Quarter 2 Week 18 (12/18-12/20)

  • Come and join us for our Poetry Café on Wednesday, December 20th
    • Ms. Barnes’ homeroom will be presenting beginning around 8:15am in the theater. 
    • Mrs. Berube’s homeroom will present at 11:15am.
    • Please check the Shutterfly share site to sign up to donate a food item, if you’re able.  https://msbarnesclassroom.shutterfly.com/
  • Winter Dance/Music Showcase is Tuesday, December 19th (Barnes) and Wednesday, December 20th (Berube) at 6:45pm. Please sign and return their permission slips.  
  • St. Augustine field trip is Friday, February 16th
  • FSA Writing test is March 5th
TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #18
Unit of InstructionPoetry/Native American Tribes
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • Refer to the structural elements of poems when writing or speaking about a text
  • Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension
  • Report on a topic or text in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace

Social Studies

  • Compare Native American tribes in Florida
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

  • Understand and use the following elements of poetry when writing and speaking about a poem, as well as when writing your own poem: repetition, figurative language, setting, theme, imagery, mood
  • Read poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression
  • Deliver book report presentations in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace

Social Studies

  • Research chosen Native American tribe and compile information into a project that showcases the culture, beliefs, rituals, language, attire, food sources, and living arrangements of the tribe
Classroom Activities
  • Finish and present models/reports of chosen Native American tribe
  • Practice and perform poetry presentations
Assignments Due
  • Social Studies project and presentation
  • Poetry presentation
Additional Resources