Q2W1 10/16-10/19

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TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #10
Unit of InstructionSleepy Hollow/informative writing/exploration of FL
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences
  • Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text 
  • Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated

Writing

  • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly

Social Studies

  • Describe causes and effects of European colonization on the Native American tribes of FL
  • Identify explorers who came to FL and the motivations for their expeditions
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

  • Provide descriptions of Brom Bones and Ichabod Crane from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Provide references to the text when answering questions
  • Identify the narrator’s point of view in Sleepy Hollow 

Writing

  • introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs
  • develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, and quotations
  • link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases
  • use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain a topic
  • provide a concluding statement or section related to the information presented

Social Studies

  • define and describe European colonization in FL
  • summarize the effects of European colonization on Native American tribes
  • identify explorers who landed in FL
  • explain why explorers came to FL and the outcome of their expeditions
Classroom Activities
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow book study
  • Centers
    • Vocabulary: create a vocabulary word map + draw pictures to represent words
    • Reading: read The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
    • Practice: complete character trait task cards
    • Technology: iReady lesson
    • Teacher Group: Reread Legend of Sleepy Hollow and answer text-based questions
  • Study informational mentor text on the evolution of pizza; unpack new informational text assignment about spices by identifying purpose, audience, and task
Assignments Due
  • Sleepy Hollow chapters 1-3 worksheets and vocabulary activities
  • Centers (5 this week): standards practice, vocabulary, standards practice activity, technology, teacher group 
Additional Resources
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow chpts. 1-3 vocabulary: terrorize, lush, tramping, inhabited, native, apparition, devour