Q4W1 3/20-3/24


TeacherDanielle Bartlett
Subject AreaELA & Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #
Unit of InstructionUnit 8
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:

·         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·         SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.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
  • Students will be able to define “revolution” and “revolt.”
  • Students will be able to explain what the French and Indian War was and how it began to create tension between England and the colonies.
  • Students will be able to explain the what the phrase “no taxation without representation” means.
  • Students will describe the causes of the war and the battles of Lexington and Concord.
  • Students will explore and discuss the major battles of the war leading up to the Declaration of Independence.
  • Student will explain what the Declaration of Independence was.
  • Students will explore and discuss the major battles of the war happening after the Declaration of Independence.


·         What does water mean to people and the societies they live in?


Classroom Activities

·         The Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party

·         The Intolerable Acts and the First Continental Congress

·         Patriots vs. Loyalists

·         Summarizing text

·         Writing a research report

·         Figurative Language

·         Characterization


Assignments Due

·         Vocabulary test – 3/24

·         Spelling Test – 3/24

·         Language Quiz – 3/24

·         Reading test – 3/21 summative


Additional Resources

Know how to spell all words as well as the definition for each word.

Root –

Mit, mis – send

Words –

1.       Dismiss – to send someone away; to cause or allow someone to leave early; to decide not to think about or consider something or someone.

2.       Mission – a task or job that someone is given to do; a military or naval task.

3.       Omit – to leave out someone or something; to not include someone or something.

4.       Submit – to give (a document or piece of writing) to someone to be considered or approved.

5.       Transmit – to send (information, sound, etc.) in the form of electrical signals to a radio, television, or computer.


Prefix –

Ex- ef- out, away from

Peri- around

 Words –

6.       Expand – to increase in size, range, or amount; to become bigger; to cause something to increase in size, range or amount.

7.       Exceed – to be greater or more than something; to be better than something; to go beyond the limit of something.

8.       Exodus – a situation in which many people leave a place at the same time.

9.       Periscope – an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field, used to look over or around something.

10.   Peripheral – not relating to the main or most important part; connected to a computer but not an essential part of it; of or relating to the area that is to the side of the area you are looking at.



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