TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W1
Unit of Instruction
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:
LAFS.5.SL.1.1 – Listen and participate in discussions, building on ideas of others and clearly expressing original ideas.
• 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.1.2 – Use capitalization, punctuation, and spelling correctly in standard English when writing, using reference materials as needed.
LAFS.5.RL.4.10 – Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry independently at a high 4-5 grade level by the end of the year.
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.

LAFS.5.L.2.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
SS.5.C.1.1 Explain how and why the United States government was created.
SS.5.C.1.2 Define a constitution and discuss its purposes.
SS.5.C.3.1 Describe the organizational structure and powers of the federal government as defined in Articles I, II, and III of the U.S. Constitution.
SS.5.C.3.2 Explain how popular sovereignty, rule of law, separation of powers, checks and balances, federalism, and individual rights limit the powers of the federal government as expressed in the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will write correctly when revising and editing works of others and their own writing.
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 read and comprehend literature, Holes, and be able to respond to specific questions and discussions.
Students will be able to describe settings, character traits, make inferences, predictions and summarize text.
Students will use their knowledge of language to use conventions correctly.
Students will restate key ideas and draw conclusions based upon information presented and be able to participate in discussions.

Classroom Activities

Novel study on the book, Holes by Louis Sachar
Three branches of government packet
BrainPop – various videos and games
Tuesday, 3/30 -FSA writing practice
Daily Language Review
I Ready
Spelling/Vocabulary Lesson 25

Assignments Due

Spelling and Vocabulary(lesson 25) formative– 4/2
FSA Opinion Writing practice – 3/30
Government formative using notes from class – 4/2

Additional Resources

Lesson 25
Jur, jud(law, justice, judge)
Judgement – decision made by a court
Jurisdiction – the power or right to make judgements about the law and to arrest and punish criminals
Juror – a member of a jury (a group consisting of members of the public who are chosen to make a decision in a legal case)
Perjury – the crime of telling a lie in court
Prejudice – an unfair feeling of dislike for a person or group based on race, gender, religion, etc.
Trans- (across, beyond, change), auto – (self, same)
Transaction – a business deal
Transform – to change something completely and usually in a good way
Transition – a change from one state or condition to another
Automatic – having controls that allow something to work or happen without being directly controlled by a person
Autonomy – the state of existing or acting separately from others