TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W3
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• SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.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
Students will integrate information from many sources to write and create a power point presentation.
Students will present and speak about a significant person from the American Revolution.
Students will describe a significant person and their role in the American Revolution, including character traits, family life, and important facts.
Students will write a 4-5 paragraph essay, including planning, writing an introduction, body paragraphs, a conclusion, and revising and editing on the FSA Writing Test

Classroom Activities

Greek and Latin roots and prefixes – Lesson 31
Revolutionary War packets and learning folders
Biography research on important people of the Revolutionary War
Presentations of significant people from the Revolutionary War
FSA Writing Test – Wednesday, April 6

Assignments Due

Grammar Q4W3 review formative, 4/8
Vocabulary and spelling lesson 31 – formative, 4/8
4/4 and 4/5 – Social Studies power point presentations (summative)
4/6 (Wednesday) FSA Writing Test

Additional Resources

Vocabulary and Spelling – Lesson 31
struct(build) en-(cause to )
construction – the act or process building something such as a house or a road; the way something is built
destructive – causing a large amount of damage; causing destruction or harm
instruct – to teach someone a subject or skill; to give someone an order or command
reconstruct – to rebuild something damaged or destroyed; to find out and describe or show the way an event or series of events happened
structure – the way something is built, arranged, or organized; something that is built by putting things together and likely stands on its own
enforce – to make law or rule active or effective; to make sure that people do what is required by law
enlighten – to give knowledge or understanding to someone; to explain something to someone
entitle – to give a right to someone
encourage – to make someone more determined, hopeful, or confident; to make something more appealing or more likely to happen
encounter – to have or experience problems or difficulties; to meet someone without expecting or intending to