sponsoring country, motives, dates and routes of travel, accomplishments) the European explorers.

SS.5.A.3.3: Describe interactions among Native Americans, Africans, English, French, Dutch, and Spanish for control of North America.

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.W.3.8: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources

LAFS.5.L.1.1d: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will provide a statement of two or more main ideas of a text
  • Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of general academic words or phrases in a text relevant to grade 5 topics or subject area
  • Students will gather relevant information from print and summarize information in notes
  • Students will use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions
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).

·         ThinkCERCA – Themes & Poetic Structure

·         Spelling test 10/20

·         Rti – Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri

·         Text marking

·         Determine multiple main ideas and key details to support them

·         VLT – 10/19

Assignments Due

VLT – 10/19

Spelling Test – 10/20

ThinkCERCA “Themes” – 10/20

ThinkCERCA “Poetic Structure” – 10/20

ixl.com M.13, M.14, V.6

Additional Resources

Spelling words

1.    Blueprint

2.    Earthquake

3.    Headache

4.    Handkerchief

5.    Horseback

6.    Nearby

7.    Thoughtless

8.    Worthwhile

9.    Thumbtack

10. Handwriting

11. Governorship

12. Hideout

13. Soybean

14. Clothesline

15. Downpour