Q2, W1 October 15- October 18

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #1
Unit of InstructionColumbus Day/Florida's First People
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RI.1.3   Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

LAFS.4.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

SS.4.A.2.1 Compare Native American tribes in Florida.

SS.4.A.1.1 Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.

SS.4.A.1.2 Synthesize information related to Florida history through print and electronic media.

SS.4.G.1.2 Locate and label cultural features on a Florida map.

LAFS.4.RI.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.RI.1.2   Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

LAFS.4.RI.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.  

LAFS.4.RI.3.8 Explain how the author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

 

 
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

LAFS.4.RI.1.3

Students will: provide an explanation of events in a historical, scientific or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

 

LAFS.4.RI.1.2

Students will:

·         provide a statement of the main idea of a text.

·         provide an explanation of how the main idea is supported by key details

  • provide a summary of the text.

 

LAFS.4.RI.2.4

Students will:

  • demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of general academic words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

 

Classroom Activities

-Brain Pop and Brain Pop Jr. videos on Christopher Columbus (students will complete a quiz on the Brain Pop Jr. video.)

-Read Works article and text based questions about Christopher Columbus

-Students will write a journal entry from the first person point of view.  It should also be written as a first hand account of making the voyage with Christopher Columbus.

-Practice providing an explanation of events in a historical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text by reading about Florida’s first people

-Reading “The Calusa” text and answering text based questions. Students will work in small groups to answer the questions, using information/evidence from the text. The article will be projected on the board and the students will text mark where they found their answers in the text.

 

 

Centers:

-Teacher Table

-I-Ready

-Read and Respond

-Spelling Practice

 

Assignments Due

Homework: Read and Respond-The students will read each night for 15-20 minutes and then write a paragraph about what they read.

Spelling Test on Friday, October 18th.

  1. flexibility
  2. inflexible
  3. reflex
  4. format
  5. formula
  6. perform
  7. fraction
  8. fracture
  9. infraction

Roots:

flex (bend)

form (shape)

fract (break)

 

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