Q4W8 (5/13-5/17)

Mark Your Calendar!

  • Wednesday, May 22 Jimmy Sawgrass in-school Native American presentation. Students must return permission slip. The cost is $5 
  • Friday, May 24 Field Day. Please check Bloomz for times and to sign-up to volunteer or donate. We will be providing pizza and snacks for the students on this day. They should come wearing sunblock as the majority of the day will be spent outside. They are also allowed to bring hats and sunglasses. 
  • Thursday, May 30 Lightning Thief party in class. Students may bring a costume to change into (Greek god/goddess or a favorite character from the book). Again, please check Bloomz if you’re able to help with this event. 
TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #36
Unit of InstructionGreek 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.1.2 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.5.2 Summarize challenges Floridians faced during
    Reconstruction.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

  • Refer to details and examples in The Lightning Thief to answer text-based questions about characters, events, settings
  • Use context as a clue to determine the meaning of high-level vocabulary from the book

Social Studies

• identify the events surrounding Reconstruction.
• describe the challenges of Reconstruction in Florida, including
segregation. Examples may also include, but are not limited to,
sharecropping and black participation in state and federal governments.

Classroom Activities
  • Lightning Thief book study
  • Social studies reading and crossword puzzle
  • Half-Blood Writing assignment
  • Group Presentations of Greek myth compare/contrast
Assignments Due
  • Greek Myth compare/contrast visual and presentation
  • Lightning Thief packet chapters 6-10
  • iReady diagnostic

 

Additional Resources