Quarter 3 Weeks 6 and 7 Lesson Plans (Feb.12-Feb.23)

TeacherAlicia Pryce
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level5
Week #25 and 26
Unit of InstructionModule 3
Standard(s) Taught


ELA (Reading and Writing)


ELA (Reading and Writing)

LAFS.5.RL.1.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.


LAFS.5.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.


LAFS.5.RI.2.6: Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.


LAFS.RL.2.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.


LAFS.5.RL.1.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


LAFS.5.RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

LAFS.5.RL.3.9 Compare and Contrast stories in the same genre on their approaches to similar themes and topics

LAFS.5.RI.1.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.


LAFS.5.SL.1.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

LAFS.5.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.



Social Studies

SS.5.A.1.2 Utilize timelines to identify and discuss American History time periods.

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.C.2.1 Differentiate political ideas of Patriots, Loyalists, and “undecideds” during the American Revolution.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


Students will use various strategies (e.g., context clues, root words, affixes) to determine the meaning of words and phrases.

Students will analyze an author’s words and find quotes needed to support both explicit and inferential questions.

Students will identify basic points of view as first person (narrator tells about her/himself; “I”), second person (narrator talks directly to reader; “you”), or third person (narrator tells about others; “he/she/it”).


Students will determine a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view in a text.


Students will describe how events in a text are influenced by point of view.


Students will compare (determine similarities and differences) the characteristics of fairy tales, fables, folktales, myths, and legends.

Students will analyze how various authors develop the same event or topic and determine how each author’s point of view affects the text.


Students will revise and edit an informational essay for proper punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure.

Students will write and edit sentences using proper subject/verb agreement.

Students will use transitions to introduce new topics to their writing.

Students will identify the components of an introduction and will write an introduction including those components.

Social Studies

Students will order historical events using a historical timeline.  

Students will explain the primary conflicts American colonists had with England and analyze how these unresolved conflicts led to the American Revolution.

Students will identify key events that led to the American Revolution.

Students will describe why American colonists protested against England and the colonists’ methods of protest.

Students will identify political leaders of the American Revolution.

Students will evaluate the impact that significant individuals and groups had on the American Revolution.

Students will compare and contrast Patriots, Loyalists, and “undecided” in terms of political philosophy.

Classroom Activities


·         Whole Group Instruction– Students will be introduced to traditional literature and the genres that makeup that category. As a whole group, students will complete interactive notes pages summarizing characteristics of fairy tales, folktales, myths, legends, and fables. Students will also continue reading their independent reading books. We will  focus on identifying the speaker’s point of view and how it influences the events in their novels. We will also read a variety of traditional literature examples and will review the characteristics of fiction text as we do so (plot, characters, setting, theme, problem/solution, cause/effect, etc.). We will also compare and contrast the different stories.

·          In writing, students will edit and revise their informational essay on Central Florida. They will specifically be working on their introductions and conclusions to make sure that they relate to one another and open and close their papers.  

·         Small Group Instruction– Students will participate in centers that cover the standards for the week. There will be 6 centers: small group, independent reading, fairy tales, legends, writing, and fables. Small groups will also meet with the teacher during RTI to review concepts from previous weeks. Students will also continue individual conferencing with the teacher about the self-selected book they are reading for homework.


Assignments Due

In Class:

Students will edit and revise their informative essay on Central Florida using a rubric.

Students will read various texts and identify the point of view and describe how it influences the events in the text.

Students will read their free choice novels and will use the speaker’s point of view to identify how events unfold.

Students will read fiction and nonfiction text and will identify unknown words and will use strategies (context clues, prefixes/suffixes, etc.) to help determine the meaning of the words.

Students will complete 6 small group centers focused on the standards of the week.

Students will read a variety of traditional literature texts and will complete a variety of comprehension activities.


Students have a reading log due each Friday.

Students have Part 2 of their writing packet due on Friday, February 16.

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