Q2W4

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q2W4 - Nov.30 -Dec.4
Unit of InstructionModule 2
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.5.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. (DOK 2)
LAFS.5.W.1.2.a Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
SS.5.A.3.1 Describe technological developments that shaped European exploration.
LAFS.5.RL.1.2 – Determine a theme of a story, drama, or play form details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges.
LAFS.5.RL.2.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem
SS.5.A.3.2 Investigate (nationality, sponsoring country, motives, dates and routes of travel, accomplishments) the European explorers
SS.5.A.3.2 Investigate (nationality, sponsoring country, motives, dates and routes of travel, accomplishments) the European explorers

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will determine the theme of a poem based on how the poet reflects upon a topic and the details included.

Students will describe technology, important objects, and artifacts used by European explorers.

Students will describe the interactions between European explorers and Native Americans.

Students will compare and contrast aspects of European explorers.

Students will determine the causes and effects of the Age of Exploration.

Classroom Activities

Spelling and Vocab packet
• Theme – poem
• Ready Reading Lesson 8
• Explorer Packets
• Writing – informative

Assignments Due

Friday:
vocabulary – root and prefix/suffix meanings – summative
theme of a poem – formative
Early Explorers – summative

Additional Resources

This is a review week. We will review the last 4 weeks of roots and suffixes we have studied. Students will be responsible for knowing the meaning of each root and suffix.
Roots –
1. Port – carry
2. Hydr – water
3. Phon – sound
4. Bio – life
5. chron – time
prefix/suffix –
1. com-, con-, co- – with
2. -ance, -ence – state, quality
3. -ness – state, condition
4. -er, -or, -ian, -ist – person who
5. -ology, -ologist – study of, person who studies
6. -phobia, -phobe – fear, someone who fears
7. -arium, -orium – place where
8. -ment – result