Q2, W3 October 28-November 1

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #3
Unit of InstructionFlorida's First People (Week 3)/Sleepy Hollow
Standard(s) Taught

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.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.

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

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

SS.4.A.3.4 Explain the purposes of and daily life on missions.

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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


·          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.
Classroom Activities

-Rereading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and answering text based questions

-Writing descriptions of characters from the legend and providing visual representations of the characters as well

-Summative assessment on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

-Students will participate in a Reader’s Theater activity of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

-Students will write an opinion piece on whether they would recommend that other fourth graders read The Legend of Sleepy Hollow or not

-Reading articles on several native tribes of Florida and answering text based questions

-I-Ready Reading

-IXL Reading

-Ready Reading

-Read and Respond

-Spelling Choice Board activities

Assignments Due

-Homework: Monday-Thursday, Read each night for 15-20 minutes.  Then, write a paragraph about what you read.

Spelling quiz on Friday, November 1st.

  1. congratulate
  2.  ungrateful
  3. gratitude
  4.  progress
  5.  regress
  6.  aggressive
  7.  habit
  8.  inhabitant
  9.  habitat 


grat (thankful; pleasing)

  gress (step; go) 

hab (hold)





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