Q4W7 – May10-14

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W7
Unit of Instruction
Standard(s) Taught

• LAFS.5.SL.1.1 – Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
c. Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
d. Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the 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.
• 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 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 be able to explain how westward expansion increased the need for better travel and communication.
Students will be able to explain what Manifest Destiny was and how it led to conflict in Texas.

Students will be able identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.
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 Bound for Oregon by Jean Van Leewen
Cursive handwriting practice
Westward Expansion packet
BrainPop – various videos and games
Daily Language Review
I Ready
Spelling/Vocabulary Lesson 31
FSA Science

Assignments Due

Spelling and Vocabulary(lesson 31) formative– 5/14
FSA Science test – Tuesday and Wednesday 5/11 and 5/12

Additional Resources

Lesson 31
Root – stuct (build)
Construction – the act or process of building something such as a house or a road; the way something is built or made
Destructive – causing a large amount of damage; causing destruction or harm
Instruct – to teach someone a subject or skill’ to give someone an order or command
Reconstruct – to rebuild something damaged or destroyed; to find out and describe or show the way an event or series of events happened
Structure – the way something is built, arranged, or organized; something that is built by putting things together and likely stands on its own

Prefix – en- (cause to )
Enforce – to make law or rule active or effective; to make sure that people do what is required by law
Enlighten – to give knowledge or understanding to someone; to explain something to someone
Entitle – to give a right to someone
Encourage –
To make someone more determined, hopeful, or confident; to make something more appealing or more likely to happen
Encounter – to have or experience problems or difficulties; to meet someone without expecting or intending to