Q2, W4 11/13/17

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #14
Unit of InstructionModule 2
Standard(s) Taught

·         LAFS.5.L.3.5a Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. (a) Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context

·         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.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.SL.2.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.

·          LAFS.5.RL.1.2 Determine a 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.

·         SS.5.A.4.1 Identify the economic, political and socio-cultural motivation for colonial settlement.

·         SS.5.A.4.2 Compare characteristics of New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


Students will demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of similes and metaphors in context

Students will provide a statement of a theme of the text including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges

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).

·         Rti – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

·         The One and Only Ivan – Reading and Questions

·         Daily writing prompts

·         The Original 13 Colonies – Reading

·         ixl – Language Arts – T.6

·         ixl – Social Studies – F.4, F.6, F.8

·         States and Capitals – ixl – D.9 – this is for students who need more work to bring up their grade.

Assignments Due

ThinkCERCA – The Signs of Language – 11/8

The One and Only Ivan p 75-89, 90-107, 108-120, 121-138, 139-156– Reading and Questions

Ixl.com – Language Arts Due 11/17

               Social Studies Due 11/17

Writing Assessment – 11/16

Additional Resources

Spelling Words:

1. dissolve

2. distract

3. distribute

4. distance

5. disrupt

6. disappearance

7. disheveled

8. disgust

9. disappoint

10. disorder

11. disloyal

12. discovery

13. discomfort

14. discouragement

15. disruptive