|Unit of Instruction||Westward Expansion|
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.6.3 – Examine 19th century advancements (canals, roads, steamboats, flat boats, overland wagons, Pony Express, railroads) in transportation and communication.
· 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.
· SS.5.A.6.7 – Discuss the concept of Manifest Destiny.
· SS.5.A.6.8 – Describe the causes and effects of the Missouri Compromise.
· SS.5.A.6.9 – Describe the hardships of settlers along the overland trails to the west.
· ELA.5.R.1.1 – Analyze how setting, events, conflict, and characterization contribute to the plot in a literary text.
· ELA.5.R.1.2 – Explain the development of stated or implied theme(s) throughout a literary text.
· ELA.5.R.1.3 – Describe how an author develops a characters perspective in a literary text.
· ELA.5.R.3.1 – Analyze how figurative language contributes to meaning in text(s).
· ELA.5.R.3.2 – Summarize a text to enhance comprehension. Include plot and theme for a literary text. Include the central idea and relevant details for informational text.
· ELA.5.R.2.2 – Explain how relevant details support the central idea(s), implied or explicit.
· ELA.5.R.2.3 – Analyze an authors purpose and/or perspective in an informational text.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
· Daily reading review
· Vocabulary Practice
· Ixl – will be in suggested by teacher on ixl
· Task cards to review previous skills
· Newsela – new article weekly
· Novel Study – Bound for Oregon
Lewis and Clark expedition – 4/25
· War of 1812 – 4/28
· Linking East to West – travel and communication – 5/2
· Trouble in Texas timeline – 5/5
· Gold Rush – 5/10
· **Summative Westward Expansion – 5/18
· ** Summative Bound for Oregon – 5/23
· Summative Research paper due – 5/25 (this is an in class assignment)
· Reading quiz – each Friday
· Spelling Test – each Friday
· Vocab Quiz – each Friday
· Novel Study Tests – each Friday
**Study guides will be sent home prior to tests
Know how to spell all words as well as the definition for each word.
Week of 4/24 Chapters 1-4
1. ague – (n) a fever that makes you shake and feel cold
2. quinine – (n) a drug used for treating fevers
3. retorted – (v) replied quickly in an angry or humorous way
4. grave – (adj) looking or sounding quiet and serious, especially because something important or worrying has happened
5. reticule – a woman’s small handbag, originally netted and typically having a drawstring and decorated with embroidery or beading
6. ticks – (n) bedding made from feathers that is traditionally placed on top of mattresses to make them softer
7. hemming – (v) to hem something in is to surround someone or something closely
8. riffled – (v) disturbed the surface of; ruffled
9. bedraggled – (adj) looking untidy, wet, and dirty, especially because you have been out in the rain
10. homespun – (adj) woven at home
Week of 5/1 Chapters 5-8
1. gullies – (n) small narrow valleys, usually formed by a lot of rain flowing down the side of a hill
2. miring – (v) sticking or sinking in deep mud
3. steely – (adj) extremely determined and very strong
4. waver – (v) to become weaker or less certain
5. caulking – (v) filling holes or cracks with an oily or sticky substance in order to keep water out
6. yearling – (n) an animal, especially a young horse, between one and two years old
7. ornery – (adj) behaving in an unreasonable and often angry way, especially by doing the opposite of what people want you to do
8. guttural – (adj) a guttural voice or sound is or seems to be produced deep in someone’s throat
9. coaxed – (v) persuaded someone to do something that they did not want to do by talking to them in a kind, gentle, and patient way
10. sound – (adj) physically or mentally healthy
Week of 5/8 Chapters 9-12
1. resigned – (adj) to be resigned to something is to calmly accept a situation that is bad, but cannot be changed
2. gingerly – (adv) in a slow careful way, because you are afraid it will be dangerous or painful
3. vigil – (n) a period of time, especially during the night, when you stay awake in order to pray, remain with someone who is ill, or watch for danger
4. spire – (n) a long tapering object
5. swagger – (n) a way of walking, talking, or behaving that shows you are very confident
6. lolling – (v) if your head or tongue lolls or if you loll your head, you allow it to hang in a relaxed uncontrolled way
7. papooses – (n) a type of bag used to carry a child on one’s back
8. linchpins – (n) pins passed through the end of an axle to keep a wheel in position
9. unfurled – (v) unrolled and opened
10. reproachful – (adj) a reproachful look, remark etc shows that you are criticizing someone or blaming them
Week of 5/15 Chapters 13-16
1. lapping – (v) if water laps against something, it moves against it in small waves
2. flourished – (v) developed well and was successful; thrived
3. sheepishly – (adv) in a slightly uncomfortable or embarrassed way because you know that you have done something silly or wrong
4. ploddingly – (adv) in a slow or thorough way that is not exciting
5. precariously – (adv) in a way that seems likely to fall
6. waning – (v) becoming gradually less strong or less important
7. mustered – (v) got enough courage, confidence, or support to do something, especially with difficulty
8. mortgaged – (v) if you mortgage your home, land, or property, you borrow money, usually from a bank, and if you cannot pay back the money within a particular period of time, the bank has the right to sell your property in order to get the money you owe it
9. likeness – (n) a painting or photograph of a person, especially one that looks very like the person
10. abscesses – (n) painful swollen parts of your skin or inside your body that have become infected and are full of a yellowish liquid
**All plans are subject to change**
State Science Test – 5/9 & 10
FAST Reading – 5/15
Talent Show – 5/15 @6:00
FAST Math – 5/16
Mental Health Videos – 5/25
Band Concert – 5/25
Sea World – 5/26
Memorial Day – No school 5/29
Promotion Ceremony – 5/31 @ 9:15
Last Day of School – 6/2 Early Release – Have a great Summer!!!
ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.