Q3W5 (2/4-2/8)

TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #23
Unit of InstructionFamous Americans/Seminole Wars
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • LAFS.4.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
  • LAFS.4.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.

  • LAFS.4.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.
  • LAFS.4.RI.3.9 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or
    speak about the subject knowledgeably.

     

    Writing

    • LAFS.4.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • LAFS.4.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking
    • LAFS.4.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

       

      Social Studies

      • SS.4.A.3.8 Explain how the Seminole tribe formed and the purpose for
        their migration.
      • SS.4.A.3.10 Identify the causes and effects of the Seminole Wars.

     

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

  • Use surrounding words to identify the meanings of unfamiliar and multiple-meaning words. 
  • Explain what happened and why based on informational text

  • Refer to text evidence to answer questions
  • Integrate information from two texts on the same topic to answer “Why was Martin Luther King, Jr. considered a great leader?”

     

    Writing

    • Use correct conventions when writing informational and opinion texts

       

      Social Studies

      • Identify the origins of the Seminole Indians and the cause of their migration to Florida
      • Outline the events and conflicts leading up to the First Seminole War
      • Summarize the outcomes the First, Second, and Third Seminole Wars
        including Andrew Jackson’s invasion of Florida, the treaties signed, the
        migration to Indian Territory, and the 1868 Florida Constitution. An
        example may include, but is not limited to, Jackson’s invasion of Florida
        (First Seminole War) without federal permission
Classroom Activities
  • Centers
  • Seesaw activity (PSA) about a change you’d like to see in the world
  • iReady online reading practice
  • Newsela online reading practice
  • Biography project
Assignments Due
Additional Resources