Q2, W4 November 5-November 9

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA and Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #4
Unit of InstructionMystic Horse
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.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).

 

LAFS.4.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.

 

LAFS.4.RL.2.4  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology when writing or speaking about a text.

 

LAFS.4.RL.4.10  By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 

LAFS.4.RF.4.4  Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

 

LAFS.4.RF.3.3  Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

LAFS.4.RL.1.1

Students will:

provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.

 

LAFS.4.RL.1.3

Students will:

·         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).

LAFS.4.W.3.9

Students will:

compose written responses and include textual evidence to strengthen their analysis, reflection, and/or research.

 

LAFS.4.RL.1.2

Students will:

·         provide a statement of a theme of a text.

Classroom Activities

-Reading “Mystic Horse” 

-Completing Story Elements graphic organizer

-Providing a written response to the question, 

What major problem did the boy cause?  How was the problem solved?  Be sure to provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.

 

-Providing an IN-DEPTH description of the characters, drawing on specific details in the text using their graphic organizer.

 

-Providing a statement of the theme of the text by responding to the following question: What lesson does the author want readers to learn after they read Mystic Horse?  Be sure to refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. 

 

Centers:

-Spelling Choice Board

-I-Ready

-Read and Respond

-Ready Reading

 

 

Assignments Due

Read and Respond: Monday-Thursday

Spelling Test on Friday, November 9th.

Spelling Words:

  1. mystic
  2. horse
  3. traditional
  4. literature
  5. genre
  6. invisible
  7. hunter
  8. warrior
  9. description
  10. contrast
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