Q2W4 – Nov. 5 – Nov. 16

Informative Essay Writing Student Checklist

Medical Pioneer Writing Prompt

TeacherHeather DeRose
Subject AreaELA/SOCIAL STUDIES
Grade Level5
Week #13 and 14
Unit of InstructionELA: Comparing and Contrasting Literature SOCIAL STUDIES: 13 Colonies
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.5.RL.1.3

LAFS.5.RL.3.9

LAFS.5.3.3.9a

SS.5.A.4.2

SS.5.A.4.3

SS.5.A.4.4

SS.5.A.4.5

SS.5.A.4.6

LAFS.5.W.2.5

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • 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).
  • Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
  • Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]”).
  • Compare characteristics of New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.
  • Identify significant individuals responsible for the development of the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of political, economic, and social aspects of daily colonial life in the thirteen colonies.
  • Explain the importance of Triangular Trade linking Africa, the West Indies, the British Colonies, and Europe.
  • Describe the introduction, impact, and role of slavery in the colonies.
  • With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Classroom Activities
  • Whole group instruction
    • Daily Starter
    • Comparing and Contrast – Characters, Settings, and Events 
    • 13 Colonies – Native Americans and Colonist, New England Colonies 
  • Centers and Small Group Instruction
    • Vocabulary
    • Think Cerca
    • 13 Colonies Nearpod  
    • Spelling/Word Work Practice
    • IXL
    • i-Ready 
Assignments Due

IXL W.1 – Idioms and Adages with context clues

Compare and Contrast Formative 

13 Colonies – Name the 13 Colonies 

Spelling Test 

Compare and Contrast Summative 

Additional Resources

Spelling List:

crowded

joined

voyage

soiled

enjoyable

counted

powder

oyster

poise

boundary

loyalty

moisture

poisonous

mountainous

courageous

choir

toiled

broiled

avoid

joint

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