Q4W2 3/28-4/1

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W2
Unit of InstructionQuarter 4
Standard(s) Taught

Standard(s) Taught
• SS.5.A.5.1 – Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.
• 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• SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.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.5.8 – 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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will describe the causes of the war and the battles of Lexington and Concord.
Students will explore and discuss the major battles of the war leading up to the Declaration of Independence.
Students will be able to describe how the end of the Revolutionary War came to an official end
students will be able to explain who the first president of the Unites States was
Student will explain what the Declaration of Independence was and what it means.
Students will explore and discuss the major battles of the war happening after the Declaration of Independence.
Students will be able to discuss the differences between the First and Second Continental Congresses

Classroom Activities

Greek and Latin roots and prefixes – Lesson 29
Revolutionary War packets and learning folders
Biography research on important people of the Revolutionary War

Assignments Due

Grammar Q4W2 review formative, 4/1
Vocabulary and spelling lesson 29 – formative, 4/1
Opinion writing essay (FSA practice)- 3/30

4/4 (Monday)Social Studies power point presentations (summative)
4/6 (Wednesday) FSA Writing Test

Additional Resources

Lesson 29 vit, viv(life, alive) sym-, syn- (with, together)
survival – n. the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, especially in spite of difficult conditions
vitality – n. a lively or energetic quality; the power or ability of something to continue to live, be successful, etc
vital – adj. absolutely necessary or important, essential
vitamin – n. a natural substance that is usually found in foods that helps your body to be healthy; a pill containing vitamins
vivacious – adj. happy and lively in a way that is attractive
synthesis – n. something that is made by combining different things
synthetic – adj. made by combining different substances; not natural
synagogue – n. a building where people gather for Jewish religious services
symposium – n. a formal meeting at which experts discuss a particular topic
sympathy – n. the feeling that you care about and are sorry about someone else’s trouble, grief, or misfortune