TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q1W2
Unit of InstructionQuarter 1
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:
• 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.
• 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 or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact). Craft and Structure:
• LAFS.5.RL.2.6 – Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
• LAFS.5.RL.4.10 – By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently. Range of Writing:
• LAFS.W.4.10 – Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. Research to Build and Present Knowledge:
• LAFS.5.W.3.9 – Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• 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
• Students will identify the theme of a story
• Students will analyze characters of a story using details to support their analysis.

Classroom Activities

• Using maps
• Practice States and Capitals
• Continents & Oceans
• Read I Love You Michael Collins
• Classroom discussion of chapters read each day
• Grammar morning work

Assignments Due

• Vocab/spelling test – 8/27 – Formative
• Grammar quiz – 8/27 – Formative
• I Love You Michael Collins book study letters 2-8
• Continents & Oceans quiz – 8/26

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:
1. Autograph – the signature of a famous person.
2. Graffiti – pictures or words painted or drawn on a wall, building, etc.
3. Graphite – a shiny, black substance that is used in pencils.
4. Paragraph – a part of a piece of writing that deals with one subject, begins on a new line, and is made up of one or more sentences.
5. Telegraph – an outdated system of sending messages over long distances by using wires and electrical signals.
6. Irrational – not thinking clearly; not able to use reason or good judgment.
7. Irregular – not normal or usual; not following the usual rules about what should be done; not regular in form or shape.
8. Irrelevant – not important or relating to what is being discusses right now.
9. Nonexistent – not present or real; not existing.
10. Nonverbal – not involving or using words; not able to speak.

*all plans are subject to change

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