Q4W2 (4/1-4/5)

Mark Your Calendar!

  • Monday, April 1: Writing Detectives review day. Students may bring in a disguise (i.e. hat, glasses, wig, etc.) to wear over their uniform
  • Tuesday, April 2: FSA writing test will begin at 8am. Please help your child arrive early to school after a good night’s rest and a healthy breakfast. 
TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #30
Unit of InstructionWriting Review/Greek Mythology/
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • LAFS.4.RL.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.RL.1.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
  • LAFS.4.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
  • LAFS.4.L.3.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Writing

  • W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
  • W1.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and evidence
  • L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking
  • L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing

Social Studies

  • SS.4.A.5.1 Describe Florida’s involvement (secession, blockades of
    ports, the battles of Ft. Pickens, Olustee, Ft. Brooke, Natural Bridge,
    food supply) in the Civil War
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

  • Answer questions about a text by referring to details from the story in your answer
  • Use the text to describe characters, settings, and events
  • Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).

Writing

  • Edit and revise an essay with an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion related to the topic
  • Use correct grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling when writing
  • Complete writing scavenger hunt to review important writing skills

Social Studies

  • describe the conditions leading up to Florida’s secession from the Union.
    • summarize Florida’s involvement in the Civil War.
    • identify major moments in Florida’s Civil War history, including secession,
    port blockades, significant battles. Examples may include, but are not
    limited to, Ft. Zachary Taylor, the plantation culture, and the First Florida
    Cavalry
Classroom Activities
  • Writing detectives review day
  • Book study
  • iReady
  • Intro to Greek Mythology
Assignments Due
Additional Resources