Q4W3 (4/8-4/12)

Mark Your Calendar!

  • Reading FSA Wednesday and Thursday May 1 and 2
  • Math FSA Monday and Tuesday May 6 and 7
  • May 22 Jimmy Sawgrass Native American in-school field trip. Cost will be $5/student. He and his son will bring authentic artifacts the students can see and hold, demonstrate weapons that were used by Native American tribes, tribal dances presentation, and face painting. Parents, if you did not attend the St. Augustine field trip and would like to come to school for this one, please let your child’s homeroom teacher know and we’d be glad to have you join us. 
TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #31
Unit of InstructionGreek Mythology
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • RL.3.7 Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral
    presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific
    descriptions and directions in the text.
  • 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.
  • RL.1.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text;
    summarize the text.
  • RL.2.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the
    structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g.,
    casts of characters, settings, descrip
  • 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)

Writing

  • W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and
    information clearly.

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

  • Compare and contrast The Golden Touch with a video representation of the text
  • Demonstrate understanding of poetic elements by writing a poem
  • Refer to details and examples in stories about Greek mythology when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text
  • Determine the theme of various Greek myths
  • Define and use Greek allusions

Writing

  • Research an issue related to protecting our environment. Write essential questions and decide on product to create that will help to bring awareness to the issue. 

Social Studies

  • Research the Civil War and create an ABC eBook using words related to the Civil War that begin with each of the letters of the alphabet
Classroom Activities
  • Centers
  • Small group activities
  • Nearpod
  • iReady
  • Project-based assessment
  • Story Jumper eBook creation
  • Reading workshops 
  • Independent reading/RtI
Assignments Due
  • Social Studies: Words chosen for alphabet book, begin to design
  • Reading/Writing: Nearpod The Golden Touch, reading centers 2 days, assignment on comparing/contrasting video with text, research for environmental project, 40 minutes iReady
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