Q3W2 Jan 14

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #20
Unit of InstructionModule 3
Standard(s) Taught


·         LAFS.5.RI.1.2: Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

·         LAFS.5.SL.2.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.

·         SS.5.A.5.5: Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.6: Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.

·         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.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will provide a statement of two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details
  • Students will determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text
Classroom Activities

·         Read – Social Studies Textbook

·         Read – “The French Alliance”

·         Research and response activity

·         Determining the meaning of unknown words

·         Iready

·         RtI

·         Creating an infographic

·         View video – “A Brief History of America’s Independence: Part 2”

Assignments Due

·         Main ideas and supporting details

·         Spelling and vocab test

·         Determining the meaning of unknown words

·         Writing – Animal Communication

·         Battling for Independence project

·         Ixl.com K.5 & P.5

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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