Q1, W9 October 7-October 11

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #9
Unit of InstructionHispanic Heritage
Standard(s) Taught

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

 

LAFS.4.W.10  Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

 

LAFS.4.L.1.1  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

 

LAFS.4.L.1.2  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

 

LAFS.4.L.2.3  Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

 

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.

 

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

 

 

Classroom Activities

*Students will research a Hispanic historical figure and write an informative essay about that person.

*The students will “adopt” a city from Latin America and display photos of people and places, as well as a clock set to the local time.  Students will also report on local news events.

*Various folktales from Spanish-speaking countries will be read in class.  The students will then write their own folktales based on the traditions of these stories.

*Spelling Practice

*I-Ready Reading

Assignments Due

The students will complete the following assignments in class:

-Informative essay on a Hispanic historical figure

-Adopt a City project

-Writing a folktale

 

Homework: Students may read and then write a paragraph about what they read.

 

The spelling test is on Friday, October 11th.

  1. ferry
  2. reference
  3. transfer
  4. confide
  5. confidence
  6. confidential
  7. figurine
  8. reconfigure
  9. configuration

Roots:

fer: carry

fid: faith; trust

fig: shape

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