LAFS.5.SL.1.1 – Listen and participate in discussions, building on ideas of others and clearly expressing original ideas.
5.w.3.9a and b – 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 – 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.6.4 – Explain the importance of the explorations west of the Mississippi River.
Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 29
root vit, viv (life, alive)
survival – the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, especially in spite of difficult conditions
vitality – a lively or energetic quality
vital – absolutely necessary or important; essential
vitamin – a natural substance that is usually found in foods that helps your body to be healthy; a pill that contains vitamins
vivacious – happy and lively in a way that is attractive
prefix sym-, syn- (with, together)
synthesis – something that is made by combining different things
synthetic – made by combining different substances; not natural
synagogue – a building where people gather for Jewish religious services
symposium – a formal meeting at which experts discuss a particular topic
sympathy – the feeling that you care about and are sorry about someone else’s trouble