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

Writing:
-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

Roots:

jud (law)

jus (law)

lab (work)

 

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