TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q2W2 - Nov9-13
Unit of InstructionCause and effect relationships in Historical texts main idea/ details, Native Americans/West Region of the US
Standard(s) Taught

5.rl.1.3 – students will use details in a drama to describe characters
5.RL.1.3 – students will use details to compare and contrast characters’ motivations, feelings, and behaviors, events, and settings
5.W.3.9a – students will draw evidence form literary texts to support analysis and reflection
SS.5.A.3.1 – Describe technological developments that shaped European exploration.
• SS.5.A.3.2 – Investigate (nationality, sponsoring country, motives, dates and routes of travel, accomplishments) the European explorers.
• SS.5.A.3.3 – Describe interactions among Native American, Africans, English, French, Dutch, and Spanish for control of North America.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will describe technology used by European explorers.
• Students will compare and contrast aspects of explorers.
• Students will describe the interactions between explorers and Natives.

Students will be able to discuss in detail the reasons for exploration, what life was like during that time, and the benefits and challenges of the Age of Exploration Students will be able to describe what an explorer is

Classroom Activities

• Spelling and Vocab packet
• Compare and contrast
• Ready Reading Lesson 5&6
• Explorer Packets
• Writing – informative

Assignments Due

• Vocab/Spelling test – 11/13
• Writing prompt
• Compare and Contrast assessment – formatives
Volusia County Progress Monitoring Assessment 2A
Wester Region states formative (9 states)

Additional Resources

Vocabulary and spelling – Lesson 10: bio(life), -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 – 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 – the science or study of mind and behavior; the way a person or group thinks
Psychologist – a scientist who specializes in the study ad treatment of the mind and behavior
Claustrophobia – a fear of being in closed or small spaces; an unhappy or uncomfortable feeling caused by being in a situation that limits or restricts you
Claustrophobe – a person who suffers from claustrophobia

Western States
Washington – WA – Olympia
Oregon – OR – Salem
California – CA – Sacramento
Idaho – ID – Boise
Nevada NV – Carson City
Montana – MT – Helena
Wyoming – WY – Cheyenne
Utah – UT – Salt Lake City
Colorado – CO – Denver