This is a 5th grade spelling and vocabulary unit. It contains spelling and vocabulary lists and activities related to Common Core Standards. This unit is for the 2nd quarter. Standards related with this unit are:
ELACC5L1: Spells grade appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
ELACC5L4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
c. Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
ELACC5L5: Determine understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Use the relationship between particular words (synonyms, homographs, antonyms) to better understand each of the words.
ELACC5L6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific vocabulary, including words and phrases that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships.
Each week contains a spelling and vocabulary list, a weeks worth of plans, resources for each vocabulary skill and spelling word being taught, anchor charts, and homework assignments. It is all that you need for a complete spelling and vocabulary program on a 5th grade level.
*All spelling is taught with patterns: The only research based way that students will comprehend how to spell and retain spelling words.
*All vocabulary is used based on 5th grade standards and skills as well as 5th grade EDL vocabulary.
*ASSESSMENTS INCLUDED FOR SPELLING/VOCABULARY EVERY WEEK*
*CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW: IT PROVIDES A FULL WEEK INTO WHAT ONE OF THE LESSON PLANS LOOKS LIKE. Complete with a spelling list and activities.
Please check out this link for first quarter:
Third Quarter is also available:
Week 9: Prefixes in, im, mis, il
Week 10: Suffixes ness, ly
Week 11: ei, ie
Week 12: homophones
Week 13: contractions
Week 14: soft g
Week 15: Greek roots: tele, photo, phono, graph, scope
Week 16: Greek roorts: hydro, ologist, ology, astro, bio