Unit 6 (Gr. 5)W3 _ Benchmark Universe

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q3W6 Feb 7-11
Unit of InstructionQuarter 3
Standard(s) Taught

Attached is the lesson plans for Benchmark Reading

• SS.5.A.5.1 – Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.2 – Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.
• SS.5.A.5.4 – Examine and explain the changing roles and impact of significant women during the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.5 – Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.6 – Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.7 – Explain economic, military, and political factors which led to the end of the Revolutionary War.
• SS.5.A.5.8 – Evaluate the personal and political hardships resulting from the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.9 – Discuss the impact and significance of land policies developed under the Confederation Congress (Northwest Ordinance of 1787).
• SS.5.A.5.10 – Examine the significance of the Constitution including its key political concepts, origins of those concepts, and their role in American democracy.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
• Students will be able to define “revolution” and “revolt.”
• Students will be able to explain what the French and Indian War was and how it began to create tension between England and the colonies.
• Students will be able to explain the what the phrase “no taxation without representation” means.
• Students will describe the causes of the war and the battles of Lexington and Concord.
• Students will explore and discuss the major battles of the war leading up to the Declaration of Independence.
• Student will explain what the Declaration of Independence was.
• Students will explore and discuss the major battles of the war happening after the Declaration of Independence.

Classroom Activities

• American Revolution Lessons 2-3
• Daily language review
• Vocabulary – practice
• Iready
• Benchmark Unit 6 Week 3 – see attachment

Assignments Due

• Lesson 23 – Vocabulary formative – 2/11
• Lesson 23 – Spelling formative – 2/11
• Grammar Q3:5 Formative – 2/11
• Paper Bag Book Report (summative) – 2/18
• Reading formative – 2/11

Additional Resources

Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 23
scrib, script (write)
descriptive – adj. giving information about how something or someone looks, sounds, etc.; describing with words what someone or something is like.
manuscript – n. the original copy of a play, book, or piece of music before it has been printed
prescription – n. a written message from a doctor that officially authorizes someone to use a medicine or treatment
scribble – v. to write something quickly and in a way that makes it difficult to read; to draw lines and shapes that have no particular meaning in a quick and careless way.
transcribe -v. to make a written copy; to write down something that is spoken
-ic, -ous (having quality of ), -ly (like)
generic – adj. of or relating to a whole group or class; not sold or made under a particular brand name
domestic – adj. of, relating to , or made in your own country; relating to or involving someone’s home or family
ambitious – adj. having a desire to be successful, powerful, or famous; not easily done or achieved
prestigious – adj. inspiring respect and admiration; having high status
orderly – adj. neatly and methodically arranged