Standards – LAFS5.RI1.1






TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q1W5 - Sept28-Oct2
Unit of Instruction
Standard(s) Taught







Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will quote accurately from a text whe explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the txt.

Students will determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.


Students will explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying with reasons and evidence support which point(s). 

Students will engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Students will use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing , speaking, reading, or listening.

Students will identify and compare cultural aspects of Native American tribes from different geographic regions of North America(cliff dwellers and Pueblo people of the desert Southwest, coastal tribes of the Pacific Northwest, nomadic nations of the Great Plains, woodland tribes east of the Mississippi River),  including clothing, shelter, food, music, art, and environmental interactions.

Classroom Activities

Greek and Latin roots

common and proper nouns

Ready Reading 

Native Americans packet/lapbook

Storyworks – vocab lab


summary writing

12 Midwest Region States

Assignments Due

Friday – Greek and Latin roots quiz

Friday – summative – including: main idea/details, summarizing and Inferencing

Friday – 6 of the 12 Midwest Region of the US

common and proper nouns


Additional Resources

Midwest Region – 

Ohio, OH – Columbus

Michigan, MI – Lansing

Indiana, IN- Indianapolis

Illinois, IL_ Springfield

Iowa, IA-Des Moines

Missouri, MO-Jefferson City

Minnesota, MN-St. Paul

Wisconsin, WI-Madison

North Dakota, ND-Bismarck

South Dakota, SD-Pierre

Kansas, KS-Topeka

Nebraska, NE-Lincoln

Greek and Latin roots (ped, pod) Pedestrian, pedicure, pedometer, podiatrist, tripod

Prefixes (counter, contra) counterfeit, counterpart, counteract, contradict, contrary