Q1, W5 September 10-14

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies (Homeroom)
Grade Level4
Week #5
Unit of InstructionElements of Poetry
Standard(s) Taught

Standards:

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

a. choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.

 

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

 

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

 

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.3.6  Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases as found in grade level appropriate texts, including those that signal precise actions, emotions or states of (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

 

LAFS.4.SL.1.2  Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

 

LAFS.4.SL.1.3  Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

 

SS.4.C.2.1  Discuss public issues in Florida that impact the daily lives of its citizens.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.L.2.3

Students will:

Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening, including: choosing words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.

 

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.L.2.3

Students will:

Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening, including: choosing words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.

 

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.RL.2.5

Students will:

Provide an explanation of major differences between poems, drama, and prose with references to structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, state directions) when writing about a text.

 

 

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.RL.1.2

Students will:

Provide a statement of a theme of a text.

 

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.RL.1.2

Students will:

Provide a statement of a theme of a text.

 

Classroom Activities

-Listening to poetry/visualizing

-Reading poetry

-Discussion on an author’s precise choice of words to convey ideas

-Analyzing the structural elements of a poem

-Studying the major differences between poems, drama, and prose

-Answering text dependent questions

-Discussing the theme of a poem

Assignments Due

Homework: Read and Respond (Monday-Thursday)

Spelling Test: Friday, September 14th

  1. poetry
  2. poem
  3. prose
  4. drama
  5. theme
  6. visualize
  7. setting
  8. ecosystem
  9. rhyme 
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