Q4W3 – April 12-16

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W3
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 review ELA standards from past weeks to strengthen skills for the FSA
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 – A.1, A.2, Q.5
Daily Language Review
I Ready
Spelling/Vocabulary Lesson 27
FSA ELA review

Assignments Due

Spelling and Vocabulary(lesson 27) formative– 4/16
FSA practice test – Friday – 4/16
Thursday, April 15 – Summative on Government – study guide created in class on 4/12

Additional Resources

Lesson 27
Root – mit, mis (send)
Dismiss – to send someone away; to cause or allow someone to leave early; to decide not to think about or consider something or someone
Mission – a task or job that someone is given to do; a specific military or naval task
Omit – to leave out someone or something; to not include someone or something
Submit – to give (a document or piece of writing) to someone to be considered or approved
Transmit – to send (information, sound, etc.) in the form of electrical signals to a radio, television, or computer

Prefix – ex-(out, away from) and peri- (around)
Expand – to increase in size, range, or amount; to become bigger; to cause something to increase in size, range or amount
Exceed – to be greater or more than something; to be better than something; to go beyond the limit of something
Exodus – a situation in which many people leave a place at the same time
Periscope – an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field, used to look over or around something.
Peripheral – not relating to the main or most important part; connected to a computer but not an essential part of it; of or relating to the area that is to the side of the area you are looking at