Q4W5 April 26-30

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W5
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.

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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to explain what the Louisiana Purchase was.
Students will be able to describe the purpose and results of the Lewis and Clark expeditions.
Students will review Math and Science standards to strengthen skills for the FSA

Classroom Activities

Westward Expansion Lesson 2
Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 29

Math and Science FSA Review days – Wednesday and Thursday

Assignments Due

Westward Expansion Lesson 2 – 4/27
Spelling quiz – 4/30
Vocabulary quiz – 4/30

Additional Resources

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