|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||Famous Americans/St. Augustine|
RI.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
RI.1.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
RI.2.5 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
RI.3.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
SS.4.A.3.3 Identify the significance of St. Augustine as the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
RI1.1 Answer text-based questions after reading the biography Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield
RI1.2 Using details from the biography, students will determine the main idea by giving each group of details a heading that best summarizes the details
RI1.3 Using evidence from the biography, students will explain what effect Clara Barton’s actions had on those around her and how she made an impact on future generations of Americans
RI2.5 After reviewing the 5 text structures of nonfiction text (cause/effect, compare/contrast, chronological order, description, problem/solution) students will identify which text structure was primarily used to write the biography. They should be able to correctly identify signal words and evidence to support their reasoning.
RI3.8 Students will locate at least three significant points the author might say about Clara Barton (for example, she had a huge impact on the lives of soldiers) and provide text evidence to prove the point