Week 4 April 20 Remote Learning

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

LAFS.5.RL.3.7 – Analyze how visual elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem)

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

Students will explain how pictures add to the meaning, tone, or beauty of texts.

Students will explain what life was like on the Oregon Trail.

Classroom Activities

Lessons Week of April 20

Monday –

                Reading –

  • Lesson 21 – introduction video – https://bit.ly/Lesson21pt1
  • Quick write prompt – What is your favorite illustrated story? Briefly tell what happens in the story and explain how the illustrations add to the story’s meaning. Please do your writing prompt in Teams. See attached video instructions to see how. https://bit.ly/usingclassnotebook
  • ixl – V.6

                Social Studies –

Tuesday –

                Reading –

                Social Studies –

  • Write a journal entry as if you had been on the Oregon Trail. Include things like how the travel is, is your family health, what the weather conditions are like, etc. Be creative and do a little more research if you need to so you can make this journal entry realistic. Do your writing in your social studies tab on Teams in the class notebook.

Wednesday –

                Reading –

  • Iready – 45 minutes **You need to do 45 minutes not just one lesson that only takes 5 minutes. Keep working until you get to the 45 minute time frame.**

                Social Studies –

  • Brainpop – Westward Expansion

Thursday –

                Reading –

  • Lesson 21 part 3 – practice you can do this in Nearpod https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/1BSgI3qOLu or in your book p388-389 & 391. If you do the work in your book please send me a picture of your work.
  • Ixl – V.8

                Social Studies –

  • Newsela.com – The Brave Pioneers – read and answer questions only no written response.


Friday –

                Reading –

  • Lesson 21 part 4 – goformative quiz (class code WNWZNQ if you did not join yet) or p392-397 in Ready Reading book. Be sure to send me pictures of your pages if you complete this in the book.

                Social Studies –

  • Use this link to play through the old Oregon Trail game https://www.retrogames.cz/play_687-DOS.php?language=EN. Play through at least once and write a 5 – 10 sentence summary of your game. Include important information such as did you run out of supplies? Did your whole family make the journey? Did anyone die? Did anyone get sick or did your wagon break? To submit your reflection please use the Social Studies tab in Teams Class Notebook. You may play more than once but only write your reflection on one of the attempts. Have fun!
Assignments Due

Lessons Week of April 20 

If you want a simplified checklist try this, you will still have to come back here to get links but this may be an easier way to keep track for you.: Assignment checklist


Additional Resources

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