Q2W3 October 29

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #12
Unit of InstructionModule 2
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:

·         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.

·         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.RL.2.5 – Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

·         LAFS.5.RL.2.6 – Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

·         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 6&7

·         iReady – 40 minutes/week

·         ixl – D.5, I.1

·         Among the Hidden – Novel study

·         Social Studies – Explorers Simulation

·         Writing – developing paragraphs & using supporting evidence – Animal Communication Essay

Assignments Due

·         Among the hidden questions

·         Vocab quiz

·         Ready reading – Lesson 6&7

·         Simulation journal

·         Ixl

·         iready

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Vocabulary Words –


·         prae – before, in front of

·         ad – to, toward; near, next to


1.       predict – (dico, dictum – say) – say beforehand, foretell

2.       preamble – (ambulo, ambulatum – walk) – that which goes before

3.       precaution – (caveo, cautum – be on guard) – being on guard beforehand

4.       prefer – (fero, latum – bear, carry) – carry to a forward position or rank

5.       prejudice – (judicium – judgement) – make a judgement beforehand

6.       adhere – (haereo, haesum – stick to, stay) – stick to

7.       adjective – (jacio, jactum – throw) – word “thrown at” a noun to modify it

8.       admire – (mirror, miratum – be amazed, wonder) – look at with wonder or amazement

9.       admit – (mitto, missum – send) – send to; allow entrance to a place or to the mind

10.   advertise – (verto, versum – turn) – turn people to what you are offering


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