Q2W2 Oct24-Oct28

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q2W2
Unit of InstructionQuarter 2
Standard(s) Taught

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.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.R.3.3 – Compare and contrast primary and secondary sources related to the same topic.
• ELA.5.R.3.1 – Analyze how figurative language contributes to the meaning in text(s).
• 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.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.3.1 – Describe technological developments that shaped European exploration.
• SS.5.A.3.2 – Investigate (nationality, sponsoring country, motives, dates and routes of travel, accomplishments) the European explorers.
• SS.5.A.3.3 – Describe interactions among Native American, Africans, English, French, Dutch, and Spanish for control of North America.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Unit Question: What makes a historical document trustworthy and reliable?
• Students will be able to identify the difference between primary and secondary sources.
• Students will be able to analyze primary and secondary sources to gather reliable information.
• Students will describe technology used by European explorers.
• Students will compare and contrast aspects of explorers.
• Students will describe the interactions between explorers and Natives.

Classroom Activities

• Novel Study I Love You Michael Collins
• Grammar morning work
• Centers – writing, spelling/vocab, research, reading fluency, specific skill practice
• Writing an opinion essay
• Analyzing primary and secondary sources.

Assignments Due

• Vocab/spelling test – 10/28 – Formative
• Grammar quiz – 10/28 – Formative
• Opinion Essay – Finish by 10/26

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:
Root: bio – life
suffix: -ology, -ologist – study of, person who
-phobia, -phobe – fear, someone who fears
1. Antibiotic – a drug that is used to kill harmful bacteria and to cure infections.
2. Biodegradable – capable of being slowly destroyed and broken down into very small parts by natural processess.
3. Biography – the story of a real person’s life written by another person.
4. Biohazard – a biological or chemical substance or situation that is dangerous to human beings and the environment.
5. Biology – a science that deals with things that are alive, such as plants and animals.
6. Psychology – the science or study of mind and behavior; the way a person or group thinks.
7. Psychologist – a scientist who specializes in the study and treatment of the mind and behavior; a specialist in psychology.
8. Claustrophobia – a fear of being in closed or small spaces; an unhappy or uncomfortable feeling caused by being in a situation that limits or restricts you.
9. Claustrophobe – a person who suffers from claustrophobia.
10. Hydrophobia – an abnormal or unnatural fear or dread of water

*all plans are subject to change