|Unit of Instruction
|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
Students will be able to describe the different types of homes and buildings found in the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies
Students will be able to describe what colonial schools were like and compare them to schools today
Build a colonial village
Create a Venn Diagram comparing My School to Colonial Schools
Language Review Practice
Greek and Latin Vocabulary lesson 19
Ms. Perdisatt’s Homeroom – Literature Circles, Goal Setting
Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 19 formative – 1/13
Grammar quiz 3:2 – 1/13
U5W1 benchmark formative – 1/6
Build a colonial village – 1/10
Venn Diagram – 1/12
Opinion writing – 1/9
Lesson 19 – dict (say, tell) tele- (far), neo- (new)
contradict – to say the opposite of something someone else has said, to deny the truth of something
dictation – the act of speaking words that someone writes down or that a machine records
dictator – a person who rules a country with total authority, often in a cruel or brutal way
predict – to say what will or might happen in the future
verdict – the decision made by a jury in a trial
neonatal – of, relating to, or taking care of babies in the first month after birth
neoclassical – relating to a style of art or architecture like the ones found inn ancient Greece or Rome
televise – to broadcast something by television
telecommunication – the technology of sending and receiving signals, images, etc, over long distances by telephone, television, satellite, etc.
telescope – a device shaped like a long tube that you look through in order to see things that are far away.