Q2W6 – Nov 29-Dec 3

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q2W6
Unit of InstructionQuarter 2
Standard(s) Taught

• LAFS.5.RL.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative languages such as metaphors and similes.
• LAFS.5.RI.1.1 – Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
• LAFS.5.RI.1.3 – Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
• LAFS.5.L.1.1c/d – Form and use the perfect verb tenses.Use verb tenses to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
• LAFS.5.L.1.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation,
• 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.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 use standard English grammar conventions.
Students will explain the meaning of figurative language.
Students will describe artifacts used by European explorers.
Students will compare and contrast aspects of explorers.
Students will describe the interactions between explorers and Natives.

Classroom Activities

Spelling and Vocab packet
Explorer Packets
Explorers Unit Review (Summative sometime next week)
Penderwicks book and packet(Medlock homeroom only)
Thursday, Dec.2, Our class will be filming Holiday Highlights video and may wear green and /or red tops and a festive hat/headband for the day.

Assignments Due

Spelling and vocab quizzes – 12/3
Grammar quiz – 12/3
Explorers lesson 1 and 2 – 11/29
Explorers lesson 3 and 4 – 11/30
Explorer Cause and Effect 12/2
Verb tenses quiz – 12/2

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:
This week you will need to know the five words (spelling and definitions) plus the Latin number prefixes (definitions)
Root – Rupt-break
1. Corrupt – to cause (someone or something) to become dishonest or immoral; to cause a change for the worse.
2. Disruptive – causing something to be unable to continue in the normal way; interrupting the normal progress or activity of something.
3. Erupt – to send out rocks, ash, lava in a sudden explosion; to happen or begin suddenly or violently.
4. Interrupt – to cause something to stop happening for a time; to ask questions or say things while another person is speaking.
5. Rupture – a crack or break in something; a break or tear in a part of the body.
Latin Number Prefixes
Uni – one
Bi – two
Tri – three
Quad – four
Quint – five
Sex – six
Sept – seven
Oct – eight
Non – nine
Dec – ten