Q3W1 – Jan 7 – Jan 11

TeacherHeather DeRose
Subject AreaELA/SOCIAL STUDIES
Grade Level5
Week #19
Unit of InstructionELA: Text Structures SOCIAL STUDIES: American Revolution
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.5.RI.2.5

LAFS.5.W.3.9b

LAFS.5.L.3.4a

SS.5.A.5.1

SS.5.A.5.2

SS.5.A.5.3

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology . . . problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts
  • Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts
  • Use context as a clue to the meaning of word or phrase
  • Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution
  • Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.
  • Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.
Classroom Activities

Whole Group:

Review of Text Structures – Chronological Order, Problem & Solution, Cause & Effect, Problem & Solution with Ready Reading Book

American Revolution – Discussion of the causes leading to the Revolution and power point presentation

Liberty’s Kids – Episode 2 – The Intolerable Acts 

Writing – Students will use what they have learned about writing well developed paragraphs to write 2-3 paragraphs to describe their favorite/best memory from winter break. Students will share their writings with the rest of the class at the end of the week. 

Centers:

Social Studies – Newsela Article 

Reading – Text Structure Cause and Effect

i-Ready – Online Differentiated ELA lessons

Teacher – Text Structures: Chronological and Problem & Solution. Differentiated work for students on multiple levels to deepen understanding of Text Structure 

Assignments Due

Text Structure Formative – Students will read a short passage and  identify  the text structure the author used and give evidence to support their answer. 

Spelling Test Formative – Students will take spelling test on this weeks words.

American Revolution Formative – Liberty’s Kids Episode 2 Notes 

Additional Resources

Spelling List:

shoelaces

paperback

haircut

jellyfish

underwater

shipwreck

sunshine

fingernail

cornbread

snowdrift

hallway

kneecap

pancakes

rainbows

blue-green

self-control

spellbound

countdown

grapefruit

forty-six