Q1, W8 October 1-October 5

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies (Homeroom)
Grade Level4
Week #8
Unit of Instruction"The Raft"-Analyzing Characters
Standard(s) Taught

Standards:

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.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.

 

LAFS.4.L.3.4  Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

 

LAFS.4.L.3.5  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

 

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.SL1.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target(s):

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 inferences drawn from the text.

 

 

 

 

Learning Target(s):

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 inferences drawn from the text.

 

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.RL.1.3

Students will:

Provide an in-depth description of a character, setting and event in a story, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

 

 

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.RL.1.3

Students will:

Provide an in-depth description of a character, setting and event in a story, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

 

Learning Target(s):

LAFS.4.RL.1.3

Students will:

Provide an in-depth description of a character, setting and event in a story, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

 

Classroom Activities

Whole Group Activities:

-Reading “The Raft” and completing a story map of the text.

-Discussion of text-based questions about “The Raft”.

-Students will provide written responses discussing how they think a character from the text will be respond to an event.

-Analyzing characters with the use of information and details from the text.

Small Group Activities:

-Spelling Choice Board Activities 

-Ready Reading activities

-I-ready computer program (tailored to each student’s individual needs)

-Read and Respond

 

 

Assignments Due

Homework (Monday-Thursday): Read and Respond

Spelling Test on Friday, October 5th.

  1. crystal
  2. mineral
  3. rock
  4. cleavage
  5. luster
  6. streak
  7. Igneous
  8. Sedimentary
  9. Metamorphic
  10. lava
  11. fossil
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