Q2W6 – 7 – Nov. 26-Dec. 7

TeacherHeather DeRose
Grade Level5
Week #15 & 16
Unit of InstructionELA: Elements of a Drama & Theme SOCIAL STUDIES: 13 Colonies
Standard(s) Taught









Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Find the theme of a story or drama
  • Summarize a literary text
  • Use details to support inferences in literary texts 
  • Draw evidence from literary texts to support analysis and reflection
  • Pose and respond to specific questions and contribute to discussions
  • Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions
  • Acquire and use academic and domain-specific words and phrases 
  • Compare and contrast characteristics of New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies 
  • Identify significant individuals responsible for the development of the Colonies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of political, economic, and social aspects of daily colonial life in the 13 colonies 
Classroom Activities

Whole Group:

  • Elements of a Drama 
  • 13 Colonies Discussion of New England, Middle and Southern Colonies
  • Identifying Theme in a drama or story 
  • Writing – Informational: Write a newspaper article from the perspective of a person living in one of the 13 colonies about an important event or person associated with a colony. 

Small Group/Centers:

  • Book Study
  • Think Cerca
  • 13 Colonies – New England and Middle Colonies Worksheets, Task Cards
  • Spelling
Assignments Due

New England Formative – in class assignment

Spelling Formative – Friday Nov. 30

Elements of a Drama Formative – Friday Nov. 30

Middle Colonies Formative – in class assignment 

Theme formative – Friday Dec. 7th

IXL G.1 Theme of short stories Formative – Due by Friday Dec. 7th 


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