Q2W1 October 14

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #11
Unit of InstructionModule 2
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:

·         LAFS.5.RL.1.3 – Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g. how characters act)

·         LAFS.5.W.2.4 – Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

·         LAFS.5.W.3.9 – Draw evidence from a literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

·         LAFS.5.W.4.10 – Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

·         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.L.2.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

·         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.L.3.6 – Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases as found in grade level appropriate texts, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition)

·         SS.5.A.3.1 – Describe technological developments that shaped European exploration.

·         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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

·         Students will explain similarities and differences in characters in a drama.

·         Students will compare how characters interact or settings are different from one another.

·         Students will explore elements of a story in greater detail to better understand the text.

·         Students will explain how and why Europeans came to the new world.

Classroom Activities

·         Spelling/Vocabulary

·         Ready reading – Lesson 5

·         iReady – 40 minutes/week

·         ixl – H.2, M.1

·         Among the Hidden – Novel study

·         Introduction to early explorers

·         Writing – Using evidence to support a claim

·         Explorer chart

Assignments Due

·         Among the hidden questions

·         Vocab quiz

·         Ready reading – Lesson

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Vocabulary Words –


      Logos – (G) word, study

     Verbum – (L) word


1.       Logic – reasoning to gain knowledge and wisdom

2.       Geology – (geo – earth) – study of the earth

3.       Biology – (bio – life) – study of physical life

4.       Zoology – (zoon – animal) – study of animals

5.       Technology – (techne – art, skill) – study of how to improve an art of a skill

6.       Verb – the action word in a sentence

7.       Proverb – (pro – forward) – a wise or profound saying

8.       Verbiage – use of too many words; chatter

9.       Verbose – (-osus – full of) – wordy, full of words

10.   Verbalize – to express in words


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