Quarter 3 Week 22 (1/29-2/2)

TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #22
Unit of InstructionCivil Rights Movement/Exploration of FL
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • RL3.7 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.
  • RI3.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Writing 

  • W1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly

Social Studies

  • Identify explorers who came to Florida and the motivations for their expeditions
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

  • After reading “I Too, Sing America” and viewing the video based on the poem, students will identify specific descriptions and details that are utilized in both the text and the visual presentation as well as the differences between the two
  • Create a visual based on a poem about African American history/civil rights, post on Seesaw, compare and contrast another group’s visual with the poem they chose
  • Identify an author’s point, the reasons and evidence they give to support their claim; create a summary that identifies the author’s position 

Writing

  • Write a 5-paragraph essay based on writing rubric

Social Studies

  • Learn about the conflict between France and Spain in relation to occupation of Florida
Classroom Activities
  • Seesaw digital activities
  • Greek/Latin root words study
  • Essay writing
  • Living biography book report research
  • Teacher-led small groups in reading and writing
  • Student-led small group book studies during RtI
  • Review for VLT2
Assignments Due
  • Mastery Connect quiz
  • Seesaw assignments: original video based on a poem; summarize an author’s point, reasons and evidence
  • RtI book assignments
  • Volusia Literacy Test 2 on Friday
Additional Resources