Q2W7 Dec 3

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TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #15
Unit of InstructionModule 2
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:

·         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.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 interact).

·         LAFS.5.RL.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

·         LAFS.5.RL.3.7: Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

·         LAFS.5.RL.5.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

·         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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of words and phrases, using context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
  • Students will demonstrate ability to pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion.
  • Students will provide an analysis of how visual elements contribute to the meaning, tone or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, and poem.
Classroom Activities

·         RtI – Mon, Tues, Thurs

·         Plot

·         Figurative Language

·         Character

·         Problem and Solution

Assignments Due

·         Plot map

·         Character analysis

·         Thought, words, and actions

·         Story analysis

·         Spelling test

·         Comprehension quiz

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Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

Greek and Latin roots:

1.       nomen-nominis – name

2.       pro – for, before, forward, in place of (L)

3.       prae – before, in front of (L)

4.       ad – to, toward; near, next to

5.       jacio-jactum – throw


6.       demise – the death or end of something

7.       fertile – having the right conditions to make plants grow

8.       regulation – (adj) acceptable according to official rules

9.       smarmy – polite or kind, but in a way that is not believable; fakely nice

10.   sneering – smiling or laughing in a way that shows you are looking down on someone or something.

11.   Fragrance – a pleasant smell

12.   Defiance – bold disobedience and lack of respect for authority

13.   Ignorance – the state of being unaware or uninformed

14.   Nuisance – something that annoys or irritates

15.   Semblance – outward and often deceptive indication



Book reports due 12/17. See attachments at the top of the page if you lost your directions.


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