Q1W9 (10/7/19-10/11/19)

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #9
Unit of InstructionNational Parks/Opinion Writing/Government
Standard(s) Taught

Reading:

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.

RL.1.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

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).

.L.3.5c Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar
but not identical meanings (synonyms).

.L.1.2d d. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

Writing:

W.1.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information

W.3.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes
and categorize information, and provide a list of sources. 

Social Studies:

SS.4.C.2.2 Identify ways citizens work together to influence
government and help solve community and state problems.

SS.4.C.3.2 Distinguish between state (governor, state representative, or senator) and local
government (mayor, city commissioner).

 

 

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Provide a summary of the text.

Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.
 Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining inferences drawn from the text.

Provide an in‐depth description of a character in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text
(e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar
but not identical meanings (synonyms)

 

Identify roles in state government, such as governor, state representative, senator.
 Identify roles in local government, such as mayor and city commissioner.
 Compare and contrast the scope of power between state and local government officials.

Classroom Activities

Iready – 45 minutes

IXL B.1, H.1

Begin reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Centers

Opinion Writing

Assignments Due

National Parks Poster and Writing due Friday 

State and Local Government Quiz

Rights and Responsibilities Quiz

Spelling and Vocabulary Unit Test (All words from this quarter)

Additional Resources

https://clubs.scholastic.com/home – Order books for your child through this link. Create Parent account using class code VYJPH or by clicking “choose your teacher” and choose my name. October Book orders are due 10/25/2019 and will be delivered to the classroom for your child to take home.