Q4W2 3/27-3/31

TeacherBarbara Perdisatt
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level5
Week #Q4W2
Unit of InstructionUnit 8 - Water: Fact and Fiction
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·         SS.5.A.5.3 – Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their role in American independence.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

Students will share ideas about the role of water in different cultures

Students will apply metacognitive strategies to build knowledge about water in mythology

Students will improve writing by planning

Students will determine meaning of similes

Students will interpret figurative language om context

Students will be able to explain the Intolerable Acts

Students will be able to describe the First Continental Congress

Students will be able to explain the difference between Patriots and Loyalists

Students will be able to read a description about a Revolutionary War Figure and be able to decide if that person is a Patriot or Loyalist

Students will be able to describe the causes of the war

Students will be able to describe the battles of Lexington and Concord




Classroom Activities

Centers ( including Brain pop, I Ready, IXL, Newsela)


Benchmark Unit 8 

Revolutionary War Packet and research

Assignments Due

Vocabulary Lesson 29 – formative– 3/31

 Spelling lesson 29 formative – 3/31

·Reading formative – 3/31

· Benchmark U8W1 formative– 3/31

Additional Resources

Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 29 

vit, viv (life, alive)          sym-, syn- (with, together)

survival – the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, especially in spite of difficult conditions

vitality – a lively or energetic quality; the power or ability of something to continue to live, be successful, etc.

vital – absolutely necessary or important; essential

vitamin – a natural substance that is usually found in foods that helps your body to be healthy; a pill containing vitamins

vivacious – happy and lively in a way that is attractive

synthesis – something that is made by combining different things.

synthetic – made by combining different substances; not natural

synagogue – a building where people gather for Jewish religious services

symposium – a formal meeting at which experts discuss a particular topic

sympathy – the feeling that you care about and are sorry about someone else’s trouble, grief , or misfortune