Q2, W6 November 18-November 22

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #6
Unit of InstructionThanksgiving/Opinion Writing .
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.W.1.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

-introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs
-develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, and quotations
-link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases
-use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain a topic
-provide a concluding statement or section related to the information presented
-make changes to a piece of writing through editing and revising

Classroom Activities

-Students will taste test two types of pie.

-They will formulate their opinion on which pie is the best.

-They will then plan an opinion essay on which pie is the best for Thanksgiving dessert.

-Once they plan, using a graphic organizer, they will write their opinion essay.  

Other activities:

I-Ready Reading

Spelling Choice Board Activities

Read and Respond 

Spelling Quiz

Assignments Due

Homework: Monday-Thursday, Students should read for 15-20 minutes per night and then write

a paragraph about what they read.

Spelling quiz on Friday, November 22nd

  1. judge
  2. judicial
  3. judgment
  4. adjust
  5. justice
  6. justify
  7. labor
  8. laboratory
  9. collaborate


jud (law)

jus (law)

lab (work)


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