Q3, W7

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #7
Unit of InstructionBlack History Month/Living Biography Projects (continued)
Standard(s) Taught

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

LAFS.4.RI.3.7

Students will:

·         Provide an interpretation of information presented visually (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on web pages).

 

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

 

LAFS.4.RI.1.3
Students will:
provide an explanation of events in a historical text including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Classroom Activities

-Writing Workshop with Dr. Forney.

-Practice writing using the skills we learned from Dr. Forney.

-Writing Workshop (FSA Preparation) on Wednesday with all 4th grade ELA teachers.  Students will rotate from classroom to classroom to practice skills such as planning, PAT (purpose, audience, and task), and writing a strong hook.

-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 write an essay.

-Students will practice presenting.  (The rubric has been reviewed with them.)

-Students will begin presenting on Friday, February 22nd. 

-I-Ready Reading

-Read and Respond

Assignments Due

**No Spelling Test!**

Homework (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday): Read and Respond.

Living Biography: Essay and Presentation due February 22nd.  (We will start presentations on this date.)

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