Q3W1 January 7

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #19
Unit of InstructionModule 3
Standard(s) Taught


·         LAFS.5.RI.1.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from 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.RI.3.7: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

·         LAFS.5.RI.3.9: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

·         LAFS.5.L.3.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

·         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.

·         SS.5.A.3.2: Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.1: Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will provide an answer to a question or solution to a problem that draws on information from multiple print or digital sources
  • Students will provide a statement that integrates information from several texts on the same topic
Classroom Activities

·         Identifying significant people and events leading up to the American Revolution

·         Read – Social Studies Textbook

·         Read – “The Events Leading to Independence”

·         Compare events from different texts

·         Iready

·         RtI

Assignments Due

·         Individuals perspectives on independence

·         Spelling and vocab test

·         Comparing events leading to independence

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:

1.       Act – a law

2.       Boycott – to protest by refusing to use or buy a good or service

3.       Delegate – a person who represents others at a convention or conference

4.       Import – to bring into a country, especially for sale

5.       Proclamation – an official public announcement

6.       Protest – an action that shows disapproval or objection to something

7.       Repeal – to cancel, or undo, a law

8.       Independence – separation from, or freedom of control by, another country or government

9.       Loyalists – People in the American colonies who opposed independence and wanted the colonies to remain under the control of the king of Great Britain

10.   Patriots – people in the American colonies who wanted the colonies to become independent from Great Britain

11.   Traitor – a person guilty of betraying or acting against his or her own country

12.   Neutral – not taking sides

13.   First Continental Congress – the meeting of delegates from 12 colonies, held to present complaints to King George III, to set up a boycott of British goods, and to arrange a second meeting if needed

14.   Taxation without representation – the colonists were being taxed without having representatives in the British Parliament

15.   Parliament – the lawmaking part of the British government, similar to the Congress in the United States


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