Q2W2 October 21

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 (finish) & Lesson 6

·         iReady – 40 minutes/week

·         ixl – D.5, I.1

·         Among the Hidden – Novel study

·         Explorer chart

·         Social Studies – Read chapter 5

·         Writing – developing paragraphs & using supporting evidence

Assignments Due

·         Among the hidden questions

·         Vocab quiz

·         Ready reading – Lesson 5&6

·         Newsela – 16th Century Navigation


Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Vocabulary Words –


·         Nomen/nominis – name

·         Pro – for, before, forward, in place of


1.       Nominate – suggest someone’s name in office

2.       Nomination – act of naming a candidate for office

3.       Nominal – in name only; not real or actual

4.       Denomination – (de – down from) – names of classes or categories

5.       Denominator – part of a fraction below the line

6.       Profess (fateor, fassus sum – admit, reveal) – to admit that one is an expert

7.       Professional – one who claims to be an expert

8.       Problem anything thrown forward to be worked on, or solved

9.       Proclaim – announce, cry out, publish

10.   Pronoun – (nomen – name) – word that stands for a noun (I, you, he, she, it, we, they, etc.)


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