Q3W1 1/3-1/6

TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #
Unit of InstructionUnit 5
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:

·         ELA.5.V.1.1 – recognize/use academic vocabulary in speaking and writing

·         ELA.5.V.1.3 – apply knowledge of Greek and Latin Roots and affixes, recognizing the connection between affixes and parts of speech, to determine meaning.

·         ELA.5.R.1.2 – compare/contrast how authors from different time periods address the same or related topics.

·         ELA.5.R.1.4 – Explain how figurative language and other poetic elements work together in a poem.

·         ELA.5.R.2.1 – explain how text structure and/or features contribute to overall meaning

·         ELA.5.R.2.2 – explain how relevant details support the central idea(s)

·         ELA.5.R.3.2b – summarize to enhance comprehension

·         ELA.5.F.1.3 – apply knowledge of letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology to read/write unfamiliar single-syllable and multisyllabic words

·         ELA.5.F.1.4 – read with accuracy, automaticity, and prosody or expression

·         ELA.5.C.1.1 – demonstrate fluent and legible cursive writing skills

·         ELA.5.C.1.3 – Write to make a claim supporting a perspective with logical reasons, relevant evidence from sources, elaboration, organizational structure with varied transitions.

·         ELA.5.C.1.5 – improve writing by planning, revising, and editing

·         ELA.5.C.2.1 – Present information orally, in a logical sequence, using nonverbal cues, appropriate volume, clear pronunciation, and appropriate pacing.

·         ELA.5.C.3.1 – Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level.

·         ELA.5.C.4.1 – conduct research to answer a question, organize information about a topic and using multiple reliable and valid sources.

·         SS.5.A.4.1 – Identify the economic, political and socio-cultural motivation for colonial settlement.

·         SS.5.A.4.2 – Compare characteristics of New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.

·         SS.5.A.4.3 – Identify significant individuals responsible for the development of the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.

·         SS.5.A.4.4 – Demonstrate an understanding of political, economic, and social aspects of daily colonial life in the thirteen colonies.

·         SS.5.A.4.5 – Explain the importance of Triangular Trade linking Africa, the West Indies, the British Colonies, and Europe.

·         SS.5.A.4.6 – Describe the introduction, impact, and role of slavery in the colonies.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Unit Question: What value does technology bring to people’s lives?
  • Students will begin to explore colonial life.
  • Students will explain what colonies and colonists are.
  • Students will explain how colonists arrived in North America.
Classroom Activities

·         Grammar morning work

·         Centers – writing, spelling/vocab, research, reading fluency, specific skill practice

·         Inferencing

·         Opinion Essay

·         Distinguish important and unimportant information in a passage related to the topic given

·         Summarizing a text

·         Colonial Scavenger Hunt

·         Colonial Timeline


Assignments Due

·         Spelling test 1/6

·         Vocabulary test – 1/6

·         Grammar quiz – 1/6

·         U5W1 benchmark Test 1/6

·         Colonial Scavenger hunt 1/4

·         Colonial time line 1/5

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:


Week of 1/3/23


Therm – heat

1.    Geothermal – of, relating to, or using the natural heat produced inside the Earth.

2.    Hypotherm – a condition in which the temperature of the body is very low.

3.    Thermal – of, relating to, or caused by heat; designed to keep you warm by preventing heat from leaving your body.

4.    Thermos – a container that keeps liquids hot or cold for long periods of time.

5.    Thermostat – a device that automatically adjusts the temperature in a room to a desired level.



Hyper- super- above

Hypo- sub- below

6.    Hyperactive – extremely active or too active.

7.    Hypersensitive – having feelings that are very easily hurt; very strongly and easily affected or harmed by something.

8.    Superintendent – a person who directs or manages a place, department, or organization; a person who is in charge of cleaning, maintaining, and repairing a building.

9.    Hypodermic – going under the skin.

10. Subconscious – existing in the part of the mind that a person is not aware of; existing in the mind but not consciously known or felt.


Spelling/Vocab Practice Resources:

http://zel.me/FFFdJs – flash cards and practice quiz

Nearpod code – AM3X5- matching and selecting correctly spelled word



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