Q3W2 1/13/20

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #20
Unit of InstructionBiographies/Florida History
Standard(s) Taught
Reading
RI.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
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. 
RI.2.5 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
RI.3.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
 
Writing
  • W1.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and evidence
  • W.2.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing
Social Studies
  • SS.4.A.3.1 Identify explorers who came to Florida and the motivations for their
    expeditions
  • SS.4.A.3.2 Describe causes and effects of European colonization on the Native
    American tribes of Florida.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading

RI1.1 Answer text-based questions after reading the biography Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

RI2.5 After reviewing the 5 text structures of nonfiction text (cause/effect, compare/contrast, chronological order, description, problem/solution) students will identify which text structure was primarily used to write the biography. They should be able to correctly identify signal words and evidence to support their reasoning. 

Writing

  • a. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose. b. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details. c. Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition). d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Social Studies

  • Research a famous explorer significant to Florida. Identify reasons for their expeditions, interaction with Native Americans, and any conflicts they had. 
  • Create a visual aid and present research to peers.
Classroom Activities
  • Morning Work
  • Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield comprehension questions
  • I-ready- 45 minutes
  • Florida Explorer Project
  • Studies Weekly Quiz
  • VLT (Summative) Friday
Assignments Due

 

  • Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield comprehension questions
  • Florida Explorer Project
  • Studies Weekly Quiz
  • VLT (Summative) Friday
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