ELA and Social Studies

Quarter 4 weeks 1 and 2


Students will draw information from multiple print or digital sources and demonstrate the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
Students will be able to summarize a text
Students will read and comprehend grade level literature and informational texts
Students will be able to identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion
Students will identify and describe the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase
Students will write to a prompt using an introduction, related facts, details, and definitions, and a concluding statement. Students will also use linking words or phrases to connect sections of information.
Students will develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting with the help of the teacher and/or peers.

Daily Starter – Language/Grammar Review
FSA Writing Test Prep Practice – 2 hour writing practice wk1 and wk 2
Western Expansion – Louisiana Purchase
Ready Reading Lesson 18
i-Ready Online Lessons
Technology – IXL & Newsela
Editing Task – Peer editing and self editing of essays
Book Studies 
Westward Expansion Lap Book Project – This will be a center over the next 5 weeks. The completed lap book will be taken for a grade and needs to be turned in by April 24th.

Week 1
Formative – Greek and Latin Vocabulary Lesson 25 (judgement, jurisdiction, juror, perjury, prejudice, transaction, transform, transition, automatic, autonomy)
Lesson 1 & 2 Notebook Checks – Westward Expansion
Louisiana Purchase Formative Assessment
IXL N.1 – Understanding Informational Texts
FSA Practice Prompt Informational Formative
Week 2
Formative Greek and Latin Vocabulary Lesson 26 (dismal, malfunction, malice, malignant, malnourish, interfere, interim, interstate, intrastate, intrapersonal)

Formative Assessment Lesson 18 – Information from multiple sources
Lesson 3 & 4 Notebook Checks – Westward Expansion
Trail of Tears In Class Activity Formative
FSA Practice Prompt Information Formative