Quarter 4 Week 32 (4/16-4/20)

 

Mark Your Calendar!

  • Please send all gift card donations in by Friday for our Golf Tournament Gift Card Basket Fundraiser: If you are able, we would love for you to consider donating a gift card of your choice in any amount from $5 and up. We greatly appreciate your support! All funds earned from the sale of the gift card basket at the golf tournament will support the 4th grade department end of the year field day.
  • FSA Reading Test is Monday and Tuesday April 23rd and 24th 
 
 
TeacherPamela Barnes
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #32
Unit of InstructionInventor Unit/Narrative writing/
Standard(s) Taught

Reading

  • Review of reading informational and literature standards 
  • RI.1.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • SL.2.4: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
  • L.1.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
  • L3.4  Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph). 

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 events, procedures, ideas, and/or concepts in different types of text.
  • Use specific information in a text (e.g., historical, scientific, technical) to explain events, procedures, ideas and/or concepts, including what happened and why.
  • determine a logical order for presenting their topic, text, story, or experience. • present their topic, text, story, or experience with facts and relevant (appropriate), descriptive details that support the main idea or theme. • report their information by speaking clearly at an appropriate pace
  • a. Demonstrate legible cursive writing skills. b. Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why). c. Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses. d. Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions. e. Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag). f. Form and use prepositional phrases. g. Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons. h. Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).
  • demonstrate the ability to use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph)

Writing

  • Continue work on the write your own half-blood adventure assignment. Develop 3 additional characters for your story. Use transitional phrases and descriptive techniques to clearly portray your first night at Camp Half-Blood.

Social Studies

  • Explain the events leading up to Florida becoming a US territory
Classroom Activities
  • Turn in completed American Revolutionary War timelines
  • Finish research on chosen inventor; begin planning presentation component
  • Centers to review learning standards
  • Teacher-led small group to practice test-taking strategies
  • Review games to prepare for FSA reading
  • Narrative writing 
Assignments Due
  • Inventor research
  • Revolutionary War Timeline
  • Reading Centers
  • Introduction, character descriptions, and first event for Half-Blood Adventure story
Additional Resources

FSA 4th Grade Practice Test