|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||Introduction to Greek Mythology/Grammar Review|
LAFS.4.RL.1.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
LAFS.4.RL.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.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean)
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.SL.1.2 Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
LAFS.4.RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
LAFS.4.RF.3.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
LAFS.4.RF.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LAFS.4.L.2.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
-ReadWorks: “Ancient Greece-Greek Mythology” Students will read the text and answer the comprehension questions.
-Grammar: Contractions Review, Common and Proper Nouns, Transitions Activity
-Spelling: Choice Board
-Reading a literary Greek myth called “Odysseus and the Bag of Winds”.
-Using a graphic organizer to describe an event from the story.
-Writing an in-depth description of this event, drawing on specific details in the text.
-Wednesday: Writing Workshops to prepare for FSA Writing.
Homework: Monday-Thursday, Read and Respond
Spelling Test on Friday, March 8th.