Q4W4 April 19-23

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W4 April 19-23
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.A.6.1, SS.5.A.6.2Students will be able to describe the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase.

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 compare and contrast the book and the movie and talk about how they are alike and different.
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.
Students will be able identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.

Classroom Activities

Novel study on the book and the movie, Holes by Louis Sachar
Westward Expansion packet
BrainPop – various videos and games
Daily Language Review
I Ready – Progress Monitoring
Spelling/Vocabulary Lesson 28
FSA ELA review

Assignments Due

Spelling and Vocabulary(lesson 28) formative– 4/23
FSA practice test – Friday – 4/23
I Ready Progress Monitoring – Tuesday, April 20

Additional Resources

Lesson 28
Root – spec (look,see)
Inspect – v. to look at something carefully in order to learn more about it or find flaws or problems
Perspective – n. a way of thinking about and understanding something such as a particular issue or life in general
Prospect – n. the possibility that something will happen in the future; an opportunity for something to happen
Spectator – n. a person who watches an event, show, game, or activity, sometimes as part of an audience
Speculate – v. to consider something and make guesses about it’ to form ideas or theories about something when there are many things not known about it

Prefix – a-, an- (not, without)
Anonymous – adj. not named or identified; made or done by someone unknown
Anarchy – n. a situation of confusion and wild behavior in which the people in a country, group, organization, etc. are not controlled by rules or laws
Apathy – n. the feeling of not having much emotion or interest
Anemia – n. a condition in which a person has fewer red blood cells than normal and feels very weak and tired
Atheist – a person who does not believe that God exists