Western Region


TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q1W9
Unit of InstructionQuarter 1
Standard(s) Taught

 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.1.1 – Analyze how setting, events, conflict, and characterization contribute to the plot in a literary text.
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 but not limited to 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 identify similarities and differences between two different civilizations.
• Students will describe how Native Americans arrived in North America.
• Students will be able to discuss each Native American region including its natural resources, types of homes, clothing, transportation, and other features specific to each region.

Classroom Activities
Assignments Due

• Reading Test – 10/12                                                                                                                      • Vocab/spelling test  Lesson 8 – 10/14 – Formative
• Grammar quiz Q1:8  – 10/14 – Formative
• Western Region Test – 10/14

Additional Resources

Lesson 8       

Root: hydr – water         suffix: –ance, -ence – state, quality   -ness – state, condition
1. Dehydrated – the state in which a large amount of water has been lost or removed from the body or from food.
2. Hydrant – a pipe in or near the street that provides water, especially for putting out fires.
3. Hydrate – to add water or moisture to something; to supply something with water.
4. Hydraulic – operated by the pressure of a fluid.
5. Hydroplane – to slide on a wet road because a thin layer of water on the road causes the tires to lose contact with it.
6. Maintenance – the act of maintaining something or someone; the act of causing something to exist or continue without changing; the act of providing support for someone or something.
7. Consequence – something that happens as a result of a particular action or set of conditions.
8. Ambivalence – a state of having very different feelings (such as love and hate) about someone or something at the same time.
9. Consciousness – the condition of being conscious; the normal state of being awake and able to understand what is happening around you.
10. Fondness – a feeling or showing of love or friendship; strongly felt; having a liking for or love of someone or something.

Western REgion

Washington – Olympia

Oregon – Salem

California – Sacramento

Idaho – Boise

Nevada – Carson City

Utah – Salt Lake City

Montana – Helena

Wyoming – Cheyenne 

Colorado – Denver