|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||Black History Month/Living Biography Projects (continued)|
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.
-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.
-Read and Respond
**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.)