Q2W2 (10/21/19-10/25/19)

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #11
Unit of InstructionSleepy Hollow/Opinion Writing/Native American Tribes of FL
Standard(s) Taught


  • RL.2.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to their structural elements when speaking or writing about a text
  • RL.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences
  • RL.1.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama
  • RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text 
  • RL.2.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated


  • W.1.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
  • Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
  • Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.


Social Studies

  • SS2.1 Compare Native American tribes in FL
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


  • Provide an explanation of major differences between drama and prose
  • Identify structural elements of dramas (casts of characters, settings, dialogue ,stage directions, etc.) and refer to them when answering questions about the text
  • Provide descriptions of Brom Bones and Ichabod Crane from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Provide references to the text when answering questions
  • Identify the narrator’s point of view in Sleepy Hollow 


  • use transitions to make writing more clear
  • write a strong and memorable conclusion
  • edit spelling and capitalization 

Social Studies

  • Identify FL’s different Native American tribes (Apalachee, Calusa, Tequesta, Timucua, Tocobaga)
  • Summarize the lifestyles of different FL tribes
Classroom Activities
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow book study
  • Centers IXL I.1, Native American text based questions, spelling choice, silent reading
  • Opinion Essay
  • Native American Totem Project
Assignments Due
  • Sleepy Hollow chapters 6-10 worksheets and vocabulary activities
  • Centers: IXL I.1, Native American text based questions, spelling choice, silent reading
  • Opinion Essay
  • Ready Reading Assessment Friday
Additional Resources

Spelling Test Friday