TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q1W5
Unit of InstructionQuarter 1
Standard(s) Taught

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 identify specific states on a map of the United States
• 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 genre of a story
Students will support an inference with evidence from the text.
• Students will analyze characters of a story using details to support their analysis.

Classroom Activities

• Practice States and Capitals
• Regions and Climates of the US
• Review I Love You Michael Collins
• Book study – Because of Winn Dixie
• Grammar morning work
• Centers – writing, spelling/vocab, research, reading fluency, specific skill practice

*all plans are subject to change
ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.

Assignments Due

• Vocab/spelling test – 9/17 – Formative
• Grammar quiz – 9/17 – Formative
• Summative Reading test – Michael Collins, inferencing, conjunctions – 9/16
• Southwest Region – 9/17 formative

Additional Resources

Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 4
Prefix –aud, audi – to hear
Anti – opposite, against
1. Audible – heard or able to be heard.
2. Audience – a group of people who gather together to listen to or watch something; the people who watch , read, or listen to something.
3. Audio – of or relating to the sound that is heard on a recording or broadcast.
4. Audition – a short performance to show the talents of someone (such as an actor or musician).
5. Auditorium – a large room or building where people gather to hear a speech or watch a performance.
6. Antidote – a substance that stops the harmful effects of poison; something that corrects or improves the bad effects of something.
7. Antisocial – violent or harmful to people; not friendly to other people.
8. Antipathy – a strong feeling of dislike.
9. Antiseptic – a substance that prevents infection in a wound by killing bacteria.
10. Antibody – a substance produced by the body to fight disease.

Southwest Region of the USA
Arizona, AZ, Phoenix
New Mexico, NM, Santa Fe
Texas, TX, Austin
Oklahoma, OK, Oklahoma City
Alaska, AK, Juneau
Hawaii, HI, Honolulu