Q2W5 Nov 15-19

Q2W5 November 15-19

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q2W5
Unit of InstructionQuarter 2
Standard(s) Taught

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.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.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’ life, challenges, and accomplishments.
Students will describe the interactions between explorers and Natives.
Students will use standard English grammar conventions.

Classroom Activities

Spelling/vocab/ daily grammar
Grammar/Figurative Language/ Conventions of punctuation
Early Explorers packet
Opinion Writing

Assignments Due

Spelling and vocab quizzes – Friday, 11/19
Grammar Q2:5 quiz – 11/19
Explorer formative 11/18 or 11/19– may use Explorer packet

Additional Resources

Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 14 Astr – star, di-, bi- – two, tri- three
1. Asterisk – a symbol * that is used in printed text, sometimes to tell someone to read a note that can be found at the bottom of the page.
2. Asteroid – a minor planet; one of the thousands of small bodies that circle around the sun.
3. Astronaut – a person who travels into outer space in a spacecraft.
4. Astronomer – a person who studies the stars, planets, and other objects in outer space.
5. Astronomical – (1) extremely large. (2) of or relating to astronomy.
6. Dilemma – a situation in which you must make a difficult choice.
7. Diverse – different from each other; made up of people or things that are different from each other.
8. Bilingual – able to speak and understand two languages; using or expressed in two languages.
9. Trio – a group of three singes or musicians who perform together; a group of three people or things.
10. Trilogy – a series of three novels or movies that are closely related and involve the same characters or themes.