West Region Study Guide
Southwest sutdy guide
|Subject Area||ELA & Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction|
Standards Addressed in Lesson:
• LAFS.5.W.3.9 – Draw evidence from information texts to support analysis and reflection.
• LAFS.5.SL.1.1 – Pose and respond to specific questions and contribute to discussions. Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions.
• LAFS.5.L.3.4 – Use Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.
• LAFS.5.L.3.6 – Acquire and use academic and domain-specific words and phrases.
• LAFS.5.RL.1.1 – Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
• LAFS.5.RL.1.2 – Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic, summarize the text.
• LAFS.5.RL.1.3 – Compare and contrast two of more characters, settings, or events in a story drawing on specific details in the text.
• LAFS.5.RL.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similies.
• LAFS.5.RL.2.5 – Explain how a series of chapters fit together to provide the overall structure of a particular story.
• SS.5.G.1.1 – Interpret current and historical information using a variety of geographic tools.
• SS.5.G.1.2 – Use latitude and longitude to locate places.
• SS.5.G.1.3 – Identify major United States physical features on a map of North America.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
• Students will determine important details of the text to develop a summary of the text.
• Students will explain geographic features on a physical map
• Students will describe information found on a political map
• Students will identify the lines of latitude and longitude
• Students will locate absolute locations using latitude and longitude
• Students will explain the purpose of latitude and longitude lines
• Students will explain geographic features on a physical map of North America
• Students will describe the key geographic features of North America
• Centers – spelling/vocab, geography, ixl, summarizing,
• Among the Hidden – chapters 3-6 – summarizing, vocabulary, visualizing, comprehension
• Vocab/Spelling test – 9/24
• Regions test – Southwest – 9/22
• Among the Hidden comprehension quiz 9/24
• Grammar quiz – 9/24
• Summary – 9/23
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.
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