Q4W2-3- April 1 – 12

Spelling Lists Quarter 4

TeacherHeather DeRose
Grade Level5
Week #
Unit of InstructionELA: Text Structures Review SOCIAL STUDIES: Western Expansion
Standard(s) Taught







Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students Will:

  • Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and
    phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
  • Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison,
    cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in
    two or more texts.
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and
    organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
  • Identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.
  • Explain the importance of the explorations west of the Mississippi River.


Classroom Activities

Whole Group:


Text Structure Review – Jeopardy Game, Power Point with Student Notes

Western Expansion – Lewis and Clark 

Centers/Small Group:

Newsela – Text Structure Review

Task Cards – Reading Skill Review Games

Text Structure Review Passages – Using Text Clues to find Structure 

FSA ELA Practice

Historical Figure Biography Project – In Class Work Time 


Assignments Due

Spelling Test – The lists for all of the 4th quarter can be found as a link at the top of this page 

Text Structure Formative 

Lewis and Clark Formative – In Class Activity 

Additional Resources