Q4W6 (4/29-5/3)

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. 
  • Golf Tournament Gift Card Basket Thank you for donating to our 4th grade golf tournament basket! 
TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #34
Unit of InstructionGreek Mythology
Standard(s) Taught


  • 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.1.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text;
    summarize 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.2.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are
    narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.
  • LAFS.4.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g.,
    opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories,
    myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

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


  • Refer to details in Odysseus and the Bag of Winds to answer text-based questions
  • Define theme; compare themes and topics in two stories
  • Describe Odysseus in depth by giving his character traits and identifying how his actions, words, and thoughts display those traits
  • Identify the POV of a text and compare and contrast the effectiveness and purpose of each different point of view
Classroom Activities
  • Lightning Thief book study
  • Jeopardy FSA review
  • FSA practice test
Assignments Due
  • Social Studies ABC Civil War book
  • Lightning Thief chapters 5-7
  • Lightning Thief self-guided project
  • Odysseus and the Bag of Winds character traits profile
  • FSA reading sessions 1 and 2
Additional Resources