Midwest Study Guide
|Subject Area||ELA & Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||Unit 1|
Standards Addressed in Lesson:
• ELA.5.V.1.1 – recognize/use academic vocabulary in speaking and writing
• ELA.5.V.1.3 – apply knowledge of Greek and Latin Roots and affixes, recognizing the connection between affixes and parts of speech, to determine meaning.
• ELA.5.R.1.1 – Analyze how setting, events, conflict, and characterization contribute to the plot in a literary text.
• ELA.5.R.1.3 – Describe how an author develops a characters perspective in a literary text.
• ELA.5.R.2.1 – explain how text structures and/or features contribute to overall meaning.
• ELA.5.R.2.2 – explain how relevant details support the central idea(s)
• ELA.5.R.2.3 – Analyze an author’s purpose and/or perspective in an informational text.
• ELA.5.R.2.4 – track the development of an argument, identifying the specific claim(s), evidence, and reasoning
• ELA.5.R.3.2b – summarize an information test to enhance comprehension; include central idea(s) and relevant details
• ELA.5.F.1.3 – apply knowledge of letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology to read/write unfamiliar single-syllable and multisyllabic words
• ELA.5.F.1.4 – read with accuracy, automaticity, and prosody or expression
• ELA.5.C.1.1 – demonstrate fluent and legible cursive writing skills
• ELA.5.C.1.4 – write expository texts about a topic using multiple sources including an organizational structure, relevant elaboration, and varied transitions
• ELA.5.C.1.5 – improve writing by planning, revising, and editing
• ELA.5.C.2.1 – write personal or fictional narratives using a logical sequence/use techniques: dialogue, description, transitional words and phrases
• ELA.5.C.3.1 – Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level.
• ELA.5.C.4.1 – conduct research to answer a question, organize information about a topic and using multiple reliable and valid sources.
• SS.5.A.2.1 – Compare cultural aspects of ancient American civilizations (Aztecs/Mayas; Mound Builders/Anasazi/Inuit).
• SS.5.A.2.2 – Identify Native American tribes from different geographic regions of North America.
• SS.5.A.2.3 – Compare cultural aspects of Native American tribes from different geographic regions of North America including but not limited to clothing, shelter, food, major beliefs and practices, music, art, and interactions with the environment.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
• Students will analyze characters of a story using details to support their analysis.
• How do we decide which resources we should develop?
• Students will describe the cultural aspects of various ancient American civilizations.
• Students will identify similarities and differences between two different civilizations.
• Students will describe how Native Americans arrived in North America.
• Students will be able to explain the different regions of Native Americans in the current United States and Canada.
• Students will be able to define “natural resource” and how different regions utilized different natural resources.
• Read The Wild Robot
• Classroom discussion of chapters read each day
• Grammar morning work
• Centers – writing, spelling/vocab, research, reading fluency, specific skill practice
• Writing an expository essay
• Research project – in class
• Native Americans lesson 1 – Early People of North America
• Native Americans Lesson 2 – Native American Regions
• Vocab/spelling test – 9/23 – Formative
• Grammar quiz – 9/23 – Formative
• Midwest Region Test 9/22
• Reading test – 9/23
• Native American Regions – 9/20
Ped, pod – feet
Counter, contra – opposite, against
1. Pedestrian – a person walking in a city or along a road.
2. Pedicure – a treatment to improve the appearance and health of the feet and toenails.
3. Pedometer – a device that measures the distance a person travels by walking.
4. Podiatrist – a doctor who treats injuries and diseases of the foot.
5. Tripod – a support or stand for a camera or telescope that has three legs.
6. Counterfeit – something that is made to look like an exact copy of something else in order to trick people.
7. Counterpart – someone or something that has the same job or purpose as another.
8. Counteract – act against something; to cause to have less of an effect or no effect at all.
9. Contradict – to say the opposite of something; to deny the truth about something; to deny or disagree with what is being said by someone; to not agree with something in a way that shows or suggests that it is wrong.
10. Contrary – an opposite or different fact, event, or situation.
*all plans are subject to change
Progress report grades due 9/14
ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.
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