Q3W8 2/21-2/24


TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #
Unit of InstructionUnit 7
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:


·         See attachment for reading lessons covered

·         SS.5.A.5.1 – Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.2 – Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.

·         SS.5.A.5.4 – Examine and explain the changing roles and impact of significant women during the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.5 – Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.6 – Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.7 – Explain economic, military, and political factors which led to the end of the Revolutionary War.

·         SS.5.A.5.8 – Evaluate the personal and political hardships resulting from the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.9 – Discuss the impact and significance of land policies developed under the Confederation Congress (Northwest Ordinance of 1787).

·         SS.5.A.5.10 – Examine the significance of the Constitution including its key political concepts, origins of those concepts, and their role in American democracy.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Unit Question: How does conflict shape a society?
  • Students will be able to explain the first 4 major taxes that were placed on the colonies.
  • Students will be able to explain what the Boston Massacre was and compare different perspectives of the event.
Classroom Activities

·         Grammar morning work

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

·         Writing summaries

·         Character analysis

·         Compare texts

·         Taxes, taxes, and more taxes!

·         Boston Massacre

Assignments Due

·         Spelling test 2/24

·         Vocab test 2/24

·         Grammar test 2/24

·         U6 Summative 2/23

Additional Resources

Spelling/vocab words:


Root –

Jur, jud – law, justice, judge

Words –

1.       Judgment – a decision made by a court. The ability to make good decisions about what should be done.

2.       Jurisdiction – the power or right to make judgements about the law and to arrest and punish criminals.

3.       Juror – a member of a jury (a group consisting of members of the public who are chosen to make a decision in a legal case).

4.       Perjury – the crime of telling a lie in court after promising to tell the truth.

5.       Prejudice – an unfair feeling of dislike for a person or group based on race, gender, religion, etc.


Prefix –

Trans – across, beyond, change

Auto – self, same

 Words –

6.       Transaction – a business deal; an occurrence in which goods, services, or money are passed from one person or account to another; the act or process of doing business with another person or company.

7.       Transform – to change something completely and usually in a good way.

8.       Transition – a change from one state to another.

9.    Automatic – having controls that allow something to work or happen without being directly controlled by a person; happening or done without deliberate thought or effort.

10. Autonomy – the state of existing or acting separately from others.


Helpful ixl practice for those needing extra practice for grammar quiz:

TT.6, OO.10, OO.5, RR.3, II.6, FF.2, F.3, KK.1, LL.1

There are also games with parts of speech on ixl that will help on grammar


*all plans are subject to change



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