Standards Addressed in Lesson:
• LAFS.5.RL.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similies.
5.w.3.9a – Draw evidence from literary texts to support analysis and reflection.
5.L.3.7 – Analyze ways in which visual elements add meaning or tone to a text.
LAFS.5.RL.3.7 – View visual presentations to analyze the contribution of visual elements to understanding the text.
5.SL.1.1c – Pose and respond to specific questions and contribute to 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.5.2 – Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.
• SS.5.A.5.4 – Examine and explain the changing roles and impact of significant women during the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.5 – Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.6 – Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.7 – Explain economic, military, and political factors which led to the end of the Revolutionary War.
• SS.5.A.5.8 – Evaluate the personal and political hardships resulting from the American Revolution.
• SS.5.A.5.9 – Discuss the impact and significance of land policies developed under the Confederation Congress (Northwest Ordinance of 1787).
• SS.5.A.5.10 – Examine the significance of the Constitution including its key political concepts, origins of those concepts, and their role in American democracy.
• Students will figure out how pictures add to the meaning, tone, or beauty of text.
Students will use figurative language including similes, metaphors and personification in their writing.
• Students will acquire and use academic and domain-specific words and phrases.
Students will speak clearly to report on a significant person from the American Revolution that is supported by facts and details.
Students will integrate information from several sources to write and speak about a significant person from the American Revolution.
• Students will describe a significant person and their role in the revolution, including character traits, family life, and important facts.
• Students will conduct research and take notes to use for their posters and presentations.
Roots and Affixes Lesson 23
descriptive – giving information about how something or someone looks, sounds, etc., describing with words what someone or something is like.
manuscript – the original copy of a play, book, or piece of music before it has been printed.
prescription – a written message from a doctor that officially authorizes someone to use a medicine or treatment; a medicine or drug that a doctor has authorized someone to use.
scribble – to write something quickly and in a way that makes it difficult to read; to draw lines and shapes that have no particular meaning in a quick and careless way.
transcribe – to make a written copy; to write down something that is spoken
-ic, -ous (having quality of ) -ly (like)
generic – of or relating to a whole group or class; not sold or made under a particular brand name.
domestic – of, relating to, or made in your own country; relating to or involving someone’s home or family
ambitious – having a desire to be successful, powerful, or famous; not easily done or achieved
prestigious – inspiring respect and admiration’ having high status
orderly – neatly and methodically arranged