Q3, W5

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #5
Unit of InstructionSaint Augustine (Continued)
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.1.3   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.

LAFS.4.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.

SS.4.A.3.3 Identify the significance of St. Augustine as the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

LAFS.4.RI.3.7 Provide an interpretation of information presented orally (e.g., animations or interactive elements on web pages).

 

Provide an explanation of how the information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

LAFS.4.RI.2.5 Provide a description of the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, and problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in a text or part of a text.

 

 

 

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.

 

Classroom Activities

-This week, we will be continuing our study of Saint Augustine, its history, and its famous sights.

-Students will research Saint Augustine on-line and then write an informative essay about Saint Augustine.

-Students will write an opinion essay about the best part of their visit to Saint Augustine or about two places they would like to visit in Saint Augustine and why.

-Students will write a friendly letter to someone with the purpose of thanking them. (Students that attended the trip will be able to write a thank you letter to their tour guide.)

-Spelling Choice Board Activities

-I-Ready Reading

-Read and Respond

 

 

 

Assignments Due

Homework (Monday-Thursday): Read and Respond

Spelling Test on Friday, February 8

  1. coastal
  2. empire
  3. marine
  4. salvage
  5. territory
  6. cargo
  7. vessel
  8. merchant
  9. reef
  10. coral

**Friday we will also have a special presentation on dental health. Thank you, Mrs. Calliotte! 🙂 

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