|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||Black History Month/Living Biographies|
LAFS.4.RI.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in 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.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining and when drawing inferences from the text.
LAFS.4.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LAFS.4.RI.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational text, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
LAFS.4.RF.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LAFS.4.RF.3.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Provide an explanation of how the information presented visually contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
-Choice Board Activities to study spelling words.
-Practice writing friendly letters.
-Reading articles and using online resources to research famous African Americans.
-Students will select one famous African American to research for their Living Biography project.
-Students will complete their Living Biography Note-Taking Guide.
-They will use their note-taking guide to create their presentations.
-Students will practice presenting. (The rubric will be reviewed with them before they present for a grade.)
-Read and Respond
Homework: Monday-Thursday, Read and Respond.
Spelling Test on Friday, February 15th.