Q4W1 March 20-24

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W1
Unit of InstructionQuarter 4
Standard(s) Taught

    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·         SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.

·         SS.5.A.5.4 – Examine and explain the changing roles and impact of significant women during the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.5 – Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.6 – Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.7 – Explain economic, military, and political factors which led to the end of the Revolutionary War.

·         SS.5.A.5.8 – Evaluate the personal and political hardships resulting from the American Revolution.

·         SS.5.A.5.9 – Discuss the impact and significance of land policies developed under the Confederation Congress (Northwest Ordinance of 1787).

·         SS.5.A.5.10 – Examine the significance of the Constitution including its key political concepts, origins of those concepts, and their role in American democracy.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Essential Question – How does conflict shape society?
Students will be able to explain what ‘no taxation without representation ‘ means

Students will be able to explore the first 4 major taxes that were placed on the colonists

Students will be able to explain what the Boston Massacre was. Students will compare two different perspectives of the massacre by looking at two different paintings of the event

Classroom Activities

Benchmark Unit 7 Week 3 

How does conflict shape a society?

American Revolutionary War packet


Assignments Due

         Lesson  28 Vocabulary test – 3/24

·         Lesson 28 Spelling Test – 3/24

·         Language Quiz – 3/24

·         Reading test – 3/23 summative

Additional Resources

Lesson 28    spec( look, see)   a-, an- (not, without)

Inspect – v. to look at something carefully in order to learn more about it or find flaws or problems; to officially visit a school, hospital, or the like to see if rules are being followed

perspective – n. a way of thinking about and understanding something such as a particular issue or life in general

prospect – n. the possibility that something will happen in the future; an opportunity for something to happen

spectator – n. a person who watches an event, show , game, or activity, sometimes as part of an audience

speculate – v. to consider something and make guesses about it; to form ideas or theories about something when there are many things not known about it.

anonymous – adj. not named or identified; made or done by someone unknown; not distinct or noticeable

anarchy – n. a situation of confusion and wild behavior in which the people in a country, group or organization 

apathy – n. the feeling of not having much emotion or interest

anemia – a  condition in which a person has fewer red blood cells than normal and feels very weak and tired

atheist – a person who does not believe that God exists