|Subject Area||ELA and Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||"Snowflake Bentley"|
LAFS.4.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
-compose written responses and include textual evidence to strengthen their analysis, reflection, and/or research.
provide an explanation of major differences between poems, drama, and prose with references to structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) when writing about a text.
read grade-level text fluently and show comprehension through voice, timing, and expression.
Read “Snowflake Bentley” and determine the obstacles Wilson Bentley faced when trying to share snowflakes with the world, practicing using textual evidence to support the response.
Students will write an essay explaining how Wilson Bentley succeeded despite obstacles when trying to share snowflakes with the world.
Spelling Test on Friday