Q2W1 Week of 10/22

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

·         LAFS.RI.1.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

·         LAFS.5.RI.2.6 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

·         LAFS.5.L.1.1b Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. b. Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences

·         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. d. Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.

·         LAFS.5.L.3.5c Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.

·         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 provide an explanation of the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, in a historical, scientific or technical text

·         Students will use the relationships between particular words to better understand each of the words, like synonyms

  • Students will provide an analysis of multiple accounts of the same topic, nothing important similarities and/or differences in the point of view they represent

·         Students will explain the function of prepositions

  • Students will determine key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions
Classroom Activities

·         Novel study – Among the Hidden

·         Vocabulary & Spelling

·         RtI – Mon, Tues, Thurs

·         Informational Writing – Complete informational writing about energy sources

·         Cause and Effect

·         Word model – Impact

·         Notes organizer – impact on Native Americans

·         Writing Conclusions

·         Research and Respond Activity 2 – Tools of the Trade

Assignments Due

·         Novel Study questions

·         Spelling test

·         Informational writing – Energy Sources

·         Organizer – impacts

·         Ixl – V.2 & W.1

·         Conclusions activity

·         Tools of the Trade

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Greek roots – syn – with, together

                       Thesis – put, place, position

                       Kinesis – movement

1.    Sympathy – (pathos – feeling) – to feel with someone else

2.    Synthesis – putting together

3.    Synthetic – material made by putting chemicals together

4.    Synonym – (onoma – name) – two words with the same meaning

5.    Synagogue – (ago – bring) – place to bring people together

6.    Synchronize – (chronos – time) – to do things at the same time

7.    Thesis – a position taken in an argument supported by a set of reasons

8.    Theme – an essay or composition on a certain subject with a statement and supporting reasons

9.    Kinetic – relating to movement of bodies

10.  Kinescope – (skopeo – look at) – a machine which shows pictures of movements (old term for TV movies)

11.  Cinema – motion pictures (Greeks had no “c”. they used “k”)

12.  Cinematographer – motion picture photographer

13.  proceed – to go on or continue in an orderly way

14.   succeed – to have a good or favorable result; do well

15.   pioneer – a person who settles in a new region

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