Week 2 April 6 Remote Learning

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #
Unit of InstructionModule 4
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.5.RI.3.8 – Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

LAFS.5.W.3.9b – Draw evidence from informational text to support analysis and reflection.

LAFS.5.SL.1.1c – Pose and respond to specific questions and contribute to discussions

LAFS.5.SL.1.1d – Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions.

LAFS.5.L.3.4b – Use Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.

SS.5.A.6.1 – Describe the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase.

SS.5.A.6.2 – Identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.

SS.5.A.6.4 – Explain the importance of the explorations west of the Mississippi River.

SS.5.A.6.5 – Identify the causes and effects of the War of 1812.

SS.5.A.6.6 – Explain how westward expansion affected Native Americans.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

First thing to do this week is join a couple of websites that we are going to try using:

  • Join Brainpop! Please make your username something I will be able to tell who you are First name last initial is good or first initial last name, alpha code would be ok. Just please make sure I can tell who you are. To sign up go to brainpop.com and at the top right of the screen will be ENTER CODE. Click that and enter the code below. If you already have a username and password great! If not click sign up now! At the bottom of the box that comes up. Class code gown3108
  • Join Go Formative com/join Class code WNWZNQ Use your First and Last name when signing up and I recommend using your Vportal username and password to create your account.


ELA Learning Target: Understanding the reasons and evidence an author uses to support points will help you better understand a text.

  • Watch Lesson 19 video – Pages 336-337 bit.ly/Lesson19pt1 
    • Point – the thing I’m trying to convince you is true
    • Reason – the explanation for why the point is true
    • Evidence – facts or examples that support the reason
  • Do activities to go with video
    • Fill in chart – if you have your book use your book otherwise make your own chart on paper while you watch the video. Monday complete chart 
    • Quick Write: Should students be allowed to use their music or gaming devices at school? Give your opinion and tell why you feel this way. Then support you reasons with evidence.
  • Ixl – R.2
  • Vocab activity – Write a sentence for each word.

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                If you haven’t already, join Go Formative  goformative.com/join Class code WNWZNQ Use your First and Last name when signing up and I recommend using your Vportal username and password to create your account.

  • Lesson 19 part 4 – p 344-349 – On goformative.com

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Assignments Due

Here is the word document copy of this week if you prefer Lesson Plan 

If you prefer a list of all assignments due by day with links and resources for both classes here it is! Lesson Plan Both Teachers We are hoping this will make it easier to keep track of things for each day. You will still have the single teacher on our own pages in classroom connect but if you prefer to go off this word document so you have it all in one place you are all set!

Additional Resources

Vocab Words:


                Aqua – water

                Bonus – good


                Aquarium – a pond or tank of water where fish or water plants can live

                Aqueduct – a structure for bringing water to where it is needed

                Aquaculture – growing food in water (fish, oysters, seaweed)

                Aquamarine – blue-green color of water

                Aquifer – a layer under the earth where water flows

                Boon – a good deed; a favor

                Bounty – plenty or reward

                Debonaire – kindly, jaunty

                Bonanza – rich find in a gold mine

                Bounteous – plentiful good