Quarter 4 Week 28 (3/19-3/23)

TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #28
Unit of InstructionOcean Exploration/Narrative Writing/American Revolution
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • RI3.7 Interpret information presented visually and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text
  • RI2.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text
  • RI1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text
  • L3.4b Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word
  • L3.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language such as idioms, adages, similes, metaphors, and proverbs

Writing

  • W1.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences

Social Studies

  • SS3.9 Explain how Florida became a US territory
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

  • Identify and define text features (graphs, diagrams, pictures, etc.)
  • Explain how text features help us to better understand the text in which they are found
  • Describe why text features are found more often in expository text as opposed to narrative

Writing

  • Define narrative writing¬†
  • Identify elements of narrative stories (e.g. plot, characters, setting, dialogue, etc.)
  • Learn effective techniques for writing narratives
  • Using the elements of a narrative, create a planning sheet to use when writing a story

Social Studies

  • Describe how FL transferred between Spain to England and back to Spain again
  • Explain why and how FL eventually became a US territory
  • Understand the significance of the American Revolution and explain FL’s role in this war
Classroom Activities
  • Centers
  • Whole-group instruction
  • Think CERCA assignment
  • Small-group book studies
Assignments Due
  • Monday: Ready Reading book 5 questions pages 365-367
  • Wednesday: ThinkCERCA assignment
  • Tuesday/Thursday: Center work
  • Friday: Test on the use of text features to better understand informational text
Additional Resources

ELA Center Checklist

Text Feature Mystery