Q3W6, 7, 8 – Feb. 11 – March 1

q3wk 6, 7, 8 Spelling Lists

TeacherHeather DeRose
Grade Level5
Week #23 - 25
Unit of InstructionELA: Analyzing Accounts on the Same Topic SOCIAL STUDIES: Government
Standard(s) Taught











Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important
    similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
  • . Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of
    information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
  • . Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how
    an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text,
    identifying which reasons and evidence support which points)
  • Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and
    phrases as found in grade level appropriate texts, including those that signal
    contrast, addition, and other logical relationships
  • Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as
    clues to the meaning of a word
  • Explain how and why the United States government was created.
  • Define a constitution, and discuss its purposes
  • Describe the organizational structure (legislative, executive, judicial branches) and powers of the federal government as defined in Articles I, II, and III of the U.S. Constitution.
  • With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
  • Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
    1. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
    2. Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.
    3. Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).
    4. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
Classroom Activities


   Daily Language and Reading Comprehension Review

   I Survived the American Revolution Book Study 

Government – Constitution: Preamble, Articles, and Amendments  – Branches of Government: Executive, Legislative, Judicial 

Small Group/Centers:

    Using short texts to practice analyzing accounts on the same topic 

    Vocabulary – Latin Roots: wk 6 – graph, hydr   wk 7- ject, jur, jud    wk 8 – log, logue, mal 

    Newsela: Complete a Close read of the assigned article and complete online activities 

    i-Ready: Differentiated online ELA lessons

   Social Studies: Branches of the government sorting game and review coloring sheets. 

Assignments Due

Wk 6:

  • Spelling Test
  • Reading Test Analyzing Accounts on the Same Topic 
  • Vocabulary Test 
  • Constitution quiz based on in class video 

Wk 7:

  • Spelling Test
  • Reading Test – IXL Skills H.3 and L.2

Wk 8:

  • Spelling Test
  • Reading Summative – Analyzing Accounts on the Same Topic
  • Preamble Quiz
  • Opinion Essay – Should elephants be used in circus performances? This is the writing homework they have already been working on since wk 7. Due Friday March 1st. 


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