TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q2W1
Unit of InstructionQuarter 2
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.
LAFS.5.RI.3.7 – Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate information
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 compare and contrast two different civilizations.

Classroom Activities

Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 10
Because of Winn-Dixie novel study
Compare and contrast characters
Native American Packet – regions and tribes
Pumpkin book project

Assignments Due

Spelling/vocabulary quiz – 10/22
Grammar quiz 10/22
Winn-Dixie compare and contrast questions – Friday, 10/2

Pumpkin Book Report FRIDAY, 10/22

Additional Resources

Lesson 10 Spelling and Vocabulary
root – bio(life) suffixes -ology,-ologist(study of, person who studies),-phobia, -phobe(fear, someone who fears)
antibiotic – a drug that is used to kill harmful bacteria and to cure infections
biodegradable 0 capable of being slowly destroyed and broken down into very small parts by natural processes
biography – the story of a real person’s life written by another person.
biohazard – a biological or chemical substance or situation that is dangerous to human beings and the environment
biology – a science that deals with things that are alive, such as plants and animals
psychology – science or study of the mind and behavior
psychologist – a scientist who specializes in the study and treatment of the mind and behavior
claustrophobia – a fear of being in closed of small spaces
claustrophobe – a person who suffers from claustrophobia
hydrophobia – an abnormal or unnatural fear or dread of water