TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q1W8
Unit of InstructionQuarter 1
Standard(s) Taught

• 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).
• LAFS.5.W.3.9 – Draw evidence from literary texts to support analysis and reflection.
• LAFS.5.SL.5.1 – Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
c. Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
d. Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
• LAFS.5.L.3.4 – Use Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.
• LAFS.5.L.3.6 – Acquire and use academic and domain-specific words and phrases.
• SS.5.A.2.1 – Compare cultural aspects of ancient American civilizations (Aztecs/Mayas; Mound Builders/Anasazi/Inuit).
• SS.5.A.2.2 – Identify Native American tribes from different geographic regions of North America.
• SS.5.A.2.3 – Compare cultural aspects of Native American tribes from different geographic regions of North America including but not limited to clothing, shelter, food, major beliefs and practices, music, art, and interactions with the environment.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Students will compare and contrast characters, settings, and events in a drama or play to understand how they move the story along.
• Students will describe the cultural aspects of various ancient American civilizations.
• Students will identify similarities and differences between two different civilizations.

Classroom Activities

• Spelling and Vocabulary lesson 8, ixl, social studies, writing, compare/contrast
• Compare and contrast
• Native American (Jimmy Sawgrass)in-school field trip 10/4; Native American packet to be used throughout the unit
• Because of Winn Dixie Chapters 7-14

Assignments Due

• Vocab/Spelling test, Lesson 8
• Regions test – West Region Wednesday, 10/6
• Compare/contrast test
• Because of Winn Dixie Quiz

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:
Root: hydr – water Suffix: -ance, -ence – state, quality -ness – state, condition
1. Dehydrated – the state in which a large amount of water has been lost or removed from the body or from food.
2. Hydrant – a pipe in or near the street that provides water, especially for putting out fires.
3. Hydrate – to add water or moisture to something; to supply something with water.
4. Hydraulic – operated by the pressure of a fluid.
5. Hydroplane – to slide on a wet road because a thin layer of water on the road causes the tires to lose contact with it.
6. Maintenance – the act of maintaining something or someone; the act of causing something to exist or continue without changing; the act of providing support for someone or something.
7. Consequence – something that happens as a result of a particular action or set of conditions.
8. Ambivalence – a state of having very different feelings (such as love and hate) about someone or something at the same time.
9. Consciousness – the condition of being conscious; the normal state of being awake and able to understand what is happening around you.
10. Fondness – a feeling or showing of love or friendship; strongly felt; having a liking for or love of someone or something.
West Region
Washington, WA, Olympia
Oregon, OR, Salem
California, CA, Sacremento
Idaho, ID, Boise
Montana, MT, Helena
Wyoming, WY, Cheyenne
Utah, UT, Salt Lake City
Nevada, NV, Carson City
Colorado, CO, Denver

***All plans subject to change***