TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q3W1
Unit of InstructionQuarter 3
Standard(s) Taught

Standards Addressed in Lesson:

·         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.1.2 – compare/contrast how authors from different time periods address the same or related topics.

·         ELA.5.R.1.4 – Explain how figurative language and other poetic elements work together in a poem.

·         ELA.5.R.2.1 – explain how text structure and/or features contribute to overall meaning

·         ELA.5.R.2.2 – explain how relevant details support the central idea(s)

·         ELA.5.R.3.2b – summarize to enhance comprehension

·         ELA.5.F.1.3 – apply knowledge of letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology to read/write unfamiliar single-syllable and multisyllabic words

·         ELA.5.F.1.4 – read with accuracy, automaticity, and prosody or expression

·         ELA.5.C.1.1 – demonstrate fluent and legible cursive writing skills

·         ELA.5.C.1.3 – Write to make a claim supporting a perspective with logical reasons, relevant evidence from sources, elaboration, organizational structure with varied transitions.

·         ELA.5.C.1.5 – improve writing by planning, revising, and editing

·         ELA.5.C.2.1 – Present information orally, in a logical sequence, using nonverbal cues, appropriate volume, clear pronunciation, and appropriate pacing.

·         ELA.5.C.3.1 – Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level.

·         ELA.5.C.4.1 – conduct research to answer a question, organize information about a topic and using multiple reliable and valid sources.

·         SS.5.A.4.1 – Identify the economic, political and socio-cultural motivation for colonial settlement.

·         SS.5.A.4.2 – Compare characteristics of New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.

·         SS.5.A.4.3 – Identify significant individuals responsible for the development of the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.

·         SS.5.A.4.4 – Demonstrate an understanding of political, economic, and social aspects of daily colonial life in the thirteen colonies.

·         SS.5.A.4.5 – Explain the importance of Triangular Trade linking Africa, the West Indies, the British Colonies, and Europe.

·         SS.5.A.4.6 – Describe the introduction, impact, and role of slavery in the colonies.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Unit Question: What value does technology bring to people’s lives?                                           Students will explain what a colonist and colony is.                                                 

Students will be able to explain how colonists arrived in North America.

Students will be able to explain why colonists came to America

Students will be able to explain that there are 13 colonies divided into three geographical regions

Classroom Activities



Colonial America Scavenger Hunt

Colonial America Reader’s Theater

Colonial America timeline

Thirteen Colonies Map

Language Review Practice

Greek and Latin Vocabulary lesson 17

Ms. Perdisatt’s Homeroom – Literature Circles, Goal Setting


Assignments Due

Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 17 formative –  1/

Grammar quiz 2:9 – 1/6

U5W1 benchmark formative – 1/6

Colonial Scavenger hunt 1/4

 Colonial time line 1/5

Additional Resources


Lesson 17 – therm ( heat), hyper- super-( above), hypo- sub- (below)

Geothermal – of, relating to, or using the natural heat produced inside the Earth.

Hypothermia – a condition in which the temperature of the body is very low

Thermal – of, relating to, or caused by heat; designed to keep you warm by preventing heat from leaving your body.

Thermos – a container that keeps liquids hot or cold for long periods of time.

Thermostat – a device that automatically adjusts the temperature in a room to a desired level

Hyperactive – extremely active or too active.

Hypersensitive – having feelings that are very easily hurt; very strongly and easily affected or harmed by something

Superintendent – a person who directs or manages a place, department, or organization; a person who is in charge of cleaning, maintaining, and repairing a building

Hypodermic – going under the skin

Subconscious – existing in the part of the mind that a person is not aware of; existing in the mind but not consciously known or felt