Q4W2 April 5-9

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W2
Unit of Instruction
Standard(s) Taught

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.1.5 – Describe how concerns about individual rights led to the inclusion of the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution.
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.
SS.5.C.3.3 – Give examples of powers granted to the federal government and those reserved for the states.
• SS.5.C.3.4 – Describe the amendment process as defined in Article V of the Constitution and give examples.
• SS.5.C.3.5 – Identify the fundamental rights of all citizens as enumerated in the Bill of Rights.
• SS.5.C.3.6 – Examine the foundations of the US legal system by recognizing the role of the courts in interpreting law and settling conflicts.

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
IXL – U.2 and U.3
Daily Language Review
I Ready
Spelling/Vocabulary Lesson 26
FSA writing review

Assignments Due

Spelling and Vocabulary(lesson 26) formative– 4/2
Government formative using notes from class – 4/79
Wednesday – April 7 – FSA WRITING TEST

Additional Resources

Lesson 26
Root –mal – bad, abnormal
1. Dismal – very bad or poor; showing or causing unhappiness or sad feelings.
2. Malfunction – to fail to function or work properly.
3. Malice – a desire to cause harm to others.
4. Malignant – very serious and dangerous; tending or likely to grow and spread in a rapid and uncontrolled way that can cause death; cancerous.
5. Malnourish – provide with insufficient quality or quantity of food or nourishment.
Prefix –inter – between, among intra – inside, within
6. Interfere – to become involved in the activities and concerns of other people when your involvement is not wanted; to stop or slow something or to make something more difficult.
7. Interim – used or accepted for a limited time; not permanent.
8. Interstate – relating to or connecting different states; existing or occurring between states, especially in the US.
9. Intrastate – existing or occurring within the boundaries of a state, especially in the US.
10. Intrapersonal – occurring within ones mind or thoughts.