Q1, W1 8/12/19

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #1
Unit of InstructionBack to School
Standard(s) Taught

SL1.1 Engage in a range of collaborative discussions with partners, building on others’ ideas and clearly expressing yours
W1.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information
W4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames and shorter time frames

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

Morning Work: Each morning, as the students enter the classroom, they will find a writing prompt/question on the board.  They will then respond to that prompt/question; their response should be about one paragraph in length.

-Throughout the week, students will be participating in team-building activities that will provide them an opportunity to acquaint themselves with their classmates:

-Back to School M&Ms and 7Up Activity

-Interview a  New Classmate

-My Favorites-game

-Time will also be spent on teaching the class about the classroom rules and procedures.

-Additionally, students will complete the following activities:

-Independent Reading

-Spelling Choice Board activities

-Fluency Assessments


Assignments Due

Homework: Students should read 15-20 minutes each night, Monday through Thursday, and then complete the provided reading log.

We will have a spelling test on Friday, August 16th.  The students will study each day, in class, by completing various choice board activities.

  1. school
  2. teacher
  3. student
  4. pencil
  5. read
  6. write
  7. notebook
  8. classroom
  9. homework
  10. textbook
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