Q3W3 – JAN 21-25

TeacherHeather DeRose
Subject AreaELA/SOCIAL STUDIES
Grade Level5
Week #21
Unit of InstructionELA: Text Structures SOCIAL STUDIES: American Revolution
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.5.RI.2.5

LAFS.5.W.2.9

LAFS.5.W.3.9

LAFS.5.RI.3.7

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
  • Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and
    phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
  • Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the
    ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem
    efficiently.
  • 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:

Comparing & Contrasting Text Structures – Chronological Order, Problem & Solution, Cause & Effect, Problem & Solution with unit study passages and questions 

American Revolution – Review major causes of the Revolution, Revolution Timeline Activity 

Liberty’s Kids – Episode 6 – The Shot Heard Round the World 

Writing – Developing Elaboration. Students will work to develop elaboration in their writing using song lyrics to understand the process and as a frame of how to apply to their own writing. 

Centers:

Social Studies – Important People of the Revolution QR Search 

Reading – Text Structure Compare and Contrast 

i-Ready – Online Differentiated ELA lessons

Task Cards – Text Structure

Vocabulary – Root Words: bio, chron 

Teacher – Text Structures: Comparing and Contrasting text structure of texts on similar topics.  

Assignments Due

IXL Text Structure Formative

Comparing and Contrasting Text Structure Summative

Spelling Test 

Revolution Timeline Formative – Class Activity 

American Revolution Major Battles Formative 

Additional Resources

Spelling List:

normal

problem

shallow

manners

symbol

perform

suggest

fossil

scanner

expert

collect

mental

forbid

signal

command

cassette

rescue

challenge

partner

support