Q3W9 3/4

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #27
Unit of InstructionModule 3
Standard(s) Taught


·         LAFS.5.RI.3.8: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).


·         SS.5.A.6.1: Describe the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase.


·         SS.5.A.6.2: Identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.


·         SS.5.A.6.4: Explain the importance of the explorations west of the Mississippi River.


·         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
  • Student will provide an explanation of how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text
Classroom Activities

·         Iready

·         RtI

·         Read Social Studies Alive! – Chapter 18

·         Authors key point

·         Read “Exploring the Louisiana Territory”

·         Discuss purpose and expectations

·         Discuss reasons and evidence

Assignments Due

·         Ixl.com

·         iReady – 40 min/week

·         Evidence and Reasons for authors point

·         Written Response

·         Ready reading – “Anna’s Monsters” & “Summer Night”

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words (Greek and Latin roots): Review – test will be on 3/1 on all 40 roots

1.      Acquisition – something that is gained, or aquired

2.      Annex – to add or incorporate (a new territory) into a country

3.      Boundary – the geographic line between two places, such as two countries

4.      Cede – to give up territory, usually as the result of a treaty

5.      Expedition – a group of people sent to explore unknown places

6.      Manifest destiny – an American belief in the 1800s that it was the natural right of the United States to expand westward to the Pacific Ocean

7.      Reservation – an area of land set aside by the United States government for American Indians to live on

8.      Territory – a large region of land

9.      Raid – surprise attack

10.  Brutal – harsh or severe


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