Q2W8-9 – Dec. 10 – Dec. 19

TeacherHeather DeRose
Subject AreaELA/SOCIAL STUDIES
Grade Level5
Week #17-18
Unit of InstructionELA: Theme SOCIAL STUDIES: 13 Colonies
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.5.RL.1.2

LAFS.5.RL.1.1

LAFS.5.W.3.9a

LAFS.5.SL.1.1d

LAFS.5.L.3.6

SS.5.A.4.2

SS.5.A.4.3

SS.5.A.4.4

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:

  • Reader’s Theater
  • 13 Colonies Discussion of Southern Colonies
  • Identifying Theme in a drama or story 
  • Writing – Informational: 

Small Group/Centers:

  • Book Study
  • Think Cerca
  • 13 Colonies Task Cards
  • Teacher led centers 
Assignments Due

Southern Colonies Formative – in class assignment

Theme Summative 

Writing Summative 

13 Colonies Summative 

Additional Resources