Q4W5 4/18-4/22

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W5
Unit of InstructionQuarter 4
Standard(s) Taught

• SS.5.A.6.1 – Describe the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase.
• SS.5.A.6.2 – Identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.
• SS.5.A.6.3 – Examine 19th century advancements (canals, roads, steamboats, flat boats, overland wagons, Pony Express, railroads) in transportation and communication.
• SS.5.A.6.4 – Explain the importance of the explorations west of the Mississippi River.
• SS.5.A.6.5 – Identify the causes and effects of the War of 1812.
• SS.5.A.6.6 – Explain how westward expansion affected Native Americans.
• SS.5.A.6.7 – Discuss the concept of Manifest Destiny.
• SS.5.A.6.8 – Describe the causes and effects of the Missouri Compromise.
• SS.5.A.6.9 – Describe the hardships of settlers along the overland trails to the west.
• LAFS.5.RI.1.1 – Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
• LAFS.5.RI.1.3 – Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
• LAFS.5.RI.2.4 – Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
• LAFS.5.RI.3.9 – Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
• LAFS.5.RL.1.1 – Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
• 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 similes.
• LAFS.5.SL.1.2 – Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Explain what Westward expansion was.
• Describe pioneers and give details about their journeys.
• Explain what the Louisiana Purchase was.
• Describe the purpose and results of the Lewis and Clark expeditions.
• Explain the causes, events, and effects of the War of 1812 as it relates to Westward Expansion.
• Describe characters and how they are similar and different.
• Summarize a portion of a text.

Classroom Activities

• Daily language review
• Iready
• Vocabulary Practice
• Novel Study – Bound for Oregon chapters 5-8

Assignments Due

• Language Quiz – 4/22
• Reading test – 4/22
• Spelling test – 4/22

Additional Resources

Bounds for Oregon Spelling and Vocabulary chapters 5-8
gullies – n. small narrow valleys, usually formed by a lot of rain flowing down the side of a hill
miring – v. sticking or sinking in deep mud
steely – adj. extremely determined and very strong
waver = v. to become weaker or less certain
caulking – v. filling holes or cracks with an oily or sticky substance in order to keep water out
yearling – n., an animal, especially a young horse, between one and two years old
ornery – adj. behaving in an unreasonable and often angry way, especially by doing the opposite of what people want you to do
guttural – adj. a guttural voice or sound is or seems to be produced deep in the throat
coaxed – v. persuaded someone to do something that they did not want to do by talking to them in a kind, gentle and patient way
sound – adj. physically or mentally healthy