Q1W6 Sept 19-23

Southwest Study Guide


TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q1W6
Unit of InstructionQuarter 1
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.5.R.1.3 – Describe how an author develops a characters perspective in a literary text.
 ELA.5.R.2.1 – explain how text structures and/or features contribute to overall meaning.
 ELA.5.R.2.2 – explain how relevant details support the central idea(s)
 ELA.5.R.2.3 – Analyze an author’s purpose and/or perspective in an informational text.
 ELA.5.R.2.4 – track the development of an argument, identifying the specific claim(s), evidence, and reasoning
 ELA.5.R.3.2b – summarize an information test to enhance comprehension; include central idea(s) and relevant details
SS.5.A.2.1 – Compare cultural aspects of ancient American civilizations (Aztecs/Mayas/Mound Builders/Anasazi/Inuit).
 SS.5.A.2.2 – Identify Native American tribes from different geographic regions of North America.
SS.5.A.2.3 – Compare cultural aspects of Native American tribes from different geographic regions of North America including clothing, shelter, food, major beliefs and practices, music, art, and interactions with the environment.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will describe the cultural aspects of various ancient American civilizations.        Students will analyze characters of a story using details to support their analysis.             Students will identify similarities and differences between two different civilizations.
Students will describe how Native Americans arrived to North America.
Students will be able to explain the different regions of Native Americans in the United States and Canada.
Students will be able to define “natural resource” and how different regions utilize different natural resources.                                                                                                                   Students will identify the states and capitals of the Southwest Region as well as Hawaii and Alaska.


Classroom Activities

Read “Because of Winn Dixie” and have chapter discussions.                                                Native American Packet Lessons 1 and 2.                                                                            Morning Language Review Q1W6                                                                                        Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 5                                                                                            States and capitals of the Southwest Region and Hawaii and Alaska




Assignments Due

Vocab/spelling test – 9/23 – Formative
 Grammar quiz – 9/23 – Formative
 Southwest Region Test  -9/22
 Reading test – 9/23
 Native American Regions – 9/23

Additional Resources

Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 5

ped, pod (feet)             counter-, contra- (opposite)

Pedestrian – a person walking in a city or along a road.
Pedicure – a treatment to improve the appearance and health of the feet and toenails.
Pedometer – a device that measures the distance a person travels by walking.
Podiatrist – a doctor who treats injuries and diseases of the foot.                                           Tripod – a support or stand for a camera or telescope that has three legs.
Counterfeit – something that is made to look like an exact copy of something else in order to trick people.
Counterpart – someone or something that has the same job or purpose as another.
Counteract – act against something; to cause to have less of an effect or no effect at all.
Contradict – to say the opposite of something; to deny the truth about something; to deny or disagree with what is being said by someone; to not agree with something in a way that shows or suggests that it is wrong.
Contrary – an opposite or different fact, event, or situation.

*all plans are subject to change

ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.